General Rules

Here are the general rules of Let's Fish Lake Mac.

  • Register for Let's Fish Lake Mac here.
  • You will receive your unique angler number via email at the time of registration.
  • After you have registered, a brag mat (or measuring mat) and sticker will be posted to you.
  • There are four target species: Bream, Flathead, Tailor and Whiting.
  • After 8pm Thursday, 12 November 2020 you will be sent an email with a list of the target species, your angler number and the codeword. You can also log on to the website to view this information.
  • Anglers are permitted to fish between the following times: 7am to 7pm Friday, 13 November 2020, 7am to 7pm Saturday, 14 November and 7am to 2pm Sunday, 15 November 2020.
  • No Lines in water prior to 7am Friday, 13 November 2020.
  • Be sure to read the terms and conditions
  • When you catch your target species simply lay the live fish with the nose in line with the “0” (zero) measurement on the measuring mat.
  • Photograph the fish so the entire length can be seen in the photograph along with your angler number and the codeword.
  • Check out the Photographing Your Fish page for information on how to correctly photograph your catch.
  • Remember to write your angler number and the codeword CLEARLY in the white box provided on the brag mat.
  • Check your photograph to ensure the whole fish is in the photograph and the nose end of the fish is in line with the “0” (zero) measurement and the overall length along with the angler number and codeword clearly visible.
  • If you do not receive your brag mat before Friday, 13 November, you may measure and photograph your fish using:
    • Another competitors mat, that shows your Angler Number and the codeword
    • A Pirtek Fishing Challenge mat, that shows your Angler Number and the codeword
    • A generic brag mat, like the ones BCF, Anaconda and tackle shops sell.

    You make sure to include a piece of white cardboard with your angler number and codeword clearly visible.

  • If you are not happy with the photograph, simply take another one.
  • Quickly release the fish and try to catch a bigger one.
  • Only a fish caught by the registered angler can be entered.
  • Any photograph that shows a fish not alive or damaged will not be accepted.
  • Any photograph which has undergone digital manipulation, i.e., photoshop, will be disqualified.
  • You can only upload a maximum of 4 photographs per angler, ONE per target species, to the website. For example, if you choose to target only one species in the competition, you can only upload ONE photograph of this target species for judging.
  • If you upload multiple photographs of the same target fish, the photograph uploaded first to the website will be judged.
  • Follow the directions on the website to upload your photograph.
  • Photo uploads need to be complete by 6pm on Sunday, 15 November 2020.
  • Photographs uploaded after this time will not be accepted.
  • If your photograph is damaged, blurry or the overall measurement of your fish is not clearly seen with your angler number and codeword the photograph will be disallowed.
  • Check the website on Tuesday, 17 November 2020 to see if you’re a winner.
  • The Let's Fish Lake Mac committee’s decision will be final and no correspondence entered into.