Match Rules

CRAWLEY ANGLING SOCIETY MATCH COMPETITION RULES

  • Match Captain of the day to be appointed by the Match Secretary if he/she is unable to attend. Match Captain must be a CAS Match Captain/Match Secretary to decide bounds and time of starting and finishing.
  • Matches will start and finish on a signal from the Match Captain/Match
  • All anglers to park cars in the designated
  • All matches to be pegged, unless No roving.
  • One rod and one hook to be Other tackle may be made up but not used or baited.
  • Wading is permitted providing the angler can touch the near bank if the depth is greater than his
  • No member shall fish within 25 metres either side of electricity cable or The Society accept no responsibility for any injury or damage suffered as a result of a breach of this rule.
  • No breaking of water prior to start of fishing, except for positioning of keep net, making up ground bait or checking depth for float fishing and positioning of tackle
  • Ground bait may be mixed, but NOT entered into the water before the start of the
  • All fish to be hooked, played and landed without assistance, except for Junior Members and also Members physically
  • No competitor to be weighed in with litter in
  • No angler shall weigh their own catch, but shall be able to witness that the record is correct. All catches weighed-in must be in the presence of two
  • No dead fish may be weighed in. All live fish, except pike and game, are eligible for weigh-in.
  • Moving swims is not permissable.
  • Micro Barbed Hooks allowed
  • The Match Captain/Match Secretary will be assisted for the weigh- in by a nominated
  • The Match Captain or MatchSecretary may cancel or change the venue if venue is unfishable at time of
  • In the event of match fixture being cancelled through circumstances beyond control, every effort will be made to re- schedule at a later
  • Any person infringing, breaking or disregarding any of the above rules will be disqualified from the competition by the Match Captain/Match

  • Anglers must not move whilst fishing more than 1 metre from their designated peg/swim.
  • All anglers on matches shall fish from designated swims or no closer than 10m from next
  • On stillwater swims, no fishing more than half-way to next peg on either side or over half-way if
  • On rivers, no casting or feeding upstream. Anglers may trot down to next peg only that is being
  • Club matches are for club members only
  • On CAS Waters where a match is scheduled, you must have ceased fishing and vacated the swim by 6am on the day of the match.
  • Two keep nets must be used in matches on all club Carp and silver fish must be kept in separate nets.