Fly fishers from across North America and around the World are invited to submit applications for attending this prestigious, international loch-style fly fishing championship. Members of the Canadian, British, and U.S.A. National Fly Fishing Teams, and competitors from Europe, the United Kingdom, and North America will be on hand to compete for the team and individual titles, medals, and the highly-coveted NALSFFC Cup.
Date: September 23 - 29, 2018.
Competition Venues: Tunkwa Lake West, Tunkwa Lake East, Corbett Lake, Batstone Lake, and Roche Lake.
Championship Headquarters: Tunkwa Lake Resort - near the town of Logan Lake, British Columbia (45 minutes from Kamloops).
Number of Competition Sessions: Five, 3-hour sessions of loch-style fishing.
Entry fee: $320.00 per person (proceeds donated to B.C. Children's Hospital).
Entry fees include: Entry fees include a lunch on all 3 competition days and a dinner at the Awards Banquet and Closing Ceremonies.
Awards: Medals will be awarded to the top three teams and individuals, and The Cup goes to the top team.
Competition Rules: FIPS-MOUCHE rules applies.
Single fly only angling regulation applies to all venues as well as the public and privately owned waters.
Eligible species: Rainbow Trout.
Minimum length: 18cm.
Maximum number of teams (and competitors): 12 five-person teams (60 competitors).
Registration: Competitors can register as teams or will be assigned to a team if they choose to register as an individual. Registration is based on a first-come-first-served for teams that comply with the registration requirements (see Registration page for details on the registration requirements and rules).
Maximum Number of Participants: 60 competitors (12 five-man teams - with 6 spots reserved for international teams).
No fishing policy: There will be a no-fishing policy in effect for all competition venues, which comes into effect at 6:00am on September 4, 2018. All competitors and their agents and associates are not allowed to fish the competition venues during this period of time.
All competitors and their agents are not allowed to fish the competition venues during these periods of time.
- Competitors are responsible for supplying their own boats for unofficial practice.
Entry fee: $320.00 per person, which includes boat rental and private resort access fees, lunches on all 3 days of the competition, and dinner at the opening and closing ceremonies.
LIST OF REGISTERED TEAMS (Registration is not official until payment has been received)
REGISTERED CANADIAN TEAMS:
1 - Team Cormorant (2017 Gold Medal Team):
Todd Oishi - Captain
Terence Courtorielle (reserve)
2 - Team King Fisher White
3 - Team King Fisher Blue
4 - Team Trout Bums (2017 Bronze Medal Team)
Claude Cipelletti - Captain
5 - Team Shadow
Stanton Jack - Captain
6 - Team Troot Legends
REGISTERED INTERNATIONAL TEAMS:
7 - Team Freestone ( U.S. Regional Team / 2017 Silver Medal Team)
Sean Crocker, Pennsylvania - Captain
Loren Williams, New York
Steve Good, Pennsylvania
Andy Koons, Pennsylvania
Ken Crane, New York
8 - Team Soldier Palmers (British Army Team)
9 - Team Cutthroat (U.S. Regional Team)
10 - Team USA (U.S. National Fly Fishing Team)
11 - Team USA Youth (U.S. National Fly Fishing Team)
12 - Team Stonefly (U.S. Regional Team)
WAITING LIST FOR INDIVIDUALS LOOKING TO JOIN A TEAM:
1 - Paul Davidson
2 - Jason Doucette
3 - Jay Giasson
WAITING LIST FOR ADDITIONAL CANADIAN TEAMS (in the event of any cancellations or if any international spots are released):
1 - Motley Crew
2 - EnDiable
Please note that registration is accepted on a first come, first served basis with 6 spots being reserved for international teams.
Registration fees are due by July 30, 2018. A team's registration is not official until payment has been received. Registration fees are nonrefundable after July 31, 2018..
Please contact Todd Oishi at firstname.lastname@example.org to register your team or yourself as an individual.