CYCSA Fishing Association
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To organise a series of activities and events to directly involve those Club members & families with an interest in fishing.
To be an association that is relevant to members interested in fishing.
To provide value to members for their FA membership fee of $23.
To organise activities that focus upon youth - to encourage members to participate with their children and grandchildren - to have fun and success.
To organise activities that are educational - to broaden members’ knowledge of fishing methods and techniques.
To increase FA sponsorship support and monies to facilitate/offset activities.
To increase numbers on the FA committee - to provide broader opinion, discussion and ideas - and people to run with specific projects.
Activities planned or under committee consideration for 2015/16
• Collaborative activities
> FA and SAA - ‘An Evening with “Just a Girl”’ (October)
> All associations - ‘Christmas BBQ’ (December)
> FA and CA/Ballast Cup Committee - ‘Fun Fishing Competition’ (January) - TBD
> FA and CA - ‘Pt Vincent Fishing Competition’ (Easter) - TBD
• Youth Focus
> ‘Come Fishing’ days - for members and families (March, April, May)
Utilising CYC1 as a ‘flagship’ for group fishing - Sundays and school holidays
Local fishing with weigh-in and post fishing BBQ.
> ‘Cockling Day’ - collecting bait at Goolwa Beach (November/December).
> ‘Tackle Talk’ - informal talks and demos by knowledgeable presenter(s) - topics
include rigging for targetted fish, line weights/strength, rod and reel types,
berley types/methods - 1 hour, 11.00am starts, Saturdays/Sundays/school holidays (April).
> ‘Filleting Fish’ demonstrations - demos by skilled and knowledgeable presenter(s) - different techniques for different fish (flathead, gar, snapper) - 1 hour, 11.00am starts, Saturdays/Sundays/school holidays (May).
Extension of this activity - cooking fish demos with Club Chef.
> Information evening - Department of Fisheries guest speaker - new fishing zones.
• Just for Fun
> ‘Boating Showcase/Party’ - for FA members to enjoy a party onboard rafted luxury boats - food/drink provided by sponsors (November).
> ‘Catch and Cook Crabbing Day’ - for all Club members and families (February)
Bait freezer and containers for FA members - FA committee maintains this well used facility.
Promotional banner and flags for FA events.
Training to qualify volunteer FA committee members to operate CYC1.
FA Future Initiatives
Explore development of a FA Facebook for younger members to post.
Develop recognition trophies for FA competitions/achievements.
Develop and integrate FA marketing with Club to promote Club membership.
For more information please check out the FA Fishing Trophy Information & Rules .
Fishing Association Regulations (91 KB)