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Competition list

EAC 2020/2021 Meeting dates and competitions (numbered)
Date Club Meeting or Competition
Saturday, 14 November 2020 1. Snapper competition PPB, including the JA Furnell shield
Thursday, 3 December 2020 Where to catch fish land based
Sunday, 6 December 2020 2. Mixed  Bag  A.J.Pethridge shield
Friday, 11 December 2020 Christmas drinks at the Club house 7.00pm
Wednesday, 16 December 2020 Kayak fishing discussion
Thursday, 7 January 2021 General meeting
Sunday, 10 January 2021 Devil Bend Reservoir social fish  + Winery lunch
Saturday, 16 January 2021 Westernport Charter for whiting 1
Sunday, 17 January 2021 Westernport Charter for whiting 2
Thursday, 21 January 2021 How to catch whiting PPB
Saturday, 23 January 2021 3. Whiting comp PPB including the Ted Wilkinson trophy 
Wednesday, 3 February 2021 Presentation on sonar/fish finder
Thursday, 11 February 2021 Knot tying and leader making
Wednesday, 24 February 2021 How to fish Port Albert
Saturday, 27 February 2021 4. Port Albert all species
Sunday, 28 February 2021 Port Albert all species social
Thursday, 11 March 2021 Discussion on how to catch Australian  Bass
Sunday, 14 March 2021 Fish Blue Rock Lake for  Bass
Wednesday, 17 March 2021 How to catch whiting in Westernport Bay
Saturday, 20 March 2021 5. Whiting comp from Rhyll, Westernport Bay
TBC Travel and fish Mallacoota 5 days
(4/04/2021) (Easter)
Thursday, 8 April 2021 Knife sharpening and rod repair
Sunday, 11 April 2021 Arthur Parr flathead competition shield event 
Wednesday, 14 April 2021 Leader preparation and knot tying
Wednesday, 28 April 2021 How to catch  trout and preparation for Goulburn trip
Saturday, 1 May 2021 6. Trout intraclub comp and interclub vs. Ormond at Alexandra
Sunday, 2 May 2021 7. Trout intraclub comp and interclub vs. Ormond at Alexandra
Friday, 15 May 2020 Social fishing of Albert Park lake
Thursday, 20 May 2021 Discussion: fishing  Melbourne rivers and impoundments
Sunday, 23 May 2021 Social freshwater comp  Melbourne metro area brag mat
Wednesday, 26 May 2021 Preparation for 3 Rivers. How to catch bream
Saturday, 29 May 2021 8.Three rivers bream comp vs. Ormond
Sunday, 30 May 2021 9. Internal three rivers bream comp  (morning only)
Thursday, 3 June 2021 Preparation for surf fishing
Sunday, 6 June 2021 Surf fishing
Wednesday, 9 June 2021 Preparations for the surf comp
Saturday, 12 June 2021 10. Surf comp Venus  Bay 
Tuesday, 22 June 2021 Preparations for the surf comp
Saturday, 26 June 2021 11. Calamari/squid comp
Wednesday, 30 June 2021 Preparations for Lake Eildon trip
Sunday, 4 July 2021 Social fish at Lake Eildon for Murray cod/Trout
Sunday, 11 July 2021 12. Garfish comp 
Sunday, 25 July 2021 13. Surf  Comp Gunamatta 
Wednesday, 4 August 2021 How to catch flathead
Sunday, 8 August 2021 Social flathead
Wednesday, 18 August 2021 How to catch mulloway
Saturday, 21 August 2021 Yarra River catch a mulloway
Thursday, 2 September 2021 Preparations for  Glenelg River, Nelson
Saturday, 4 September 2021 Glenelg River at Nelson, bream/mulloway  (Sat, Sun, Mon)
Wednesday, 15 September 2021 Fishing impoundments
Sunday, 19 September 2021 Impoundment to be advised  Australian  Bass /Trout
Sunday, 26 September 2021 Fishing Westernport
Saturday, 16 October 2021 Presentation evening

Note competitions subject to weather conditions and can be changed at short notice.

Keep in touch with the club for update.
You must advise you are fishing in the comp.
Dates subject to change by angling committee.
Weigh in time is one hour after lines up time unless otherwise stated
If a competitor is delayed for the Weigh-in they must contact an Angling committee member prior to the declared time.
Target species is the preferred species for the competition. If that species is not caught, other species will count.
To be eligible for Club Championship:
– a member can submit their best competition scores for up to 12 championship competitions. (not for 2021)
– a competitor must have points from competitions of at least two competition categories, namely Bay, Surf, Steam & River

If you have any queries, please contact Tony, Rick, Doron or Adrian who are on the fishing committee.

Note: competition dates are subject to

Fish caught during the competition must be of legal size and legal bag. Check the following for legal sizes Fisheries in Victoria
Maximum of 3 lines can be used during the fishing.

Competitions are generally for one kind of fish but individual biggest fish of a certain species is recognised: flathead, whiting, bream and snapper awards

Points are attributed as follows:
25 points for first
22 for second
20 for third

All other anglers get 1 point less in order of finishing; provided they catch a weighable fish
All other anglers get 5 points.

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Meeting Dates

Meetings are conducted at the club from 8pm sharp. The Club runs meetings for members each month, some are general meeting at which we try to arrange interesting topics and guest speakers; other meetings are more an informal/social meeting.

It is an opportunity for members to catch up with activities such as general business, fishing reports, upcoming competitions and events.
Activities are organised like Fishing 101, setting up rods and reels, by fish species, knife skills, kids fishing night.

Join TeamApp to get reminder notifications of upcoming meetings and events. Sometime unplanned meetings are also announced!!

Check the Competition dates Tab to see all the planned meetings

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Fishing Tips

Would you like to know the fish are biting, how to rig or tie knots? Then come to the club (see the “Meeting Dates” Tab). You will be able to share your experiences with fellow members.

Below is some valuable information that you can access and print

Also, checkout the “Web Links” Tab which contains a lot of useful information.

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Recent Events

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Useful web links


Fishing news, reports, blogs, tips, reviews, etc

How to fish – Useful sites

Webcams – check out the current conditions before going out

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Refer to our Facebook page or TeamApp for all news. These are only available to members

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Yes, we would love for you to join the Elwood Angling Club!

The cost of membership for 2019/2020 is:

  • $125 Single
  • $135 Family
  • $35 Country
  • Locker $15

How to Join

We have a fortnightly, Thursday night, meeting which commences at 8pm. Come down and enjoy the atmosphere and find out more about becoming a member.

Applicants are expected to attend at least two meetings at which time their application will be considered by the Committee and they will be advised if their membership is approved. Once approved, you will be asked to pay the applicable fees.

The dates of upcoming meetings are listed in the “Meeting Dates” tab.

For more information, please email the Honorary Secretary: [email protected]

Expectations of the club/member

We expect our members to have a genuine interest in Angling and to contribute to the club in whatever way they can. Members are encouraged to attend fortnightly meetings, participate in competitions, suggest improvements for the club and ideas for guest speakers and activities, share their fishing reports or fishing news, assist with community events, working bees and enjoying social activities from time to time.

Your conduct is a reflection of our club.

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For more information about the club or how to join, please email the Honorary Secretary: [email protected]
The club is situated on the Elwood foreshore next to the sailing club



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Welcome to the Elwood Angling Club

Established in 1901, the historic Elwood Angling Club moved from Prahran in 1939 and was rebuilt in 1957 after a fire.

The club is focused on the sport of Angling, is proud of its history and its continued contribution to community groups and its members

Our Values

The Elwood Angling Club strives to:

  • Encourage and support Angling
  • Add value to the community
  • Promote and encourage memberships from a variety of backgrounds.

We welcome new members!

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Historical Gallery

These images have been scanned from our historical photo album.  Please click on each image to see a full screen pop up.

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