René Koops wins fourth competition for Dutch Championship Fly-Fishing 2018

Alex van Roon searching for roach, ide and asp close to shore. He ended in third place this day .
Alex van Roon searching for roach, ide and asp close to shore. He ended in third place this day with 141 fish.

 

New records set for number of fish caught during a fly-fishing competition in the Netherlands!

On Sunday the 9th of September the fourth competition for the Dutch Championship Fly-Fishing 2018 was fished on the River Merwede between Woudrichem and Sleeuwijk. The draw was at 06.30 hours in the morning, the last competition session ended at 18.30 hours! Large numbers of fish were caught, mainly small, but some goodsized ide and asp showed up in the catches too. The final will be fished in October, the competition is organised by the Dutch Federation of Fly Fishers (VNV) and Sportvisserij Nederland.

 

Text and pictures by Rudy van Duijnhoven

 

Semih Egemen ended in second place this day with 143 fish.
Semih Egemen ended in second place this day with 143 fish.

 

A good sized fish on light tackle for Marry.
A good sized fish on delicate tackle for Marry Wit.
Sometimes the fish had to be found further from shore. Marty Maas fishing.
Sometimes the fish had to be found further from shore. Marty Maas fishing.

 

In every two men/women team one person fished while the other unhooked the fish in the net and wrote down the results. This was turned around every twenty or so minutes.
In every two men/women team one person fished while the other unhooked the fish in the net and wrote down the results. This was turned around every twenty or so minutes. Peter Elberse adds another fish to his total.

 

The impressive results for this day, they are not definite as yet:

The impressive results for this day.

 

The team results of the day like they are published on the VNV-website:

The team results of the day like they are published on the VNV-website.

 

The individual results after four competitions, the lowest result of the four can be dropped:

 

The team results after four competitions:

The team results after four competitions.

 

Website: www.vnv.nu.

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