Miri – 5 September 2013 – Fishing enthusiasts in Miri, particularly anglers, should be interested to know that Curtin University, Sarawak Malaysia (Curtin Sarawak) is organising a fishing competition in conjunction with its Curtin Sarawak Open Day 2013 on 14 September 2013.
It will take place at the lake in the university’s campus and members of the public are encouraged to join. Registration of participants will begin at 7 am, followed by a safety briefing at 7.30 am, before the start of the competition at 8 am. It is expected to conclude at 10.30 am with a prize presentation and photo-taking.
To register, one needs only to complete a registration form available from the organisers on the day. Participation is free of charge.
The competition rules include using rods and reels only and a maximum of two rods per participant. Spinning, fly-fishing, bottom fishing, luring and live bait are allowed but use of boats or any other water-faring equipment will be allowed. Anglers fish at their own discretion and risk.
The fishing will be on a ‘catch and release’ basis and each fish will be weighed and catalogued before being released back into the lake.
The competition will furthermore feature two categories – The Fast Catch and The Biggest Catch. Cash prizes of RM250 will be awarded in both categories. All participants will receive door gifts, Curtin Sarawak Open Day angler’s rod stickers and certificates of participation.
Curtin Sarawak Open Day is that special occasion each year when Curtin Sarawak opens its doors and showcases all that it has to offer to the local community. Full information on the event can be obtained at www.curtin.edu.my/openday2013, by calling the event secretariat at +60 85 443806, or e-mailing [email protected]
For more information on Curtin Sarawak, visit its website at www.curtin.edu.my, its Facebook page at facebook.com/CurtinUniversitySarawakMalaysia, Twitter profile at twitter.com/curtinsarawak, YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/CurtinUniSarawak, or Instagram at instagram.com/curtinsarawak.