Regrettably, I had made a competitions thread once before, but due to lack of posts, I deleted it completely. I apologize to all those who were using the thread, but not posting on it. I now realize that even though there aren't current posts, doesn't mean people don't view them often and use the info that was there.
Having given my sincerest apologies, I would love to be able to start over. I am very new to competitions, but have had a decent amount of success. There are several things that should always be considered when joining a competition and wanting to do well:
1) Know what bait is going to best attract the fish you are searching for
2) Know the perfect attack number of the fish you are searching for
3) Know the start times of each competition you want to compete in
4) Start on time.
5) Break the line if it is not the target fish
6) Make sure you have plenty of energy for the comp
Start times are key. You need to start your login as soon as your device reaches the correct comp start time. When you see what fish is the comp fish, the first bait listed is usually the best, but not always. Land every fish every time as fast as possible in order to not diminish you bite rate. FTF is best in sites above Emerald Fjord, but i;l advised for sites under this.
Comp Times and Types: Times listed are PST (GMT-8)
2300 - 0000 -> quantity
0100 - 0200 -> points or quantity
0300 - 0400 -> size
0500 - 0600 -> quantity
0700 - 0800 -> size
0900 -1100 -> points
1200 -1300 -> quantity
1400 - 1500 -> size
1600 - 1800 -> points
1900 - 2000 -> size
2100 - 2200 ->size
For Size comps, Log in early and cast 3XA chum. Catch some fish, log out, change rods, fish at premium or other sites, then go back in and cast a few more. Repeat. In the last 15 minutes, use MB, EB, or RB to maximize you chances. The best rods include STB, SSF, OT, DL.
Point Comps are always at premium sites. Starting an hour b4 and logging out will enable high points early on, but beware, your second round will have very few comp fish. Higher ranked fish give more points, but catching 2 smaller ones will earn you more. Qty and size are important for point comps.
Good Luck as always, and HAPPY FISHING!!
Posted by dinkdink