Competitions Relating to Corona Virus Epidemic

  • All competitions for the 2020 season (fly, Brodgar League etc) are now cancelled.

  • Team placings (for all events) for 2020 will be carried forward to 2021.

  • Inter-county, SANACC and AWAI events are all cancelled.

  • Refunds can be made if requested for members that have already paid their 2020 competition fees in advance – or can be carried forward to the 2021 season.


Competitions will be open to paid up members only

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OTFA Competition Programme 2020

1. Sunday 3rd May - Swannay - Highland Park Trophy for the Heaviest Basket and The Gordon Grant Memorial Trophy for Heaviest Fish - 12noon - 6.00pm.
Weigh-in 6.00pm - 6.45pm at site hut.

2. Sunday 10th May - Harray – Bullen Cup (Kirkwall v Stromness) – 11.00am – 5.00pm Fished on average aggregate of team. Weigh in 5.00pm – 6.00pm at Site Hut (11 inch limit)

3. Tuesday 26th May - Stenness – Peter Miller Memorial Trophy - 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Weigh in 10.30pm – 11.15pm at Site Hut

4. Sunday 31st May - Boardhouse – Walter Leask Cup -10.00am – 4.00pm
Weigh in 4.00pm – 4.45pm at Site Hut.

5. Thursday 11th June – Hundland – Walter Lennie Cup. 6.30pm – 10.30pm. Weigh in 10.30pm – 11.15pm at site hut.

6. Saturday 20th June - Boardhouse – Midnight Cup – 7.00pm – 12 midnight
Weigh in midnight – 00.45 at the Site Hut.

7. Sunday 28th June - Swannay – Eunson Cup - 10.00am – 4.00pm
Weigh in 4pm – 4.45pm at the Site Hut.

8. Saturday 4th July - Harray – Tommy Thomson Trophy – 9.00am –3.00pm
Weigh in 3.00pm –4.00pm at Site Hut (11 inch limit)

9. Sunday 12th July - Boardhouse – Willie Windwick Cup – 11.00am – 5.00pm
Weigh in 5.00pm – 5.45pm at Site Hut. Draw for partners.

10. Thursday 23rd July - Harray – Ferryloupers Trophy - 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Fished on average aggregate of team. Weigh in 10.30pm – 11.30pm at Site Hut (11 inch limit) NOTE: Ferryloupers to include locals not born in Orkney

11. Wednesday 29th July- Boardhouse – Smithfield Shield – 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Weigh in 10.30pm – 11.15pm Site Hut

12. Tuesday 4th August - Harray – W S Sinclair Cup - 6.00pm – 10.00pm
Weigh in 10.00pm – 11.00pm at Site Hut (11 inch limit)

13. Saturday 15th August - Harray – Merkister Cup - 10.00am – 4.00pm
Weigh in 4.00pm – 4.45pm at Site Hut (11 inch limit)

14. Saturday 29th August - Any Loch – Alan Findlay Cup. Anglers have the choice of Harray, Boardhouse, Stenness, Swannay or Hundland 10.00am – 4.00pm. Weigh in 4.00pm – 5.00pm at the Harray site hut. (10 inch limit all lochs other than Harray where an 11 inch will apply)

Cancelled Competitions: In the event of any fly competition having to be cancelled, the next available date below shall apply. Rescheduled competitions shall be fished on the same venue for the same duration.
Weekend competition rescheduled dates – Sunday 17th May; Sunday 5th July; Saturday 18th July; Saturday 22nd August; Sunday 30th August.

Midweek cancelled competitions rescheduled dates – Thursday 18th June; Wednesday 1st July; Thursday 30th July; Wednesday 19th August.



Sunday 7th and Monday 8th June - Inter-County, Shetland v Orkney. To be held in Shetland.
Saturday 1st  August - Harray – Ladies Cup and the W & C Stanger Cup (Mixed Pairs) 2pm – 5pm. Weigh in at the Merkister Hotel followed by supper. Entry fee £12.00 per couple, meal inclusive. Names in by Thursday 30th July (11 inch limit)