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One week until the semifinal/final 2019

2019-10-10 21:24 (UTC+2)

The tension is rising - who will proceed to the finale 2019!

New for this year is that we will hold a prize award for the semi-finalists too as the competition and effort is a great feat!

We are happy to announce that Raymarine will show their products and you get to meet one of Swedens foremost fishing profiles; Pär Lindberg.
Comstedt will also exhibit news and help/discuss products the whole weekend.
These and more will be joining us at Olssons Bazar which is our main base thursday to saturday afterfish.

If you forgot to order food thursday to saturday (the big dinner) email us at info2019@sportfishmasters.com, this goes for special dietary needs and additional questions as well.

To all those of you who fish this weekend, competing or leisure; tight lines..

Additional semifinal information

2019-10-04 12:05 (UTC+2)

Dear semi finalists.

You have come a long way on the journey to Karlstad and in two weeks the semifinal starts, followed by the 20-team finale this year.

Sign your team up

Use the team code you used for the qualifier. Note that you must use the code that your team qualified with. If you are missing the code, please contact us on info2019@sportfishmasters.com and we will provide your code - don't forget to let us know what team you are representing.

Last day to signup and make payment is october 16. Last minute can use Swish on location at the checkin at Olssons bazar.

Important info for parking your boat in the monitored Löfbergs barbour:
Bring extra long temps and make sure you have fenders.

This years final bait ( new Recon ) is available for order.

Swedish Hecht Maffia has had fantastic results in Vänern on this bait. It can be ordered during signup or purchased on location. Limited supply available. Troubler JR is back with a new color (order during signup or purchase on location).

Coffee thermos
The hotels have notified us that anyone staying at Scandic or First Hotel will be able to fill their thermos with coffee as previous years. Don't forget your thermos!

Summer break

2019-07-17 15:09 (UTC+2)

Spring round 2019, our ninth year, is finished with over 275 starting boats.
The ranking lists a total of 144 teams, you can see pos 1 - 3 above.

We are working on the semi and finale right now and will release more information during the summer.

The fall round starts with a double weekend in Karlskrona august 24 - 25. DO NOT miss it!

We wish all the teams in Sweden and abroad a wonderful continued summer - see you soon again!


2019-07-02 21:39 (UTC+2)

Hotel offers in Karlstad

2019-06-09 21:37 (UTC+2)

This offer is valid thoughout the year for all Sportfish Masters participants who wants to practice before the finals in October.

Scandic Winn & Scandic Karlstad City
915 SEK per single room.
1040 SEK per double room.
1265 SEK per three bed room.
1490 SEK per four bed room.

Scandic Klarälven
875 SEK per single room.
1000 SEK per double room.
1225 SEK per three bed room.
1450 SEK per four bed room.

The prices are per night and include VAT and breakfast buffet.
First come, first served, booking via phone +46 54-776 47 13 or email to group.karlstad@scandichotels.com

This is not the booking information for the actual finals-event. That information is coming shortly - we are working on it!


2019-06-08 16:48 (UTC+2)

The results has been published!

Go to the Results page for the complete list.

Congratulations all semi finalists and a warm thank you to all participants, local host, our sponsors and partners!

The semifinal has ended!

2019-06-08 16:00 (UTC+2)

Morning photos

2019-06-08 08:19 (UTC+2)

The semifinal has started

2019-06-08 08:00 (UTC+2)

Follow the teams on the Livereporting page

Status update

2019-05-15 18:09 (UTC+2)

Greetings dear team and participant.

After the fifth qualifier team Guiderna is holding the #1 spot in the ranking.

The next qualifiers are next weekend in Oskarshamn and Bergshamra, Norrtälje. 8/6 and 9/6.

Don't forget to sign up to SGF Pike Open where the cash prize is 50 000 SEK to the winning team.
Signup is done on www.sgfpikeopen.se with the same PA-ID you use here on Masters.

Sportfish Masters Crew is acting race stewards for this competition.

In addition to the SGF competition, there is an ongoing hunting and fishing fair on the Tullgarn castle grounds.

Hope to see you this weekend.

Welcome and tight lines!

Premiere weekend

2019-04-08 13:23 (UTC+2)

The opening weekend 2019 is finished with a total of 53 starting boats.

This marks the ninth year of Catch With Care Sportfish Masters.

The best team on saturday was Darts Predators Big X with 392cm and the longest fish of the day was 97cm caught by Johan Öhman of team SLAN.

The best team on sunday was Team Pike Skåne/Bananas with 339cm and the longest fish of the day was 111cm caught by Kim Nilsson of Team Landat.

We congratulate the 27 teams who during the opening weekend qualified to the semifinals in Karlstad!

Have a great fishing weekend!

2019-03-29 10:51 (UTC+2)

We would like to wish all our participants as well as visitors and exhibitors at the Sportfiskemässan a wonderful weekend with lots of great meetings and new friendships!
If you are in the area of Sportfiskemässan at Elmia in Jönköping don't miss the opportunity to visit our sponsors booths and discuss the latest news or just hang with great people;

Catch With Care (BFT, CWC, StrikePro), booth D:142

Raymarine, booth D:132
Linder Aluminiumbåtar, booth D:119
Humminbird, booth D:146
WestGear, booth D:119
Larson Boats, booth D:119
AlumaCraft, booth D:119

MinnKota, booth D:146
Costa, booth D:172

Additionally: don't miss Sportfish Masters arranging Swedish Game Fair SGF Pike Open 2019.
When registering you can use the same PA-ID as you use on Sportfish Masters and the winning prize is 50 000:- SEK!
The competition is on Saturday, May 25 and there is already 40 teams signed up!

New qualifiers

2019-03-21 11:48 (UTC+2)

Greetings participants!

We have opened the new Karlstad and Orsa qualifiers for 2019.

To the participants who will be joining us in Karlstad; there will be additional information on accommodation etc later this spring as there has been team inquiring about test fishing and the details are being sorted out.

We welcome Costa as sponsor again for 2019 and we will bring an assortment of their product line on all qualifiers!

We also remind you to extend your Pike Association membership for 2019. It is both free and easy to do.
Any participants who have not extended their 2018 membership will be deleted during next week and will have to register their details again at which point your old code will become invalid.

Linder's new model at the Boat expo!

2019-03-07 08:41 (UTC+2)

Here are the new photos of this years winning boat in the Karlstad Finals 2019.

Linder 445 basic with casting deck.

Make sure to visit Linder Aluminiumbåtar at the Boat fair, and the WestGear booth at the Sportfiskemässan in Jönköping.
This model is available at WestGear.se or for purchase in the Halmstad shop.

Welcome to the new season!

2019-02-07 10:09 (UTC+2)

More qualifiers may be added during the season.

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