"Fish 'til You Lose It!" 2016

One Jig/One Fly Backcountry Fishing Tournament

Date : Saturday, March 5th,2016

Location: Lorelei Cabana Bar Marina

Check-in and Lines-in : 7am

Lines out: 3pm

Back in by : 4pm

Kick-off : Friday, March 4th 6pm

Location : OceanView Sports Bar

Benefit : GTF Guides Trust Fund

1 jig and 1 fly tournament. The 1 Jig tournament will remain as it has for the past 20 years. The 1 Fly event will be a seperate tournament. We ask this year that all entrants (jig or fly) pre-register by sending an email with the anglers names to : captbackbone@gmail.com.

 

2016 Fish 'til You Lose It

1 Jig Tournament Rules


Anglers will be given their choice of one BackBone Skimmer Series Jig. Angler may fish this jig on their choice of tackle (spin or baitcasting), as long as the lure lasts. Once the lure is lost or no longer useable, tournament fishing will end for the angler.


1) All fish must be taken according to IGFA rules, using line no greater than 12-pound test.


2) Points will be awarded for fish that are landed, photographed and then released. Photo must show fish, ruler and jig. 20-point fish are not required to be photographed. All catches to be recorded on tournament score sheet.
Contestants are asked to bring a digital camera and a measuring device to document their catches.


3) All fish (except 20 pt. Fish) must be 18” long, from nose to tip of tail, to qualify for points.

 

4) No tipping with natural bait is allowed. You may add rubber grubs or other artificial tips.


5) Chumming is allowed. No Fishing in No Motor Zones.


6) 1 angler must check in and out of The Lorelei Marina, the Tournament Headquarters.


7) Anglers catching any 2 of the top 5 species will be given priority over straight points.


8) Only one boat may be used by anglers during the day. Fishing In legal areas only


Fishing hours: boats may leave and fish at 7am. Lines in at 3:00. Back at the dock by 4:00pm no exceptions

Points:
Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon 400
Snook, Redfish 200
Trout, Jack, Sharks, Ladyfish, Barracudas 20*

*limit of 200 pts per angler in this category

 

2016 Fish 'til You Lose It

1 Fly Tournament Rules

Anglers will be given a choice of 1 fly. They must photograph the fly before leaving the dock. All required fish photos must include this fly. Angler may fish this fly on their choice of IGFA legal fly rod and reel, as long as the fly lasts. Once the fly is lost or no longer useable, fly tournament fishing will end for the angler.


1) All fish must be taken according to IGFA fly rules, using tippet no greater than 12-pound test.


2) Points will be awarded for fish that are landed, photographed and then released. Photo must show fish, ruler and fly. 20-point fish are not required to be photographed. All catches to be recorded on tournament score sheet.
Contestants are asked to bring a digital camera and a measuring device to document their catches.


3) All fish (except 20 pt. Fish) must be 18” long, from nose to tip of tail, to qualify for points.

 

4) No tipping with natural bait is allowed.


5) No Chumming is allowed in the fly division. No Fishing in No Motor Zones. No Fishing within 100 yards of residential canals
.


6) 1 angler must check in and out of The Lorelei Marina, the Tournament Headquarters.


7) Anglers catching any 2 of the top 5 species will be given priority over straight points.


8) Only one boat may be used by anglers during the day. Fishing In legal areas only


Fishing hours: boats may leave and fish at 7am. Lines in at 3:00. Back at the dock by 4:00pm no exceptions

Points:
Bonefish, Permit 400
Snook, Redfish, Tarpon 200
Trout, Jack, Sharks, Ladyfish, Barracudas 20*

*limit of 200 pts per angler in this category



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