The tournament will be held on Saturday, June 25th.
Each team can be comprised of up to 4 team members and each person must be registered. This is a members only tournament, so at least one of the registered participants must be an employee of a company that is a member of the RGVBA. Only registered team members may be on a boat. If anyone that is not registered is found to be on a boat fishing, that boat will be disqualified. Fishing with a guide is not allowed - if you are found to be fishing with a guide your team will be automatically disqualified. All participants must have a legal fishing license as required by Texas Parks and Wildlife.
Fishing hours will be from 6:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, June 25th. You may leave from any location that you would like but can not start fishing until 6:00 am.
Weigh-in will be at Jim’s Pier from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm on Saturday, June 25th. Teams must return to the weigh-in area BY BOAT and no later than 3:00 pm Saturday. All registered team members need to be on the boat and present at weigh in. Any boat not at the dock by 3:00 pm will be automatically disqualified.
All decisions by weigh-master will be FINAL. You must weigh-in all of your fish at once and may not return with additional/different fish. Any fish considered altered by the weigh-master will disqualify the team from the event.
Awards will be announced following the closing of the weigh-in deadline at 3:00pm at Jim's Pier.
Fish will be scored by weight, with the heaviest fish winning. In case of a tie in weight, the length of the fish will serve as the tie-breaker. Should the fish be the same length as well, the winner of the tie will be decided by the weigh-in time - the first fish weighed in will win. All decisions by the weigh master are final.
Heaviest Stringer - all slot fish. 1 Redfish (20"-28"), 1 Trout (17"-23"), and 1 Flounder: (Min. 15") You must have 2 of the 3 species to enter. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be awarded. Each boat in the tournament is automatically entered into this competition.
Calcutta Categories - Additional $100 each and paid at captains meeting
Heaviest Redfish - Maximum size to be drawn at the captains meeting. 1st and 2nd place.
Heaviest Trout - Maximum size to be drawn at the captains meeting. 1st and 2nd place.
Red with the most spots - Slot size (20"-28"). 1st and 2nd place.