The Golden Lure- National Freshwater trolling championship
Rules and conditions of entry:
The tournament is a Teams event, 1 entry fee per team. The person registering each team will be nominated as Captain. The Captain is held responsible for team actions. The Captain also carries automatic registration for next years event.
Payment in full before registration is accepted- no exceptions
NO REFUNDS- each entry makes up the total prize pool, you enter and pay then we buy prizes. If you are unable to attend we will offer a credit to another event
The tournament is a Teams event, 1 entry fee per team
The person registering each team will be nominated as Captain.
The Captain is held responsible for team actions.
Team captain must be at least 16 years of age
Team captain carries registration renewal preference for next year
Renewal preference for following year must be in 2 weeks after current years tournament or that position will be made available
All current fishing and boating rules and regulations apply
Fishing method is Trolling Bibbed hard body lures only
Teams event- teams consisting of 1, 2 or 3 adults. Kids unlimited
(kids under 16)
Team scoring- not individual
4 or less rods in use at one time per team
3 sessions- 1 Saturday morning, 1 Saturday afternoon, 1 Sunday morning
Start and finish times to be confirmed at briefing
Briefing must be attended or you must advise staff you will still be fishing if not at briefing
Tournament has 5 categories:
1) Total NUMBER of legal fish- most fish wins (winner gets "The Golden Lure")
3)Biggest Golden Perch
4)Random nominated length
5)Biggest Six- total combined length of your biggest six fish
It is up to each team to correctly record each catch (Phone or Camera- photos to be available upon check-in of each session and at tournament directors request throughout the tournament)
Fish to be identified/photographed on approved measuring device only with ID tag visable
Each team responsible for obtaining correct measuring tag before the beginning of each session
Team Identification tag must be shown in photo of each recorded fish
All fish recorded must be of legal size (measured to the tip of the tail)
Entries for Biggest fish must be recorded on sheet, photographed on measuring device with ID tag to clearly show recorded size and indentified upon check in.
Courtesy is a MUST.
Any boat attempting to deliberately disturb another boats path will be disqualified.
Late check-in will be penalised at tournament operators discretion.
Incase of draw between anglers
Biggest Bass- call back to team that caught the fish first
Biggest Golden Perch- call back to team that caught the fish first
Total number of Fish- call back to most Golden Perch caught on first day
Tournament operators word and decision is final. We reserve the right to alter the rules at any time without notice. If you do not like this rule DO NOT attend!
There will be NO Sponsers, Please do not ask. Giveaways/prizes accepted but no sponser advertising will be given- This event is for the competitors and the event will not be held accountable to any sponsership. Entrants are permitted to represent their current sponsers and or promote the products they use.