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

 

Re-funds offered at Tournament operators discretion only 

 

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 4 categories: 

1) Total NUMBER of legal fish- most fish wins (winner gets "The Golden Lure")

2)Biggest Bass  

3)Biggest Golden Perch

4)Random nominated length

 

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.

 

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.

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