Safety, sportsmanship, and conservation are expected from all participants.
- Registration- Applications must be received by June 1st at 10:00 AM
- Boundaries- Tournament fishing is open to all areas on the Delaware River and it's tributaries. Anglers may not fish within 100 yards of weigh station.
- Fishing- Anglers may fish by land or boat.
- Fishing Hours- Tournament begins at 7:00 AM and ends at 3:00 PM. You may be at your favorite fishing spot at anytime but cannot begin fishing until 7:00 AM.
- Bait & Tackle- Anglers may use lures, live, fresh, dead, or frozen bait. All fish must be caught by legal means using a rod, reel & line. Netting, spearing, or foul hooking is NOT permitted, and will result in disqualification.
- Check In- Angler must be present at weigh station no later than 3:00 PM to be eligible to check in your fish. No one will be accepted after the 3:00 PM deadline is reached. Late arrivals will be disqualified. No Exceptions.
- Weigh In- Only 3 Catfish can be turned in per angler for weigh in. Anglers may weigh in only ONE time. Submitted fish must be caught within the boundaries, during posted tournament hours and ALIVE. After weigh in ALL fish will be released and must be able to swim away, or they will not count.
- Lunker Pool- If angler is entered in the lunker pool, it is up to the angler to determine their heaviest fish. Fish will not be weighed individually. Once lunker fish is weighed the remaining 2 fish will be added for a total weight.
- Tie Breaker- In the event of a tie by weight, the first angler to check in will break the tie.
- Protest- All judgments by tournament director are final. All protest must be in writing and submitted to the tournament director no later than 3:15 PM.
- Tournament will be held rain or shine
- Angler must comply with all state fishing and boating regulations. Fishing and boating licenses are the responsibility of the angler.
- This tournament is open to anyone over the age of 18. A parent or a responsible adult, with their parents permission, must accompany anyone under the age of 18.
- FLATHEAD CATFISH ARE PROHIBITED
THE TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR MAY PENALIZE OR DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT FOR ANY VIOLATION OF THE TOURNAMENT RULES, STATE FISHING REGULATIONS, OR UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT.
NO FEES WILL BE REFUNDED.