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  1. Tournament will be held at Steve’s Landing on Saturday, October 13, 2018.
  2. Tournament will begin at 6:00 AM, and the weigh in will close at 4:00 PM.
  3. Anglers are allowed to be on the water before the tournament starts but may not start fishing until 6:00 AM.
  4. Weigh-in station will open at 3:00 PM and will close at 4:00 PM. Any team that does not make the weigh in by 4:00 PM will be disqualified.
  5. All state, federal, and Texas Parks & Wildlife rules and regulations shall apply at all times during tournament hours. Violations of Texas Parks & Wildlife regulations by any team member will result in the disqualification of the team.
  6. Anyone who plans to participate in the tournament needs to have a valid Texas fishing license and meet all regulations required.
  7. Any fish weighed in must be legal according to Texas Parks and Wildlife.
  8. Fish weighed in do not have to be alive but need to be in fresh, edible condition and caught the day of the tournament only.
  9. Tournament fishing is restricted to Texas public waters only.
  10. Anglers may trailer to launch and are not restricted to one designated location.
  11. Entry fee is $200 per team (max 4-person team)
  12. Anglers are allowed to fish with live, dead, or artificial bait/lures.
  13. All fish must be caught on a rod and reel.
  14. Kayak fishing and bank fishing is allowed. Team members must launch, dock, and remain within 100 yards of each other while fishing.
  15. The tournament pays 50% of entry fees to the angler and 50% to the nonprofit, Chase Right Choices, 501c(3).
  16. The tournament is based on a heaviest three fish stringer (trout, redfish, and flounder). Each team will weigh in their biggest one trout, one redfish, and one flounder.
  17. Tournament will pay out first, second, and third place.
  18. In the occurrence of a tie in weight, the payout will go to the longest combined stringer length. If a tie still exists, the first team that weighed in will receive the payout.
  19. Side pots are $20 per person (5 side pots total).
  20. Side pots will consist of:
  • Heaviest trout (A tie will be broken by the longest fish. If a tie still exists, the payout will go to the first individual that weighed in.)
  • Heaviest flounder (A tie will be broken by the longest fish. If a tie still exists, the payout will go to the first individual that weighed in.)
  • Heaviest slot redfish (20”-28”) (A tie will be broken by the longest fish. If a tie still exists, the payout will go to the first individual that weighed in.)
  • Redfish with the most spots (20”-28”) (A tie will be broken by the heaviest fish. If a tie still exists, the payout will go to the first individual that weighed in.)
  • Redfish closest to 21 without going over. (A tie will be broken by the heaviest fish. If a tie still exists, the payout will go to the first individual that weighed in.)
  1. Side pots pay 100% to the angler and only pay out a first place in each division.
  2. Decisions of the judges/weigh master are final.
  3. We encourage all anglers to wear a Coast Guard Approved PFD while the watercraft is powered by its primary engine.
  4. Fishing can be a dangerous recreational activity. CT’s Texas Slam Fishing Tournament, Chase Right Choices, and all volunteers of the event assume no responsibility or liability for the actions of anglers.

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