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INAUGURAL SPRING SALMON SHOWDOWN
« on: April 13, 2012, 06:37:48 pm »
INAUGURAL SPRING SALMON SHOWDOWN

We're proud to introduce the inaugural SPRING SALMON SHOWDOWN. A new volunteer based 1 day salmon tournament aimed at being fun, inexpensive, yet competitive as well as provide maximum payout to 5th place plus Big Fish! Following the great day a BBQ will be provided.

DETAILS

?   Port Dalhousie  St.Catharines Game & Fish Club ramps Saturday April 28th with blow date being Sunday April 29th
?   $100/team includes Big Fish entry  (see registration below)
?   Must follow all Ministry of Natural Resources Regulations & Restricted Areas
?   3 largest salmon (chinook or coho only) minimum length 24" with tail pinch
?   2 rods per angler to a max of 6 rods/team
?   Tournament field will be capped at 30 teams
?   Boundaries - all open waters of Lake Ontario
?   Blast off @ 6am SHARP by VHF & air horn unless weather conditions force delay (see weather below)
?   Boats may be subject to inspection at any time
?   10 points per fish 1 point per pound
?   Be @ weigh-in with cooler & fish no later than 1:15pm or DQ'd
?   Only bring your top 3 salmon to the weigh-in
?   Team with most points total wins
?   Tie determined by big fish in box
?   All teams are required to check in for safety reasons

Payout will be as follows based on full field of 30 teams: 30 x $100 = $3000

5%  ($150) Will be taken and used to purchase hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments & water for BBQ after event.

?   Big Fish Prize $300  ($10 x 30 teams)
?   1st - $1300 or 50.98%
?   2nd - $600 or 23.53%
?   3rd - $300 or 11.76%
?   4th - $200 or 7.84%
?   5th - $150 or 5.88%

REGISTRATION

As the tournament is limited to 30 teams registration is on a first come first served basis and must be done by Friday April 20, 2012 @ 7pm and paid in full (cash) at Grimsby Tackle or via email money transfer to Rob Mortimer (Iceguy) at [email protected] and an email confirmation will be sent.

We will be accepting registrations this Tuesday April 3, 2012 at the monthly Strait Line Anglers Club meeting.


Weather

?   If weather forecast the evening before is not favourable it will be postponed till Sunday if possible and decision will be posted by 8pm on Spoonpullers, Straitline Anglers & St.Catharines Game & Fish club boards.
?   Prior to blast off, we'll observe the lake conditions.  If it's questionable, we will send out a scout to see if it's safe.  If unsafe, the day will be cancelled.
?   Once the tournament is in progress it is the Captains responsibility to ensure safety of all crew/team mates and return to port safely if weather turns for the worst, weigh-in will still occur @ 1:15pm



All tournament organizers are absolved from all liability or responsibility to the participant or any damage, loss, or injury suffered during the entire course of the tournament including prizes and lunch provided.

Looking forward to a great day on the water!

Any questions feel free to contact us

Iceguy aka Rob Mortimer 416-910-8227
Gman aka Gavin Cameron 416-570-8630
I spend 250 days a year on the water and I still feel I'm missing Time on the Water.

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