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2020 Catch Photo Release Derby Rules
1. Open to all HRSTA members
2. All fish entered must be caught on a boat or from shore with at least one HRSTA member. It is not necessary for every person on the boat to be a member.
3. All photos entered must be submitted by a HRSTA member to the TourneyX website, tournament “HRSTA-CPR”
4. Not open to charter captains while operating a charter.
a. Exception, if a paying customer is a HRSTA member they may enter the fish.
5. Beginning May 1st all species qualify to be entered for monthly and AOY tournament.
6. All fish must be caught in Lake Ontario or its tributaries.
7. The derby will begin on May 1st and the monthly tournaments will close at midnight of the last day of the respective month
   MAY – LAKE TROUT   starts May 1st ends May 31st
   JUNE – COHO SALMON  starts May 1st ends June 30th
   JULY – STEELHEAD (RAINBOW TROUT) starts May 1st ends July 31st
   AUGUST – CHINOOK SALMON starts May 1st ends August 30th
a. All photos must be submitted by Midnight.
8. The winning fish will be the longest fish measured using the supplied Rapala Bump Board and a high
resolution camera. The club will supply a laminated “2020 derby card” that must also be in the photo.
9. The photo must be taken with a high-resolution camera, any foggy, distorted or otherwise
unclear images will not be accepted. Verify the Ľ” marks can be viewed on the image.
10. Fish must be placed flat on its side.
11. The photo must include the entire fish.
12. The Fish will be placed on top of the bump board with the mouth of the fish touching the front of the bump board. The measurement will be taken with an invisible line drawn from the tip of the tail points.
13. The fish may not be manipulated in anyway, do not bend/squeeze/extend the fish to make it
longer. You are permitted to hold the fish on the bump board.
15. The fish must be alive, the eyes of the fish must be visible and if appear to be cloudy/glazed or in
anyway signal a dead fish, the fish will be disqualified.
19. All lengths will be confirmed by the Judge(s)
20. In the event of a tie breaker the fish submitted first will be the winner.
21. After taking the photo, we strongly recommend you release the fish.
22. Only one prize awarded per member.
23. Members may participate after they have won, and if they win another month they will be
noted as winning both species but will only receive one prize. They will receive the highest
payout available.
23. All photos will become the property of HRSTA and may be used in future marketing/educational
24. Anglers may participate in the CPR during participation in other tournaments or events, however participation in CPR may negate their entries in those other events. The angler must be familiar with the rules in the other events ie GOSD
All prizes will be distributed at the Bronte Classic on Sept 12th 2020.
Fish Hawk Angler of the Year (AOY)
- Separate from the Monthly ‘species specific’ tournaments.
- Total length of all 4 species 
   - one lake trout
   - one rainbow trout
   - one coho
   - one chinook salmon
- Each fish may be caught and entered at ANY TIME during the derby. ie. Lake trout caught in August can be entered
- May enter as many times as you want.
- All other CPR rules not superseded by the above are to be followed
Sail Bonus Prizes
The first 25 Anglers to submit all 4 species will receive a $20 Sail Gift card
Be sure to “CULL” your smallest of each species on the tourneyX dashboard before entering a larger fish of the same species.

All members are welcome to register as anglers at there is no cost.
Once registered as an angler you can register for the tournament at

This year we will have a live leaderboard so everybody can see the most up to date leaderboard as fish are entered!

New members are always welcome, come out to our AGM in March (see other post in general section) or visit

This year the club is providing RAPALA bump boards at a discounted price of $10. Once you enter one of each of the species we will return the $10 to you.

Come join us at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday, March 9th located at the Bronte Yacht Club on Lakeshore Road in Oakville.

Sign us as a HRSTA member and participate in the 2020 CPR Derby for free.

Single Lifetime Membership is $40 - Family Membership is $60

The 2020 HRSTA CPR Derby will be utilizing the TourneyX tournament management platform this season. Receive notifications of whose entering fish and follow the live leaderboard.

This will be fun!

Great prizes.

HRSTA members and CPR participants,

Due to the emergency orders issued, and the resulting closures of local marinas, parks and launch ramps we have decided to postpone the start date for the CPR derby. Don't worry we will be running as soon as possible!

A new start date and any format or rule changes will be announced when emergency measures have lifted and marinas, parks, and launch ramps resume operation.

For those members of the public that are unaware of what our CPR (Catch Photo Release) is here are the details,

HRSTA members will have the chance to compete for the Fish Hawk Electronics Angler of the Year crown or any of our 4 individual "Species" categories.
Register with us on "HRSTA CPR", you will be able to see what others are entering and view the live leaderboard.
We would like thank our sponsors for this year Humminbird, Cannon, Minn Kota, Fish Hawk Electronics, SAIL Burlington

To become a member or for any other further questions please feel free email 

[email protected]

Thank you and stay safe!,



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