Best Angler Tournament Rules


•    This is a catch and release photo tournament

•    One person from each team must attend the Captain’s meeting the night before the tournament.

•    All angler’s must conform to Florida’s fishing regulations

•    Fishing tournament starts at dawn on Saturday, October 21st.  Anglers must check-in at Hooper’s Hollow no later than 2:00 pm

•    Catch must be measured and photographed flat with nose on the ”0” line, tail pinched,   and angler’s numbered chip with the entire fish measurement in the photo.  Once angler is satisfied with measurement and photo, fish must be safely released

•    Tie for categories will not be awarded.  The angler who enters his catch first, WINS

•    Each angler is eligible for one trophy only

•    All decisions relating to angler catch and eligibility, as well as scoring, shall be the responsibility of the tournament officials.  The penalty for any rules violation is disqualification.

•    Awards will be given in the following categories – Snook, Redfish, Trout and Trash fish as well as Biggest fish, Best Angler, Best Woman angler and Best Junior Angler

•    Rules are subject to change prior to the tournament.  Final rules will be discussed at the Captain’s Meeting on October 20th from 6 – 8pm at Charann’s Tavern 6748 Memorial Hwy Tampa

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