Saturday, October 15th


Rules & Regulations 


1.  ALL DECISIONS MADE BY THE SALTY CATCH TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR OR TEAM WILL BE FINAL.  


2.  ALL TICKETS MUST BE COMPLETED WITH THE REQUIRED INFORMATION.  ANGLERS MUST HAVE A VALID FISHING LICENSE AND ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS PER THE STATE OF LOUISIANA TO FISH THIS TOURNAMENT.  ONLY REGISTERED ANGLERS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR PRIZES. 


3.  ALL TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED BY FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2016.


4.  IF FISHING ON A BOAT, ALL MEMBERS ON THE BOAT ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE AN ANGLER TICKET.  IF ANYONE ON THE BOAT ON THE BOAT FAILS TO PURCHASE A TICKET, THE ENTIRE BOAT IS DISQUALIFIED.  


5.  TICKETS ARE NON-TRANSFERABLE AND NON-REFUNDABLE. 


6.  THERE ARE THREE OPTIONS OF TICKETS:  ADULT ANGLER (16 YEARS AND OLDER) AND YOUTH ANGLER (15 YEARS AND YOUNGER) OR GUIDE. 


​7.  ALL CAPTAIN'S AND CREW MEMBERS MUST BE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE RULES OF THE SALTY CATCH AND WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES.  IF ANY RULES OR REGULATIONS ARE VIOLATED, THE ENTIRE BOAT IS DISQUALIFIED.  


8.  ALL FISH MUST BE CAUGHT ON ROD, REEL, HOOK, AND LINE ONLY WITH THE EXCEPTION OF ALLIGATOR GAR BEING CAUGHT ON A JUG LINE. 


9.  ANGLERS MAY BRING FISH TO THE WEIGH-IN VIA VEHICLE OR BOAT. 


10.  ANGLERS MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. 


11.  ALL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO A POLYGRAPH TEST.  


12.  ANGLERS ARE ALLOWED TO WEIGH-IN ONE FISH PER SPECIES IN THEIR DIVISION.  


FISHING 


1.  INSHORE FISHING AREAS ARE ANY INLAND WATERS, EXCLUDING THE GULF OF MEXICO.  YOU MUST STAY INSIDE THE JETTIES; GULF OF MEXICO IS OFF LIMITS.   BOATS, BANK, AND WADE FISHING IS ALLOWED.  


​2.  THERE IS NO SLOTS OR STRINGERS FOR ANY FISH, HEAVIEST WEIGHTS WIN.


3.  FISHING BEGINS AT 6:00AM AND ENDS AT 11:30AM ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2016.  WEIGH-IN BEGINS AT 11:00AM, CONTESTANTS MUST BE IN LINE BY 12:00PM (NOON) TO BE QUALIFIED TO WEIGH-IN. 



GUIDES


​1.  GUIDES MAY ENTER IN THE GUIDE DIVISION ONLY, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF FRESHWATER GUIDES WHO DO NOT GUIDE FOR ANY SALTWATER SPECIES CAN FISH AS A REGULAR ADULT ANGLER.  


2.  GUIDES ARE NOT QUALIFIED TO BE AWARDED TOP ANGLER OR LADY ANGLER.


3.  GUIDES ARE ALLOWED TO COMPETE IN THE OTHER CATEGORIES OF MOST SPOTS ON REDFISH, LARGEST DRUM, AND LARGEST ALLIGATOR GAR.  


4.  GUIDES WEIGH-IN TO A DIVISION OF THEIR OWN, BUT CAN FISH WITH ANYONE AS LONG AS EVERYONE ON THE BOAT IS REGISTERED TO FISH THE TOURNAMENT.