Rules

  1. All state and local regulations will be followed.
  2. PFD’s must be worn on takeoff.
  3. Take off will be in the order of registration.
  4. Trailering will be allowed, with required permit.  Everyone will launch from the main body of the lake being fished.  Only water accessible from the main body of the water may be fished.
  5. Team consists of 1 or 2 persons, a third person may fish if they are under 16 yrs of age or over 65.
  6. A maximum of 6 rods may be used, with proper extra rod permit from the State of Kansas.  Although you may have more than 6 rods in the boat.
  7. A maximum of 5 fish may be weighed in for the tournament.
  8. There may not be more than 5 fish in the boat at time of weigh in.
  9. ONLY LIVE FISH WILL BE WEIGHED IN.
  10. Blue Cat, Channel Cat, and/or Flatheads may be weighed in.
  11. All fish will be released immediately following weigh in.
  12. Stringers may be used. Only one fish per stringer and they must be strung through the bottom lip area and NOT through the gill area in order to preserve the welfare of the fish.
  13. All fishing must be performed from the boat.
  14. All fish must be caught legally by rod and reel. NO SET LINES OR SNAGGING.
  15. Live well checks will be performed prior to launch.
  16. All participants must be present at check-in site.
  17. No fishing within 50 yards of another anchored boat or marina.  Use courtesy to other anglers.
  18. Any legal bait may be used.
  19. No chumming or fishing deliberately baited holes.
  20. Pre-fishing activities must end 12 hours prior to tournament start time, with exception to bait catching.
  21. No alcohol or illegal substances may be used or consumed during tournament hours, including weigh in.
  22. All boats must be at  official weigh in site in time, or  they will be disqualified.
  23. As there may be media persons and spectators at weigh in please conduct yourself in a professional manor and wear proper attire.
  24. All disputes must be brought to the tournament officials 30 minutes prior to official weigh in time.
  25.  All decisions by tournament officials will be final.