LACKAWANNA COUNTY

BASSMASTERS 

TOURNAMENT RULES

 

Lackawanna County Bassmasters

2013 Tournament Rules

 

 

1.     Cheating will not be tolerated. Sportsmanship, courtesy, safety and conservation is expected from all members. Infractions will be cause for disqualification.

2.     Members must abide by all Pennsylvania fishing and boating laws.

3.     All boats will be checked prior to tournament and at conclusion of weigh-in.

4.       5 fish limit. Fish must be 12 inches or larger. You must cull at 5 fish.

5.     Teams will be penalized one half pound ( 8 ounces) for any dead fish. If weighing in more then 2 dead fish the team will be disqualified.  Lunker must be alive.

6.     Artificial lures only. Pork rinds may be used. There is no trolling or fly-fishing permitted. Only 1 line per angler may be in the water.

7.     Boats late to weigh-in will be penalized 10% of their weight per minute (must be inside of” No Wake” buoys at designated time)

8.     Take off and weigh-in times will be announced the day of the event.

9.     Anglers are not permitted to leave their boats during event. Except during an emergency or lure retrieval.  No Walking Docks.

10.  Tournament director has the right to board boats and check live wells at any given time.

11.               Tournament director’s decisions are final.

12.  Boating distance: Moving boat must be 50 feet apart. An anchored boat (with both motors out of water) cannot be approached any closer than 75 feet.

13.  Alcohol and drugs are not permitted at any time during tournament or weigh-in.

14.  All protests must be filed in writing, signed, witnessed and given to the tournament director within 10 minutes of the final contestant weighing in.

15.  CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFACATION: Qualification will be determined by total year team weight, the top 20 teams will advance to the champioship.  All qualification decisions will be determined and approved by the elected board of officials.  Boad decisions are final. Team must fish three tournaments for qualification. NO EXCEPTIONS.

16.  Life vests must be worn while gas motor is in operation.

17.  Running lights must be on from legal sunset until legal sunrise.

18.  Boat owners must have proof of $100,000 liability insurance at all times. NO PROOF, NO MONEY AND AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFACATION

19.  Money is split in the event of a tie.

20.  To qualify for Year End Weight all tournament must be fished with the same partner.

21.  A participant who fishes alone must pay the entire entry fee for a full team (2 anglers) and may only weigh in 5 fish.

22.  All participating boats must be checked before take off. Checked boats will be marked with a tape that will be affixed to boat.

23.  Removal of any identifying markers or tape will be deemed as grounds for disqualification.

In case of emergency please call:

Jim Struble: (570)877-5810

Joe Walters: (570) 977-6077

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013 LCBM Tournament Sample Pay Out
$90.00 Entry Fee

Boats

           
           

 


         


1st Place

                    

2nd Place

           

3rd Place

           

Lunker

10

255

153

102

100

11

290

173

115

110

12

323

192

126

120

13

357

213

142

130

14

391

234

156

140

15

425

255

170

150

16

459

273

182

160

17

493

294

196

170

18

527

315

210

180

19

561

336

222

190

20

595

357

238

200

21

629

375

250

210

22

663

396

264

220

23

697

417

278

230

24

731

438

292

240

25

765

459

306

250

26

799

477

318

260

27

833

498

332

270

28

867

519

346

280

29

901

540

360

290

30

935

561

374

300

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