FIVE LAKES FISHING CLUB TEAM TOURNAMENT TRAIL
team will be limited to five fish, bass only, 12 inches or better. Anyone
bringing a "short" fish to the scales will be penalized that
fish plus their biggest fish. You may ask, at the measuring station,
for courtesy check of questionable fish. The daily limit may be changed
if conditions warrant. This will be the decision of the director. Artifical
jackets must be worn while outboard is running.
live wells will be checked before each tournament.
team less than 10 minutes late will be assessed a 1 pound penalty for
each minute late. Any team more than 10 minutes late will be disqualified.
will be determined by the team's big fish.
for registration for each tournament will be 15 minutes before blast
fee will be $60.00 per boat per tournament with 2 participants. This
$60.00 entry fee will also include each boat in the big fish pot.
the event that a member cannot fish a tournament with his normal partner,
a substitute will be allowed to fish in his place. This will only be
allowed twice per team without penalty. An alternate can be anyone
including another club member. In the event another Club Member
is used as an alternate, only one team will be awarded points for that
tournament. The only exception to this rule will
be in the Tour Championship Tournament where only another Member may
act as an alternate.
launch sequence for each tournament will be decided by the finishing
order of the prior tournament. The only exception to this will be the
first tournament of the year in which the reigning points champion will
leave first. The remaining order will be determined by the order of
tournament will commence at safe light with weigh in at 3:00 p.m.
the event a tournament can not be held on the scheduled date, it will
be held the following day. If it can not be held on that day, it will
not be rescheduled.
payout for each Tournament will be based on the number of entrants in
that tournament. For total weight, one place will be paid for every
ten entries and 2 places will be paid for Big Fish. The sample payout
below is for a tournament with 65 boats:
dues for the club will be $50.00 per year per person. The proceeds will
go toward the year-end points fund. Only club members will be allowed
team will be allowed to count their best 9 tournaments toward the "Tour
Champions " will be determined by a points system. Each tournament
winner will receive 105 points with each place thereafter receiving
1 less point down to the last boat with any weight. Every paid entry
will receive a bonus 45 points.
team with the most cumulative points at the end of the season will
win the year-end award of "Tour Champions" paying trophies
and $1,200.00 in cash and two Limited Edition Championship Rings.
moneys left over at the end of the year will be paid to the second
through twentith place teams in the point standings.
team winning or placing in the money at any tournament may be required
to take a polygraph test. Teams finishing in the top ten in points
may also be required to take a polygraph.
angler who catches the biggest fish of the year will also receive a
penalty for any rules infraction will be(but not limited to)the loss
of any points received for that particular tournament..