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2019 Fish N Paddle Saltwater Slam

Saturday, June 29, 2019 to Sunday, June 30, 2019
Division D - Open - Catch Photo Release
Division E - Fly - Catch Photo Release
| Catch Tournament
Target Sub-species: 
Bass - Striped Bass (Striper)
Drums and Croakers - Sea Trout
Drums and Croakers - Black drum
Flounder - Summer flounder
Bluefish - Bluefish
Sheepshead - Sheepshead
Redfish - Red Drum (Redfish)
Spanish Mackerel - Spanish Mackerel
Cobia - Cobia
Croaker - Atlantic Croaker
Mackerels - King mackerel
Phone:(443) 783-7410
Mail: fishnpaddle@gmail.com


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FISH N PADDLE SALTWATER SLAM

THE ULTIMATE KAYAK FISHING TOURNAMENT / PADDLEBOARD FISHING TOURNAMENT FORMAT-

The Fish N Paddle Saltwater Slam is a Kayak Fishing Tournament and Paddleboard Fishing Tournament in Ocean City Maryland June 29-30, 2019! This Tournament is the Richest Saltwater Guaranteed Purse with No Minimum number of Anglers with over $7,000 cash purse to the top three anglers! 

Come enjoy a warm summer tournament and fish the back bays for Flounder, Striped Bass, Bluefish, and Sea Trout; or paddle around the Inlet walls and bridges for a chance to catch Sheepshead, Tautog, Black Sea Bass, Cobia, and both Red and Black Drum. You can even paddle a out in the Atlantic Ocean to catch all these specices and the rare Spanish and King Mackerel this time of year.    

To win we will combine the weighed in points of each angler's top three fish of any qualifying species over 2 days.

Enter Our Optional Entries to win more money and prizes such as a Pedal Kayak from Lightning Kayaks, a Fishing Paddleboard, Penn Fishing Rods and Reels, Hummingbird Depth Finders, Costa Del Mar Sunglasses and other amazing prizes.  There are Daily winners prizes also for each qualifying species and a Junior Angler winner for Kayak and for Paddleboards.  There are so many ways to win!  

Did we mention the Kick Off Parties, Weigh In Festivities in the parking lots of Atlantic Tackle and The Shark on the Harbor that will including Craft Beer Tastings, Liquor Tastings, and vendor boths along with Kayak and Paddleboard Demos at the scales and boat ramp for spectators, a Social Night Life after the scales close on Saturday and Sunday Awards Ceremony!  Come experience why Ocean City Maryland is "The Fishing Tournament Capital of the World" 





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Announcements

Events & Schedule

Weigh In

06/29/2019 01:00 PM

Atlantic Tackle

Lines In

06/29/2019 07:00 AM

Lines out

06/29/2019 04:00 PM

Face Painting

06/29/2019 02:00 PM

Atlantic Tackle

Saturday Night Social

06/29/2019 08:00 PM

Seacrets

Gallery

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CCA Maryland
Director
443-621-9186
Brian Roberts
Director
4107039284
David Sikorski
Director
(443) 621-9186

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Rules and RegulationsClick to Read

  

SALTWATER SLAM BASIC ENTRY

A-1. DIVISION A BASIC ENTRY REGISTRATION-
THIS BASIC ENTRY FEE OF $100 ($125 AFTER MAY 1ST) IS REQUIRED TO FISH TOURNAMENT. HEAVIEST 3 FISH POINTS BASED ON COMBINED OVER WEIGHTS DURING 2 FISH DAYS WINS THE SUMMER SLAM! EACH ANGLER IS PERMITTED TO WEIGH UP TO 6 FISH PER TOURNAMENT DAY OF ANY QUALIFYING FISH SPEICIES. QUALIFYING FISH SPECIES AND CATEGORIES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

CATEGORIES OF QUALIFYING SPECIES-

1. STRIPED BASS- (NOTE: MINIMUM ATLANTIC & COASTAL BAYS MINIMUM LENGTH IS 28 INCHES WITH A SLOT OF 28-38 AND OVER 44 INCHES FOR POSESSION)

2. BLUEFISH

3. COBIA

4. DRUM (I.E., RED & BLACK DRUM)

5. FLOUNDER

6. BOTTOMFISH (I.E., SHEEPSHEAD, TAUTOG, BLACK SEA BASS, CROAKER, SPOT)

7. SEA TROUT (I.E., GRAY & SPECKLED TROUT)

8. MACKEREL (I.E, SPANISH & KING)

EACH FISH IS GIVEN A WEIGHT POINT SYSTEM EQUAL TO ONE 100 POINTS PER POUND AND ROUNDED TO THE NEARES TENTH OF A POUND. ANGLERS WILL RECEIVE A BONUS 50 POINTS FOR EACH FISH RELEASED AND DEEMED ALIVE BY THE WEIGHMASTER. FISH WEIGHED FOR THIS CATEGORY ALSO CAN WIN IN OTHER LEVELS EXCEPT DIVISION D AND E CATCH PHOTO RELEASE OPTIONAL ENTRY LEVELS.

A-2. DIVISION A ABSOLUTE GUARANTEED PURSE (NO MINIMUM ANGLERS)-
DIVISION A TOP THREE HEAVIEST 3 QUALIFYING FISH POINTS BASED COMBINED POINTS FROM WEIGHT OVER 2 DAYS RECEIVE PORTION OF GUARANTEED PURSE OF $7,000. ONLY ONE ANGLER MUST ENTER AND PAY FOR DVISION A BASIC ENTRY REGISTRATION AND ATTEMPT TO FISH TO BE CONSIDERED A TOURNAMENT. IF NO FISH ARE CAUGHT DURING THE TOURNAMENT THE GUARANTEED PURSE WILL BE ADDED TO FUTURE PURSE MONEY OF FOLLOWING YEAR.

A-3. DISTRIBUTION OF GUARANTEED PURSE -

DIVISION A PURSE WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO THE ANGLER(S) WITH THE COMBINED THREE HEAVIEST SINGLE FISH POINTS OVER THE TWO DAYS AS DIRECTED BELOW:

GUARANTEED FIRST PLACE- $ 4,000

GUARANTEED SECOND PLACE- $ 2,000

GUARANTEED THIRD PLACE- $ 1,000

GENERAL RULES
1. REGISTRATION-
BASIC ENTRY REGISTRATION FEE IS $100 PER ANGLER BEFORE 5/1/19 & $125 PER ANGLER AFTER. REGISTRATION CAN BE COMPLETED ONLINE AT www.fishnpaddle.com OR AT ONSITE REGISTRATION ON 6/28/19. 10% OF PROFITS WILL BE DONATED TO CISTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION AND OTHER WORCESTER COUNTY NOT FOR PROFITS.

2. FISHING DATES-
Jun 29-30, 2019

3. FISHING TIMES-
LINES IN 7AM- AND OUT AT 4PM. ANGLERS MUST CHECK IN WITH TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE BEFORE LINES IN WATER AT:

A. ONSITE REGISTRATION ON FRIDAY JUNE 28th AT THE SHARK ON THE HARBOR IN WEST OCEAN CITY ANGLERS MEETING ON FRIDAY

B. ANGLERS WHO CANNOT MAKE FRIDAY MUST CHECK IN THE MORNING AT 6:30 CHECK IN AT THE ANGLERS MEETING

All ANGLERS MAY NOT PUT BOATS IN WATER PRIOR TO A HALF HOUR BEFORE SUNRISE.

ANGLERS CAN TAKE BREAKS ON BEACHES OR DOCK FOR LUNCH OR RESTROOMS AT MANY ON WATERFRONT RESTAURANTS BUT CANNOT FISH FROM A PIER. ANGLERS ARE PERMITTED TO BEACH THEIR BOATS AND FISH FROM LAND WITHIN 20 FEET OF THEIR VESSEL AND MUST BE ATTACHED TO IT WHILE FISHING. ANGLERS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO FISH INTENTIONAL DOWNSTREAM OF ANOTHER VESSEL CHUMMING.

4. BOUNDARIES-
ANGLERS ARE PERMITTED TO FISH ALL WATERS WITHIN WORCESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND UP TO 3 NAUTICAL MILES FROM THE SHORE. THIS INCLUDES SINEPUXENT BAY AND ASSAWOMAN BAY, AND PART OF CHICOTEAGUE BAY BEHIND ASSATEAGUE ISLAND. ANGLERS ARE PERMITTED TO TRANSPORT THEIR PADDLE VESSEL VIA CAR/TRUCK TO ALL WORCESTER COUNTY/OCEAN CITY PARKS AND BOAT RAMPS. CHESAPEAKE BAY TRIBUTARIES ARE NOT PERMITTED IN WORCESTER COUNTY.

5. KICK OFF PARTY, ONSITE REGISTRATION AND ANGLERS MEETING-
ON SITE REGISTRATION 5-8PM FRIDAY JUNE 28, 2019 AT THE SHARK ON THE HARBOR. ANGLERS MEETING IS 7:30PM- 8PM FRIDAY JUNE 28TH. FOOD DRINKS COCKTAILS AND DEMOS AND FREE GIVEAWAYS WILL BE AT THE PARTY.

6. RESPONSIBLE SEAMANSHIP-
ANGLERS AND ANY OTHER MEMBERS ON A VESSEL ENTER THIS TOURNAMENT AT THEIR OWN RISK. ANGLERS MUST MAKE THEIR OWN JUDGMENTS WHETHER TO FISH UNDER THE PREVAILING WEATHER CONDITIONS BASED ON THE SIZE AND SEAWORTHINESS OF THEIR VESSEL, THEIR SEAMANSHIP SKILLS AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT FACTORS KNOWN. ANGLERS SHALL STRIVE TO FISH GREATER THAN 20 FT FROM OTHER TOURNAMENT BOATS (I.E., STRONG CURRENTS MAY CAUSE LESS THAN THIS FROM TIME TO TIME SO BE AWARE OF YOUR THE SEA CONDITIONS)

7. TACKLE, ANGLING AND VESSEL REQUIREMENTS-
ALL FISH MUST BE CAUGHT ON A FISHING ROD AND REEL WITH A HOOK AND LINE BY ANY CONVENTIONAL METHOD. TROLLING, CHUNKING, JIGGING, CASTING, KITE FISHING, AND LIVEBAITING ARE PERMITTED. WADE FISHING WITHIN 20 FEET OF BEACHED OR TEATHERED KAYAK IS PERMITTED. NO LIMITS ON LINES OR FISHING RODS UNLESS REGULATED BY THE STATE OF MARYLAND. KAYAKS, BOTH FOOT PROPULSION AND PADDLE ARE PERMITTED. STAND UP PADDLEBOARDS ARE PERMITTED. CANOES AND TANDEM KAYAKS ARE PERMITTED AND EACH ANGLER MUST REGISTER AND CAN ONLY WEIGH IN THEIR RESPECTIVE CAUGHT FISH. VESSELS SHOULD BE EQUIPPED WITH ALL COAST GUARD VESSEL EQUIPMENT AS THIS TOURNAMENT IS IN NAVAGATIONAL WATERS AND WE ENCOURAGE A HANDHELD PHONE OR VHF TO BE ON BOARD FOR SAFETY.

8. FEDERAL AND STATE REQUIREMENTS-
ALL ANGLERS ENTERED IN THE TOURNAMENT WILL FOLLOW THE ANGLING POSSESSION LIMITS AND SIZE REGULATIONS DETERMINED BY APPLICABLE FEDERAL AND STATE OF MARYLAND LAWS/REGULATIONS AND WILL OBTAIN NECESSARY FEDERAL AND STATE LICENSES BEFORE FISHING IN TOURNAMENT. ONLY OPTIONAL ENTRY OPNE RELEASE DIVISION D AND DIVISION E ARE EXEMPT FROM SIZE MINIMUMS.

9. PASSING A FISH TO ANOTHER VESSEL-
PASSING A FISH TO ANOTHER VESSEL IS PROHIBITED.

10. WEIGH INS-
WEIGH INS ARE 1-5PM SATURDAY AND 1-5PM SUNDAY AT ATLANTIC TACKLE AND SPECTATORS ARE WELCOME ALONG WITH KAYAK AND SUP DEMOS. ANGLERS WHO WANT TO RELEASE FISH CAN COME TO SCALES MULTIPLE TIMES EACH DAY. ANGLERS MUST BE IN FRONT OF ATLANTIC TACKLE AND CONFIRMED BY THE TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE BEFORE SCALE CLOSING TIMES ON SATURDAY OR SUNDAY TO WEIGH FISH EACH DAY. BOATS MUST CONTACT TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR ON CHANNEL 69 OR PHONE 443-783-7410 PRIOR TO CLEARING THE HARBOR TO GET INSTRUCTIONS WEIGH INS.

11. QUALIFYING FISH-
QUALIFYING FISH ARE LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

1. STRIPED BASS

2. BLUEFISH

3. COBIA

4. DRUM (RED & BLACK DRUM)

5. FLOUNDER (SUMMER & WINTER)

6. BOTTOMFISH (I.E., SHEEPSHEAD, TAUTOG, BLACK SEA BASS, CROAKER, SPOT)

7. SEA TROUT (I.E., GRAY & SPECKLED TROUT)

8. MACKEREL (I.E, SPANISH & KING)

ANGLERS MAY WEIGH ALL FISH CAUGHT EACH DAY WITH RESPECT TO MINIMUM SIZE AND DAILY POSSESSION LIMITS FOR THE ATLANTIC & COASTAL BAYS . CLICK ON: www.eregulations.com/maryland/fishing/atlantic-ocean-coastal-bays-season...

12. REQUIREMENTS TO WEIGH FISH-
ANGLERS MUST BE PRESENT AND HAVE A CATCH REPORT IN HAND BEFORE TOURNAMENT OFFICIALS WILL WEIGH AND ENTER THEIR CATCH. ALL WEIGHED FISH ARE SUBJECT TO EXAMINATION BY TOURNAMENT OFFICIALS AND MUTILATED FISH ARE NOT PERMITTED TO BE WEIGHED. OFFICIAL WEIGHT ON SCALE WILL BE DETERMINED BY DESIGNATED WEIGHMASTER BY TOURNAMENT OFFICIALS. WEIGHMASTER WILL ROUND WEIGHT TO NEAREST TENTH OF A POUND. LIVE FISH FOR RELEASE WILL BE PUT BACK BY TOURNAMENT OFFICIALS. ANGLERS MAY RETURN TO SCALES MULTIPLE TIMES WITH LIVE FISH DURING WEIGH IN PERIODS EACH DAY.

13. SCORING/POINTS AWARDED FOR WEIGHT-
EACH POUND WILL EQUAL 100 POINTS PER POUND (i.e., 10.1 LB FISH = 1010 POINTS.) EACH FISH IS GIVEN A WEIGHT POINT SYSTEM EQUAL TO ONE 100 POINTS PER POUND. ANGLERS WILL RECEIVE A BONUS 50 POINTS FOR EACH FISH DEEMED ALIVE BY THE WEIGHMASTER THAT IS RELEASED AFTER WEIGH IN BY TOURNAMENT OFFICIALS.

14. IN EVENT OF TIE OF WEIGHED FISH-
TIES WILL BE SPLIT EQUALLY.

15. RULE CHANGES-
TOURNAMENT RULE CHANGES MAY BE MADE BY THE TOURNAMENT OFFICIALS AT ANY TIME UP TO 3 DAYS BEFORE THE TOURNAMENT DATE. ITS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF ALL PARTICIPANTS TO FAMILIARIZE THEMSELVES WITH ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THIS TOURNAMENT AND TO ABIDE BY THESE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THIS TOURNAMENT.

16. PROTESTS-
PROTESTS ARE DISCOURAGED AND WILL REQUIRE A $500 NONREFUNDABLE PROTEST FEE. PROTEST MUST BE MADE BEFORE SCALES CLOSED IN WRITING. ALL WINNING TEAMS ARE SUBJECT TO A POLYGRAPH TEST IF REQUESTED BY THE TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR.

17. RIGHT TO DENY ENTRY-
TOURNAMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DECLINE AN ANGLER ENTRY. AN ENTRY FEE PAID WITH A DISHONORED CHECK OR CREDIT CARD SHALL AUTOMATICALLY VOID THE REGISTRATION. ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18 MUST HAVE LIABILITY WAIVER SIGNED BY A LEGAL GUARDIAN.

18. CREDIT CARD TRANSACTION FEE-
CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS REQUIRE A 3% TRANSACTION FEE ON THE AMOUNT CHARGED.

19. DISCLAIMER-
IT IS EXPRESSLY UNDERSTOOD THAT ALL REGISTERED ANGLERS, AND ANY OTHER PERSON HERE AS KNOWN AS PARTICIPANTS WHO PARTICIPATE IN THE FISH N PADDLE SALTWATER SLAM HERE AS KNOWN AS THE TOURNAMENT DO SO AT THEIR OWN RISK AND JUDGMENT. THE PARTICIPANTS HEREBY INDEMNIFY AND AGREE TO HOLD HARMLESS, THE TOURNAMENT, AND ITS RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTEERS, AGENTS, PARTNERS, MEMBERS, AND/OR ATTORNEYS (COLLECTIVELY THE "TOURNAMENT PARTIES") FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS THAT ARISE FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY NEGLIGENT ACT OR OMISSION OF THE TOURNAMENT INDEMNIFIED PARTIES. ALL PERSONS CONNECTED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY WITH THE OPERATION OF THE TOURNAMENT WHETHER INDIVIDUAL, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY OR CORPORATION, SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSWQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY AND / OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM LIBEL, SLANDER, LOSS, DAMAGE, NEGLIGENCE, HARM, INJURY OR DEATH. THE TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ENTRY TO ANY BOAT TEAM OR PERSON. PARTICIPANTS SPECIFICALLY AGREE AND CONSENT TO THE USE OF ANY PHOTOGRAPHY IN WHICH THEY APPEAR, OR AUDIO RECORDING, BY THE TOURNAMENT FOR ANY PURPOSE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, RESALE, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL WITHOUT COMPENSATION OR RESTRICTION OF ANY KIND.

OPTIONAL ENTRY RULES
B-1. DIVISION B OPTIONAL ENTRIES-
ENTRY LEVELS IN DIVISION B ARE OPTIONAL ENTRIES. IN EACH LEVEL PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED TO THE TOP ANGLERS AND PRIZES UP TO 10 ANGLERS AS DESCRIPED IN EACH LEVEL BELOW.

B-2. DIVISION B LEVEL 1 KAYAK HEAVIEST FISH ($50 OPTIONAL ENTRY) -
ANGLERS ENTERED IN THIS LEVEL ARE REQUIRED TO FISH ON ANY VESSEL OTHER THAN A STAND UP PADDLEBOARD (I.E., SUP) WILL RECEIVE TROPHY AND PRIZES FOR THEIR HEAVIEST SINGLE QUALIFYING FISH OF ANY SPECIES AND WILL RECEIVE TROPHIES AND THE FOLLOWING PRIZES:

1ST PLACE KAYAK LEVEL B1 - NEW LIGHTNING PEDAL DRIVE KAYAK SIGNED BY ROBERT FIELD

2ND PLACE KAYAK LEVEL B1 - NEW KAYAK PADDLE

3RD PLACE KAYAK LEVEL B1 - NEW HUMMINGBIRD DEPTH FINDER

4TH PLACE KAYAK LEVEL B1 - NEW COOLER

5TH PLACE KAYAK LEVEL B1 - PENN BATTLE 2 COMBO PLUS $50 GIFT CARD

6TH PLACE KAYAK LEVEL B1 - PENN ROD

7TH PLACE KAYAK LEVEL B1 - GIFT CARD/TBD

8TH PLACE KAYAK LEVEL B1 - GIFT CARD/ TBD

9TH PLACE KAYAK LEVEL B1 - GIFT CARD / TBD

10TH PLACE KAYAK LEVEL B1- GIFT CARD /TBD

TOP DAILY STRIPED BASS- GIFT CARD

TOP DAILY BLUEFISH - GIFT CARD

TOP DAILY COBIA- GIFT CARD

TOP DAILY FLOUNDER - GIFT CARD

TOP DAILY BOTTOM FISH (SHEEPSHEAD, TAUTOG, & BLACK SEA BASS, CROAKER, SPOT ONLY)- GIFT CARD

TOP DAILY DRUM (RED/BLACK)- GIFT CARD

TOP DAILY SEA TROUT (GRAY/SPECKLED TROUT)- GIFT CARD

TOP DAILY MACKEReL (SPANISH/KING) GIFT CARD

TOP JUNIOR ANGLER HEAVIEST FISH- GIFT CARD

B-3. DIVISION B LEVEL 2 SUP HEAVIEST FISH ($50 OPTIONAL ENTRY) -
ANGLERS ENTERED IN THIS LEVEL ARE REQUIRED TO FISH ON A STAND UP PADDLEBOARD (I.E., SUP) TO P 5 PLACES WILL RECEIVE TROPHY AND PRIZES FOR THEIR HEAVIEST SINGLE QUALIFYING FISH OF ANY SPECIES AND WILL RECEIVE TROPHIES AND THE FOLLOWING PRIZES:

1ST PLACE SUP LEVEL B2 - NEW FISHING PADDLEBOARD

2ND PLACE SUP LEVEL B2 - NEW SUP PADDLE

3RD PLACE SUP LEVEL B2 - NEW HUMMINGBIRD DEPTH FINDER

4TH PLACE SUP LEVEL B2- NEW COOLER

5TH PLACE SUP LEVEL B2 - PENN BATTLE 2 COMBO PLUS $50 GIFT CARD

TOP DAILY STRIPED BASS- GIFT CARD

TOP DAILY BLUEFISH - GIFT CARD

TOP DAILY COBIA- GIFT CARD

TOP DAILY FLOUNDER - GIFT CARD

TOP DAILY BOTTOM FISH (SHEEPSHEAD, TAUTOG, BLACK SEA BASS)- GIFT CARD

TOP DAILY DRUM (RED/BLACK)- GIFT CARD

TOP DAILY SEA TROUT (GRAY/SPECKLED TROUT)- GIFT CARD

TOP DAILY MACKERAL (SPANISH/KING) GIFT CARD

TOP JUNIOR ANGLER HEAVIEST FISH- GIFT CARD

C-1. DIVISION C- HEAVIEST FISH WINNER TAKE ALL OPEN LEVEL ($100 OPTIONAL ENTRY)-
THIS LEVEL IS OPEN TO ALL VESSEL TYPES PERMITTED IN TOURNAMENT. ANGLERS ENTERED IN THIS LEVEL ARE REQUIRED TO WEIGH THEIR HEAVIEST SINGLE FISH CAUGHT DURING THE TOURNAMENT FOR A CHANCE TO WIN PURSE. IN EACH LEVEL A TOURNAMENT FEE OF 15% WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM PURSE COLLECTED. DISTRIBUTED PURSE WILL CONSIST OF REMAINING 85% OF PURSE COLLECTED FOR EACH ENTRY LEVEL IN DIVISION C. HEAVIEST FISH RECEIVES 100% OF DISTRIBUTED PROCEEDS. IF NO FISH ARE WEIGHED BY BOATS ENTERED IN LEVEL DISTRIBUTED PROCEEDS ARE REFUNDED TO BOATS ENTERED.

D-1. DIVISION D- CATCH PHOTO RELEASE OPEN LEVEL ($35 ENTRY)
THIS LEVEL IS OPEN TO ALL VESSEL TYPES PERMITTED IN TOURNAMENT. QUALIFYING FISH IN THIS LEVEL MUST BE RETURNED AND CANNOT BE KEPT FOR WEIGH IN. STATE REGULATION MINIMUMS ARE NOT REQUIRED IN THIS LEVEL TO QUALIFY AS THIS INFORMATION WILL BE USED FOR CITIZEN SCIENCE DATA. QUALIFYING SPEICIES ARE SAME SPECIES IN DIVSION A. EACH ANGLER ENTERED WILL BE GIVEN A MEASURING STICK AND TAG FOR CITIZEN SCIENCE. TAG OR SPECIAL TOKEN MUST BE IN FISH WITH PICTURE. ANGLERS WITH THE BIGGEST FISH WILL RECEIVE TROPHIES AND THE FOLLOWING PRIZES:

1ST PLACE - NEW COOLER AND GIFT CARD

2ND PLACE - COSTA SUNGLASSES AND GIFT CARD

3RD PLACE- $100 GIFT CARD TO THE SHARK ON THE HARBOR

1ST PLACE CPR STRIPED BASS- PENN ROD

2ND PLACE CPR STRIPED BASS - GIFT CARD

3RD PLACE CPR STRIPED BASS - GIFT CARD

(ALL PROCEEDS IN THIS LEVEL WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO THE COASTAL CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION OF MARYLAND AND EACH ANGLER ENTERED WILL RECEIVE A FREE CCA MD MEMBERSHIP)

E-1. DIVISION E- FLY FISHING CATCH PHOTO RELEASE OPEN LEVEL ($35 OPTIONAL ENTRY)-

THIS LEVEL IS OPEN TO ALL VESSEL TYPES PERMITTED IN TOURNAMENT. QUALIFYING FISH IN THIS LEVEL MUST CAUGHT ON A FLY ROD AND RELEASED. THESE FISH CANNOT BE KEPT FOR WEIGH IN. STATE REGULATION MINIMUMS ARE NOT REQUIRED IN THIS LEVEL TO QUALIFY AS THIS INFORMATION WILL BE USED FOR CITIZEN SCIENCE DATA. QUALIFYING SPEICIES ARE LIMITED TO ALL SPECIES IN DIVSION A. EACH ANGLER ENTERED WILL BE GIVEN A MEASURING STICK AND TAG FOR CITIZEN SCIENCE. TAG OR SPECIAL TOKEN MUST BE IN FISH WITH PICTURE. ANGLERS WITH THE BIGGEST FISH WILL RECEIVE TROPHIES AND THE FOLLOWING PRIZES:

1ST PLACE - NEW PAIR OF COSTA DEL MAR SUNGLASSES AND A CUSTOM HANDCARVED FISH TROPHY

(ALL PROCEEDS IN THIS LEVEL WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO HEROS ON THE WATER NOT FOR PROFIT)2019 FISH N PADDLE SALTWATER SLAM ENTRY LEVELS
DIVISION A- BASIC ENTRY REGISTRATION

$7000.00 GUARANTEED PURSE WITH NO MINIMUM PARTICIPATION (1st PLACE$4000 / 2nd PLACE $2000 / 3rd PLACE $1000) TOP 3 COMBINED FISH WEIGH IN POINTS PER ANGLER OF ANY QUALIFYING SPECIES OVER 2 DAYS WINS- (SEE BASIC ENTRY RULES SECTION BELOW FOR POINT DETAILS AND GENERAL RULES FOR WEIGH IN DETAILS)

EARLY BASIC ENTRY REGISTRATION FEE
100

REGISTER BEFORE MAY 1ST AND RECEIVE 20% OFF THE $125 ENTRY FEE AND A CHANCE TO WIN A PENN BATTLE 2 COMBO. EARLY REGISTRATION IS NONREFUNDABLE UNLESS TOURNAMENT IS DELAYED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER.

OPTIONAL ENTRIES
ALL ENTRIES IN THIS SECTION ARE OPTIONAL. ANGLERS IN EACH OF THESE DIVISIONS AND LEVELS CAN ONLY WIN IF ENTERED. (SEE OPTIONAL ENTRY RULES FOR DETAILS)

DIVISION B LEVEL 1 -(KAYAK) HEAVIEST FISH/DAILY
50

TOP 10 PLACES WIN TROPHIES AND PRIZES WITH 1ST PLACE BEING A PEDAL KAYAK FROM LIGHTNING KAYAKS, TOP DAILY FROM EACH QUALIFYING SPECIES CATEGORY ALSO WINS IF ENTERED IN THIS LEVEL.

DIVISION B LEVEL 2 (SUP ONLY) HEAVIEST FISH/DAILY
50

TOP 5 PLACES WIN TROPHIES AND PRIZES WITH 1ST PLACE BEING A PADDLEBOARD, TOP DAILY FROM EACH QUALIFYING SPECIES CATEGORY ALSO WINS IF ENTERED IN THIS LEVEL

DIVISION C- HEAVIEST FISH WINNER TAKE ALL LEVEL
100

FOR THE RISK REWARD ANGLER THAT WANTS TO WIN BIG! 100% OF DISTRIBUTED PURSE GOES TO THE HEAVIEST FISH WEIGH POINTS OF ANY SPECIES. (SEE OPTIONAL ENTRY RULES FOR DETAILS)

DIVISION D- CCA MD CATCH PHOTO RELEASE OPEN LEVEL
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ALL PROCEEDS IN THIS CATCH PHOTO RELEASE (CPR) LEVEL WILL BENEFIT OUR PARTNER CCA OF MARYLAND. TOP THREE BIGGEST FISH OF ANY QUALIFYING SPECIES CATEGORIES WINS PRIZES.

ADDITIONALLY THE TOP THREE BIGGEST STRIPED BASS ALSO WIN PRIZES.

(EACH ENTERED ANGLER WILL ALSO RECEIVE A FREE CCA MD MEMBERSHIP)

DIVISION E- FLY FISHING CPR OPEN LEVEL
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ALL PROCEEDS IN THIS CATCH PHOTO RELEASE (CPR) LEVEL WILL BENEFIT HEROS ON THE WATER. THE TOP BIGGEST FISH RELEASED ON THE FLY WINS A CUSTOM CARVING.

NOTE: ANGLERS CAN EITHER BE ENTERED IN DIVISION B LEVEL 1 OR 2 BASED ON THEIR VESSEL. CANNOT BE ENTERED IN BOTH B LEVELS.

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IT IS EXPRESSLY UNDERSTOOD THAT ALL REGISTERED ANGLERS, AND ANY OTHER PERSON HERE AS KNOWN AS PARTICIPANTS WHO PARTICIPATE IN THE FISH N PADDLE SALTWATER SLAM HERE AS KNOWN AS THE TOURNAMENT DO SO AT THEIR OWN RISK AND JUDGMENT. THE PARTICIPANTS HEREBY INDEMNIFY AND AGREE TO HOLD HARMLESS, THE TOURNAMENT, AND ITS RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTEERS, AGENTS, PARTNERS, MEMBERS, AND/OR ATTORNEYS (COLLECTIVELY THE "TOURNAMENT PARTIES") FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS THAT ARISE FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY NEGLIGENT ACT OR OMISSION OF THE TOURNAMENT INDEMNIFIED PARTIES. ALL PERSONS CONNECTED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY WITH THE OPERATION OF THE TOURNAMENT WHETHER INDIVIDUAL, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY OR CORPORATION, SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSWQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY AND / OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM LIBEL, SLANDER, LOSS, DAMAGE, NEGLIGENCE, HARM, INJURY OR DEATH. THE TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ENTRY TO ANY BOAT TEAM OR PERSON. PARTICIPANTS SPECIFICALLY AGREE AND CONSENT TO THE USE OF ANY PHOTOGRAPHY IN WHICH THEY APPEAR, OR AUDIO RECORDING, BY THE TOURNAMENT FOR ANY PURPOSE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, RESALE, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL WITHOUT COMPENSATION OR RESTRICTION OF ANY KIND.