Lamar University Athletics Inaugural (Virtual) Fishing Tournament

Friday, November 20, 2020 to Sunday, December 6, 2020

Lamar University Athletics
Virtual Fishing Tournament Rules & Regulations

  1. Tournament starts Friday, November 20th at 6pm central and ends on Sunday, December 6th at 3pm central

  2. All submissions must be uploaded by 3pm on December 6th

  3. Registration is $45 per competitor. Registration is open through the end of the tournament.
  4. This is an individual tournament – no pooling allowed

  5. This tournament is open to all fishing – kayak fishing, boat fishing, pier fishing, wade fishing, bank fishing, etc!

  6. All fish must be caught on rod and reel

  7. All bait allowed – artificial, dead, live, cut, etc

  8. Fishing boundaries – anywhere within the US and along the US coast

  9. Guides are allowed to fish/guide

  10. The tournament is open to everyone

  11. There will be a Largemouth and a Redfish competition with an adult (9th grade and older) and a youth (8th grade and under) division in each

  12. We will be awarding 16 places:

    1. Redfish largest stringer (best 5 fish)

      1. Adult: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

      2. Youth: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

    2. Redfish largest fish

      1. Adult: 1st

      2. Youth: 1st

    3. Largemouth largest stringer (best 5 fish)

      1. Adult: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

      2. Youth: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

    4. Largemouth largest fish

      1. Adult: 1st

      2. Youth: 1st

  13. Scoring is based on length, not weight

  14. Largest stringer will be the combined length of your best 5 fish.

  15. Log all of your catches - the iAngler app will automatically cull and score your 5 largest fish
  16. We recommend catching and releasing. Once you take a photo and upload it to the iAngler app, you no longer need to keep the fish.

  17. have measuring device and personal unique identifier in photo

  18. The Hawg Trough, Ketchboard, or similar measuring devices must be used

    1. Photo must be taken straight on – angled photo’s will be rejected

    2. Lips must be touching end of measuring stick

    3. Photo must include whole fish – from tip to tail

    4. Fish must be left side up
    5. Measurement markings should be clearly visible

  19. All competitors must have a current fishing license for the state in which they are fishing

  20. All competitors must follow all state fishing and wildlife regulations in their respective state