1ST ANNUAL DELAWARE RIVER
STRIPED BASS TOURNAMENT
DATE: SATURDAY MARCH 26
WHERE: WEST END BOAT CLUB
500 WEST 2ND STREET
ESSINGTON, PA 19029
TIME: Sun-Up to 3:00 PM Weigh in @ the WEBC Dock
LAUNCH: ANYWHERE ON THE DELAWARE
INCLUDES: Refreshments ~ food/Buffet After weigh~in.
PRIZES: $$$ Door Prizes for 1st 2nd & 3rd~Raffles~St Croix Rod & Penn Reel~Cabellas Prizes
Prizes May rise in Value. Based on the ex amount of entries.
REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 per person. Register @ http://home.comcast.net/~lperti or the W.E.B.C along with one of the contacts below. Reg Due 3/25/11~Captains Meeting @ the W.E.B.C 3/25/11~7 PM
CONTACT: (LOU PERTI~610-485-9607)- (TOM PALMER~ 302-293-2235)(DONALD CLARK~610~497~3429)
(JIM SALVEY~ 484-576-6751)( JIM TAYLOR ~ 1~215~519~0000 (Weight Master)
Bait station 229 Warwick av. Essington pa
RAIN DATE: SUNDAY, MARCH 27
Proceeds go to make a Wish Foundation
$35.00 Per Person must be received by March 25th, 2011 (End of Captain's Meeting). All registered boats Entrance fees include eligibility to all prizes; tournament food beverages are available at the WEBC throughout the event. Buffet Along with Beverages after the weigh in station has closed @4pm Please go to the registration page to print off a registration form and mail to tournament headquarters. No brochures for the event will be mailed this year. You can register in person at the West End Boat Club 500 West 2nd st Essington Pa 19029~~ 610-521-4747~~ Or @~~ Taylor’s Bait & Tackle 229 Warwick av Essington Pa19029 ~ (1-215-519-0000)
Entries must be received by close of Captain’s Meeting March 25th, 2011.
Captains Meeting will be held on March 25 2011 at 7:00 PM at W.E.B Club At least one representative from each boat must be present.
FISHING DATES AND HOURS
The tournament fishing day is Saturday March 26. Fishing hours are from Sun up to 3:00 weigh in PM. No lines or chumming of any kind is permitted in the water previous to the starting time. Any fish hooked prior to the stop fish time of 3:00 may be played until boated or released. Weather day Sunday, March 27 2011
Participants are prohibited from laying out over night. All boats must depart on the morning of the fishing day and any boats not in compliance will be disqualified. Inshore / Near Shore Boundaries (from Shoreline) are set at Rivers State boundaries. All of the Delaware River is within the boundaries of the tournament.
WEATHER OR KNOT
Fishing will be on the scheduled day and is Captains choice. Fishing by any one boat in the tournament on the fishing day or partial day constitutes an official tournament and prizes awarded. If by chance the fishing day and weather day is canceled by extraordinary extreme weather or natural disaster 50% of the registration money will be refunded. All non-refundable registration monies will be donated to the charity. The decision to cancel the tournament will be made by the Tournament Director. All participants enter this tournament at their own risk and discretion and will accept full responsibility for their own boat and crew.
ROD, REELS & BAIT
It is the responsibility of the Captains and Anglers of each vessel to follow all Local, State, and Federal Recreational Fishing Regulations (No Commercial Licenses will be honored). No prizes will be rewarded to any entry not in compliance with these regulations. I.G.F.A. all tackle rules apply unless otherwise noted or discussed prior to fishing. This is a rod and reel event; no nets or other devices will be permitted.
WEIGHING YOUR CATCH
All eligible fish must be available for weigh-in no later than 4:00PM on the scheduled fishing day. Anglers are not required to dock at W.E.B.C, but must report to the W.E.B.C weigh stations by the deadline for all eligible fish to count. The main weigh station is located at W.E.B.C if any question arises as to the qualifications of a fish; tournament officials have the option of gutting and/or retaining the fish for judges’ inspection and future reference. Fish must be in a fresh and edible condition. Judges decision is final.
First, second and third heaviest fish in each category of the River Tournament (Striped Bass) will be awarded cash prizes. First prize is $$$ second prize $$$* and third prize is $$$* in each category.
*The main prize money is based on a field of X amount of boats registered. 50 being the Max
All communication between judges at the tournament headquarters and fishermen during fishing times will be monitored on VHF channel? (YTBD) Tournament Chairman: Lou Perti can be reach @ 610-299-8566 Or the WEBC 610-521-4747 Officials (TOM PALMER~ 302-293-2235)(DONALD CLARK~610~497~3429) (JIM SALVEY~ 484-576-6751)(JIM TAYLOR ~ 1~215~519~0000 (Weight Master)
Bait station 229 Warwick av. Essington Pa
ADDITIONAL RULES & REGULATIONS
1ST ANNUAL DELAWARE RIVER STRIPED BASS
Captain’s Name:_____________________________________________ _________
City: ______________________________________________Stat e: _______
Phone: ( )________________________________________________D ay
( )_______________________________________________Ev ening
Name of Boat______________________________________________ _________
Boat Make______________________________________________ ___________
Length of Boat______________________________________________ _______
Registration: $35.00 PP ($50 PP Day of Capt Meeting)
Total Amount Enclosed=_______________________ (Cash or Check Only
Please read all tournament rules and regulations before completing and signing this form.
Please make checks payable to:
DELAWARE RIVER STRIPED BASS TOURNAMENT 3/26/11
Print form & mail to:
3665 MARKET ST
ASTON PA 19014
- All boats must be registered and paid in full prior to the end of the Captains Meeting on March 25th 2011. Registration fees are Non refundable.
- The Delaware River Striped Bass Tournament is a strong advocate of catch and release and conservation.
- Any protests must be submitted in writing to the Tournament Director by no later than 7:30PM on Saturday, March 26th 2011. The Rules Committee at their discretion may use polygraph test on any Captain, crew member or angler to reach a decision. By virtue of your paid entry all participants agree to the final decision of the Rules Committee.
- The tournament and its sponsors are not responsible for the conduct, personal injury, damages or negligence on the part of any participant.
- The Tournament Committee reserves the right to inspect any boats entered into the tournament without notice.
- Any last minute changes to the rules will be announced at the Captain’s Meeting on Friday, March 25th 2011.