ABACO MARLIN
OUTBOARD TOURNAMENT
SERIES Leg 1

2014 TOURNAMENT RULES

  1. Fishing Days: Thursday – June 26th, Friday - June 27th, and Saturday - June 28th. All boats must register at marina on or before June 25th.
  2. Fishing Hours: 8am to 4pm. Boats may leave the marina at daylight. Boats must check in the marina each evening. Fishing hours per schedule at registration.
  3. Fishing Boundaries: A 60 mile radius from Boat Harbour Marina. Use your GPS numbers at the dock to abide.
  4. Angler and tackle rules: See them on-line or they will be in your bags. They address the angler rules, leader, rod, reel, and other equipment.
  5. Maximum line to be used: 100 lb.
  6. NO WIRE LINES & NO ELECTRIC REELS (except kite & teaser reels).
  7. Dead & Live Bait are permitted Maximum of 6 lines (with hooks) are permitted per boat at any one time.
  8. All billfish must be called in to the committee boat upon hook-up and release (or loss of fish). VHF Channel TBA
  9. Digital video verification is required of each billfish released. The video should clearly identify the species of the billfish, you must complete the official release documents, sign and turn them in to the tournament director at the end of each fishing day.
  10. Protests: Each boat is responsible for his/her performance. Any person witnessing rule violations may enter a protest in writing along with a $300 fee (non-refundable) to the Tournament Committee no later than 6 P.M. the day of the alleged violation. Tournament Committee decision shall be final.

SCORING

Trophies:

The overall winner for both legs one and two (you have to fish both legs) will win
a check for (tbd), a trophy and their name to be on a perpetual trophy in the resorts lobby.

SEE LEG 2 RULES

ANGLER AND TACKLE RULES

ACCEPTABLE FISH, VIDEO & PAYOUTS

For more information please contact
captain skip smith at (954) 531-7985 or SKIP@SKIPSTOURNAMENTS.COM