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GIGGING &
HOOK AND LINE
FLOUNDER TOURNAMENTS

OCT. 1ST - DEC. 31ST

$100 HOOK AND LINE ENTRY FEE
( individual tournament )

$200 GIGGING ENTRY FEE
( boat tournament )

2021 HOOK AND LINE Flounder Tournament Rules

  1. Rules, including all printed rules and rules available at fishermanswharfporta.com are all subject to change. It is the responsibility of all participants of the tournament to abide by the tournament rules. Once entry form has been paid and signed, you have agreed to abide by the tournament policies.
  2. Entrants MUST comply with all Federal, State, and Local fishing regulations. Any illegal fish brought to be weighed-in will be disqualified from the tournament immediately.
  3.  In the event that official regulators change season dates or close the seasons all together, the tournaments will change accordingly.
  4. Entry forms MUST be filled out at Port Aransas Fisherman’s Wharf, 900 Tarpon St. Port Aransas, TX. Entrants urged to keep entry form as proof of entry.
  5. You MUST be entered into the tournament, entry fees paid, and form signed, before departing to fishing grounds. If you have not been registered for the tournament, come back and weigh-in a fish, it will not be eligible for the tournament.
  6. Anglers may enter tournament at any time, it is a $100 dollar entry fee. Once you have paid the entry fee and signed the form, fish on!
  7. Flounder HOOK AND LINE dates: Tournament dates: October 1st through December 31st. Once the tournament is over, no more flounder may be weighed in, even if the season runs past the tournament.
  8. Flounder minimum length: 15in.
  9. FISHING STARTS for Flounder on October 1st at 12:01am. FISHING STOPS for Flounder on November 1st, FISHING CONTINUES for Flounder on December 15th.
  10. FISHING ENDS for Flounder on December 31st at 11:59pm.
  1. All fish must be brought to Fisherman’s Wharf by registered angler.
  2. Weigh Station is open from 9am to 7pm. If Flounder is caught after 7pm, fish must be brought back to Fisherman’s Wharf to be weighed the next morning (during weigh-in hours).
  3. Fish must be weighed in by an official weighmaster. The official weighmasters being Dee Wallace, Tray Clark, Wyatt Hickman, and Johnny Payne. The fish house is open from 9:00am- 7:00pm. Once fish has been weighed, the official weigh-in form will be filled out. Registered angler will receive a copy and will need to hold onto it as proof of weigh-in.
  4. Weight will be the main form of competition, in case of a tiebreaker, after weight it will go to the time weighed in.
  5. You may be entered into both (GIGGING and HOOK AND LINE) tournaments. However, you may not GIG outside of a boat, likewise you may not do HOOK AND LINE from inside of a boat. You may take a boat to where you will fish HOOK AND LINE, however you may not start until stepping out of the boat.
  6. WINNERS will be announced on January 1st
  7. Prize money will be equal to all entry fees minus 15%.
  8. THIS IS A WINNER TAKE ALL TOURNAMENT
  9. By entering this tournament, you agree to submit to polygraph. Officials can order a polygraph at any time.
  10. All participants fish at your own risk, we urge all anglers to make sound decisions when it comes to weather and abiding by fishing laws.
  11. Port Aransas Fisherman’s Wharf is not responsible for any accidents or injuries that may occur while fishing for any tournament.
  12. NO CANCELATIONS or refunds will be made. Once entered into tournament, you may fish until the closing date.

2021 GIGGING Flounder Tournament Rules

  1. Rules, including all printed rules and rules available at fishermanswharfporta.com are all subject to change. It is the responsibility of all participants of the tournament to abide by the tournament rules. Once entry form has been paid and signed, you have agreed to abide by the tournament policies.
  2. Entrants MUST comply with all Federal, State, and Local fishing regulations. Any illegal fish brought to be weighed-in will be disqualified from the tournament immediately.
  3. In the event that official regulators change season dates or close the seasons all together, the tournaments will change accordingly.
  4. Entry forms MUST be filled out at Port Aransas Fisherman’s Wharf, 900 Tarpon St. Port Aransas, TX. Entrants urged to keep entry form as proof of entry.
  5. You MUST be entered into the tournament, entry fees paid, and form signed, before departing to fishing grounds. If you have not been registered for the tournament, come back and weigh-in a fish, it will not be eligible for the tournament.
  6. Anglers may enter tournament at any time, it is a $200 dollar entry fee. Once you have paid the entry fee and signed form, gig on!
  7. Flounder gigging dates: Tournament dates: October 1st through December 31st. Once the tournament is over, no more gigged flounder may be weighed in, even if the season runs past the tournament.
  8. Flounder minimum length: 15in.
  9. GIGGING STARTS for Flounder on October 1st at 12:01am. GIGGING STOPS for Flounder on November 1st, GIGGING CONTINUES for Flounder on December 15th.
  10. GIGGING ENDS for Flounder on December 31st at 11:59pm.
  1. All fish must be brought to Fisherman’s Wharf by registered boat/angler.
  2. Weigh Station is open from 9am to 7pm. If Flounder is caught after 7pm, fish must be brought back to Fisherman’s Wharf to be weighed the next morning (during weigh-in hours).
  3. Fish must be weighed in by an official weighmaster. The official weighmasters being Dee Wallace, Tray Clark, Wyatt Hickman, and Johnny Payne. The fish house is open from 9:00am- 7:00pm. Once fish has been weighed, the official weigh-in form will be filled out. Registered angler will receive a copy and will need to hold onto it as proof of weigh-in.
  4. Weight will be the main form of competition, in case of a tiebreaker, after weight it will go to the time weighed in.
  5. You may be entered into both (GIGGING and HOOK AND LINE) tournaments. However, you may not GIG outside of a boat, likewise you may not do HOOK AND LINE from inside of a boat. You may take a boat to where you will fish HOOK AND LINE, however you may not start until stepping out of the boat.
  6. WINNERS will be announced on January 1st
  7. Prize money will be equal to all entry fees minus 15%.
  8. THIS IS A WINNER TAKE ALL TOURNAMENT.
  9. By entering this tournament, you agree to submit to polygraph. Officials can order a polygraph at any time.
  10. All participants fish at your own risk, we urge all anglers to make sound decisions when it comes to weather and abiding by fishing laws.
  11. Port Aransas Fisherman’s Wharf is not responsible for any accidents or injuries that may occur while fishing for any tournament.
  12.  NO CANCELATIONS or refunds will be made. Once entered into tournament, you may fish until the closing date.

WEIGH MASTERS

9:00am- 7:00pm

Dee Wallace- 361-815-1612
Wyatt Hickman- 361-416-0357

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