Tournament Information

General Rules and Penalties

  • Minnesota DNR fishing regulations apply in all cases.
  • Life jackets must be worn by all participants when the boat is on plane. Warning issued for first offense.
  • Any dead fish are the responsibility of the angler. If any of your fish do not swim away under their own power within 5 minutes of being returned to the lake you must bring them back to the scale to be weighed and you must take it home with you. Dead fish penalty = 1/2 the weight of the dead fish
  • Any fish brought to the weigh-in of less than minimum length will result in a penalty. More than one fish over the upper slot limit is also a penalty. Any team member may ask for a length verification at the weigh-in. Short/long fish penalty = the illegal fish does not count (removed from basket).
  • Late to weigh-in: Anglers must be done fishing and within sight of the weigh-in station by scheduled end time. 1lb per 5 minute late
  • Culling is allowed, but only one team limit of 5 bass may be in possession at any one time.
  • All participants must sign a liability waiver before the start of the tournament
  • Live well checks will be done before event.
  • Late to start: The team must check in with a tournament official before beginning fishing and present an empty live well. No penalty assessed.
  • At least one of the registered team members must be present to participate. Substitutes are allowed for the other team member. .
  • Only two persons allowed in each boat except in an emergency.
  • Please maintain 100′ distance between boats unless you have permission from the other boat.
  • Artificial bait only
  • Order of start will be done by amount raised through both monetary and silent auction items.
  • A team can be disqualified for any rule violation if deemed to be appropriate by the tournament officials.

2018 Chase’n Fish 1st Annual Tournament

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