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KCBA Annual Watchaug Open- May 3rd from 7am to 3pm
« on: April 06, 2015, 01:15:14 PM »
Ron and I apologize for not posting earlier as many of you there we have a lot going on right now.  Here is the flyer, the attachment is to large so
I had to cut and past it, sorry.

KENT COUNTY BASS ANGLERS
PRESENTS
2015
ANNUAL TEAM TOURNAMENT
AT
WATCHAUG POND STATE RAMP
CHARLESTOWN, RI
SUNDAY MAY 3rd, 2015
ENTRY FEE: Pre registered $100.00 PER 2 PERSON TEAM (IF PRE PAID AND RECEIVED BY APRIL 22, 2015)
Pay at the ramp $110.00 PER 2 PERSON TEAM ($10.00 PROCESSING FEE)
CASH ONLY AT RAMP NO CHECKS
$10.00 OPTIONAL LUNKER POOL PER TEAM PAYABLE AT THE RAMP
50 BOAT LIMIT
TOURNAMENT HOURS
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Boats must be launched prior to 6:30 AM

PAYOUT
1st Place Team - $2000.00
2nd Place Team - $1000.00
3rd Place Team - $500.00
4th Place Team - $300.00
5th Place Team - $200.00
Payout based on a full field of 50 teams

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Please Send Check or Money Order Payable to:
KENT COUNTY BASS ANGLERS
c/o Ron Bestwick
1426 Hopeville Road
Griswold, CT 06351

ANGLER                                                                      CO ANGLER
Name:______________________________________ Name:_________________________________________
Address:____________________________________ Address:_______________________________________
City:_______________________________________ City:__________________________________________
State:______________Zip Code:________________ State:________________Zip Code:__________________
Signature:____________________Date:__________ Signature:____________________Date:______________
BY SIGNING THIS RELEASE KENT COUNTY BASS ANGLERS DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY
FOR ANY ACCIDENTS, INJURIES, INFRACTIONS OF GAME REGULATIONS AND STATE OF RHODE ISLAND GENERAL
LAWS MADE BY THE COMPETITORS BEFORE, DURING, OR AFTER THE TOURNAMENT.
This release form must be signed and dated by both Angler and Co Angler and sent to above address or
presented at the ramp the day of the tournament.
TOURNAMENT RULES
Eligibility: Open to all anglers. Anglers below the age of 18 must fish with a parent or guardian as a
member of their team. Entry forms and fees must be received no later than April 22, 2015. Late
registration may be done at the launch site, provided the tournament is not sold out, cash only at the
ramp. There is a 50-boat limit.
Registration: Each team must check in with the tournament committee prior to starting time. All boats
are subject to an inspection of all livewells and storage spaces before launch.
Boat Requirements: All boats must meet the minimum U.S. Coast Guard vessel safety requirements.
PFDs (Life Jacket) Must be worn by all competitors any time the combustion engine is running. All boats
must be equipped with a livewell adequate to keep 8 fish alive during tournament hours.
Sportsmanship: There will be no fishing within 50 feet of a competitor?s boat that is at anchor (anchor
out, trolling motor up). Anglers must remain in their boat at all times during tournament hours, except in
the case of an emergency. All bass must be caught legally during tournament hours at Watchaug Pond
and its tributaries. No alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs are allowed during tournament hours.
Teams: A team will consist of (2) two competitors per boat. No other persons are allowed on board a
tournament vessel during tournament hours. Standings will be combined weight of largemouth and
smallmouth bass with a limit of 8 fish per team.
Tackle: Only artificial lures may be used. No live or prepared baits may be used expect for pork strips or
rinds. Only one wet line is permitted at any time per angler. Trolling is prohibited.
Scoring: Tournament standings will be determined by weight in pounds and ounces per team. Only
largemouth and smallmouth bass will be weighed. A 12? minimum length, mouth closed, fantail measured
on a golden ruler will determine actual length of fish. All decisions as to size and weight of all fish will be
determined by the weigh master and will be binding and final.
Penalties: Four (4) ounces will be deducted from a team score for each dead fish weighed in. For any
short fish (under 12") weighed in, the teams entire catch will be disqualified. There will be no courtesy
measurements allowed at weigh-in.
Ties: In the event that there is a tie between teams, the first tie breaker will be the team with the most
fish, in the event that the teams are still tied, the second tie breaker will be the team with the single
largest fish.
All Rhode Island State, general, fishing and boating laws and regulations must be adhered to. Any
infractions of the above tournament rules, state laws, and regulations will be ground for disqualification.
Starting flights will be determined by blind draw at check-in.
Tournament waters will be off-limits to all competitors from
7:00PM Wednesday, April 28, 2015 until the start of the
tournament Sunday May 3, 2015.
« Last Edit: April 06, 2015, 08:43:56 PM by Curt - RI »

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Re: KCBA Annual Watchaug Open- May 3rd from 7am to 3pm
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2015, 01:15:57 PM »
Ignore the smilies don't know what they appeared on the copy.