James River Hawg Snatchers
All Tournament Water is OFF LIMITS Thursdays and Fridays before Events
Boat numbers will be drawn prior to each event
1. 3/17/18 Hopewell
2. 4/21/18 Hopewell
3. 5/12/18 Hopewell
4. 6/30/18 Hopewell
5. 8/11/18 Hopewell
Top 15 Championship 9/8 9/9 Hopewell
2018 James River Hawgsnatchers series
Hawgsnatchers reserves the right to reject any entries, which we feel are not in the best interest of the tournament.
All participants Fish at your own risk and assume personal responsibility and are financially liable for any damages or injury that occur.
$600 for the season
Safe boating conduct must be observed at all times.
No hole sitting by a non- competitor or by another competitor, to aid a tournament participant will be allowed. Violators will have their catch disqualified and may be banned from the club with no refund
Each competitors boat must be equipped with a working livewell system capable of keeping a
tournament limit of bass alive.
Tackle and Fishing Methods
Only artificial baits may be used. No live or cut bait is permitted (pork trailers are permitted).
A limit of 5 bass at least 12 inches in length (largemouth, smallmouth, spotted bass) may be weighed in.
Dead fish will be penalized 1 pound per dead fish and also 1 pound from big fish if big fish is dead
Competitors who are not inside the designated check in area by the check in deadline will be penalized at a rate of 1 pound per minute, up to 10 minutes at which time their catch will be disqualified.
Interpretation of these rules will be left to the Tournament Director. Infractions of any rule may result in
disqualification of catch and Banned from future events without refund
PERMITTED FISHING LOCATIONS:
Only that water open to ALL public fishing will be considered tournament waters. Waters deemed off limits by authorities or tournament officials should be treated like a wall. No boats or casting behind that boundary while fishing.
All angling must be done from the boat.
Prior to the tournament registration, any questionable areas must be brought to the attention of tournament officials to be considered tournament waters and may be announced for all to hear unless determined otherwise by tournament director