Annual Delaware River Striped Bass Tournament
MARCH 30, 2013
RAIN DATE: SUNDAY, APRIL 6
Sun-Up to 3:00 PM Weigh in @ the WEBC Dock
WEST END BOAT CLUB, 500 WEST 2ND STREET, ESSINGTON, PA 19029
LAUNCH: ANYWHERE ON THE DELAWARE
Food/Buffet After Weigh~in.
$$$ Prizes for 1st 2nd
& 3rd Place •
Door Prize Raffles •
St Croix Rod & Penn Reel
• Cabelas Prizes
values vary based on the number of entries.)
REGISTRATION FEE: $40.00
per person, online or
the W.E.B.C along with one of the contacts below.
Registration Due 3/29/13 •
Captains Meeting @ the W.E.B.C 3/29/13 @ 7 PM.
$40.00 per person must be received by March 29th, 2013 (End of
Captain's Meeting). All registered boats entrance fees include
eligibility to all prizes; tournament food beverages are available
at the WEBC throughout the event. Includes buffet and beverages
after the weigh in station has closed @4pm. You can also register
in person at the West End Boat Club, 500 West 2nd St., Essington,
PA 19029 •
DEADLINE Entries must be
received by close of Captain’s Meeting March 29, 2013.
Captains Meeting will be held on March 29, 2013 at 7:00 PM at
W.E.B Club. At least one representative from each boat must be
DATES AND HOURS
The tournament fishing day is Saturday March 30. Fishing hours are
from Sun up to 3:00 weigh in PM. No lines or chumming of any kind
is permitted in the water previous to the starting time. Any fish
hooked prior to the stop fish time of 3:00 may be played until
boated or released. Rain date: Sunday, April 6, 2013.
Participants are prohibited from laying out over night. All boats
must depart on the morning of the fishing day and any boats not in
compliance will be disqualified. Inshore / Near Shore
Boundaries (from Shoreline) are set at Rivers State boundaries.
All of the Delaware River is within the boundaries of the
Fishing will be on the scheduled day and is Captain’s choice.
Fishing by any one boat in the tournament on the fishing day or
partial day constitutes an official tournament and prizes awarded.
If the event is canceled by extraordinary extreme weather or
natural disaster, 50% of the registration money will be refunded.
All non-refundable registration monies will be donated to the
charity. The decision to cancel the tournament will be made by the
Tournament Director. All participants enter this tournament at
their own risk and discretion and will accept full responsibility
for their own boat and crew.
REELS & BAIT
It is the responsibility of the Captains and Anglers of each
vessel to follow all Local, State, and Federal Recreational
Fishing Regulations (No Commercial Licenses will be honored). No
prizes will be rewarded to any entry not in compliance with these
regulations. I.G.F.A. all tackle rules apply unless otherwise
noted or discussed prior to fishing. This is a rod and reel event;
no nets or other devices will be permitted.
WEIGHING YOUR CATCH
All eligible fish must be available for weigh-in no later than
4:00PM on the scheduled fishing day. Anglers are not required to
dock at W.E.B.C, but must report to the W.E.B.C weigh stations by
the deadline for all eligible fish to count. The main weigh
station is located at W.E.B.C if any question arises as to the
qualifications of a fish; tournament officials have the option of
gutting and/or retaining the fish for judges’ inspection and
future reference. Fish must be in a fresh and edible condition.
Judges decision is final.
First, second and third heaviest fish in each category of the
River Tournament (Striped Bass) will be awarded cash prizes. First
prize is $$$ second prize $$$* and third prize is $$$* in each
*Prize money is based on the
number of boats registered. Maximum of 100 boat registrations.
All communication between
judges at the tournament headquarters and fishermen during fishing
times will be monitored on VHF channel? (YTBD)
Important Contact Information:
Tournament Chairman: Lou Perti
Donald Clark 610~497~3429
Jim Salvey 484-576-6751
Crabbing & Fishing Outfitters
Joe Boyle – Art’s Animal & Supply Bait &
Crabbing & Fishing Outfitters
2171 McDade Blvd., Holmes, PA
ADDITIONAL RULES & REGULATIONS
last minute changes to the rules will be announced at the
Captain’s Meeting on Friday, March 29th 2013
boats must be registered and paid in full prior to the end of
the Captains Meeting on March 29th 2013. Registration fees are
Delaware River Striped Bass Tournament is a strong advocate of
catch and release and conservation.
protests must be submitted in writing to the Tournament
Director by no later than 7:30PM on Saturday, March 30th 2013.
The Rules Committee at their discretion may use polygraph test
on any Captain, crew member or angler to reach a decision. By
virtue of your paid entry all participants agree to the final
decision of the Rules Committee.
tournament and its sponsors are not responsible for the
conduct, personal injury, damages or negligence on the part of
Tournament Committee reserves the right to inspect any boats
entered into the tournament without notice.