Tournament Info

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  • The Tournament begins at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 5, 2014 and ends at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 7, 2014
  • The tournament shall be held rain or shine.
  • There will be two Categories: ADULT and JUNIOR (Junior is age 14 or under)
  • There will be two Divisions: BOAT and SHORE in each category. A Division must be declared upon registration
  • Eligible species for ADULTS are Bluefish, Fluke (Summer Flounder) and Striped Bass.
  • Eligible species for JUNIORS are Black Sea Bass, Bluefish, Fluke, Scup, Striped Bass
  • Minimum striped bass size is 32 inches (Adult) and 28 inches (Junior).
  • All fish must be brought to the Offical Weigh-In Station, located at the north end of the Port of Galilee adjacent to the Great Island bridge. (see map below or online)
  • Weigh-ins will be accepted on Saturday, September 6, 2014 between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM, and on Sunday, September 7, 2014 between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM.
  • Awards will be given for each species, within each Category and in each Division
  • No person can hold more than one place per species in each division (boat or shore)
  • Each angler can improve his/her standing by entering a larger fish of the same species.
  • Fish can be brought to the Weigh-In Station by either boat or shore. A special temporary dock will be provided for boaters, and a special temporary parking location will be provided for vehicles
  • Winners shall be determined by fish weight, and fish will be recorded in pounds and tenths of pounds
  • All fish must be caught during tournament hours, by hook and line only, in the conventional manner, must be presented fresh and not frozen or previously frozen, and not mutilated
  • All fish entered must be in accordance with R.I. Marine Fisheries regulations regarding minimum size and possession limits
  • The weigher shall have the right to incise and examine the interior of any fish presented as an entry
  • In case of a tie in weight, the winner shall be determined by the longest fish, and if that still results in a tie, then the winner shall be the first fish presented and weighed during the tournament
  • Decisions of the Galilee Fishing Tournament Committee are final
  • No prize can be claimed without a Galilee Fishing Tournament and Seafood Festival entry form having been completed, prior to the deadline, including name and address, entry fee paid, and having signed the waiver on said form.
  • Acceptance of any prize constitutes permission to use the winner's name, prize won, hometown, and likeness for purposes of announcements, notices, advertising or publicity without further additional compensation.
  • The deadline to enter tournament is 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 4, 2014
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