Guided Division Rules Supplement

RED TEXT MARKS NEW RULES FOR OUR 2021 TOURNAMENT

 

2021

 

OFFICIAL JOHN PAUL GRIFFON MEMORIAL

 

INVITATIONAL FISHING TOURNAMENT

 

 

GUIDED DIVISION RULES AND REGULATIONS SUPPLEMENT

 

(see the General Tournament Rules Page for additional rules)

 

 

Each team in the Guided Division will be composed of up to four anglers and a professional guide. Each team is responsible for booking and paying for their guide. Trophies will be awarded to the first through third place Guided Division teams (each member and guide) and first through third place in the Guided Division big fish categories. All the rules for the Guided Division are the same as in the regular tournament with these exceptions:

 

 

1) Teams in the Guided Division will be composed of up to, but no more than four anglers and one guide. (5 maximum)

 

2)  ARTIFICIAL LURES ONLY! Exception*(Anglers 65 years or older may fish with live shrimp (NO CUT BAIT, LIVE FINFISH OR CROAKERS ALLOWED)

 

3) The guide cannot contribute fish to the Team's Stringer.  No Guide's fish allowed.

 

4) Each day of the tournament, teams fishing in the Guided Division will weigh their heaviest combination of up to THREE legal slot redfish (20"-28") and up to TWO legal flounder (15"+). The teams fishing in the Guided Division will weigh their heaviest combination of up to FIVE legal speckled trout, up to THREE legal redfish and up to TWO legal flounder. The combined stringer may only contain a maximum of two speckled trout 25 inches long or longer, per day.

 

5) The big fish categories in the Guided Division, (trophies) will be awarded to the amateur angler for first, second and third place redfish and flounder. (No guide's fish allowed).

 

6) Anyone fishing in the Guided Division is not eligible to compete or enter in the Open or Hardware Division.

Tournament Boundary Map

 

Just click on the map and scroll around.  You can pan (click and drag), zoom (mouse thumbwheel), and add the Google Earth image by clicking the Satellite box in the lower left corner.  Click the menu icon to snap straight to the selected Boundary.