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Old 02-10-2020, 09:46 PM   #1
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2020 Tristate Leaderboard Tournament Rules and sign up info

2020 Tristate Leaderboard Rules
1.Freedive spearfishing ONLY
2.All entries must have a witness (never dive alone)
3.All inshore species (Cod, Bluefish, Scup, Sea Robin, Tautog, Black sea bass, Fluke and Triggerfish) must be weighed on dry land with a Certified Scale. You may use your own or go to a local tackle shop and weigh on their certified scale.
(Sponsor @redtidespearfishing has the cheapest price around at $59.95,Once registered see member facebook page for 15% off RedTides entire site!)
3a.Bluewater fish (Mahi mahi, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Bigeye Tuna) will be messured by tape measure not weight. Messure from the tip of the snout to the fork in the tail to the closest half inch. Tape must be laid flat over the fish with clear video from tip to tip.
4.Spearos may not be helped dispatch their harvest while in the water.
4a.Spearos may have the boat throw a second unloaded gun for a second shot.
4b.A fish may be gaffed by the boat after fish is dispatched.
4c.If your fish is still alive and you are able to boat it by yourself a member on the boat can brain or bat your fish as long as you land it yourself.
5.Spearos must follow each states regulations as they may change from state to state.
6. The use of artificial light sources for night spearfishing is not allowed.
7.All fish must be taken with recreational bag limits. (no commercial fish)
8.Spearos must harvest fish in RI, CT, NY or MA.
9.All weigh ins must be made by Video. You must show the Certification on the scale then Zero the scale and show it before hanging the fish and have a clear shot of the fish as well as the numbers on the scale.You have to show the date from a phone or dive watch as well as announce the Species, your name, date,weight, Polespear or Speargun and your WITNESS.
9a. All leaderboard entries must be submitted with in 1 week from entry.
10.For a fish to over take the lead the fish must be 1/10 of a pound over the current leader. (No Ties)
10a. If the scale you are using is in Oz it will be rounded DOWN to the nearest 1/10 of a pound.
11.16 and under Spearos or Spearas must be accompanied by a buddy 21 years or older.
12.All entries must be posted on Facebook in the group TriState Leaderboard Spearfishing Tournament or on Instagram on your own page and tag @Tristateleaderboard #tristateleaderboard

To enter Tristate Skindivers send $45 paypal to Tristateskindivers@gmail.com paypal.me/Tristateskindivers
16 and under are FREE just contact Josh Brouwer

First 100 signed up are in a raffle for a HeadHunter Guerrilla Sling 3.0 with shaft and reel
Josh Brouwer
Tri-State Skindivers
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