FRESH WATER BASS FISHING TRAIL FOR BOATS
UP TO 17 FT AND 90 HP

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DELTONA SMALL BOAT CLUB BY-LAWS SEASON 26

NOVEMBER-JUNE /2019-2020/

Membership Dues
a.        $20 per Angler

b.       $30 each Angler if joining within 7 days before tournament day

Entry Fees
a.        $40 per boat

b.       ($30 Tournament/ $5 Big Bass/ $5 Classic)

c.        Must be paid before each weigh-in start

Payback
a.        1-5 Boats:                           One Place (100%)

b.       6-10 Boats:                         Two Places (60% / 40%) 

c.        11-15 Boats:                       Three Places (50% / 30% / 20%)

d.       16-24 Boats:                       Four Places (48% / 25% / 17%/ 10%)

e.        25 boats or more                Five Places (45% / 25% / 15% / 10% / 5%)

f.        Team with the most points at the end of the season wins $100 prize

g.       Big Bass of the year wins $50 prize (Must pay or fish 5 tournaments to qualify)

h.       In case of a tie, take next prize down and add them both together and divide them equally

Boats Requirements
a.        Boats must not exceed 17 feet in length with a Maximum 90 HP

Tournament Rules
a.        Tournament Hours: Start at Safe light until 2:00 P.M.

• Boats that arrive late to the launch, before they start fishing, must find another boat that is fishing the tournament and pay the entry fee for that tournament to the found boat and ask them to inspect your live well

b.       5 Fish limit per boat

c.        The maximum rod size limit is 8 feet

d.       Catch and Release will be enforced

e.        Only Largemouth Bass will be weighed

f.        Artificial baits only (No live baits allowed)

g.       An angler may use only 1 rod at any given time (You must reel in one bait before casting another)

h.       No trolling allowed

i.         You must be at least 50 yards away from another boat when both the trolling motor is up and the anchor is down

j.         No culling or fishing is allowed at the ramp or immediate area of the ramp. *Courtesy Rule:  

           Allowing the bass to be measured while the boat is in the water and the bass are not in

          the weigh-in bags.  Once weigh-in begins, Courtesy Rule is no longer in effect and fish can no                         longer be measured or released.

k.       Fishing will be permitted in any water legally accessible to everyone by boat at the tournament           location.

l.         Anglers must remain in their boats at all times during the tournament, unless an emergency

           requires and angler to leave the boat.

m.     No drugs or alcoholic beverages allowed during tournament hours

n.       You must wear your life vest while your boat is running plane.

o.      All other Florida State Laws and Regulations will apply

 

6.       Penalties

Must return for weigh in at or before 2:00 P.M. Late arrivals will be disqualified

a.        There is a .30 ounce penalty for each dead fish*

·         The .30 ounce deduction will be deducted from the total weight

·         Dead fish will NOT qualify for Big Bass

7.        Alternates

a.        An alternate may be used twice throughout the season excluding the Classic*

b.       Only named partner is allowed to fish the Classic

Exception: If you have not used your 2nd Alternator, *someone has to be a full paid member by the 6th tournament to qualify to fish the Classic with you.

8.        Classic

a.        To fish the Classic the following qualifications must be met:

·         Fish or pay all 8 regular season tournaments OR rank in the top 3 by total points accumulated

          for the season and fish at least 6 regular season tournaments

·         All regular season rules will apply during the Classic

9.       Launch by number sequence, weigh-in will be by the same order of departure

10.    Protest

a.        Protest or complaint may be presented to club directors any time before Tournament before

          weigh-in begins.

b.       Directors decisions are final

 

11.    Tournaments are the first Saturday of every month of 2019-2020

12.    Directors

President                             Mike Sikes, Sr. 

Tournament Director      Ricky Riera

Treasury                             Mike Sikes, Sr.

Secretary                            Shawn Giddens

Weight Master                   Art Hill

50/50                                    Melvin Bryant                    

For information contact:     Mike Sikes, Sr.    (407) 466-3899 or Shawn Giddens   (407) 221-5609

DELTONA SMALL BOAT CLUB SEASON 26

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
NOVEMBER-JUNE 2019-2020

NOVEMBER 2, 2019   MULLET LAKE

DECEMBER 7, 2019     ASTOR RAMP

JANUARY 4, 2020     BUZZARD BEACH

FEBRUARY 1, 2020   EAST LAKE

MARCH 7, 2020    ED STONE PARK

APRIL 4, 2020    LAKE MONROE

MAY 2, 2020      MULLET LAKE

JUNE 6, 2020     BUZZARD BEACH

JUNE 14, 2020     CLASSIC T.B.A

***QUALIFIERS WILL VOTE FOR 3 SITES OF CHOICE TO DRAW FROM ON THE DAY OF THE CLASSIC.

We are a club for those who love bass fishing, friendly competition, and a lot of fun!

Deltona Small Boat Club