10th Annual Chasentailz KDW Aug 24th & 26th
Eligible Species: KINGFISH – DOLPHIN – WAHOO – BONITO- SNAPPER
NEW RULE – FISHING BOUNDRIES – SEBASTIAN INLET TO PORT EVERGLADES INLET
Tournament hours of ﬁshing and weigh in are:
6:30 AM – LINES IN START (on the HONOR system) out of the inlet of your choice. You may leave your launch site at any time, but cannot begin ﬁshing for eligible tournament ﬁsh until 6:30 AM.
WEIGH IN STARTS AT 2:00 PM YOU MUST BE IN LINE AT WEIGH IN ( Amphitheater stage) BY 5pm- NO EXCEPTIONS. FISH MUST BE BROUGHT FOR WEIGH IN BY BOAT ONLY & MUST HAVE BOAT NUMBER. . The Weigh in Master reserves the right to refuse any mutilated or suspicious ﬁsh.
All state and federal recreational fishing rules regarding weight, size, and bag limits must be observed. Only legal sized fish will be weighed, no billfish will be weighed.
All ﬁsh must be caught on rod and reel. NO ELECTRIC REELS.
Live, dead and artificial bait, any line test, wire, kites, down-riggers and planers are permissible.
The eastern fishing boundary line is 25 nautical miles. Fishing in the Bahamas is prohibited.
Each boat can weigh only 1 fish per category.
No limit to the number of lines each boat can ﬁsh. Excluding Aggregate
Cash prizes based on heaviest fish, not accumulated weight.
Maximum one overall/KDW cash prize, one female angler prize, and one junior angler prize per boat. Cash and prizes will be awarded to the person/entity that paid the entry fee from the winning boat, unless that said person signs a release designating another individual/entity to receive the cash or prize. Social Security numbers will be required, and winners will be required to fill out a w9 form, if necessary. Cash payouts will be made within 14 business days. If a category remains vacant (i.e. no 3rd place wahoo), that prize will not be awarded. In the event of a tie, the first boat that is checked in will win the award. The other fish will be eligible for the next lowest award category, if applicable.
Captains Meeting at 6pm Aug 24th at Harbourside Place-Weigh in on Stage at Harbourside Place – Awards 6pm at Harbourside Place
Lines in Aug 26th 6:30 am, weigh in 2pm- MUST BE IN LINE FOR WEIGH IN AT STAGE BY 5PM _ NO EXCEPTION- 6 Anglers excluding female & Junior
First 150 Boats receive Captains Bucket
1st Overall $5000 CASH, Trophy & Free Entry into 2024 Tournament
2nd Overall $3000 Cash, Trophy & Free Entry into 2024 Tournament
3rd Overall $2000 CASH & Trophy
1st EACH KDW $1000 Cash & Trophy
2nd EACH KDW $500 CASH
3rd EACH KDW $200 CASH
4th Each KDW $100
Under 400 HP
1st $1100 CASH
2nd $550 CASH
Additional Ways to Win: BRING TO CAPTAINS MEETING
High Roller $500 heaviest overall KDW, winner takes all
Heaviest Dolphin $100
Heaviest Overall $100
50/30/20 heaviest kdw $100
3 Fish Aggregate 1st, 2nd, 3rd $100
Closest to 19lbs without going over $100
Heaviest Wahoo $100
Female Angler 1st & 2nd Prize
Junior Angler (7-15 years old) 1st 2nd 3rd Prize
Pee Wee Angler (6 years old & under) 1st & 2nd prize
Snapper & Bonito Prize for Heaviest
***Based upon 100 Boats
First 150 Boats entered receive Captains Bucket. If you win a free entry from another tournament, Captains Bucket not included.
Fish can be donated to charity.
THIS TOURNAMENT IS FOR ALL TO HAVE FUN & ENJOY! PLEASE REMEMBER SAFETY FIRST!
BY REGISTERING FOR THIS TOURNAMENT You acknowledge & AGREEING THAT EACH CAPTAIN ACCEPTS FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY FOR THEIR CREW AND IT IS AT HIS OR HER DISCRETION TO FISH OR NOT.
Understanding the inherent risks, I individually and as a team, AGREE TO RELEASE FROM ANY LIABILITY AND TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS Chasen’Tailz Fishing Tournament & Harbourside Place and its officers, directors, employees, servants, volunteers and agents from any liability, claims, causes of action, demands, costs, obligations or financial responsibility of every kind and nature, for any incident, injury or accident occurring to myself, team member, or member of my family, while engaging in or observing any activity at ChasenTailz Fishing Tournament. By agreeing to this indemnification, I am knowingly and willingly choosing to be financially responsible for any future claims brought against Chasen’Tailz Fishing Tournament Inc & Harbourside Place LLC.
I acknowledge that I am voluntarily electing to participate in such activities. Knowing of the risks, I hereby EXPRESSLY AGREE to HOLD HARMLESS and INDEMNIFY Chasen’Tailz Fishing Tournament Inc & Harbourside Place for any claims. POSTPONEMENT OR RESCHEDULING OF THE TOURNAMENT DUE TO WEATHER IS UNLIKELY, BUT MAY BE CONSIDERED IF NECESSARY. IF FOR ANY REASON THE TOURNAMENT DOES NOT TAKE PLACE, A RAFFLE WILL DETERMINE WINNERS BY BOAT NUMBER FOR OVERALL WINNERS & 1st Place ONLY. NO REFUNDS – KEEP IN MIND THIS IS FOR CHARITY.
PHOTOS MAY BE USED FOR SOCIAL MEDIA & PROMOTIONAL ITEMS. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO DENY THE PARTICIPATING OF ANY PARTY.
Any protest concerning a rule violation must be submitted prior to the presentation of the awards. Protests must be submitted in writing to the Tournament Committee and accompanied by a $500 check that will be refunded if the protest is upheld by the Tournament Committee. All decisions made by the Tournament Committee are final and official. USE VHF 8.
Now that you know the rules, get your friends and family together for a great day of fishing and entertainment to help support the needy families with children that have life threatening illnesses