event is an individual tournament and is designed to be fun. In
other words, more than one veteran will be assigned to fish on
the same boat but will be fishing to win individual awards. Typically,
the closest angler to the fish on rod reels it in.
Beyond that, the honor system is in place!
in: 8:00 am
Weigh in: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Large Game (Mako, Thresher, Porbeagle, Tuna)
Blue Shark Catch and Release
and federal rules are included.
place prizes will be awarded to the one largest legal fish in
each fish category listed above. All prizes are based on the WEIGHT
of the fish, and not the length. In other words, a 25 inch, 4.5
lb striped bass will beat a 26 inch, 4.0 lb striped bass. In the
event of a tie for a prize in any of the fishing categories, the
angler that weighed in their fish first will be the winner.
angler can only weigh in their largest fish for each fishing category.
For example, lets say a veteran fishing on a boat lands
3 legal stripers, and the weights of these three fish are 6.0,
5.0, and 4.0 lbs. They can only weigh in the heaviest striper
for consideration of a prize in the striper category.
single angler may win a prize in more than one species category.
For example, lets say that a veteran fishing for ground
fish on a boat catches a 6 lb. striper on their way back in. They
can weigh in their heaviest ground fish for a prize in the ground
fish category, and the 6 lb striper in the striper category.
captains are responsible for any fish weighed in. Please do not
leave any fish on the dock for the marina to deal with after they
weigh master for the tournament will be available in the tournament
area from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon. ALL FISH MUST
BE WEIGHED IN DURING THE DESIGNATED WEIGH IN TIMES - THERE WILL
BE NO EXCEPTIONS!!
teams can monitor VHF channel 69 throughout the day, for updates
and information, or for communicating with other teams that are
fishing the event.
luck and be safe!
Appreciation Fishing Tournament Waiver
There is no weather or safety committee, and the decision to fish
is left solely to participants who do so at their own risk. Traveling
out on the ocean in seas with conditions which are subject to
constant change and engaging in a fishing tournament which requires
movement and exposure to these conditions, is an inherently dangerous
activity that could result in severe injury and/or death. All
participants knowingly and willingly accept these risks. Participants
represent that they are in good health, sufficient to withstand
the rigorous nature of this activity and are knowledgeable about
safe fishing practices and boating safety. Participants hold harmless
Port Harbor Marine and individual boat owners in the result of
injury and/or death.
Print this page, and sign.
Print and Mail WITH Your Registration:
Family Program Office
Family Assistance Center
State House Station #33
Augusta, ME 04333