INFO & RULES
14, 2007 TBA- weigh location Easy Pawn Cash &
June 9, 2007 weigh
dollar Autoplex Galveston Island
The kayak tournament is open guides and amateurs 18 years
of age or older. Minors wanting to participate in the tournament
must have a release form signed by a parent or legal guardian.
Any fisherman may participate who does not use a motorized
floatation at anytime.
This is a weight tournament measured to the closest ounce.
Any 2 fish stringer combo of redfish, flounder or speck.
(can be one species). Ό bonus per live fish.
Optional Team Side Pot: Up to 4 anglers can join a team
side div. Assemble your 2-4man team to weigh in the team's
best 4 fish (any species). You may only use fish from the
main stringer - no additional fish not weighed in.
Main Division: $35 per person
Optional Team Side Pot: $20 a team-- Up to 4 anglers can
join a team side div. Assemble your 2-4man team to weigh
in the team's best 4 fish (any species). (ex.-2man pays
$10 ea./ 4man pays $5 ea). 100% payback first place team
Register via mail: Speck tourney-5128 Arborwood Dr.- League City, TX
Paypal at our website: www.specktourney.com
Onsite registration will take place at the mandatory Capt.
Meetings on the Thursday before each event at Tops &
Individual 1st place: AT Paddle, Specktacular
Magellan Shirt, Castaway Rod, Guided trip with Hillmans
guide service, Free entry to any (1) Specktacular event
of your choice. (this package is worth over $850). 2nd-4th
place = cash payouts.
Team Side Pot: Up to 4 anglers can join a team -100% payback
to first place team only. Other: Free Prize drawings will
be held at the weigh-in.
of the Year award: WILDERNESS SYSTEMS KAYAK (see
of the Year Award:
The Angler of the Year award will be presented to the angler
who has the most individual weight between the April/June
2007 events. You are not required to fish both events but
it would improve your chances in collecting points. 1 ounce
equals 1 point for each event.
All fish must be caught by rod & reel with artificial
lures only. Scent attractants such as fish bites and spray
scents are allowed. Chumming is not legal.
winners are subject to a polygraph test at the event or
at a later date at the request of only the weigh master,
tournament directors, or contestants before collecting their
official launch times for the tournament:
can take place at 5:30am or later.
All fish must be caught during the day(s) of the event during
can begin at 6AM regardless of kayaking or wading. All kayaks
must display a 360 degree light any time between dark
Weigh in site and times vary depending on tournament date.
Saturday weigh-in begins at 3:00pm and end at 4:00p.m. Participants
must be present & in line by deadline or they will be
disqualified. The weigh-in line closes at 4:00pm sharp!
weigh-in sites for the tournament dates are:
April 2007: Easy $ Cash Pawn & Jewelry (Baycliff)
June 2007: Sanddollar Autoplex Galveston
Any person fishing out of the defined boundaries will be
disqualified. All shoreline areas within the boundaries
are eligible launch sites.
is no launching from private property. You must launch from
any PUBLIC land or boat launch. No private access launch
sites. If one can launch all can launch---side of the road,
vacant lot, ect. Private deals from land owners will not
be allowed & they will be disqualified.
fishing behind any weirs or dams in Dickinson, Freeport
or any other area in the fishing boundaries will be allowed"
the Galveston Kayak Tournaments, the defined boundaries are:
Western Boundary Texas Highway 332 in Freeport,
Eastern Boundary Texas Highway 124 in High
North Boundary San Jacinto/Trinity
All kayaks must carry one USGG Approved Type III Personal
Floatation Device (PFD) and a whistle. A 360 degree light
is required for kayaks launching during the safe light period.
(Described in the Fishing Times Section)
For safety purposes, a marine VHF radio and/or cell phone
is allowed to be carried throughout the tournament. However
their use is only limited to emergencies. This communication
equipment may not be used to contact event participants
or non-participants during the tournament hours.
Protests made by contestants must be made in writing no
later than 30 minutes after the end of the weigh-in period.
Written protest must be accompanied by a $200 deposit which
will be refunded if the rules committee up holds the protest.
In the event of a tie, the first fish or fishes weighed
shall be the winner. Tournament officials have the right
to refuse any tournament entry. Any angler not following
the previous rules can be disqualified from this or any
Non-participants are not allowed to fish with participants.
No drugs or alcohol are allowed during the event hours.
No sharing or pooling of fish is allowed except in team
All state and federal laws apply.
All Coast Guard and Texas Parks & Wildlifes regulations apply.
The tournament directors may cancel any event for any
reason. In the event of hazardous weather, the tournament
director may cancel the event. If cancelled, the event will
be postponed until the following weekend. If you cannot
participate, you will be refunded your entry fee or given
a raincheck for another event.
All events must have sufficient participation or postponements,
cancellations or prize adjustments may occur.
No form of motor can be used to propel or transport any
There is no meeting on the morning of the tournament.
Jorge Aguirre- website information/tournament staff
Sal Bautista- tournament director firstname.lastname@example.org
Phillip Cambra-tournament director- 832-452-5903
Benny Landrum-tournament official- email@example.com