FISH HAWKS CONTEST RULES
Only members in good standing are eligible to participate in monthly contest and tournament days.
All entries are to be handled by the Contest Committee. Entries should be submitted at a monthly
meeting or mailed to the Contest Chairman. Last minute entries may be PHONED to the chairman.
All entries must be received 24 hrs. prior to weighing in a Fish caught on rod and reel.
If two fish are of equal weight, the winner is the first fish weighed in. The second fish would take second place. In the event of a tie, the prize will be evenly shared.
No one person can win more than once (1st/2nd/3rd) for the same specie on a given month. However, he/she can win a prize (1st/2nd/3rd) for another specie during that month. Members entered in the monthly contest may fish anywhere within the State of N.J. First, second, and third place winners in monthly contest are required to give relevant information as regards where the fish was caught, bait used, water depth, etc. Fish must be weighed-in at an official weigh-in station.
Prizes will be gift certificates, the value to be determined by the number of entrants for each species.
For example, moneys raised by entries in the fluke contest will be awarded via gift certificates to
winners in the Fluke category only. The committee will obtain gift certificates
from the official weigh-in stations listed below. Certificates shall be purchased from the weigh-in station where the winning fish was weighed. All contest moneys not awarded, shall go to the Club treasury. Gift certificates will be awarded at the Clubs annual banquet.
Annual Tournament Fishing Days
Open to all paid members: no entrance fee, no-sign up. Members must exit or enter either of 3 inlets, (Manasquan-Barnegat-Beach Haven) or in the surf between Pt. Pleasant and Beach Haven. Eligible species are Bluefish-Fluke-Sea Bass-Weakfish & Striper unless noted otherwise in calendar of events. Weigh-in procedures below must be followed. Cash awards are given for the heaviest fish over the listed minimum weight specified on the monthly contest form. All fish must be weighed in at an official weigh-in station. Prizes are in cash as follows: 1st/$25, 2nd/$15, 3rd/$10.00 and will be paid out at the Clubs annual banquet.
The official weigh-in stations are: and Grizz’s ForkedRiver Bait & Tackle (232 Rt. 9. Forked River) L&H Woods & Water (403 Rt. 9 Waretown), Fish Bonz (103 Lacey Road Forked River) When weighing in a fish, you must initial the weigh-in sheet, which verifies the information. All fish caught in New Jersey Waters must be weighed in at one of the above stations.
Plaques are awarded to members at the annual banquet for the heaviest fish, over listed minimum
weights, caught anytime during the year. All species listed in the monthly contest form are eligible.
You need not be in the monthly contest or tournament days to qualify.
A fish submitted for a club record may be taken from any ocean, there is no geographical limitation.
Fish caught in NJ waters must be weighed-in at one of our official weigh-in stations. For fish caught out of state you must submit a weigh-in slip including species name, length and weight on letterhead, or business card or invoice from that station signed by the weigh master, tournament chairman, or Captain of the vessel A Club Record Form must be submitted to Ken Rylak and attached to shall be a weigh-in slip from one of our official stations or other documentation as described above. The BOD shall approve all records before becoming official.
Participants fish at their own risk.
Revised 1-21-08 BOD