2023 CMMTC Ladies Billfish Tournament

August 18 - August 19, 2023

Tournament Rules

Club Fishing and Tournament Specific Rules (https://www.capemaymarlintunaclub.com) apply.
All fees must be paid in full prior to the closing of the bar the evening of the Captain's Meeting. Calcutta's are cash only. Please make all checks for entry fees payable to CMMTC.
All state and federal guidelines must be followed. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.
No lines may be in the water prior to 8AM on your declared fish day. Fish hooked prior to lines out may continue to be fought, however catch reports and weigh slips must still be in by 8PM.
NEW: Omnis may not be deployed until lines in. 
You may continue to fish after lines out, however any fish caught WOULD NOT count towards the tournament and you are still required to meet the weigh-in catch report deadline.
Weigh slips submitted after 8PM on your declared fish day will not be accepted.
Please upload a photo of your weigh slip, with a signature from of the listed approved weigh stations, to the Reel Time app with your catch report. 
You may get fish to the scales however you wish, including transferring the fish to another boat.
Calcutta's will be distributed 70/30 to 1st and 2nd place winners respectively.

In the event of a tie, the boat which released it’s last fish first wins. 

If a lady angler wishes to fish two days, she must declare which day her fish will count by 8pm on Thursday prior fishing.

All IGFA rules apply with the following exceptions:
·      Lady anglers may be assisted.
·      The fish may be hooked by anyone but must be handed off immediately to a lady angler. Fish cannot be handed off to a male angler. 
·      Spreader bars may be used.
·      No green sticks allowed. 
·      The intentional use of live bait or live bait teasers is not allowed.