1. All Federal,State,and local laws apply.

 2. Life jackets must be worn when the boat is on plane.

 3. Five fish limit of largemouth,smallmouth, and spotted bass.

 4. All fish must be 15" in length on the golden rule.

 5. A short fish will result in losing that fish plus a 3lb penalty from the total weight..

 6. Culling is to begin on the sixth fish. More than five fish in the livewell will result in


 7. Dead fish penalty will be a 1/2 pound per dead fish.

 8. No fish shall be taken in a unsportsman like manner

 9. Artificial bait only. No Trolling

10. No fishing within 50 yards of another participant

11. No unsportsman like conduct to any director or other competitor. This will result in


12. You must be in the check in point by your time. Late penalty will be 1lb per minute.

      disqualification after 10 minutes. 

13. Only one big fish paid per tournament.

14. Each participant must fish a total of 7 or fish six and buy 1 of the 10 tournaments to qualify for       the classic.. If you chose to buy one it must before the start of the last tournament..

15. Any protest must be made before the scales close.

16. The decision of any rules by the tournament director will be final.

17. The use of illegal drugs or alcohol is prohibited during tournament hours.

18. You must sign the waiver form before participating. The directors, their families, their help

      or the facilities are not responsible for any incidents or accidents.. You are responsible for

      your own actions.

19. Safe boating conduct will apply at all times.

20. You must be in the boat to catch any fish.

21. The tournament director and committee reserve the right to refuse entry to the tournament to

      anyone they chose.

22. Anyone is subject to a polygraph at anytime.

23. No Guides allowed period.

Entry Fee is 80$...90% payback-10% to the Classic

Membership Fee is 25$

Classic Entry Fee is 160$ per boat

Club pays back 100% of money taken in by the end of the year.

Blast for each tournmant is safe light til 3pm

Points System

The points start at 200 for 1st and drop 1 point per position. If you fish and don't weigh in you will receive 50 points for that tournament. The first tie breaker for the points will be the total weight from the top 8 tournaments.

To win the points a team must have fished a total of 7 tournaments together. A team can use 1 alternate throughout the year. After the one alternate is used you MUST fish by yourself to receive the points..NO EXCEPTIONS

Fish Off

Each person must have fished 6 tournaments to qualify for the classic..No alternates count in the 6 tournaments. A team is elgible to pay for tournament to complete their 7 but the 7th tournament must be paid for by the start of the last regulary scheduled tournament...


2018 Rules

Richland Creek Bass Club