CATFISH MASTERS

2000 TOURNAMENT SCHEDULES

FIRST PLACE $4200   SIXTH PLACE $325
SECOND PLACE $2500   SEVENTH PLACE $200
THIRD PLACE $1500   EIGHT PLACE $125
FOURTH PLACE $900   NINTH PLACE $100
FIFTH PLACE $550   TENTH PLACE $100

Based on 100 Entries

ENTRY FEE $150    
       
TEXOMA, TEXAS
SOLDIER CREEK RESORT
(580) 564-3670
APRIL 15 & 16    
KENTUCKY LAKE, KENTUCKY
SPORTSMANS MARINA
(270) 354-6568
MAY 13 & 14    
DARDANELLE, ARKANSAS
RUSSELL STATE BANK
(501) 967-5516
JUNE 17 & 18    
SHELBYVILLE LAKE, ILLINOIS
"BO" WOOD ACCESS
JULY 15 & 16    
MILFORD LAKE, KANSAS
FLAGSTOP RESORT
(785) 463-5537
AUGUST 26 & 27    
MARK TWAIN LAKE, MISSOURI
CHIGGER HILL BAIT AND TACKLE
(573) 672-3332
SEPTEMBER 16 & 17    
FOR INFORMATION, CALL KEITH McCOY 1-402-727-8501

2000
CATFISH MASTERS
RULES AND REGULATIONS

RULE INTERPRETATIONS: Catfish Masters Official shall be solely responsible for interpretation and enforcement of tournament rules.  The officials will rule on any situation that may occur and its decision will be final.  The below listed rules and regulations may be amended to the states the Tournaments are held or during the schedule of Tournaments.

1.  TOURNAMENT HOURS: All Tournaments are a 18 our event starting at 4: 00 p.m. Saturday and ending 10: 00 a.m. Sunday.  You must be on the bank by 10: 00 a.m. Sunday or be disqualified.

2.  FISH SIZE: Blues, Channels, and Flatheads must be 18 inches or longer to be weighed.  All fish must be alive.  All fish must be released immediately after they are weighed.

3.  FISH LIMITS: 10 Catfish (see rule 2) Culling will be permitted, but the 10 fish brought to the scales can't be changed.  All entry fish on official weight log must remain as part or all of total weight.  In case the tie, BIGGEST FISH WILL BREAK TIE.  THE BIGGEST STRINGER WILL BREAK TIE.

4.  NO CHUMMING OF ANY TYPE ALLOWED PRIOR OR DURING TOURNAMENT.   NO TEAM CAN FISH IN ANY WATER THEY KNOW TO HAVE BEEN CHUMMED PRIOR OR DURING TOURNAMENT.

5.  ALCOHOL: NO ALCOHOL SHALL BE ON BOATS OR USED DURING TOURNAMENT.   TEAM CAUGHT BREAKING THIS RULE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

6.  ENTRY FEE: Entry fee is $150.00 per each 2 person team and $10 for big fish.  Only 2 people allowed in each Boat.

7.  POLYGRAPH TESTS: All teams are subject to polygraph tests.   Any team or member who fails or refuses take said tests will be disqualified.

8.  No accepting or trading fish from one team to another or persons from shore.  No setlines, jug lines, limb lines, trot lines or throw nets shall be used.

9.  ANY TEAM CAUGHT CHEATING WILL BE DISQUALIFIED AND BANNED FROM FUTURE TOURNAMENTS.

10.  FISHING BOUNDARIES: The tournament officials will be responsible for setting fishing boundaries at each tournament.  Their decision will be final.

11.  BOATS: No Boats may come closer than 100 feet of another Boat.

12.  All Tournaments will have a payout of 70% of all entry fees.

13.  Life jackets shall be worn any time your Boat motor is running.

14.  All Boats are subject to full inspection at any time.

15.  All bait are legal to use as to state fishing rules.

16.  All teams must show good sportsmanship.

17.  CATFISH MASTERS AND ITS OFFICIALS SHALL IN NO WAY BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACCIDENTS, THEFTS, OR INJURIES THAT MAY OCCUR BEFORE OR DURING A CATFISH MASTERS TOURNAMENT.

FOR INFORMATION, CALL KEITH McCOY 1-402-727-8501