2018 Texas Saltwater Shootout Tournament Presented By: Galveston Yacht Basin

GCTA is proud to announce the launch of the 2018 Texas Saltwater Shootout hosted by Galveston Yacht Basin.

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GCTA is proud to announce the launch of the 2018 Texas Saltwater Shootout hosted by Galveston Yacht Basin.

GCTA is proud to announce the launch of the 2018 Texas Saltwater Shootout hosted by Galveston Yacht Basin.

The tournament features two divisions. The Adult Division for anglers 14 and older which also features six Big Fish Side Pots for Trout, Flounder, Redfish, Kingfish, Ling, and Dorado. And the Kids Division is for anglers 13 and under.

More Information about the Divisions:

Adult Division: Every fish will have a first, second, and third place. You can weigh in a fish with each category. The angler with the most points wins. 

Kids Division: Every fish will have a first, second, and third place. You can weigh in a fish with each category. The angler with the most points wins.

GRAND CHAMPION: The grand champion is the angler with the most combined points for inshore and offshore and there will be a first, second, and third place for the grand champion.

Scoring:

1st Place = 3 Points

2nd Place = 2 Points

3rd Place = 1 Point

For questions regarding the event, please contact us at info@gctatx.com or visit our Facebook Page for frequent tournament updates.

OVER

$10,000

IN PAYOUTS

Plaques and Awards Ceremony following the end of the tournament!

Tournament Information:

Date: June 16th - August 30th

Launch/Fish: Entire Gulf of Mexico

Weigh In: During Bait Camp Hours

Location: Galveston Yacht Basin

715 N Holiday DR, Galveston, TX 77550


Entry:

Adult Division Entry: $100 Per Person

Kids Division Entry: $20 Per Person

 

Optional (Adults Only):

Big Trout Side Pot: $20

Big Flounder Side Pot: $20

Big Redfish Side Pot: $20

Big Kingfish Side Pot: $20

Big Ling Side Pot: $20

Big Dorado Side Pot: $20

2018 Texas Saltwater Shootout Rules and Regulations

1. FISH HAS TO BE CAUGHT LEGALLY, ON ROD AND REEL, OR POLE AND LINE DURING DATES SET FOR TOURNAMENT.

2. LIVE, DEAD, OR ARTIFICIAL BAIT IS ACCEPTABLE.

3. DECISIONS OF THE WEIGHT MASTER, AND TOURNAMENT OFFICERS IS FINAL.

4. WEIGH IN IS AT THE GALVESTON YACHT BASIN. 715 N HOLIDAY DRIVE. GALVESTON, TX 77550 DURNING BAIT CAMP HOURS.

5. TOURNAMENT BOUNDARIES ARE THE ENTIRE GULF OF MEXICO.

6. ALL FISH WEIGHED IN MUST BE LEGAL BY TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE STANDARDS.

7. CANNOT CATCH FISH IN NET OR TROT LINE.

8. ALL PARTICIPANTS GET A COPY OF RULES WHEN ENTER, AND SUCH RELEASE LIABILITY FOR TOURNAMENT.

9. TOURNAMENT WEIGH MASTERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLEAN AND INSPECT ANY FISH BROUGHT INTO BE WEIGHED.

10. NO REFUNDS ON TOURNAMENT ENTRIES.

11. WINNERS HAVE TO BE PRESENT AT AWARDS CEREMONY TO RECIEVE PRIZES.

12. CONTESTANTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR LICENSES, TAXES, OR FEES.

13. FAILURE TO COMPLY TO THE RULES SET WILL BE AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION.

14. TOURNAMENT HEADQUARTERS NUMBER (409)-692-1555.

15. ANY OBNOXIOUS, RUDE, OR DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR WILL BE GROUNDS FOR DISQUALIFICATION.

16. ANY CHEATING WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.

17. WINNERS WILL BE POLYGRAPHED IF DEEMED NECESSARY.

18. IN CASE OF A TIE, THE 1ST PERSON TO ENTER THEIR FISH TO BE WEIGHED HOLDS THE TIE BREAKER. IF BOTH ARE ENTERED AT SAME TIME, AND WEIGH THE SAME, THEN THE 1ST PERSON TO ENTER TOURNAMENT HOLDS THE TIE BREAKER.

19. NO GUTTED,MUTILATED, OR FROZEN FISH WILL BE ACCEPTABLE.

20. FISH WILL BE WEIGHED ONE TIME ONLY.

21. KIDS DIVISION IS AGE 13 AND UNDER AND CANNOT ENTER FISH IN THE ADULT DIVISION.

22. ANGLER CAN ONLY HAVE ONE FISH WEIGHT IN PER CATEGORY AT ANYTIME. HOWEVER THE ANGLER CAN WEIGH IN A HEAVIER FISH TO IMPROVED HIS/HER STANDING IN THAT CATEGORY.

23. ALL ANGLERS MUST BE REGISTERED IN THE TOURNAMENT BEFORE ANY WEIGHS INS OF THEIR FISH.

24. ADULT DIVISION MAY WIN ONE PLACE PER CATEGORY.

25. PROTESTS AND SUCH MUST BE MADE TO THE TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR NO LATER THAN AUGUST 16 AT 5 P.M. AND ATTACHED $100 DEPOSIT. IF THE PROTEST IS UPHELD THE $100 WILL BE REFUNDED. IF THE DECISION IS NOT UPHELD THE $100 WILL BE FORFEITED.

26. FISH HAS TO BE CAUGHT IN PUBLIC WATERS.

27. REDFISH HAS TO BE “20-28” INCHES; NO TAGGED REDS ALLOWED.

28. ANGLERS CAN FISH BY BOAT OR LAND.

29. NO PRE-BAITED SPOTS. CHUMMING IS ALLOWED

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