Fly Fishing Tournament Rules
- We will follow all NMDGF rules and regulations
- Must have valid NM fishing license.
- Catch and Release only.
- Artificial flies only, 2 fly limit barbless hooks.
- Walk/Wade only NO GUIDED TRIPS.
Each team is allowed to score/record 15 best fish each day. Only 15 fish will be recorded per team each day. Scores must be turned in at the end of the day NO EXCEPTIONS. Must have time stamped photo of each fish with approved supplied measuring device measuring the fish. Please respect the fish and make every attempt to return the fish back into the water as safely and quickly as possible.
Half of the teams will be assigned either the lower river or the upper river. Texas hole will be the neutral zone and all teams are allowed to fish there. On day two teams will switch to the opposite part of the river that they were assigned on the first day. (Example: If you fished the upper part of the river on day 1 you will fish the lower part of the river on day 2)
1”-- 10” = 5 points
11” -- 15” = 10 points
16” – 20” = 15 points
21”-- 25” = 20 points
26 – 30” = 25 points
BROWN TROUT OVER 20” WILL BE WORTH ADDITOINAL 10 POINTS.
At the end of DAY 2 points will be tallied from each team and the TOP 3 placing teams will receive awards. There will also be individual awards for largest fish, smallest fish and other surprise categories.
Most importantly remember to have fun and know you are contributing to a great cause.
TIGHT LINES EVERYONE
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
AUGUST 30, 2019
Day 1 Fishing Tournament
0800: Teams will met up and check in at Abe’s Fly Shop, review of rules, catered breakfast (grab burritos).
0900: Depart to river. Fishing begins.
1700: Fishing stops for the day
1730: Teams will return to Abe’s Fly Shop to turn in the days catch. Catered dinner. CASH ONLY BAR
AUGUST 31, 2019
Day 2 Fishing Tournament
0700: Teams will meet up. Catered breakfast (grab burritos) at Abe’s Fly Shop
0715: Depart for river. Fishing begins.
1300: fishing stops for the day.
1330: Teams will return to Abe’s Fly Shop to turn in the days catch. (Every 10 minutes a team is late that team will be deducted 5 points). Catered lunch/dinner. CASH ONLY BAR
1400: Awards ceremony/door prize raffle.