From 07/22/17 5:00 am until 07/22/17 3:00 pm
At Top Water Marina
Posted by Paul Vondenstein
Categories: LKFC Tournament
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Join us Saturday, July 22nd at Top Water Marina for the LA 1 Slamboree sponsored by Pack & Paddle, DUCE Rods, Buggs Fishing, Rayne Sign, Griffin's Marina & Ice, Legend Cartography, and K2 coolers. Participation is open to the public.
LKFC CAJUN KAYAK ANGLER SERIES
The LA1 Slamboree is the 3rd of 6 events as part of the Cajun Kayak Angler Series. Earn and accrue points for weighing fish & win big prizes or cash. The Angler of the Year wins:$1000 towards the Jackson kayak of your choice
$500 prize package from Yak Attack
Free roof rack or load carrying system from Yakima - up to $450
Two Duce rods of your choice
This package is given by Pack & Paddle in partnership with Jackson Kayak, Yak Attack, Yakima and Duce Rods. Learn More...
$30 (+$1.25 via PayPal)
$17 to Tournament Payout
$6 to AOY Series & Club Fund
$5 for Solo Raffle Drawing
$2 to Leopard Redfish Category
Calcutta Option: $5 entry into side pot for Heaviest Speckled Trout. Winner takes the entire side pot. If you wish to participate in the Optional Calcutta, you must sign-up for the Calcutta at the same time you sign-up for your single tournament entry.
REGISTRATION: Open to public until Fri July 21, 12:00PM.
WAIVER: By registering for this event you agree to the LKFC waiver/release of liability waiver...READ ME
LEGAL LAUNCH / FISHING TIME: 5:00 a.m. (you may launch and stage in the immediate area before 5:00 am, but may not depart or cast until 5:00 a.m.) Please be courteous and DO NOT BLOCK LAUNCHES.
LAUNCH BOUNDARIES: Publicly accessible areas of Hwy 1 from Golden Meadow south to Grand Isle. Northern boundary is Golden Meadow Boat Launch at 305 Oakridge Dr Golden Meadow. South end of Hwy 1. Here is a helpful link about public / private waters.
SAFETY: It is every anglers responsibility to navigate their vessel in a safe manner and abide by all LDWF rules and regulations. A Coast Guard approved PFD shall be worn at all times while navigating your vessel. YOU are responsible for displaying lights for your safety...BE SEEN!
ACCEPTABLE CRAFT: Human powered kayaks and canoes only. No trolling motors or mother-shipping allowed
ACCEPTABLE TACKLE: Artificial Tackle Only
LEGAL FISHING TIME: 5 a.m. - 3 p.m.
SIGN-IN: Anglers must sign-in before 3 p.m. at Top Water Marina in Leeville. In the event of a tie, the angler who signs in first will be considered the winner.
WEIGH-IN: Top Water Marina in Leeville, LA - starting @ 3 PM SHARP. No culling at the weigh table. Have your fish ready to weigh when called upon. You must weigh-in fish to receive series points.
LEGAL STRINGER: Calculated by the total weight of up to 3 species. The 3 fish allowed are: Slot Redfish (16" min and UNDER 27") / Speckled Trout (12" min) / Flounder (12" min) 1 max of each species. Anglers who weigh all 3 (1 Red, 1 Trout, 1 Founder) are rewarded with a 2# bonus added to their weight. Anglers who weigh less than 3 do not receive the bonus. Here are 2 examples:
Angler #1 Ex:
1) REDFISH: 3#
1) FLOUNDER- 1#
Total Weight: 3+4+1+2# Bonus= 10#
1) SPECKLED TROUT (or Flounder): 5
*Weighing illegal fish (in accordance with Louisiana Wild Life and Fisheries Laws) will result in DQ.
The Slot Redfish with the most spots (counting both sides) wins.
Must be a Slot Redfish and you CAN use this redfish in your Heavy Stringer (but you are not required to).
The number of prizes given will be dependent on the number of entrants: 50 entrants or less - 1st place only, 51-100 - Top 2 (70/30), and over 100 - Top 3 (50/30/20).
If any angler places in both the Heavy Stringer Category and the Leopard Redfish Category, the angler has the choice of either taking the cash prize for the Heavy Stringer Category or the Pack & Paddle gift card for the Leopard Redfish Category (angler cannot win in both categories). However, if the angler opts for the Pack & Paddle gift card for the Leopard Redfish prize, the angler will still receive their Series Points for their place in the Heavy String Category (if they are an "Active" LKFC Member). The options will be presented to the angler after the final results are tallied and before awards presented. Based on the decision, the cash payouts or gift cards will be adjusted accordingly to the next angler who placed in the category. Therefore, make sure to register your leopard redfish with the weigh-master even if a redfish with more spots has already been "weighed-in".
Top 3 w/ < 40 anglers (the following percentages: 50 / 30 / 20)
Top 5 w/ 40+ anglers (the following percentages: 40 / 27.5 / 17.5 / 10 / 5
Top 10 w/ >125 anglers (the following percentages: 30 / 23 / 16 / 10 / 6 / 4 / 3.5 / 3 / 2.5 / 2)
DOOR PRIZE DRAWINGS: Anglers must be present at the weigh-in to win a Door Prize. If an angler places in the money for the tournament, then he/she is not eligible for door prizes. Prizes include: TBC ...Buggs Fishing Lure package, Ginger Avenger Lure package, Finn Collector Lure package, PAC Kayak Rentals Mothership trip for 4!