Posted from the Facebook Group: FRIENDS OF THE TUG FORK RIVER
Tournament Date: Saturday, August 10th from daylight to dusk and Pictures and measurements Posted by 10 PM. This should allow everyone to get internet access in time.
The Levisa Fork vs Tug Fork River Tournament Rules: (weather permitting)
Fish may be caught in the Levisa and it’s Tributaries including the Russell Fork, no fish from either Fishtrap or any other impoundment. Areas above Fishtrap are fine. The merge point at Louisa is the end of the Levisa.
Fish may be caught in the Tug Fork River and its Tributaries. No impoundments such as Laurel Lake or other small impoundment. The Tug Fork River ends at the merge point with the Levisa at Fort Gay/Louisa.
Only two types of bass are eligible, spotted bass or smallmouth bass.
No live bait.
You may fish in a boat, wade, or fish from a bank.
You are allowed a partner, or you may fish alone. Teams including a Parent-child or family members are encouraged.
Fish shall be measured with any device, (Hawg Trough type devices are preferred).
If you use a yardstick or tapeline, start the measurement at an even inch mark from at least the one inch mark.
Close the mouth of the fish when measuring. Fish will be measured to the nearest 1/2″ mark downward, (Example, 17-1/4″ will be scored as 17″, one that is 17-3/4″ will be scored 17-1/2″)
All fish shall be photographed and released. A number will be issued on the night prior to the tournament for both rivers, the number may be on your hand or a card while the photograph is taken.
You may register for the tournament on our pages either prior to the tournament or the day of.
The top three fish and the biggest overall fish will both be recognized as winners for two categories.
In the event of a tie for the top three, the biggest fish of three shall determine the winner.
There will be no fees to the tournament, just bragging rights and recognition for our area.
Courtesy of Friends of the Tug River Facebook Group