NEW DATE: August 14-16, 2020
Location: Bass Pro Shops - Worldwide Sportsman Marina @ MM81
in Islamorada, Florida
- $375 per boat/team early entry fee
- $600 week before until date of the tournament
Prizes: $7.500 guaranteed 1st place. Various other cash and sponsor prizes. 40+ boats 1st place $10,000 guaranteed! $2,500 2nd and $1,000 for the 3rd place.
Amber Marchant @Islandbaby4life
Michelle Dalton @bombchelle_fishing
Brittany Baldwin @Reelgals
Capt. Josh Baker @capt._joshbaker
Capt. Drew Nobregas @fishybusiness_charters - Pro Staff Bass Pro - Worldwide Sportsman
Captains Meeting, and Kick-Off Party:
August14, 5:30pm-9pm @ World Wide Sportsman, 81576 Overseas Hwy. Islamorada, FL
Calcuttas Offered: Largest Mahi $150, 3 largest Mahi combined $250, Largest Blackfin Tuna $125, Largest Wahoo $125, Largest Trippletail $125 and Single Engine Division $125 - BE PAID AT CAPTAINS MEETING.
August 15th Lines in at 7:30 AM & lines out 3:30 PM
August 16th Lines in at 7:30 AM & lines out 3:30 PM
Weigh Station @ World Wide Sportsman at the MM81 is open from
4 pm-6 pm Saturday & Sunday. Arrivals may be by car or vessel. 2 day combined weigh in is allowed.
Anglers fishing out of Dade County or Broward County may just come to the final weigh-in on 8.16 by latest 6pm.
Ample parking is provided. Great sponsors will showcase their products. We also will announce Raffle and Special & daily Calcutta details during the captains meeting and via email.
Fish out of any inlet! Just make the final Weigh-In on 8.16
August 14th 7:00 PM at the venue tent
We have the tournament tent, BBQ pig roast, drinks and 2 bars on the Marina's pristine beach, adjacent to the restaurant. Registered anglers will enjoy free BBQ pork, Mahi and Tuna from award winning PorkMafia's own Phil Wingo and adults can enjoy delicious crafted Beers and a variety of Rum, courtesy of the Islamorada Beer Company on both tournament days. Great Atmosphere, music, food, drinks, sponsor presentations and giveaways will make not only the fishing a memorable event. We are open all day, each day and are looking to meet you in person at the World Wide Sportsman Marina. Bass Pro Shops has all your tackle needs, including JAW Lures of course.
IGFA Rules Apply: The entrant credited with a catch in tournament scoring must have hooked and played the fish to boat-side personally, without assistance. Normal sport fishing practices for landing a fish (e.g. gaffing, wiring, or landing nets) may be assisted. Fish must be hooked and landed on a single rod and reel. (Braid line is permitted). In addition, each entry must be on a clear and visible video (no pause, out of frame shots or blurred frames, as well as the fish on the deck. Scorecard given during Captains meeting must also be visible. Free gaffing is not allowed.
Scoring: Scoring by weight: All scoring in the tournament is based on the weight of single fish entered by registered anglers. Anglers are allowed to enter one fish into other categories if applicable. i.e. Female angler with the largest dolphin can win First Prize and Female Angler category if applicable.
Single fish category: Individual anglers or teams may hold only one place at a time in a single category. Subsequent Entries: Individual anglers or teams may improve their standing in a given category or categories with subsequent entry of larger fish at any time before the close of the tournament. In the event of an exact tie in weight, winners will be determined by the time of sign-in at weigh in.
Fishing Boundaries: Vessels must depart and return from Broward, Monroe and Dade County and fish in US waters (Bahamas & Cuba off limits) only. You may depart from any inlet.
PROTESTS: All protests must be in writing and submitted to the Tournament Director on the day of the alleged violation by 6:00 p.m. with a deposit of $375.00. If the alleged violation is found to have occurred, the deposit of $375.00 will be refunded. If the Rules Committee finds no violation, the deposit will not be refunded. The decision of the Rules Committee will be final.
PRIZES: Redemption of all prizes must be claimed by the winner in person, at the time and place the prize is scheduled to be awarded. In cases of special hardship only, the tournament board may permit prizes to be claimed by a representative of the winner. Prizes not claimed in accordance with these rules remain property of the tournament.
LIABILITY: All entrants participate in the tournament at their own risk. JAW Lures Mahi Slam 2020, Tournament Staff, World Wide Sportsman, SFL Fishing Tournaments, JAW Lures Corp, Tournament Sponsors, and all other persons directly or indirectly connected with the operation of the tournament are exempt from any liability for loss, damage, injury, negligence, or harm to any entrant, their companions or other participants, boat captains, crew members, vessels, or equipment which may occur during the tournament.
RULINGS AND RULES COMPLIANCE: Rules violations, the eligibility of entrants or entered fish, disqualifications, and any other matters not specifically covered by these rules will be decided by the Tournament Judge in consultation with the Tournament staff.
ENTRY FEES: Entry fees for JAW Lures Mahi Slam 2020 are as follows:
Registration: Team - $375
Late Registration: on or after July 3rd Team - $600
CONTINGENCY: The tournament will not be canceled or postponed due to weather or sea conditions. Entry fees are non-refundable.
SAFETY AND CONDUCT: Participants are expected to follow all applicable laws and rules for safe boating, including those regarding USCG equipment requirements. Participants are expected to follow all applicable laws pertaining to the taking of marine fish. Participants are expected to follow high standards of sportsmanship and courtesy. Any participant who exhibits threatening behavior or who otherwise engage in disorderly, illegal or improper conduct of any kind is subject to immediate disqualification from the Tournament and event. Willful violations of marine laws or other violations of safe and proper conduct may lead to disqualification. Fishing must be performed in accordance with principles of good sportsmanship, and in compliance with these and IGFA rules as published in the IGFA World Record Game Fish book under “International Angling Rules.” JAW Lures Mahi Slam 2020 rules will be strictly adhered to, and all decisions of the Tournament Director will be final. Any angler(s), captain(s), or mate(s) found to be in any violation of any tournament rule may be disqualified.
1st Place $7.500 (Guaranteed) JAW Lures package, Art Work, Sponsored products
2nd Place $2,500, Art Work, JAW Lures package, Sponsored products
3rd Place $1000, Art Work, JAW Lures package, Sponsored products
Use the contact form below for our SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE or for any questions you might have!
Prizes and times may be subject to change * Up to 6 anglers per team includes 6 Awards banquet & Captain’s meeting tickets **Largest fish, by weight, any qualifying species.***Any changes to your Registration Form can be made in person or via email firstname.lastname@example.org