13th Annual Grumpy Old Men Walleye Tourney
13th Annual Grumpy Old Men
Walleye Fishing Tournament
July 31st 6:30am to 2:30pm
Entry Fee: $100 per boat ($10 optional big fish pot)
1st 50 boats to enter - 50 boat limit
Team Payout Amounts
Prize money based on 50 boats
1st $1500 4th $600
2nd $1000 5th $500
3rd $700 6th $300
Grumpy Old Men Special: Heaviest Catfish of the day $150
BOAT ORDER WILL BE DRAWN ON JULY 3RD @ 2pm
Drawing at River Valley Outfitters, Entries received after will be placed in order received.
1. Entry fee of $100 / boat - two people per boat. $10 big fish pot (optional)
Official rules of the GOM fishing tourney: Rules meeting at Slippery’s 7/30/2010 @ 7:00pm. One person must attend.
2. Tournament borders are POOL 4 and POOL 5, railroad track to railroad track.
3. Boats will line up in order of paid entry form from Isaac Walton Park. No trailering of boats.
4. Weigh-in at Ike’s Park 2:30 pm sharp, no excuses.
5. Minnesota/Wisconsin rules apply.
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GOM Fishing Tournament Form: For more info. Call 651-565-2326
Please complete the information on the two participants in your boat. Mail your $100 or $110 (big fish pot) to River Valley Outfitters, 1023 Hiawatha Dr W, Wabasha, MN 55981.
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**In signing below, I hereby release and waive all hosts, sponsors, and tournament officials from all claims of injury and/or bodily damage or any other loss incurred in connection with this event.**
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13th Annual Grumpy Old Men Fishing Contest1. Participants and Eligibility
July 31st, 2010 6:30am - 2:30pm
A. Contestants must enter and fish as a two-person team.
B. Each entrant must have in his or her possession, a valid Minnesota or Wisconsin fishing license.
C. Promoters, tournament directors and organizations assisting in the tournament operation, their agencies,
agents, etc. are not responsible for deaths, injuries, damages, liability, theft, fire or any loss of any kind
to entrants. Each entrant upon signing any entry form will in effect be signing a waiver form.
2. Tackle and Equipment
A. Minnesota and Wisconsin boundary waters regulations will apply to all fishing methods and equipment.
B. All fish must be caught live an in a conventional sporting manner on hook and line.
C. Due to the date of the tournament and water temperatures, the DNR has established this as a walleye
kill tournament. Catfish may be released.
3. Permitted Fishing Waters
A. Fishing is permitted on POOLS 4 AND 5, railroad track to railroad track.
B. All boats may be subject to live-well inspections.
4. Fishing Hours
A. Tournament hours are from 6:30am - 2:30pm on Saturday July 31ST, 2010.
B. Contestants who return later than 2:30pm will be disqualified for the day. NO EXCEPTIONS,
5. Eligible Fish and Size
A. Walleye, sauger, saugeye, channel and flathead catfish are eligible fish species.
B. The minimum length of walleye, sauger, or saugeye must be 15”.
C. The tournament limit is 5 walleye, sauger, and saugeye (weigh your best 4 only 1 over 24”) and
D. More than 5 walleye, sauger, or saugeye and more than one catfish in the live well at any given time
will automatically disqualify your team from the tournament.
E. Only one walleye, sauger, saugeye over 24” per boat is allowed.
F. Sorting and Culling is strictly prohibited.
A. Prizes will be based on the most weight of the eligible fish species per two person teams. Total weight
of catch will determine placement of the tournament prizes.
B. Any fish mauled, mashed, frozen, tampered, injected with water or any other fluids, containing matter
To add weight will result in disqualification at the discretion of the tournament director’s or the weigh-
C. In the event of ties, the heaviest, single fish of the one day tournament will determine final placing.
Catfish is a separate category. If there is a tie, the prize money will be split up.
A. Other than going to shore for adverse weather, no two contestant boats may pull up to each other during
B. All rules have loopholes. It is in the intention of the sponsors to provide an honest sportsmanlike
tournament, in the interest of good sportsmanship, contestants are reminded that the “spirit of the rule”
will prevail in all judgement cases.
C. Contestants may not have another contestant or non contestant boat hold a spot for them.