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The Inaugural Hook-A-Cure Fishing Tournament
To Benefit the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

TOURNAMENT BOATS - RULES AND INFO

CAPTAINS MEETING: Thursday, August 16th, 2018
TOURNAMENT DATE: Friday, August 17th, 2018
WEIGH-IN: Info forthcoming ( The Three Lanterns )
DINNER AND AWARDS: Cape Ann Marina - Pavilion Tent 4:00 - 8:30

  • 1.) This is a Bass and Bluefish Tournament - Minimum legal size of Striped Bass is 28"
  • 2.) All participants must be registered on-line and/or in person prior to start of the Tournament. All participants on a Boat or on Shore must sign a waiver available on-line or on the morning of the event.
  • 3.) Individual anglers are only eligible to win prizes in one class.
  • 4.) IGFA rules apply. No umbrella rigs, spreader rigs, or multiple hooks are allowed.
  • 5.) Fishing waters include all Massachusetts waters.
  • 6.) Someone from each boat MUST be at the Captain's Meeting: Thursday, Aug. 16th, 2018
  • 7.) Lines in: 8:30 A.M Lines out: 2:00 P.M Fishing Boundaries: NONE
  • 8.) Committee Boat: Info forthcoming Tournament Channel: Info forthcoming
  • 9.) Weigh in 2:00-4:00 at: Info forthcoming. If you are waiting to weigh in fish late in the day(i.e. just before 4:00) you must check in with the Weighmaster on VHF Channel: Info forthcoming. The Weighmaster must be able to visually see your boat inside the harbor waiting to weigh in. OR if you are driving your fish in - you must be in line before 4:00. All fish will be subject to a freshness test.
  • 10.) Any attempt to increase the weight of fish will result in immediate disqualification.
  • 11.) Each angler can weigh in one Bass and one Blue.
  • 12.) Boat Calcuttas are available. $100.00 largest Bass and $100.00 largest Blue. One entry of each species per boat allowed. (50% goes to the boat, 50% goes to HAC).
  • 13.) Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd place anglers for Bass and Blues. Prizes will also be awarded to the Lady Sea Groundfish Division - 1st, 2nd and 3rd. All anglers in tourney boats, The Lady Sea and the Shore Division are eligible to win the best Bass and Blue categories.
  • 14.) Each boat is responsible to properly dispose of their own fish.
For additional information please contact: Pat Morris - 978-238-8090 - pat@hookacure.org or Scott Sesen - scott@hookacure.org
HOOK-A-CURE • 129 Thatcher Rd • Gloucester, MA 01930
A 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization