Green Harbor Tuna Club Green Harbor Tuna Club Green Harbor Tuna Club

49th Annual Giant Bluefin Tuna Tournament

Friday, October 4th to Sunday, October 6th

Chairmen

  • Joe Composto 617-839-3993, Kevin Ricketts 617-774-9855, Bob Svizzero 781-820-6204

Final Registration & Captain's Meeting

  • Date: 10/03/2019 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Location: GH Marina, Club House (top of Pier 1)
  • Fee: $100.00

Species

  • Bluefin Tuna

Award Categories

  • Heaviest fish overall

Rules, Fishing Times, and Details

Green Harbor Tuna Club 49th Annual Giant Bluefin Tuna Tournament Friday, October 4th to Sunday, October 6th Chairmen • Joe Composto 617-839-3993 • Kevin Ricketts 617-774-9855 • Bob Svizzero 781-820-6204 Final Registration & Captain's Meeting • Date: 10/3/2019 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM • Location: GH Marina, Club House (top of Pier 1) • Fee: $100.00 Species • Bluefin Tuna Award Categories • Heaviest fish overall Rules, Fishing Times, and Details Rules:

• GHTC General Club Rules Apply • Must be a GHTC Club member in good standing to enter. Membership is $50. • Retained bluefin tuna must be at least 73" CFL • No limit on fishing area • Boats do not need to return to the marina at night • All bluefin hook ups and landings must be called into a Committee Boat on Channel 69 or you are disqualified. • Weigh-ins must take place at Green Harbor and be documented with an official weigh-in slip, including documentation of the boat name and weigh-in date and time. Acceptable buyer weigh-in slips include NAT, Chubby and Red’s Best. Details must be called into the Tournament Chair by weigh-in close time & proper documentation provided by 5:30pm Sunday, 10/6. • If you are still fighting a fish at 3pm, you can continue to try to land the fish, but you must call in your fish to a Committee boat before 3pm & must weigh-in by 5:30pm. • The total of all entry fees will go to the winner of the largest giant bluefin tuna caught. There is no Weather Committee. The decision if/where to fish or to anchor/port is the sole responsibility and accountability of the individual participants.

Tournament Eligibility:

• A Captain or a boat representative must complete and submit an official tournament registration form before the boat leaves dock to fish within a tournament. • If a Tournament Registered boat runs into mechanical problems, a substitute boat can be registered in its place. To officially register the substitute boat, a phone call/voicemail must be made to a Committee boat before they leave dock.

Fishing:

• Federal, State and Local limits apply at all times. • Sportsmanlike tackle to be used: rod and reel, and hand line only. • All boats are to monitor Radio Channel 69 VHF.

Weigh-in:

• Fish must be freshly caught and entered whole or gutted. • It is recommended to weigh the fish whole. If gutted, the guts are not included in the weight. • No ice bags attached to the fish in any way are permitted to be included in weigh-in.
• Weight ties will be broken by earlier weigh-in time

Committee Boat and Tournament Chairmen:

• Will be on Channel 69 • Joe Composto (J-K), Kevin Ricketts (BOBKAT), and Bob Svizzero

Time Table: • Start time – 12am Friday, 10/4 • Lines out – 3pm Sunday, 10/6 • Weigh-in closes – 5:30pm, 10/6 • Documentation Due – 5:30pm, 10/6, Joe Composto, Kevin Ricketts, or Bob Svizzero

Weigh-In and Banquet

Weigh-In

  • Day 1: 10/06/2019 to 5:30 PM

Banquet

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Please make sure to read the GHTC General Club Rules which apply to all tournaments.