ABA February 2020

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February 1st 12:00 am - February 29th 10:30 pm Central, 2020 • Custom

There is still time to get signed up this month to get a chance to win a brand new SS127 Bondafide kayak and more great prizes! Make sure to read the rules.

ArmyBassAnglers Monthly Tournament Trail

Attention:

Just up the series with an overall Prize for the winner for the year.

If you fish 7 ABA monthly Tournaments between February 1st to October 31st,   your name will be put in to a computer generated drawing that will be held the first week of November on Facebook live on Armybassanglers Facebook page, for a new Bondafide SS127 Sit-On-Top Fishing Kayak! Along with a chance to win monthly prizes.

 

 

 

Anyone is eligible to fish; you can fish from a bank to a boat to win prizes. We will give prizes to the top six places and after that for every 20 anglers will be an added prize pack. First Place is a pair of Wiley X sunglasses, Second place is a Lew's Reel, Third place is a Prize Pack (Shirt and Liquid Mayhem)  , and Fourth Place is a pair of fish gripper and measuring board, Fifth place is a  prize pack (Bug Band, Dermatone, Hero Clean and Monkey wipes )and Sixth is a Stone River Knife and also have bragging rights over your friends. Also new this year, for every three consecutive tournaments you enter, you we will get an extra chance in the drawing,

Go to https://tourneyx.com/app/category/armybassanglers/ and sign up as angler and then click on the tournament that say Armybassangler monthly tournament. Pay your $35.00 entry fee that goes to help Armybassanglers an organization that is involved in major charity events across the country dedicated to supporting fellow service members across the outdoors. Members volunteer their personal time to support these events each year. These are just a few of the ways the organizations live up to the SUPPORT pillar in their three-pronged mission statements. , then go fishing and start submitting you fish thru tournyx online or thru tourneyx app. If you have any question please email them to aba_tournaments@yahoo.com. To learn more about Armybassanglers go to http://www.armybassanglers.com/about/ , also follow us on Facebook @ armybassanglers to see the winners. Result will be posted. The Winner of the Kayak is responable for $150.00 for shipping at the end of the year.

 

 

(No Code Numbers will be accepted, only Identifiers with our logo and month that we released).

 

 

 

Tournament Rules

Members shall not cheat or be dishonest.  Any angler breaking the following rules will be disqualified.

Members will use artificial baits only--live or cut bait is not allowed.

Members are restricted to using one rod and reel at a time.  Anglers may not have more than one line in the water at a time.

A current fishing license must be in possession during the tournament.

All anglers must have a device that is capable of capturing a clear photo (phone, digital camera) in a fishing environment.

 

This is a five fish tournament monthly tournament.

Catch Photo Release (CPR)

All photos will be judged by 2-3 different judges.

Members will only use Catch Photo Release as means of fish measurement.

Fish must be at least 12 inches in length, or the minimum legal length for that species and that body of water.

The measuring stick must have quarter inch markings and must be clearly visible (darkened with paint or pen if needed), and be at least 24 inches in length.  Fish exceeding the length of the measuring device will be awarded the maximum length of the measuring device (no estimations allowed).

 

Eligible Species — Only “black bass” are eligible for scoring. That designation includes the three most common species (Largemouth Bass – Micropterus salmoides, Smallmouth Bass – Micropterus dolomineu, and Spotted or Kentucky Bass – Micropterus punctulatus) as well as other less well-known species or varieties:

A. Shoal Bass – Micropterus cataactae

B. Redeye Bass – Micropterus coosae

C. Suwannee Bass – Micropterus notius

D. Guadalupe Bass- Micropterus treculi

E. Bartram's Bass – Micropterus bartrami

F. Alabama Spotted Bass – Micropterus punctulatus henshalli

G. Mean Mouth Bass – hybrid offspring of M. dolomieau and M. punctulatus

Permitted Methods of Capturing Fish — All bass must be caught live, the Competitor using only equipment and legal methods that comply with all sport fishing statutes and regulations of the states and body of water in which they are taken. Competitors are responsible for research of fishing and boating regulations. Snatching or snagging fish is not permitted. When visually fishing a bed for spawning bass, to be admissible all bass must be hooked inside the mouth, released alive and in good condition immediately after the photos have been taken.

Areas posted continuously as “Off Limits” or “No Fishing” by regulatory authorities or owners does not qualify as “Eligible Waters.” Areas that have restricted fishing hours or dates are eligible water only during the times and days when boating and fishing are permitted.

PHOTOGRAPHING:

 

It is the responsibility of the angler to ensure fish are measured and photographed as per the rules. All fish must be specifically photographed. Any out of focus photos where the ruler is illegible will be disqualified. Photos with a distorted angle perspective will be disqualified. Print a couple identifiers for back up, use a zip-lock bag to keep dry, put sand or coins in the bag to add weight and prevent loss in windy conditions. Anglers must take whatever means necessary to protect the identifier (No Code Numbers will be accepted, only Identifiers with our logo and month that we released). Judges have final say in all disputes. Photos submitted without identifiers will not be score. By participating in the contest and submitting an entry, the contestant releases the copyright to all of the submitted photos. All copyright  photos are release to ArmyBassAnglers to use the photo for publicity purposes; (I.E web, print and social media.)

 

The picture must show:

Mouth must be fully closed.  Fish have to be laying on side, dorsal fin up, with mouth touching the left side of board and the identifier ( No Code Numbers will be accepted, only Identifiers with our logo and month that it was released). If this rule is violated your fish will be DQed.

No obstructions in the nose or tail of the fish else your fish will be DQed.

 

 

 

Scoring

Measurements need to be rounded down to the ¼” mark unless the tail is clearly touching the line.

            Blurry photo; completely unable to judge      DQed

             Appears to be second-generation (e,g, screen shot, photo of photo)           DQed

            Multiple digital photos submitted of the same fish; unintentional violation DQed

            Multiple digital photos submitted of the same fish; evidence indicates intentionally Ban        

            Entire fish not in picture         DQed

            Identifier Form is lying on or covering any portion of the fish          DQed

            Fish appears to be dead, mutilated, frozen, mangled, or otherwise damage  DQed

            Fish appears to have been mashed, mauled, or otherwise altered to increase its length    DQed

Unable to ascertain with certainty that bass lip or jaw or nose is touching  measuring              board fence            1.00? deduction

Mouth open 1/4 inch or more, even if it appears to be structurally unable to  close completely.   1.00? deduction

Only hands may be used to hold fish on the board: no ties, bungee cords, bands, etc. or else the fish will be DQed

The unique identifier code for the competition will be posted the night before the tournament starts.  The identifier, measuring device, and the full length of the fish must be clearly visible for the catch to count towards the score.

Members will be responsible for submitting their own photo catches using a camera with a viewable screen.

Members will be responsible to report accurate length of their fish.

The program will atomically cull to your longest fish.

Each member's 5 longest fish will be scored. Prizes will be processed after all fish submitted for scoring have been judges, the results reviewed by a separate panel, and disputes and challenges have been resolved.

The anglers with the 5 longest fish are the winner. 

Top six longest stringers will win prizes.

No refunds after you have enter the tournament.

If you have any question please email them to aba_tournaments@yahoo.com.

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Anglers: 13
Fish Caught: 42
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#1
Conrad Binetti
TourneyX Conrad BinettiC. Binetti
(FL)
25.00"
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24.25"
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23.50"
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23.25"
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21.75"
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117.75"
25.00"
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24.25"
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23.50"
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23.25"
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21.75"
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#2
Corey Coffey
Corey CoffeyC. Coffey
(NC)
16.00"
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15.25"
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15.25"
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15.25"
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15.00"
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76.75"
16.00"
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15.25"
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15.25"
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15.25"
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15.00"
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#3
Kim Scalf
Kim ScalfK. Scalf
(TX)
15.50"
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15.25"
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15.25"
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14.50"
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14.50"
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75.00"
15.50"
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15.25"
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15.25"
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14.50"
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14.50"
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#4
Adam Giran
TourneyX Adam GiranA. Giran
(FL)
20.50"
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20.00"
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18.00"
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58.50"
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18.00"
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#5
Robert Richardson
TourneyX Robert RichardsonR. Richardson
(NC)
20.75"
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18.25"
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17.25"
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56.25"
20.75"
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18.25"
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17.25"
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#6
Timothy strausbaugh
TourneyX Timothy StrausbaughT. Strausbaugh
(FL)
20.50"
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18.00"
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14.50"
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53.00"
20.50"
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18.00"
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14.50"
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#7
Jarod Shelton
Jarod SheltonJ. Shelton
(MO)
19.00"
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14.50"
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33.50"
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14.50"
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#8
Michael Gnaster
Michael GnasterM. Gnaster
(TN)
15.00"
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#9
Joe Coward
Joe CowardJ. Coward
(TN)
0"
#10
Chris Garcia
TourneyX Chris GarciaC. Garcia
(NC)
0"
#11
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Dennis LaugheadD. Laughead
(GA)
0"
#12
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Robert NolanR. Nolan
(NC)
0"
#13
Scott Zimmerman
TourneyX Scott ZimmermanS. Zimmerman
(OK)
0"

Daily Big Fish

Feb 1st, 2020
Robert Richardson
Robert RichardsonR. RichardsonTURKEY, NC
20.75"Bass
Feb 4th, 2020
Robert Richardson
Robert RichardsonR. RichardsonTURKEY, NC
17.25"Bass
Feb 5th, 2020
Conrad Binetti
Conrad BinettiC. BinettiStuart, FL
24.25"Bass
Feb 7th, 2020
Jarod Shelton
Jarod SheltonJ. SheltonCentralia, MO
19.00"Bass
Feb 8th, 2020
Conrad Binetti
Conrad BinettiC. BinettiStuart, FL
23.25"Bass
Feb 9th, 2020
Jarod Shelton
Jarod SheltonJ. SheltonCentralia, MO
14.50"Bass
Feb 14th, 2020
Conrad Binetti
Conrad BinettiC. BinettiStuart, FL
25.00"Bass
Feb 15th, 2020
Conrad Binetti
Conrad BinettiC. BinettiStuart, FL
21.75"Bass
Feb 16th, 2020
Kim Scalf
Kim ScalfK. ScalfKeller, TX
15.25"Bass
Feb 17th, 2020
Robert Richardson
Robert RichardsonR. RichardsonTURKEY, NC
18.25"Bass
Feb 21st, 2020
Timothy Strausbaugh
Timothy StrausbaughT. StrausbaughMYAKKA CITY, FL
20.50"Bass
Feb 22nd, 2020
Corey Coffey
Corey CoffeyC. CoffeyMorganton, NC
15.25"Bass
Feb 23rd, 2020
Adam Giran
Adam GiranA. GiranTAMPA, FL
20.00"Bass
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