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Equipment Guidelines

Official practice and tournament days. Monday-Saturday the week of each event.

Yes: All boats must be safe and seaworthy inshore boats with a single engine. Bay boats, skiffs, flats, etc. as well as typical inshore boats with an OEM factory designed, built and installed riser box no taller than 20″ tall.

No: 3rd party installed customized navigational platforms and supports, multiple outboards, inboard engines, long tails, air cooled motors, tower  boats, airboats or similar. Kayaks, canoes or other non or under powered vessels. Boats that can be operated from a position where the driver stands at a point greater than the allowed 20″ riser box.

Yes: All boats must be powered by a single 2 or 4 stroke outboard engine. Outboard Jet drive lower units will be allowed as shown or similar to Yamaha Jet Drive here..

Yes: Casting platforms with at least 1 handrail 5′ or less may be used.

No:  Outboard motor cannot be started or operated even at idle with anyone on a casting platform.

No:  Ladders or other casting platforms without at least 1 hand/safety rail.

Yes: All boats must have working aeration system for livewells. Large cooler(s) capable of holding sustaining a minimum of 3 redfish with water circulating pumps or direct oxygen infusion systems will be allowed.

No:  Stringers, ropes or clips may be used to keep redfish over the side of the boat.

Yes: All boats, motors and equipment used during days of official practice and competition are subject to inspection by tour officials to ensure all specifications and requirements are met.

No:  Run What Ya Brung

 

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