Rules

2021 Mad Dog 2 Fly Tournament

Rules

  • Must fish upstream Winooski from the Bridge Street bridge in Richmond 
  • The Trophy Section in Waterbury (between the US 2 Bridge East of the Village and the Winooski Street bridge) is closed to fishing
  • Can fish tributaries in the Trophy section
  • 6 hours of actual fishing time
  • Walk and wade only, no boats
  • Each team gets to score the 6 fish of their choice
  • Photo-based catch and release with ruler trays
  • Points based – 1 point per inch of fish, round down under 1/2″ otherwise round up ex. 9 3/4″ = 10 points; 9 3/8″ = 9 points
  • Record fish to the nearest ¼” for largest fish prizes
  • Plus 5 bonus points for each different species (brook, brown, rainbow)
  • Plus 10 bonus points for returning with trash from the river
  • Trout only
  • Must be a dry/dropper rig
  • Can fish any combination of flies provided the top/lead fly is a dry fly and fished on top
  • Prizes will be cash and based on the payout below
    • 1st place team – 25% of entry fees
    • 2nd place team – 15% of entry fees
    • 3rd place team – 10% of entry fees
  • Largest fish – top 3 individuals – must be 3 different individuals, will be merchandise

Schedule for the day

8:00 – 8:30 pre-fishing meeting at The Fly Rod Shop in Stowe
8:30 – 9:00 travel to the river
9:00 – 3:00 competitive fishing time
3:00 – 2:30 travel back to The Fly Rod Shop in Stowe
3:30 – 5:00 turn in your cards, calculate scores and socialize on the great day!

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