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Potomac River - SmallWood State Park - March 30 2013
A phone list is available with all the entrants Phone numbers so get in touch with them asap. Please meet your partner in the upper parking lot.
Key Fobs.You will recieve a key fob matching your boat number at morning check-in. You must turn in the fob to the check in boat when your Flight ends. If you do not turn in your fob, your fish will not be weighed.
Official Start Time: 7AM. At this time you will idle past the end of the long dock get your key fob in launch order.Try and get in launch order behind the dock.There will be no passing in the no wake area.If you miss your called number wait to the end and you will be last boat out.
Check in time: 3:00 pm First Flight Boats 1-15 3:15 PM for Second Flight Boats 16-30. Third Flight 3:30 PM Boats 31-44..( see Rule # 18 for penalties to be assessed for you being late ).There will be a check in boat by the end of the long dock hand in your key fob there then proceed to weight in.
Weigh-in: Will start approximately 30 minutes after first flight Checks-In. Leave boats in the water until you weight in then pull out. Only Federation bags handed out by the Weigh Master will be permitted for transport of your catch to the weigh in site . Then get your slip ,release your catch and return bag to the weigh station for the next angler
Legal Limit: 5 fish at 15 inches
Off Limits: Off limits will be from the far marina dock to the last ramp dock..No fishing in the Marina.Also off limits will include any areas posed off limits by either Local or State or Federal Agencies.You must obey all Local ,State and Federal fish and game regulations.You must have proper fishing license for the waters you are fishing. If you receive a citation for any infraction and we are made aware of it,you will be disqualified.
Safety. A PFD must be worn anytime the big engine is running, this includes both during the launching and loading of your boat.Your PFD is to remain fastened and secured until big engine is shut down.Lights will be in and on during launching of your boat. Everyone's boat must stay at idle speed in no wake zone.Absolutely No Passing in a No Wake Zone.
Launch Procedure: Line up in start position and proceed past the end of the long dock when your number is called in launch order. There will be approximately a 10 second delay from the boat in front of you.
Emergency Cell Numbers.Bob Brennan 732-604-8948 Bill Tyger 732-668-3445 Jim Magee 856-229-5931