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#1 Mar-05-19 5:41PM

From: Ashburn VA
Registered: Feb-03-06
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2019 Tidal Potomac Slam Tournament -- benefits Fletcher's Cove

The Tidal Potomac Slam– A Catch, Photo and Release Tournament

The National Capital Chapter of Trout Unlimited, The Tidal Potomac Fly Rodders and CCA Maryland's Greater Washington Chapter are proud to present the second annual Tidal Potomac Slam fishing tournament. A multi-week event, compete for great prizes and bragging rights, while helping to support Friends of Fletcher’s Cove in its quest to restore the Cove and protect this unique urban fishing resource for generations to come.

Sponsored by Traeger Grills, District Angling, Sweetwater Brewing, RepYourWater and Speedwell Law, the Tidal Potomac Slam is a celebration of the arrival of spring and all of the migratory species that return each year to our Nation’s River! So join the fun and get in on this year's Shadness Madness!


Fly Shore & Boat* – Striped Bass, American Shad, Hickory Shad, & Wildcard
Conventional Shore & Boat - Striped Bass, American Shad, Hickory Shad, & Wildcard

Format and Rules:

Catch, Photo, & Release

o   All fish must be caught on artificial and flies only (no bait).
o   All fish must be caught on the Potomac River from the Woodrow Wilson Bridge to Little Falls Spillway**.
o   There is no minimum size limit for target species but all fish caught must be submitted to iAngler the day they are caught and  safely released***  to qualify.
o   All photo entries must be submitted to iAngler with acceptable ruler in clear view. Unclear images will be up to the judges’ discretion.
o   Participants can fish for both divisions, but cannot cross-pollinate (ie a conventional-caught fish cannot be entered into fly category).


o   Individual Category Winners (8 winners, 4-Fly, 4-Conventional)****
- Largest (by length) Striped Bass, American Shad, Hickory Shad, & Wildcard (all other species caught)
- Winners receive trophy and sponsor prize
o   Slam Champ (2 winners)****
-  Fly & Conventional - highest total combined inches of largest specimen for each target species
- Winners receive trophy and sponsor division prize
o   Champion of the Potomac - Grand Champ (1 winner)****
- Largest total slam (fly & conventional) in combined inches.
-  Winner receives large trophy and sponsor grand prize pack

Registration open from Friday, March 1, 2019 to Sunday, May 12, 2019 … tournament

Time to go fishin' again!



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