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National Ice Derby

Register here --->  https://tourneyx.com/leaderboard/standings/national-quot-king-slash-queen-of-the-ice-quot-derby

3 months long // multi-species tournament 

Lines in: Dec. 1st, 2021  12:01 am 

Lines out: Feb. 28th 2022 11:59 pm

$40 entry fee ($28 goes in the pot, $12 fees)

CATCH>PHOTO>RELEASE!

Prove that you are the Nations top Ice fishing angler; and claim the title of "King" or "Queen of the Ice"

Measured in length, catch & submit TWENTY-FIVE (25) fish (FIVE per category) from any public waters within the United States.  The greatest combined length WINS!  

Eligible Fish by category: Submit 5 per category. 

ESOX: Northern Pike, Muskie, Tiger Muskie, & Pickerel

TROUT:  Lake Trout, Brown Trout, & Rainbow Trout

YELLOW PERCH: Yellow Perch

WALLEYE: Walleye

CRAPPIE: White Crappie, Black Crappie

*YOU MAY SUBMIT UP TO  (5) FROM EACH OF THE ABOVE CATEGORIES. *

YOU MUST FOLLOW ALL STATE, FEDERAL, & LOCAL FISHING REGULATIONS

MEASURING: Hawg Trough, Ketch board, Musky Bumper, or Rapala magnum rulers are the only approved measuring boards.  Unless pre-approved by tournament director. Please do your best! We will do our best to credit anglers and maintain integrity. 

ROUND DOWN to the nearest ¼ inch.

 -The lure must be out of the fishes mouth when measuring so as to not obstruct accurate measurement. Failure to do so will result in a denied submission.

-The Identifier Code that is given to you BY YOUR DIRECTOR must be visible in every single submission. You can write it on a card, paper, the ice, or even write it big and clear on your hand! Keep in mind the card with the identifier on it may never be on or touching the fish. The submission will not count!!!

 -Measure the Fish CORRECTLY: EVERY submission must be the following: 

 -The MOUTH must be facing LEFT in the picture to the judges view, Mouth COMPLETELY CLOSED and touching the bump fence! If you hold the fish firmly snug it up against the bump fence, the mouth will close.

 -DEDUCTION of .25  inch, if the mouth is open even slightly!

-The TAIL to the RIGHT (NO tail pinching in the picture) it will be denied!!!

Minimum acceptable length is: 6"

-Dorsal fin UP

-Only one hand is allowed in the picture BUT may NEVER be placed inside the gill of the fish or touching the face. These will Result in a Denied Catch!!

*******TAIL PINCHING IS NOT ALLOWED in the submitted pic, however you can pinch the tail prior to taking the picture.

FAILURE TO MEASURE THE FISH FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, WILL BE DENIED; Unless Using Left handed Musky Bumper board. Folding rulers MUST be flat on the ice or the photo will be denied. 

Tie breakers will be determined by the largest fish in order 1,2,3, etc...  If an additional tie breaker is required, it will be determined by the earliest time stamp submission of the largest fish from each angler. 

PRIZES!! The biggest BAG in each Category will win a Custom Battle Fish Ice rod!

Veterans Fishing: 

Wounded Waters: 

Jackson Kayak: Jackson Bite Angler (500 register anglers needed!)

Cash prizes for the tournament are based on how many anglers we have participating.  

1-10 people - 1st place payout (100%)

11-15 people - 1st & 2nd place payout (80/20)

16-25 people - 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place payout (75/15/10)

26 - 49 people - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th place payout (73/13/8/6)

50+ - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, & 5th place payout (70/11/8/6/5)

Sponsorship Prizes to be drawn February 20th from Saranac Lake, NY & Live on our Social Media. 

***To sponsor, please contact tournament director. Battlefishcharters@gmail.com 

*PLEASE BE SAFE ON THE ICE! FOLLOW ALL RULES & REGULATIONS. TELL A BUDDY WHERE YOU ARE GOING AT ALL TIMES. TEST ALL ICE FOR SAFETY BEFORE FISHING & TRAVELING. BATTLE FISH CHARTERS LLC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INJURIES, OR YOUR ACTIONS ON THE ICE.