🚨2021 Tristate Species Meet🚨 August 7th 2021 at Esker Point, Groton CT next to The Fisherman at Long Point weigh in are 5pm sharp you must check in under the Tristate tent before this time or you will be disqualified. Limited Docking will be avalible for Long Island Boats during weigh ins but you must contact Josh Brouwer with the size of your vessel. VESSELS REGISTERED TO DOCK $60 non member $40 member To paypal Tristateskindivers@gmail.com Or venmo Tristate-Skindivers You will receive a shirt and raffle ticket when you weigh in. Must sign up by July 28th to gaurentee a shirt. Diving is open to all waters but you must follow all states regulations. All fish must be one inch over CT Limits Rules OFFICIAL RULES: Upon check-in please declare Boat or kayak/shore division 5:00am-5pm the day of August 7th: No morning check in all competitors may hunt in all northeast waters. 5:00pm:Tournament Ends. Scoring will begin and awarding of prizes shall follow. All competitors must have checked in by this time or they will be disqualified. 1- Spear fish by means of FREEDIVING. No tanks / re-breathers 2- Spear fishing in northeast waters 3- All modes of transportation are allowed for this event. 4- Only spear guns loaded by the divers own strength are permitted. 5- Infractions of the above rules, posted Regulations, or unsportsman like conduct will result in disqualification. Scoring: 10 points per species plus 1 point per pound up to 20 pounds. Maximum score of 30 points per species.The Weigh-Master has the option NOT to count a fish he deems unsuitable for any reason.Prizes: Your registration will also enroll you with One raffle ticket for prizes including a grand array of dive gear donated by the generous sponsors, including many from New England Freedive Spearfishing Co. Daryl Wong Spearguns Spearing Magazine Traeger Grills , HydroKaddy, Salty Crew, RedTide Spearfishing, Yazbeck Wetsuits The Nordic True North Marine Electronics South Shore Pangas, Neptonics Spearfishing, DRIFTLINE, Fishers Island Lemonade and many many more!!! This year is BYOB we will have food avaliable but ALL alcohol must be brought. Regulations: Competitors may only weigh in the following species“ONE FISH FROM EACH SPECIES” to count toward Tournament score, no weighing of multiple fish to decide what one will count. One fish per species, period.Fish must meet or exceed Tournament measurement by the numbers listed on the chart below to count toward total tournament score. If the fish does not appear on this list, it cannot be weighed.
Black Sea Bass 15";
Bluefish none Tournament 12"
Bonito none, Tournament 12”
Jacks none Tournament 12"
Little Tuny none Tournament 12"
Mackerel none Tournament 12”
Sea Robin 12"
Striped Bass 28” Tournament 28”- under 35" No weight 20 points for a slot Bass
Summer Flounder (Fluke) 19”
Triggerfish none Tournament 12”
Winter Flounder 12”,
Mahi Mahi non tournament 12"
Sharks, Skates, Eels and Rays are NOT permitted.
CT regulations are subject to change, be sure to check the regs before diving. If there is a change in the weigh in size, it will be posted on the Tristate website as soon as the change is made. Changes will only be made in response to a change in regulations