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Hello, my friends and I are looking to have a tournament amongst ourselves to see who can catch the two heaviest legal keeping size redfish on Mosquito Lagoon. Limit two in-slot redfish in legal 18 gal livewell with all necessary licenses, and we'd have a live weigh in at a boat ramp and release if the anglers do not wish to keep the fish. The entry fees are $15 dollars per boat and the winner takes the pot. Is there anything in doing all this that would be prohibited by FWC? It is just for fun, but I do not want to be fined for hosting an "illegal tournament". Any feedback on the legality or logistics of my idea would be greatly appreciated. Thanks so much

-S

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  • Smokin_ReelzSmokin_Reelz Posts: 289 Officer
    Hansen330 wrote: »
    Hello, my friends and I are looking to have a tournament amongst ourselves to see who can catch the two heaviest legal keeping size redfish on Mosquito Lagoon. Limit two in-slot redfish in legal 18 gal livewell with all necessary licenses, and we'd have a live weigh in at a boat ramp and release if the anglers do not wish to keep the fish. The entry fees are $15 dollars per boat and the winner takes the pot. Is there anything in doing all this that would be prohibited by FWC? It is just for fun, but I do not want to be fined for hosting an "illegal tournament". Any feedback on the legality or logistics of my idea would be greatly appreciated. Thanks so much

    -S


    Between friends I don't see a problem.. Kinda like people playing fantasy football
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