BassGrabbers Tournament Trails
Tournament Rules and Regulations
Revision Date 8/13/21
Latest Revisions: Section D.17
Section A: Respect & Sportsmanship
1. Respect the sport, fish, nature and other competitors.
2. Un-sportsman like conduct will result in suspension to dismissal from club.
3. Anglers are not permitted to fish under the influence of drugs or alcohol. This is for the safety of not only others, but yourself . Failure to comply may result to suspension up to dismissal from the club.
4. No electronics, fish finders, depth finders or color selectors. All electronic devices used to gain advantage on your fellow competitors, is strictly prohibited and may lead to dismissal.
5. During Tournaments, a casting distance of approximately 40 yards must be kept between competitors. Each Angler should be able to fan cast within 20 yards of cover in half of circumference. Casting to the same cover or within 20 yards of competitor is prohibited and will lead to a 5” penalty if rule not abided by. Respect other competitors fishing spots. If they get there before you do. The spot is their's. Do not cast over other competitors lines. Tangled lines with picture provided by Angler to Tournament Director, will result in a 5” penalty. Communication is paramount. If a competitor asks you to give them space, do so. If you as a competitor states to other competitor that they are too close, ask for adequate space of 40 yards. Failure to comply could lead to deduction of fish length or Tournament Directors discretion. If competitor does not respect and follow this rule take a video or picture and notify the Tournament Director.
6. Anglers must have a valid fishing license in order to compete in any event sanctioned by BassGrabbers Tournament Trails. It is the Angler’s responsibility to maintain the validity of their fishing license. All competing Anglers are subject to random fishing license inspection. Failure to produce a valid license can result in monetary loss and point loss.
7. The moving of fish from one body of water is strictly prohibited. If Angler is caught doing this, they will forfeit all paid tournaments or titles held at the time. They will be removed from BassGrabbers Tournament Trails and will be subject to lawsuit. By removing fish and placing them in a different bodies of water is not only illegal, it is theft.
8. All anglers are required to sign the rules/regulations & Liability Waiver yearly. Anglers are not permitted to fish in BG events until they do so.
Section B: Fishing & Landing Fish
1. All bass must be caught on Rod and Reel, line, and hook. With artificial lures only. No live or cut bait. Failure to comply may lead to denied fish up to dismissal from club.
2. Traps, set lines, or any device used to hold fish in a general area until tournament day will lead to indefinite dismissal of the club.
3. First cast time is designated by the Tournament Directors. Any cast prior to that time will lead to an automatic disqualification.
4. Angler are not permitted to wade in the water. Anglers may enter water to retrieve a VISIBLY snagged fish or cross a creek no deeper than 2’.
5. If fish is snagged but lure is visibly out of water. Competitor may use another rod and reel to cast and use while lure is snagged to not upset spot.
6. If line breaks during hook set or during landing of fish. You can use rod and reel that is currently in your hands only to assist in landing fish. No use of other Rod or device is allowed.
7. Grippers are allowed to be used during tournaments or any event held by BassGrabbers. Photos submitted with gripper still connected to bass will be denied. Catch nets of any kind is prohibited unless the event allows vessels.
8. Anglers and spectators are prohibited from helping other anglers catch fish in any way. Each angler must catch and photo their own fish without others assisting fish.
9. Non Competitors are only allowed to coach competitors. And at any point they are a disruption to the tournament they will be disqualified from next 3 tournaments. And the competitor will be disqualified from the current tournament in progress. People who are not in the tournament are not allowed to fish with anglers who are in the tournament. This may lead to questions of integrity of fish that was truly caught by Angler in tournament.
10. Before and during tournament duration, competitors may share equipment limited to measuring boards, lending baits, pliers, etc. However, Anglers May not use the same rod and reel that another Angler is using. (See Section B.8)
11. Under no circumstances is a competitor allowed to be transported by ANY floating device to reach a desired fishing spot unless vessels are permitted for event. In the all bank fishing trails, all spots must be reached by competitors on foot alone. Failure to comply will result in immediate disqualification.
12. Pre-fishing is allowed but shut off will be 48 hrs prior to a BassGrabbers Tournament Trails sanctioned event or until Tournament Directors discretion. Pre-fishing after the cut-off will result in disqualification from the event up to suspension or removal from the club based on Tournament Director’s discretion.
13. When fishing a tournament that has an “area” to fish, Anglers must fish waters that has access to public. In some cases, like HOA ponds, Anglers can fish the area but they fish at their own risk. No pay ranches or any place that other Anglers would not have general access to fish will be allowed.
14. Tournaments listed as “public waters only”, rules out the fish at your own risk concept in rule Section B.13. This makes HOA ponds, private golf courses, and other private property off limits for tournaments and can lead to denial if photographic submissions.
Section C: Membership & Club standing:
1a. Memberships must be obtained in Chapters that have membership dues. Some tournaments held by a chapter will require that you obtain a BassGrabber Membership which is good for a year. (DFW)
1b. Since COVID-19 BassGrabbers Tournament Trails has been using TourneyX app to host some tournaments. It is now required that each competitor become a member of TourneyX and use this app. (This only applies to events using this app)
2. The yearly membership is valid from the time purchased and expires at midnight on December 31st (every year)
3. All Anglers must be in good standing with the club as a whole. This includes all BassGrabbers Personnel and competitors.
4. Membership allows: Points to be obtained in the Elite Series Trail and Teams Trail, opportunity for official 1vs1 within club. It also allows Anglers to win the Big Bass Battle Championship belt. Anglers can also win the Big Bass Ring for biggest bass of the year. Members are eligible for trophies and give aways.
Section D: Measuring fish & Check-Out
1. All disputes must be given to Tournament Director within 15 minutes after the Tournament. End of Tournament is called and determined by Tournament Director or Assistant Tournament Director. Once the end of the tournament is called, no disputes are to be taken by the Tournament Director until 15 minutes has passed.. The Tournament Director has the task of measuring everyone's fish and needs undivided concentration to be accurate and sure.
2. The only species of the bass family may be submitted for measure: Largemouth, Smallmouth, Spotted, or Guadalupe Bass.
3. Photos submitted must be from eligible waters chosen specifically for Tournament Day. A screen shot of your location of where fish was caught within the time stamp of the photograph is required for your fish to count in the standings. Catches without screenshots will lead to denial of catch.
4. Hawg Trough style boards are the only boards allowed and accepted when fishing is BassGrabbers Tournament Trails. BassGrabbers Tournament Trails mainly uses boards from Ketch Products. Starting in 2022, the only board that will be accepted is Ketch.
5. Boards can be cut to fit but may not alter measuring any way shape or form. Failure to comply is denied photo of fish.
6a. Boards may not be damaged in photographic submission of fish.
6b. Boards are not permitted to be bent while measuring and taking photos of fish. If the end of bump board is obviously inclined, the photo will be denied.
7. If the tail on any bass extends past the factory measurements on a hawg through style board, the measurement will be recorded as the last 1/4" increment shown on board.
8. Anglers may share boards and assist each other while taking photos for submission however, the Angler that caught the fish must be the Angler that is taking the photo of the fish. (In TourneyX Tournaments, the Angler’s hand must be in photo submission not blocking gill plate or eye. If Directors cannot confirm fish due to over blockage of photo by hand, submission will be deemed unidentifiable and submission will be denied. If Angler can not get hand in photo, someone else is allowed to take photo however the Angler that caught and submitted fish must have full hand in photo.
9. Condition of bass submitted for measure must be hooked in mouth or jaw. If fish appears to be dead, mutilated, frozen, damaged, mashed, mauled or otherwise altered. The photo will be denied.
10. The tail must be flat on board. Any pic with the tail raised on the fish will be denied. Pinching of fish’s tail during the photo is allowed to help close the mouth of fish for photo submissions.
11. Left eye must be visible.
12. If fish has Open mouth, Angler will receive 1” penalty. 1/4” of open mouth will lead to this penalty. All penalties regarding his area will be left to admin discretion. Admin may decide on any penalty 1/4” to 1” depending on the openness of mouth.
13. Once checked in on TourneyX App (If being used under discretion of BassGrabbers Tournament Trails), Angler must find their identifier by clicking identifiers on the dashboard. It will give the code that they need. Each Angler has their own unique code. This code is to be written down on a card (index card) or written on hand. The card needs to be above the fish in the submitted picture or if on hand, hand must be in picture with identifier VISIBLE to where the tournament director can clearly see the identifier. This applies for tournaments not using tourneyx. Submission of fish that does not follow these requirements will result in denial.
14. Late penalties to measure in: For official tournaments anglers will receive a 1 inch penalty at the time of check-in being over. Half inch penalties will be added for extra minutes that Angler has not made it back to measure in.
15. If an Angler has to leave early due to emergency, Angler must notify Tournament Director. It is up to Directors discretion to give credit for fish caught or give Angler a disqualification. Anglers who are over 1 hour late shall be disqualified from event.
16. An Angler may not have 2 or more fish of the same length. However, it shall be up to the discretion of Tournament Director to determine if it is in fact different fish based on close review and time stamp of photo submission.
17. Hand must be in photo submission. A submission without hand in pic will lead to denial of fish. This is also applicable for those who use a card in submission.
Section E: Tournament Directors
1. Backup locations will be determined in the event of surplus amount of competitors that will cause overcrowding, fish kills, pollution, flooding, closure of body of water, or in the event of any major crime or missing person investigation in progress.
2. All backup locations & times must be determined within one weeks notice from the day of the event. The notice needs to be posted on the website for all to see within 5 days from event.
3. Tournament Director has right to restrict tournament waters at any time to preserve area for tournament day.. Tournament Directors will post when pre-fishing will end, All must comply or will be disqualified if angler is found fishing tournament waters past designated pre-fish times. Typically, the main rule is 48 hr for normal events.
4. If Tournament Director cancels tournament due to bad weather or any imminent danger or emergency, no casts will be made after notified of timeout.
5. All anglers must be notified by the Tournament Director.
6. Any fish caught after notification will be denied. This can be found out by the time director makes announcement through group text or call. The time stamp on picture will tell if Angler has complied to the timeout.
7. Rally point will be established before tournament and all competitors are to make their way there immediately to give knowledge that everyone is out of danger and accounted for.
8. Call 9-11 in case of an emergency then notify Tournament Officials
9. Locations have no boundaries UNLESS otherwise stated by the Tournament Director.
10. After the Tournament Director has determined time of last cast, you have 15 minutes to make it to check in. Upon being late you’re penalized 1 inch and a 1/2 inch every minute thereafter. After 15 minutes the competitor will be disqualified.
Section FA: Elite Series Trail (Members Only)
1. Members Only are allowed in this event and will receive points.
2. Anglers fishing for Angler of the Year and Rookie of the Year can compete in these events.
3. Rookie members can only fish for rookie of the year trophy while Veteran anglers can only fish for the Angler of the Year Trophy.
4. Winners are decided by points obtained throughout season in Elite Series Trail events.
5. At season’s end, there will be an Elite Series Championship. In order to make it into this event, the top 5 competitors from the Rookie Division and the top 5 competitors from the Veteran Division will have an event to determine the Elite Series Champion. If a competitor cannot meet the date, their spot will be held for them in case their plans change.
5A. As apart of qualifying, Anglers must attend a minimum of 4 events.
6. At the end of the Elite Series Trail, each anglers 2 worst performance or events missed will be counted as a zero.
7. Both the Veterans Division and Rookie Division will have 1 wildcard that will go into the Championship. This wild card will be determined by the persons who finish at place #6 &7 at the end of the regular season for each of the Veteran and Rookie divisions. The angler in place six and seven who did the best in the final regular season event will advance as a wildcard for their respective division.
8. All spots in the championship are determined by the top 5 of their respective division. If someone can not make their spot, it doesn’t not go down past 5 in the next available. Following place 5, the wildcard rule will come into effect.
Section FB: Teams Trail (Members Only)
1. Members only are allowed at these events.
1. Anglers have the liberty of choosing their own teammate.
2. A team must consist of two anglers.
3. Teams tournaments will have a 10 fish limit with a 5 fish limit per Angler. If a team mate cannot make an event, the present team member can pay the team cost and submit 10 fish for their team.
4. 1 team member can not cull the others fish or catch fish for their teammate to measure. This will lead to disqualification up to removal from club.
5. Members will accrue points.
6. Points will be obtained on the Teams Trail as follows:
-1 point per inch of every legal and verified fish.
7. Teams Championship: In November, a championship will be held for the top 5 teams in points. This event will also score points as said above. The team that prevails with the highest amount of points will be determined Teams Champion for the year.
8. All BassGrabbers rules and regulations are to be the governing rules of this trail.
9. If the team disbands, anglers can start new teams but must start over with points.
10. In the case of a team member being disqualified from an event, the whole team shall be disqualified as well.
Section G: Point System and Payout System
GA: Points Individuals (Members Only)
1. Each inch of verified and legal fish count as 1 point for members.
2. All paid members are put into 1 of 2 categories: Angler of the Year or Rookie of the Year. This is based by Admins discretion.
3A. 1st place in the Elite Series Trail will gain 20 points in the Trail fished.
3B. 2nd place in the Trail will gain 15 points in the Trail fished.
3C. 3rd place in the Elite Series individual Trail will gain 10 points in the Trail fished.
3D. Big Bass in the Elite Series Trail will gain 10 points.
4. 5 points will be rewarded for 4th and 5th place.
5. Points will go towards the class that the Angler is participating in.
6. In case of tie for podium points, tie will be broken by best bass.
7. At the end of the season, all anglers worst 2 performances will be zeroed out.
GB: Points Teams Members Only
1. Team points are accrued by both teammates being members and verified fish
2. A teammate can accrue points for their team if teammate is not present. Present team member must pay entire team cost.
GC: Payout Individuals
1. 1-10 Anglers=Winner take all
2. 11-15 Anglers=70/30
3. 16-40 Anglers=60/30/10
4. 40+ Anglers=50/30/10/5/5
GD: Payout Teams
Winner take all and must be divided by teammates
TourneyX teams: 70/30
GE: Payout Big Bass Battle
1. 1-15 Anglers: Winner take all
2. 16-30 Anglers: 70/30
3. 31+ 60/20/10
1. Points are only obtained through verified fish in the month long events by members Only
Section H: Big Bass Battle Trail (Open)
1. All can participate in the Big Bass Battle .
2. Winner is determined by biggest Bass in length and ties are broken by next biggest Bass or sudden death.
3. Winner receives the cash and the Big Bass Battle Championship Belt.
4. The Big Bass Battle belt can only be won by a member.
5. The current holder of the belt must relinquish the belt once a different person wins the Big Bass Battle by beating the current record.
6. After the final Big Bass Battle event, the Angler who has had the biggest Bass of the year in the Big Bass Battle will take home the Big Bass Battle Title Belt for good!
7. A new Big Bass Battle Title belt is donated yearly by our sponsor for the trail.
Section I: Angler of the Year
1. Points are obtained for A.O.Y by becoming a member and fishing in the Elite Series Trail. Anglers must be in the Veteran (experienced) category in order to obtain AOY points. This category will be decided by Admin.
2. The Angler with the most points at the end of the season prior to the Championship will be declared Angler of the Year.
3. Anglers are not permitted to change their rank without an appeal and approval.
4. Anglers can change their category in off season with admin approval.
5. A veteran can make an appeal to move back to the rookie division based on their performance before 6/15 of current year. If appeal is granted they can move down with points already earned.
6. If there is a tie for Angler of the Year, the tie will be broken in the Elite Series Championship. The Angler in the tie who does the best in this event, shall be proclaimed Angler of the Year.
Section J: Rookie of the Year
1. Rookies (inexperience and beginner) will be in the Rookie category. This category will be decided by admin.
2. R.O.Y. Points are obtained by seasonal events in the Elite Series Trail. Even podium points (1st, 2nd, 3rd and big Bass) obtained by a rookie goes to rookie points.
3. The Rookie Angler with the most obtained points at the end of the season will be declared Rookie of the Year.
4. Anglers are not permitted to change their category mid-season unless an appeal is made an Admin sees it fit to place an angler where they truly belong.
5. Anglers can change their category in off season with admin approval.
6. The Angler who wins Rookie of the Year and Anglers that Admin feel to have a better skill level will be and can be moved to Veterans Division at anytime. Our goal is to keep an even playing field for all.
7. If there is a tie for Rookie of the Year, the tie will be broken in the Elite Series Championship. The Angler in the tie who does the best in this event, shall be proclaimed Rookie of the Year.
8. Anglers who disapprove of their rank can make an appeal.
9. All appeals must be made by June 15th. If met by that date, Points will be transferred to new division. After June 15th, all divisions are final for the year.
10. If Admin feels that the Rookie Division is being over ran by an Angler who should be in the Veteran Division, Admin will have until Mid-June (June 15) to decide if said Angler should be moved to Veteran Division.
Section K: Price for events (prices may vary based on event)
DFW Membership: $60.00 ($50.00 if paid before 1st Elite Event in February.)
Youth Membership: $30.00 ($25.00 if paid before 1st Elite Event in February.)
-DFW Elite Series Trail
Buy In: $40.00
Big Bass Pot buy in: $10.00
(some events toward end of season may have larger payouts)
-DFW Teams Trail
Team buy in: $50.00/$25.00 a person
-DFW 1vs1 Trail
Championship Bracket buy in: $25.00
-DFW Big Bass Battle Trail
Buy In: $20.00
-DFW Working Anglers Tournament Trail
Buy In: $35.00 ($5.00 admin fee)
Section L: TourneyX Events (Open)
0. For TourneyX help, contact admin.
1. No pay lakes, ranches, or private property can be fished by anglers unless it is an open boundaries option.
2. All open boundary locations must be public waters only and accessible by all anglers.
3. Must be in geographic location given for event.
4. After each event, there shall be a 48 hour dispute time until winners are announced. This will allow judges to go over all submissions and allow anglers time to appeal or discuss decisions made by the judges that may determine the final outcome of the tournament.
5. In “Race to 21”, the event will end when judges have verified all submissions. The event shall continue until winner is verified.
Section M: 1vs1 Trail (Members Only)
1. This trail will have its own championship belt.
2. The years first champion will be determined by an 8-person single elimination tournament. (These 8 spots are earned in previous year)
3. 5 spots are chosen by each competitor.
4. Competitors must be ok with distance to all 10 locations.
5. Marshall’s must be ok with the distance to all locations as well.
6. The wheel of locations is spun the night before.
7. The Tournament Platform wheel is spun the morning of.
8. Tournament Platforms will decide what kind of match the Angler will have.
9. All 1 vs 1’s must be approved by Admin.
10. All video footage must be appropriate for our YouTube channel.
11. Please do your best to refrain from cursing or using any vulgarity.
-And please take care of your Marshall’s. Make it worth their time by buying them breakfast or throwing them gas money. We need to appreciate their effort so that they will remain motivated and on board!
12. Matches shall be a 3hr minimum to 6hr maximum. This time frame can be changed if need be to fit Angler’s or Marshall’s schedule.
13. In the occasion of a tie, Big Bass will determine the tie breaker. If the biggest Bass does not break the tie, the match will move into a “no contest”. What will happen in this occasion is that both competitors will be eliminated. (If in any 1vs1 bracket)
14. Once 1vs1 matchup is set, pre-fishing will not be allowed. If Angler is caught pre-fishing, they will forfeit the match and be subject to further action by Admin.
15. TourneyX is allowed in 1vs1 only if a Marshall can not be obtained. Both Anglers will get 2 different location wheels or can decide to fish same water. Both Anglers must agree
16.If anglers have travel restrictions, this is not the idea trail for them. No re-spins will occur after wheel has made final decision. Anglers must pick spots that they can get to and both Anglers must agree on ALL locations.
17. Marshalls and other Anglers who are members of BGTT are NOT permitted to fish during any 1vs1 events.
Section N: 1vs1 Brackets and Championship (Members Only)
1. 3-16 person brackets will be held throughout the year.
2. Brackets will be single elimination.
3. Winners of each bracket will receive a 1vs1 Title match opportunity against the current champ. This title shot is only valid for the whole year and can be used at any time.
4. The top 2 finalist from each 16-person bracket will earn a spot in the 8-person year end bracket to determine the new 1vs1 Champion for the following year.
5. Each match in round will given 2 weeks to complete. Tournament Director will give the allotted time for round to be complete (typically 2 weeks with a few days buffer). In addition, TD will give an allotted time for registry. If deadlines are not met whether it is registering or competing, the Angler is eliminated. If an angler does not meet the requirements of contacting their opponent and deciding what option to use, the Angler who is interested in match is to make an appeal. If appeal is won, Angler will receive a bye in bracket. If anglers do not complete their match within 2 weeks, both anglers are eliminated with no refund. If one Angler is willing to complete match but the other one can not, available Angler must make appeal in the appeal page on website and admin will decide if Angler should receive bye in the bracket or helped out in other ways. Bracket spots must be paid for by midnight on Friday a week from the bracket clock starts. Otherwise, the unpaid Angler will be replaced on the bracket or their opponent will receive a bye.
6. If both anglers fail to beat each other by catching required or a fish, then both anglers will be eliminated from bracket (See Section M.13) If both anglers are Fishing a Platform with a minimum, and they do not meet that minimum, the Angler with the best inches will advance.
7. All other catches that have resulted in tie will be decided by big bass.
8. The 8-person Championship Bracket:
-The top 2 anglers from each of the 3 16-person brackets will earn a spot in the 8-person Championship Bracket.
-The other 2 spots are reserved for the winner of the previous championship bracket and the final title holder of previous year.
9. When using TourneyX for 1vs1 bracket matches, the wheels of decision can be spun days before or night before the event. Each Angler will pick 5 spots for their own personal wheel. They will fish the spots decided by wheel on their own time. This time and information must be given to TD. Anglers can also use TourneyX on same body of water and choose to fish same body of water in the same time frame. Both anglers must agree to whichever method is used. Once anglers agree, it becomes set with no question.
10. Once Location has been determined, locations are off limits for both Anglers. Pre-fishing during off limits will result in disqualification and subject to further punishment at Admin discretion.
11. Steps to setting up 1vs1
A. Contact your opponent to communicate which method, times, dates, and Marshalls will be submitted.
B. Anglers must BOTH submit 1vs1 info to website.
C. Admin approval and wheels made.
D. Admin does a Facebook live wheel spin to determine location and platform.
12. The Championship: The 1vs1 Championship will be a one day event. This event will be ran at the the same place, time and date. The way this will operate is each Angler will get to choose one spot to go on the wheel. The spot chosen is where the Championship will be held. Each match will have 2 hours to complete and each match will have its own platform. The Championship match will be a 3 hour match with at least one live Marshall that will go live on facebook. The winner of this match will be the 1vs1 Champion going into the following year.
Section O: TourneyX 1vs1 Brackets (Open)
1. The bracket will be a 16-man single elimination bracket.
2. Each match up will be given 1 week (7days) to complete. If Angler does not complete match within 7 days, the Angler will be eliminated. If both Anglers do not complete match within 7 days, both Anglers will be eliminated. There will be dates set up for when matches start and when they finish.
3. All matches will be bank fishing only with open boundaries but will have a platform wheel to follow per match.
4. In the occasion of a tie or double 0, “Big Bass” will be the tie breaker. Meaning, that if a match is set to a minimum, but no one meets the minimum but has a bass to show, that bass will be the tie breaker.
5. If no fish is caught between both Anglers, both Anglers will be eliminated.
6. Each match must be paid in full before the match can happen. No refunds are given unless Angler cancels within 2 weeks of posted match dates. Proof of purchase must be shown to TD in order for match to start.
7. No rematches will be given.
Explanation of Platforms
Big Bass-Biggest bass in length in given time frame wins.
Small Bass-Smallest bass in length in given time frame wins.
Best 3 Bass 14" minimum-Best 3 bass over 14" in length of given time frame wins. If neither angler can obtain the required minimum, rule Section O.4 will come into play.
Big Bass 18" minimum-Best bass over 18" in length of given time frame wins. If neither angler can obtain the required minimum, rule Section O.4 will come into play.
Best 10-Best 10 bass in length of given time frame wins.
Dinkfest 13" Maximum-Best 5 fish UNDER 13" in length of given time frame wins. This contest is based on the angler who obtains the most points with fish under 13".
Best 2-Best 2 bass in length of given time frame wins.
Best 5 12" minimum-Best 5 bass in length of given time frame wins. If neither angler can obtain the required minimum, rule Section O.4 will come into play.
Best 3-Best 3 bass in length of given time frame wins.
Best 7-Best 7 bass in length of given time frame wins.
Best 2 16" minimum-Best 2 bass in length of given time frame wins. If neither angler can obtain the required minimum, rule Section O.4 will come into play.
Best 5-Best 5 bass in length of given time frame wins.
Race to 21-The first angler to catch 21 verified fish in the given time frame wins.
Dinkfest Best 5 Low Score 12" Maximum-The Angler who can obtain 5 fish under 12" with lowest score wins. If anglers are not able to obtain fish under 12", rule Section O.4 will come into play. However, the angler with the smallest bass will win.
Best 4-Best 4 bass in length of given time frame wins.
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