As per tournament permit LdB-XX-X this is a catch and release at boat site event. Lengths are recorded by photograph. It is of the utmost importance for every participant to make sure fish are released back into the water in a timely manner to insure a successful catch and release requirement of the tournament.
Before entering the event every team must show a suitable net and tools to release any fish.
BARBLESS HOOKS: In Manitoba it is mandatory for anglers to use barbless hooks. A barbless hook is a hook with without barbs or barbs that have been compressed to be in complete contact with the shaft of the hook. Barbless hooks may have barbs on the shank for holding bait. When you are fishing, the hooks attached to all your lines, whether in use or not, must be barbless. Barbed hooks may be kept in the tackle box.
Violation or the promotion of the violation of using barbed hooks in respect to the mandatory use of barbless hooks in any form will NOT be tolerated and will lead to immediate disqualification.
No Live bait (fish) possession or use are permitted in the Winnipeg River upstream from Seven Sisters Hydro Dam and in the Whiteshell Provincial Park.
All boats have to follow the 2013 Manitoba fishing regulations. The boat captains have to be in possession of valid Pleasure Craft Operator Cards and must follow the rules of safe boating including rules for passengers..