LMPFS – Is a 5 tournament progressive series.
The series will include tournaments in Michigan City IN, St Joseph MI, Grand Haven, MI Ludington MI and Holland MI.
Scoring – Scores are earned by the finish position from any entered tournaments.
ex. Finish 1st = 1 point, Finish 10th = 10 points. The Champion will have the lowest score after competing in three tournaments. Each boat is allowed to fish in up to 5 tournaments with the three best scores counted.
Entry -The cost to enter is $500 for the first three events. 4 or 5th tournament entry will be $200 per event. LMPFS entry fees will not be refunded. Entry will be paid at the tournament captain’s meetings or on the host registration form.
Rules – Host tournament rules must be followed and host results are final for scoring the LMPFS. All boats must fish in Pro Division throughout the entire series. Rules are subject to change and will be up to the LMPFS committee members.
Boat – Boats can be manned by different captains
and/or crew members but the entered boat
accumulates the points. Boat changes can be reviewed by the LMPFS committee for special exceptions.
Payout – Payout will be 100% of all entry money along with sponsorship money over operating cost.
Proposed 1st = 40% ,2nd = 30%, 3rd – 20%, 4th = 10% The LMPFS reserves the right to adjust payout percentages
Big Fish – The LMPFS will also score a progressive Big Fish from the five events.
Big fish rules will follow the host tournament scoring payouts will be based on the biggest fish not by species
Weather- If an event is canceled the teams entered that are not fishing in the remainder of the series will be issued a refund.