Hammond's Fishing Center will be hosting the 1st Annual "Break The Record" Catfish Tournament on Sat June 27th 2009 from 6:30am - 3:00pm. The total payout will be $10,000 !!!!! . RACE FOR THE RECORD CATFISH TOURNAMENT 100% Payback Date: June 27th 2009 Lake Lanier, Ga. Little Hall Ramp ($100.00 per boat Two Man Teams) 6:30am until 3:00 pm $10,000.00 Total Payout 1st $3,300 2nd $1625 3rd $1100 4th $900 5th $800 7th $500 8th $400 9th $375 10th $250 $150 Big Fish (Payouts Based on 100 Boat Field) Register at Hammonds or The morning of the tourney at the ramp 5:30am 6:00am Also officials will be on hand to verify the biggest individual Blue,Channel and flathead(Current Record 31lbs) catfish of the tourney which will be the new lake record. For more info or to pre register call Hammonds at 770-888-6898 ask for Tim Hawkins.(Payout Based On 100 Boats) TOURNAMENT RULES 1. All tournaments are catch and release. All fish brought to the scales will become the property of the tourney director and will be released back into the body of water from which they came. No Dead Fish Will Be Weighed. 2. All Game & Fish regulations must be followed. 3. No Alcoholic beverages or drugs of any kind. This is meant to be a family event. 4. Anyone caught cheating or breaking tournament rules will be disqualified from tournament. 5. Only Blue, Channel & Flathead catfish, 14 inch minimum size limit will be weighed, 5 fish limit per team 6. No Jugs, Trotline, hand grabbling, limb lines, etc. allowed (ROD & REEL ONLY!) 7. A team may consist of up to 2 people. 8. You may not trailer your boat. 9. All protest brought to the Tournament Director must be in writing with-in 15 minutes of the conclusion of the weigh-in. The Tournament Directors rulings will be final. 10. All ties will be broken by coin toss or winning teams may split prize purse if both teams agree. 11. No fishing within 50 yards of another anchored boat participating in the tournament. 12. Any legal, commercial or natural bait will be allowed. No chumming of any type. 13. Stringers are allowed. Only one fish is allowed per stringer. No stringers through the gills. 14. No fish are to be carried to weigh in by their GILLS.