GENERAL RULES

  • All registered Striper Cup participants are eligible to compete in the boat, kayak, and shore C&R categories.
  • NEW FOR 2017! Entries of ANY length aeccepted!
  • Every entry must include a photo of the fish that allows for a reasonable approximation of its size.

SUBMIT YOUR CATCH

  • Submit up to 3 photos of released fish per week (across any combination of categories) through our ONLINE FORM or via text or email to stripercup@onthewater.com. Include angler’s name, phone number,home town, home state, category, and fish length to nearest whole inch.
  • Submission for the previous week closes on Monday at 5:00 PM. Submissions after that time will be applied to the next week’s prize drawing.

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CATCH AND RELEASE PRIZES

  • Weekly submissions of up to 3 fish (first 3 entered) are combined for a total length. At the end of each week, all participants will be entered into a random prize drawing: individual odds are relative to the total length earned over the week.
  • Entrants may win no more than three weekly prize in any C&R Category, over the course of the tournament. Entrants may request no more than 5 pounder pins for released fish over the course of the tournament.

Angler of The Year

  • Angler of the Year will be selected by the Striper Cup Committee and guaged by a number of factors including the number of fish submitted, overall size of catches, quality of photos and demonstrations of sportsmanship.
  • Angler of the Year winners are not eligible to win in consecutive years.

POUNDER PINS

  • To receive a pounder pin for a released fish, please include an estimate of weight using a handheld scale or the formula Girth x Girth x Length/800. (Limit 5 pounder pins per angler over the course of the tournament.)