Mobile Delta Division

General Information

BOAT NUMBER REQUEST ARE A CURTOSY FAILURE TO SHOW OR NOTIFYING THE DIRECTOR BY 6:00 PM FRIDAY BEFORE THE EVENT WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF 25 POINTS AND PRE PAY REST OF YEAR.

FEES: ENTRY FEE INCLUDES LUNKER $140 PER EVENT
OPTIONAL SIDE POT $40 HIGHEST FINISHER IN POT WINS IT ALL
BOAT SHOW IS $200 ENTRY AND $50 2-DAY SIDE POT

MEMBERSHIP (NEED GOLD BY FEBRUARY 1ST TO HAVE SHIRTS):
BASIC 1 YEAR- $40 PER PERSON. ALTERNATE 1 TIME $25 (2ND TIME PAYS THE OTHER $15)
GOLD 1 YEAR- $100 PER PERSON INCLUDES A SHIRT (BOTH TEAMATES MUST BE A GOLD MEMBER.) IF An ALTERNATE IS USED YOU MUST ORDER THEM A SHIRT AT THE COST OF $40 TO WEAR TO BE ELIGIBLE. $500 TO THE HIGHEST GOLD TEAM PER TOURNAMENT AND FREE ENTRY TO 2ND HIGHEST.

Schedule

CHAMPIONSHIP:

Live Oak Landing October 22nd 2022.

Top 60 or fish any 4 qualify events. Top 20 get free entry.

CONTACT:

Jeremy Bass (228) 327-5941 email mjeremybass@yahoo.com

SCHEDULE:
FEBRUARY 26TH 2022 LIVE OAK LANDING
APRIL 30TH 2022 BRIDGEPORT LANDING
MAY 28TH 2022 LIVE OAK LANDING
JUNE 25TH 2022 LIVE OAK LANDING
JULY 30TH 2022 LIVE OAK LANDING
AUGUST 27TH 2022 LIVE OAK LANDING
SEPTEMBER 17TH 2022 LIVE OAK LANDING

MOBILE BOAT SHOW
EVERYBODY 1ST DAY TOP 60 SECOND DAY
MARCH 11TH LIVE OAK LANDING   MARCH 12TH CHOCOLATTA MOBILE BOAT SHOW
MOBILE DELTA TEAM CLASSIC
CLASSIC (TOP 60/FISH ANY 4/TOP 20 FREE ENTRY)
OCTOBER 22ND 2022 LIVE OAK LANDING
MOBILE CITY CHAMPIONSHIP- ALL MEMBERS ARE ELIGIBILE
NOVEMBER 5TH 2022 LIVE OAK LANDING MOBILE CITY CHAMPIONSHIP

Rules

PRIDE OF THE SOUTH Tournament series Official Rules Effective Date 2/26/22:

Print Rules Here

ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS INVOLVING THE RULES PLEASE CONTACT JEREMY BASS @ 228-327-5941 OR EMAIL MJEREMYBASS@YAHOO.COM

  1. Tournament director has the final say and can deny any team from entering the tournament no exceptions. The Tournament Director will be allowed to participate in the tournaments.
  2. Sportsmanship Rule: Any unsportsmanlike behavior during tournament hours will be grounds for disqualification from the tournament. This includes but not limited to behaviors like, someone holesitting for you, reckless boat operation, intentionally snagging fish, etc….
  3. Communication rule- During tournament hours the use of any communication device to seek guidance or fishing information is not allowed. The hiring of guides, non-eligible anglers or nonmembered anglers pre-fishing for you prior to any event is not allowed.
  4. All fish are to be caught during the hours of the tournament on the body of water the tournament is being held without leaving the boat or receiving fish from another team
  5. All State, Corp of engineers, local and Pride of the South rules/laws will be obeyed. It’s the Anglers responsibility to be knowledgeable of the rules. If your team is issued a ticket during any
    Pride of The South tournaments you must notify the tournament director prior to weighing any fish. It’s the tournament director’s discretion to determine the penalty up to disqualification.
  6. GOLD Members must have your contingency shirt at weigh in. Failure to have shirt will disqualify your team from getting the prize money. If your team needs pictures for another contingency
    program you will be allowed to change shirts and take the necessary pictures to qualify.
  7. Only 2 people maximum per boat. An eligible team is either solo, boater and non-boater.
  8. No leaving the boat to push into any place. If you become stuck you can push out but not allowed to continue to push forward to gain access.
  9. The influencing or requesting any operation of a spillway outside it normal schedule operating times will be disqualified. (example olin basin)
  10. If you’re late to weigh in it will result in disqualification. Must hang check in key fob on check in board before your official weigh in time. The official time clock will be on the check in board.
  11. All site fish must be caught inside the mouth. No snagging
  12. Five fish 12 in or Lake Rule limit per boat. Fish measured with a Radicull Beamer Board.
  13. 1/4lb (4oz) per dead fish. Lunker winning fish must be weighed alive. Short fish will be released immediately. Ties will be determined by the Lunker between the two teams. It is the team’s responsibility to notify the weigh master that you want your Lunker weighed. Any suspicious dead fish can be denied to be weighed in per tournament director’s discretion.
  14. All fished weighed in will be released back. It’s the tournament director’s discretion to allow teams to trailer prior to weighing in.
  15. Artificial bait only. No trolling or live bait fishing. Only 1 rod allowed at a time. (A-RIGS are legal). You must completely retrieve your line inside the boat prior to picking up another rod. Jigger poles are not allowed. No fishing while big motor is running.
  16. No alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs allowed during tournament. If you’re subject to taking a polygraph no drinking after you weigh your fish until all places and prizes have been decided.
  17. No culling at the dock. Only 5 fish allowed in live well at any time.
  18. Cutting down of green trees including having someone not entered to fish with the intent to fish during the tournament will result in being banned from fishing the trail.
  19. Each team is allowed (1) alternate for the season to keep the points. Any team using a 4th person
    for their team the Boater and the 4th person will create a new team. The alternate cannot fish alone and must have either the boater or non-boater in the boat to be eligible to fish. An alternate must fish at least 1 regular season event to be eligible for any championship. Cannot use an alternate for the first time in a Championship. You will have to fish solo if you partner can’t fish.
  20. Points will be based on a 200 points scale. The winner gets 200 points and goes down 1 point per place. If any teams that has entered the tournament does not weigh in or zeroes they will receive 25 points less than the last place team that weighed in. No dropped tournaments. Failure to show up or notifying the director 6:00 pm Friday before any event after requesting a boat number will result in a loss of 25 points and prepay or pay at the ramp the rest of the year.
  21. Must follow all water safety rules. Life jackets and kill switches during blast off and while boat is on plane.
  22. Must abide by all “NO WAKE ZONES”. This includes blast off at live oak. Upper and Lower Bryants on Tensaw must obey bouys.
  23. Can leave the boat in an emergency situations only. No fishing allowed while not inside of the boat during an emergency. If a team member has to leave early you are allowed to drop him off at the dock. Once a person leaves the boat they are not allowed back in the boat to fish anymore in that tournament. The angler staying must remain in the boat the entire time.
  24. Off limits are determined by state laws. No fishing in ponds or private waters during high water levels. No casting into a private or off limit waters even if your boat is not sitting in the off limits waters. Cannot leave the boat to gain access to fishable waters. You are allowed to lock through Dams. The following are OFF-LIMITS DOCTOR LAKE, HELLCAT LAKE, BOYKIN LAKE, FLAG LAKE, GREEN LAKE, BEAR LAKE, CHOCTAW LAKE, OLIN BASIN, BIG CHIPPEWA LAKE, AND LITTLE CHIPPEWA LAKE.
  25. Must obey all posted signs this includes dams. (Section 220-6-19 it shall be unlawful to fail to comply with any restrictive sign, buoy, or marker as approved by the Director of the Alabama Marine Police Division). Treat the sign like a wall do not cross nor cast past the posted sign or the area the sign is referencing this includes private ponds or off-limit areas.
  26. Any team fishing in 3 mile creek on mobile river, you must obey the “idle only” designated areas. During Alabama Waterfowl season idle only in Bay Grass, Big and Little Bateau Bay.
  27. Any Boat is allowed to carry gas with you in an approved coast guard tank with quick disconnects. Hand Held tanks are not allowed cannot leave boat to get gas on land. No one is
    allowed to bring you gas during the tournament.
  28. Live well check will be conducted during registration.
  29. An approved boat must be equipped with an Outboard Water Cooled motor only. No jet foot motors or go-devil style motors will be allowed to enter the tournament. Also live well, navigation and running lights. (Any questions call Tournament Director 228-327-5941)
  30. If a team has their trolling motor down FISHING you must give that team a 50 YD courtesy distance unless both teams agree differently. If a team has their anchor out FISHING you must give that team a 100 YD courtesy distance unless both teams agree.
  31. Anyone that fishes any of the pride of the south tournaments are fishing at their own risk and cannot hold anyone that is involved in the tournament responsible.
  32. Each event will have a mandatory polygraph test performed per the Tournament director’s decision. A formal protest must be filed by the closing of the scales in person. Any obscene or vulgar gestures said at the event as a result of the protest will result in banning of the trail. This type of conduct will not be tolerated.
  33. In case of a 1st place tie the team with the biggest fish in their limit wins the decision and the losing team of the tie will be consider 2nd place. Lunker ties will result in a 50/50 payout split.
  34. In case of an AOY Points tie. The two teams will be given a 2 hour fish-off after the last event to break the tie. They will be allowed to bring 1 fish back and the largest fish wins.
  35. W-9 FORMS are required before any team gets paid. All payments will be in form of a check.

ANGLERS OF THE YEARS
TEAMS- The highest team in points will be our team anglers of the year and will be boat #1 for the following season with free entries.
Classic Eligibility-Must have finished in one of the following. Top 60 or fish any 4. Top 20 get free entry.

2023 Schedule

2023 MOBILE DELTA TEAM SERIES
FEBRUARY 18TH 2023 LIVE OAK LANDING
MARCH 25TH 2023 MILLERS FERRY
APRIL 29TH 2023 LIVE OAK LANDING
MAY 27TH 2023 LIVE OAK LANDING
JUNE 24TH 2023 LIVE OAK LANDING
JULY 29TH 2023 LIVE OAK LANDING
AUGUST 26TH 2023 LIVE OAK LANDING
SEPTEMBER 30TH 2023 LIVE OAK LANDING

MOBILE DELTA TEAM CLASSIC
CLASSIC (TOP 60/FISH ANY 4/TOP 20 FREE ENTRY)
OCTOBER 21ST 2023 LIVE OAK LANDING

2023 General Information

FEES:
ENTRY FEE INCLUDES LUNKER $140 PER EVENT
OPTIONAL SIDE POT $40 HIGHEST FINISHER IN POT WINS IT ALL

MEMBERSHIP:
BASIC 1 YEAR- $40 PER PERSON. ALTERNATE 1 TIME $25 (2ND TIME PAYS THE OTHER $15)
GOLD 1 YEAR- $100 PER PERSON INCLUDES A SHIRT (BOTH TEAMATES MUST BE A GOLD MEMBER.) IF AN ALTERNATE IS USED YOU MUST ORDER THEM A SHIRT AT THE COST OF $40 TO WEAR TO BE ELIGIBLE. $500 TO THE HIGHEST GOLD TEAM PER TOURNAMENT

2023 Rules

PRIDE OF THE SOUTH Tournament series Official Rules Effective Date 1/1/23:

Print Rules Here

ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS INVOLVING THE RULES PLEASE CONTACT JEREMY BASS @ 228-327-5941 OR EMAIL MJEREMYBASS@YAHOO.COM

ITS EVERY ANGLERS RESPONSIBILITY TO READ AND FOLLOW THE RULES!!

1. Tournament director has the final say and can deny any team from entering the tournament no
exceptions. The Tournament Director will be allowed to participate in the tournaments.
2. Sportsmanship Rule: Any unsportsmanlike behavior during tournament hours will be grounds for
disqualification from the tournament. This includes but not limited to behaviors like, someone holesitting for you, reckless boat operation, intentionally snagging fish, etc….
3. Communication rule- During tournament hours the use of any communication device to seek
guidance or fishing information is not allowed.
4. All fish are to be caught during the hours of the tournament on the body of water the tournament
is being held without leaving the boat or receiving fish from another team
5. All State, Corp of engineers, local and Pride of the South rules/laws will be obeyed. It’s the
Anglers responsibility to be knowledgeable of the rules. If your team is issued a ticket during any
Pride of The South tournaments, you must notify the tournament director prior to weighing any fish.
It’s the tournament director’s discretion to determine the penalty up to disqualification.
6. GOLD Members must have your contingency shirt at weigh in. Failure to have shirt will disqualify
your team from getting the prize money. If your team needs pictures for another contingency
program, you will be allowed to change shirts and take the necessary pictures to qualify.
7. Only 2 people maximum per boat. An eligible team is either solo, boater and non-boater.
8. No leaving the boat to push into any place. If you become stuck, you can push out but not
allowed to continue to push forward to gain access.
9. The influencing or requesting any operation of a spillway outside it normal schedule operating
times will be disqualified. (Example Olin basin)
10.ON TIME CHECK IN- Each team is given two Key Fobs when you register in the morning. You are
responsible to hang 1 Key Fob back on the board per the clock’s time installed on the board before
you due in time (Example 3:30 weigh in time (3:29:59-on time) (3:30:00 Late disqualified). The 2nd
Key fob bring with your fish to weigh in. If you choose to leave early or not weigh, please hang both
back on the board so we know you are off the water.
**If you have an emergency or break down, you must contact the tournament director @ 228-327-
5941 for instructions. If you are broke down trying to get back for weigh in, you are allowed to ride
with another team as long as one team member stays with the fish. **
11. All site fish must be caught inside the mouth. No snagging
12. Five fish 12 in or Lake Rule limit per boat. Fish measured with a Radicull Beamer Board.
13. 1/4lb (4oz) per 1 dead fish. 1/2lb per 2 or more dead fish (Example: 1 dead fish .25 deduction 2
dead fish .75 deduction 3 dead fish 1.25lb deduction.) Lunker winning fish must be weighed alive.
Lunker winning fish must be weighed alive. Short fish will be released immediately. Ties will be
determined by the Lunker between the two teams. It is the team’s responsibility to notify the weigh
master that you want your Lunker weighed. Any suspicious dead fish can be denied being weighed
in per tournament director’s discretion.
14. All fished weighed in will be released back. It’s the tournament director’s discretion to allow
teams to trailer prior to weighing in.
15. Artificial bait only. No trolling or live bait fishing. Only 1 rod allowed at a time. (A-RIGS are
legal). You must completely retrieve your line inside the boat prior to picking up another rod. Jigger
poles are not allowed. No fishing while big motor is running.
16. No alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs allowed during tournament. If you’re subject to taking a
polygraph no drinking after you weigh your fish until all places and prizes have been decided.
17. No culling at the dock. Only 5 fish allowed in live well at any time.
18. Cutting down of green trees including having someone not entered to fish with the intent to fish
during the tournament will result in being banned from fishing the trail.
19. Each team is allowed (1) alternate for the season to keep the points. Any team using a 4th person
for their team the Boater and the 4th person will create a new team. The alternate cannot fish alone
and must have either the boater or non-boater in the boat to be eligible to fish. An alternate must
fish at least 1 regular season event to be eligible for any championship. Cannot use an alternate for
the first time in a Championship. You will have to fish solo if you partner can’t fish.
20. Points will be based on a 200 points scale. The winner gets 200 points and goes down 1 point
per place. If any teams that has entered the tournament does not weigh in or zeroes, they will
receive 25 points less than the last place team that weighed in. No dropped tournaments. Failure to
show up or notifying the director 6:00 pm Friday before any event after requesting a boat number
will result in a loss of 25 points and prepay or pay at the ramp the rest of the year.
21. Must follow all water safety rules. Life jackets and kill switches during blast off and while boat is
on plane.
22. Must abide by all “NO WAKE ZONES”. This includes blast off at live oak. Upper and Lower
Bryant’s on Tensaw must obey buoys.
23. Can leave the boat in an emergency only. No fishing allowed while not inside of the boat during
an emergency. If a team member must leave early you are allowed to drop him off at the dock. Once
a person leaves the boat, they are not allowed back in the boat to fish anymore in that tournament.
The angler staying must remain in the boat the entire time.
24. Off limits are determined by state laws. No fishing in ponds or private waters during high water
levels. No casting into a private or off limit waters even if your boat is not sitting in the off-limits
waters. Cannot leave the boat to gain access to fishable waters. You are allowed to lock through
Dams. The following are OFF-LIMITS DOCTOR LAKE, HELLCAT LAKE, BOYKIN LAKE, FLAG LAKE,
GREEN LAKE, BEAR LAKE, CHOCTAW LAKE, OLIN BASIN, BIG CHIPPEWA LAKE, AND LITTLE
CHIPPEWA LAKE. GRAVEL PIT MILLERS FERRY.
25. Must obey all posted signs this includes dams. (Section 220-6-19 it shall be unlawful to fail to
comply with any restrictive sign, buoy, or marker as approved by the Director of the Alabama
Marine Police Division). Treat the sign like a wall do not cross nor cast past the posted sign or the
area the sign is referencing this includes private ponds or off-limit areas.
26. Any team fishing in 3-mile creek on mobile river, you must obey the “idle only” designated
areas. During Alabama Waterfowl season idle only in Bay Grass, Big and Little Bateau Bay.
27. Any Boat is allowed to carry gas with you in an approved coast guard tank with quick
disconnects. Handheld tanks are not allowed cannot leave boat to get gas on land. No one is
allowed to bring you gas during the tournament.
28. Live well check will be conducted during registration.
29. An approved boat must be equipped with an Outboard Water-Cooled motor only. No jet foot
motors, or go-devil style motors will be allowed to enter the tournament. Also working live well,
navigation and running lights. (Any questions call Tournament Director 228-327-5941)
30. If a team has their trolling motor down FISHING you must give that team a 50 YD courtesy
distance unless both teams agree differently. If a team has their anchor out FISHING, you must give
that team a 100 YD courtesy distance unless both teams agree.
31. Anyone that fishes any of the pride of the south tournaments are fishing at their own risk and
cannot hold anyone that is involved in the tournament responsible.
32. Each event will have a mandatory polygraph test performed per the Tournament director’s
decision. A formal protest must be filed by the closing of the scales in person. Any obscene or
vulgar gestures said at the event because of the protest will result in banning of the trail. This type
of conduct will not be tolerated.
33. In case of a 1st place tie the team with the biggest fish in their limit wins the decision and the
losing team of the tie will be considered 2
nd place. Lunker ties will result in a 50/50 payout split.
34. In case of an AOY Points tie. The two teams will be given a 2-hour fish-off after the last event to
break the tie. They will be allowed to bring 1 fish back and the largest fish wins.
ANGLERS OF THE YEARS
TEAMS- The highest team in points with no drops will be our team anglers of the year
and will be boat #1 for the following season with free entries.
Classic Eligibility-Must have finished in one of the following. Top 60 or fish
any 4. Top 20 get free entry.

W9 Form

Each of the Elites Anglers need to submit a W9 form. To do this

  1. Click on this link to open the form
  2. Download the form to your device
  3. Open the form on your device and fill it out
  4. Save the form
  5. Email the form to mjeremybass@yahoo.com