REGISTRATION & RULES
We take rules and regulations very seriously and reserve the right to refuse registration. Please review the following list of rules and regulations carefully to remain eligible to WIN!
Only 1 fish per participant is allowed to be weighed/registered at any one time. You can register multiple fish but at different times. Fish will be weighed and measured to the nearest 1/8th inch. The winning fish will be by weight, with length used as a tiebreaker. Each subsequent fish registered supersedes any previous fish. Fish must be legally caught in accordance to Ohio laws. All fish must be caught by a registered participant.
The participant weighing the fish, owns and is fully responsible for that fish. All participants must have a valid fishing license if required by the state of Ohio. If fishing from a boat, only registered participants may be on board. Boats must be legally registered and equipped with all required equipment and safety devices in accordance with Ohio laws.
Mulitiple derby RULES
Fish weighed in at other derbys are allowed to be weighed in the Walleye Slam. If you have a fish that's being weighed in at multiple other contests, feel free to weigh it in ours too!
solo angler RULES
Solo Anglers division is for shore fishing and kayak fishing as an individual. The Solo Angler division pays out the top 3 fish caught from shore or on a kayak. You are eligible to win the main division. If a Solo Angler places in the main top spots they will be eligible to win the higher of either payouts.
additional rules on prizes
Grand prize Warrior V238 boat package will be awarded at the National Fishing Expos - Columbus, February 12th, 2022. Erie Marine will store the boat and insure at no cost to the winner. Titles on the boat, motors, and trailer will be transferred after the Fishing Expo on Monday, February 14th, 2022. Live Leaderboard prizes will be awarded at the Columbus Fishing Expo, 2022, or, available for pickup at Erie Outfitters, after the Columbus Fishing Expo, the week of February 14th, 2022. Cash prizes will be awarded in 2021, after a lie detector test is passed, and a W-9 is completed and returned. All winners are responsible for tax liabilities. In case of a tie for same weight and length for the Grand Prize Warrior V238 it will be broken by a flip of the coin at the Expo, and the Live Leaderboard prizes, the winner will be decided by a the first fish registered. In case of a tie for cash prizes 2nd-10th, the places will be added and split evenly.
The Walleye Slam is held in the Ohio waters of Lake Erie only! Sorry, no MI, PA, NY, or Canada waters.
SUPER SLAM SATURDAY starts at 12:01 am Saturday and goes until 6:00 pm on that Saturday. You just have to be in line at Erie Outfitters before the cut off time of 6:00pm. Weigh station at Erie Outfitters is open from 6:00am-6:00pm
Same rules apply for kids as adults. 15 and under qualify by the end of the Walleye Slam, November 28th, 2021. The must turn 16 before November 29th, 2021. The top 5 spots are paid, but must not be a top 10 regular Walleye Slam winner.