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Offline RHYAK

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Suggestions for 2016
« on: October 29, 2015, 02:41 PM »
Hey guys and gals,

Taking suggestions for the 2016 AOTY. Please submit your request soon as we will set the rules ad scoring scale and once set it will remain that way for a year. So now is your time to make any request.

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Re: Suggestions for 2016
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2015, 08:04 PM »
Two suggestions:

1) reduce the points for greenling
2) add spotted bay bass

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Re: Suggestions for 2016
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2015, 10:06 PM »
White elephant thing for last place.  :P
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Re: Suggestions for 2016
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2015, 03:28 AM »
Watch my kids for me so I can fish more!

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Re: Suggestions for 2016
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2015, 01:36 PM »
Two suggestions:

1) reduce the points for greenling
2) add spotted bay bass

Matt

1st for what reason only asking cause they seem to score about right. Haven't seen any that just break the score wide open.

2nd definitely a possibility
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Re: Suggestions for 2016
« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2015, 06:25 PM »
Last place for a prize ?????



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Re: Suggestions for 2016
« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2015, 07:02 PM »
Last place for a prize ?????

I got to win some time.  :P
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Re: Suggestions for 2016
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2015, 04:47 PM »
Greenling have to be at least 12" to keep and therefore at least that size to enter AOTY. A 12" greenling at 12 points per inch is worth 144 points which seems too much for a small bony fish that I think most of us wouldn't be too interested in otherwise...And that's just the minimum size. At 12 points per inch, a relatively small incidental catch of limited sport or culinary value (IMO) becomes a very valuable fish.

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Re: Suggestions for 2016
« Reply #8 on: December 09, 2015, 05:47 PM »
keep the Greenling the way it is. Seeing how a lot of people don't catch one, makes them valuable.

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Re: Suggestions for 2016
« Reply #9 on: January 02, 2016, 04:35 PM »
keep the Greenling the way it is. Seeing how a lot of people don't catch one, makes them valuable.

I think the point value is set well for their size range. It also gives people with less fresh water time to add another species to the board. If anything remove Pacific Halibut from the board since its onlly commonly found in the northern most section of CA. It also hs such a small season it makes it a crap shoot for most anglers to go target.
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Re: Suggestions for 2016
« Reply #10 on: January 22, 2016, 12:10 AM »
It was a little awkward being this was posted in the child thing. and took me a few minuets to find the sign up. for those of you who can't find it. look in the header part top lower right side of header.   
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Re: Suggestions for 2016
« Reply #11 on: January 22, 2016, 10:57 AM »
keep the Greenling the way it is. Seeing how a lot of people don't catch one, makes them valuable.

I think the point value is set well for their size range. It also gives people with less fresh water time to add another species to the board. If anything remove Pacific Halibut from the board since its onlly commonly found in the northern most section of CA. It also hs such a small season it makes it a crap shoot for most anglers to go target.

I agree, but then we might miss out on some of Matanaska's epic PacHali reports.
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Re: Suggestions for 2016
« Reply #12 on: July 15, 2016, 02:49 PM »
Suggestion for 2017. Increase tournament entry and add a platic Hawg trough as part of the gig.  Make said plastic hawg troughs the mandatory measuring device.  These metal reflective surface ones suck for pictures with glare.  Either they dont hve enough marks or the marks are to fine.  Stick to the basic plastic trough with sharpied in lines.