2021 Alabama Spearfish Slam

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2021 Alabama Spearfish Slam

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 to Sunday, October 31, 2021
Scuba
Freedive
| Fishing Tournament
Target Sub-species: 
Snappers - Red snapper
Snappers - Mangrove Snapper
Amberjack - Amberjack
Triggerfish - Gray Triggerfish
Flounder - Flounder
Cobia - Cobia
Tripletail - Tripletail
Mackerels - Mackerels (all)
Porgy - Porgy (all)
Wahoo - Wahoo

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2021 Alabama Spearfish Slam

June 1, 2021 - October 31, 2021

First Annual Alabama Spearfish Slam for both Scuba and Freedive Spearfisherman. A different concept for spearfishing tournaments in Alabama - fish will be judged based on the length of the fish not the weight of the fish. Good shooting everyone!

Competition begins on June 1, 2021 at 12:00am and ends on Oct 31, 2021 at 11:59pm.

All SCUBA diving contestants must be SCUBA certified and possess a Certification Card.

Contestants must possess all appropriate State of Alabama fishing/spearfishing licenses.

There will be a Scuba and Freedive division. Contestants can only complete in one division.

Each division will have one target species per month in competition for a first prize given out at the end of each month.

Tournament Boundaries:
All fish must be landed in the State of Alabama with harvest boundaries as anywhere in the Gulf of Mexico. State of Alabama Rules and Regulations apply to all harvested fish.

Tournament Schedule and Target Species - 1st Place prizes awarded in both divisions:

  • Red Snapper - June 2021
  • Mangrove Snapper - July 2021
  • Amberjack - August 2021
  • Trigger - September 2021
  • Flounder - October 2021

Target Species must be submitted by midnight on the last day of the specified month.

Fish of the month are subject to change due to fishery season changes.

Each division is eligible to earn points for target species and bonus fish. Points will be counted toward the Master Scuba Spearfisher, Master Freedive Spearfisher, and other divisional overall prizes at the end of the tournament.

Points for Master and overall awards are awarded as follows:

  • 1st place fish - 10 points
  • 2nd place fish - 9 points
  • 3rd place fish - 8 points
  • 4th place fish – 7 points
  • 5th place fish – 6 points
  • 6th place AND BELOW - 5 points each

Bonus Species - One legal species per shooter eligible for 5 bonus points toward Master and overall Awards:

  • Triple Tail – June 2021– October 2021
  • Wahoo – June 2021 -October 2021
  • Mackerel (Spanish or King) – June 2021 -October 2021
  • Porgy (Any) – June 2021 -October 2021
  • Cobia – June 2021 -October 2021

Bonus Species can be submitted anytime during the tournament.

All fish submitted in Oct use code "F321" in the photo





$50 USD
Individual Angler


Processing fee of $5.00 USD will be added to the registration fee.


Anywhere in the Gulf of Mexico


Tournament is over

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Events & Schedule

Tournament Begins

06/01/2021 12:00 AM

All fish must be landed in the State of Alabama with harvest boundaries as anywhere in the Gulf of Mexico.

Red Snapper Competition Begins

06/01/2021 12:00 AM

Mangrove Snapper Competition Begins
Red Snapper Competition Ends

07/01/2021 12:00 AM

Amberjack Competition Begins
Mangrove Snapper Competition Ends

08/01/2021 12:00 AM

Trigger Competition Begins
Amberjack Competition Ends

09/01/2021 12:00 AM

Flounder Competition Begins
Trigger Competition Ends

10/01/2021 12:00 AM

Tournament Ends

11/01/2021 12:00 AM

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2021 Alabama Spearfish Slam

Tournament Rules

  1. Tournament will be managed via I Angler Tournament smart phone application. All participants will register, pay, and submit fish via the phone application.
  2. State of Alabama Rules and Regulations apply to all harvested fish.
  3. All fish must be landed in the State of Alabama with harvest boundaries as anywhere in the Gulf of Mexico.
  4. Competition begins on June 1, 2021 at 12:00am and ends on Oct 31, 2021 at 11:59pm.
  5. All SCUBA diving contestants must be SCUBA certified and possess a Certification Card. Contestants must possess all appropriate State of Alabama fishing/spearfishing licenses.
  6. There will be a Scuba and Freedive division. Contestants can only complete in one division.
  7. Each division will have one target species per month in competition for a first prize given out at the end of each month.Target Species must be submitted by the last day of the the month at midnight.
  8. Target Species for both divisions are as follows:

    • Red Snapper June 2021
    • Mangrove Snapper July 2021
    • Amberjack August 2021
    • Trigger September 2021
    • Flounder October 2021
  9. Bonus Fish - 5 bonus points per species will be awarded to the shooter who submits a legal bonus fish. A maximum of 25 total bonus points may be awarded. Bonus fish are as follows:
    • Cobia
    • Triple Tail
    • Mackerel (Spanish or King)
    • Porgy (Any)
    • Wahoo
  10. The Master Scuba Spearfisher and Master Freedive Spearfisher Award will be given at the end of the year. Contestants may receive points for one fish per category. Points for Master and overall awards are awarded as follows:

    • 1st place fish - 10 points
    • 2nd place fish - 9 points
    • 3rd place fish - 8 points
    • 4th place fish - 7 points
    • 5th place fish - 6 points
    • All other legal size submissions (6th place and below) will receive 5 points.
  11. Target Species are subject to change due to fishery season changes.
  12. Ties will be broken by first time submitted.
  13. Only rubber powered or pneumatic spear guns, pole spears, or Hawaiian sling loaded by contestant’s muscle power, will be permitted. Fish taken using a powerhead will not be accepted.
  14. Acceptable fish lengths for each species correlate with appropriate State of Alabama measurement guidelines. For example, a Cobia would be measured using the fork length method measured from the tip of the jaw or tip of the snout with closed mouth to the center of the fork in the tail. A Red Snapper would be measured using the total length method measured from the tip of the jaw or tip of the snout with closed mouth to tip of the pinched tail. Tournament fish will be accepted with using the following measurement type.

  15. Only clear photos that show the MEASUREMENT OF THE FISH and THE FISH CODE will be excepted. Fish Codes will be released the day before the species opens.
  16. A good example of a photo with fish length using total length methods is show below. The fish code is in the photo and the measurement can be seen from the tip of the nose to the tip of the tail.

  17. Any attempt to defraud or cheat in the tournament, in any way, will automatically disqualify the offender and all his/her fish.
  18. The application can detect fraudulent photos such as using a modified ruler.

All protests must be submitted in writing and given to Tournament Officials. All decisions by tournament officials are final.

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DIVE SAFE !

By your registration and subsequent participation, you, on behalf of yourself, your heirs, personal representatives and assigns, agree to assume all risks of injury or death arising from your activities in connection therewith and to hold the Officials of the tournament, their agents, fully and completely harmless from any and all claims, demands, actions, damages or otherwise in any way arising from your participation in this contest.