Tyler Rod & Gun Club Catfish Tournament, Sept 2, 8 PM – Sept 3, 8 AM

Tyler Rod and Gun Club
Catfish Tournament Rules

  • Boundaries:  From New Martinsville Dam south to Willow Island Dam and anywhere in Middle Island Creek.
  • All fishermen must comply with all Federal and State fishing regulations.
  • Any legal natural or artificial bait will be allowed.
  • Catfish must be at least 14” long to be weighed.            
  • All fish weighed in must be caught by rod and reel during tournament hours.  No snagging, jugging, trot lines, etc…
  • In case of a tie the team/person with the longest measured fish will be declared the winner.
  • No refunds will be given.
  • No late weigh-ins will be allowed!  Late arrivals will be disqualified, no exceptions!
  • $20 per team entry fee.  Individuals may enter for $10.  12 years old and under $5.
  • Fish must be alive to be weighed, no dead fish will be weighed.  Fish will be released after weigh-in.
  • Arguing or fighting will not be tolerated.
  • Pay out for winners will be 1st place – 60%.  2nd place – 30%.  3rd place – 10%.
  • A maximum of four fish will be weighed.
  • Additional smallest and biggest fish purses may be entered for $5 each and will paid out in full.

Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Tyler Rod and Gun Club.  Club is 5.5 miles from Route 2 in Friendly.  Located at Little, WV near Hissam’s Cabins.  Tournament will run from 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Fish must be weighed in before 9:00 a.m.  

 For information on the Tyler Rod & Gun Club or the Catfish Tournament, you can email us at trgc2016@gmail.com or visit our FaceBook page at www.facebook.com/tylerrodandgunclub/ .


Have fun and be safe

Rules subject to be reviewed and revised as necessary


155 Shiloh Rd.

Friendly, WV 26146




Christmas Dinner, December 17

We hope that everyone has a safe hunting season. We will be having a Christmas dinner on December 17th at 1 p.m. for all members and their families. The club will be providing Ham and the bread and we ask that everyone bring their favorite covered dish or dessert. If there are any questions please contact Brandy Hayes. We hope to see everyone there!


Merry Christmas