The Top 1000 Fishing Sites Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Here is a brief explanation of some of the questions you may have about The Top 1000 Fishing Sites.

The Top 1000 Fishing Sites Rules.

Your site must contain, be or endorse sport fishing, anything else will be deleted. Any site that is caught cheating will be removed from the list. Any site soliciting votes will also be removed from the list. Any alteration of the code provided will terminate the users account and that account will be deleted from the Top 1000 Fishing Sites. The code must be clear and visible. You must also place the html code on your site in 7 days, if you don't your site will be deleted. All sites are initially reviewed and there after, periodically for content and code placement. Tackle manufacturers, distributors, Bait Growers and stores and all commercial sites, please contact the Staff  before joining the Top 1000 Fishing Sites

We will not accept Tackle Stores, distributers, manufacturers and commercial sites unless you join the banner program, failure to do so will mean automatic removal from the list. You must also maintain that banner ad for the period you are on the list.

NO POP UPS! NO PORNOGRAPHY!



How does it work?

The Top 1000 Fishing Sites works by recording your hits, plus the votes you recieve and the clicks out on the list.


What are votes on the The Top 1000 Fishing Sites list?

Votes are how many "click throughs" you receive when some one clicks on "The Top 1000 Fishing Sites" on your site.


What are outs on the The Top 1000 Fishing Sites list?

Outs are a count that records the number of "click throughs" to your site from The Top 1000 Fishing Sites list.


Can I change or modify the html code?

NO!Changeing or modifying the code can lead to your being removed from the Top 1000 Fishing Sites.


When are updates done on the The Top 1000 Fishing Sites list?

Reranking is done every 4 hours. The list will reset every 14 days (Sunday Midnight) .


My site doesn't show up on The Top 1000 Fishing Sites list?

If your site hasn't shown up on The Top 1000 Fishing Sites list it's because you haven't received a vote yet.Be a proud of your site and give yourself a click!! The other reason is probably because you haven't placed the code on your site orthe list is in between updates.


What content is allowed and not allowed?

Absolutely no pornography! Your site should be based on the international language, english, but not be exclusively english. Just supply a brief explanation ofwhat your sight is about. Your site has to be about fishing, anything else will be dumped from the list.


How many banners show up on The Top 1000 Fishing Sites list?

Only the Top 10 sites will have their banners displayed. All banners must be 60 x 468 and no larger than 15k.


How long do I have to put the code up?

7 days, after that your site will be removed from the list and you will have to re-apply.


How is cheating prevented on The Top 1000 Fishing Sites list?

All voting IP's are recorded, if a site is caught voting for itself more than once (cheating) they will be removed from the The Top 1000 Fishing Sites list. The script will also only let one unique IP (000.000.000.00) vote for any one site.


Why do I have to join the banner program if I am a tackle Store, distributer or manufacturer?

The Top 1000 Fishing sites is not a free forum for advertisement. Its a forum for net anglers to vote on thier favourite web sites. By joining the Banner Program you get the advantage of both being a Top 1000 Fishing Sites member plus getting targeted angler/fisherman exposure to sell the products or services you have.

Banner Information

Banner format is 468 pixels wide by 60 pixels high. The banner can be no more than 15k in size. It can be animated must be either a .gif or a .jpg. Currently, Macromedia Flash files are not supported.

Member Incentive

As an addded incentive besides having your site exposed to the internet angling world, Avid Angler will give away each end quarter a free three month banner exposure. This was done on the previous list and was well received. In addition Avid Angler will created a winners page for all past quarterly winners. Enjoy!


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