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Friday, May 4, 2012
23 years? Seems impossible doesn't it!
Annual CWL Catch and Release Bass Tournament Saturday June 2th 2012
for registration is Wednesday Monday May 28th 2012 for checks and day
of tournament for cash. No exceptions Pre-Tournament meeting at
6:15am Tournament hours 6:30 to 1:00
join the fun and competition for BIG prize money and trophies!
Interpretation of these rules will be left exclusively to tournament
officials whose decision is final.
Eligibility: The tournament consists of up to 30 two man teams
fishing from boats. All teams shall consist of a minimum of one
association member or special family member (mother, father, son,
daughter, grandchildren). All qualifying –members must be in good
standing. All participants must have valid Illinois fishing license.
No Candlewick permit is required for non-members during the
tournament. 2. Entry Fee: $80.00 per team. Entry fees are
non-refundable. Team member substitutions are permitted. 3.
Applications & deadline: A complete and signed application form,
accompanied by your entry fee, is required for entry. Entries must be
received by Wednesday, June 3, 2009. No entries will be allowed day
of tournament. 4. Prizes: 100% of entry fee will be awarded as prize
money and trophies or plagues. Top 20% of field will receive prizes.
Tie breaker shall be the team with the single largest bass or the
team that weighs the most bass. If still tied a coin toss will take
place. 5. Big Bass Pot: An optional $10.00 entry fee per boat is
required to enter the big bass pot. The fee must be included with the
$80.00 entry fee. 100% pay back to the team with the largest bass. 6.
NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES OR OTHER CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES PERMITTED
DURING THE TOURNAMENT. ANY COMPETITOR RECEIVING A CITATION FOR
VIOLATION OF COAST GUARD, STATE OR REGULATIONS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED
Sportsmanship: Sportsmanship, courtesy, safety, and conservation are
expected from each contestant. Any infraction of these fundamental
sporting principles may be deemed cause for disqualification. 8.
Official Checkpoint: tournament will start and end at the rec center.
Anglers may not leave the boat except in a case of emergency
(restroom, medical reasons, ect.) 9. Boat Inspection: Each boat will
be inspected prior to tournament take off and all compartments will
be checked for fish, alcohol, ect. 10. No Wake: the lake is no wake
the entire time of the tournament. Boat length is 20 feet max. 11.
Scoring: Final winners will be determined by total weight of each
team’s catch. Only largemouth and smallmouth bass will be weighed.
Tournament limit shall be 6 fish per team, bass must measure 14” or
more with mouth closed and the tail fanned. BASS PRESENTED TO WEIGH
WHICH FAIL TO MEASURE 14” WILL MEAN IMMEDIATE TEAM
DISQUALIFICATION. A courtesy bump board will be available prior to
weigh-in to check questionable fish before submitting them for
official measure. 12. Care of Fish: Each boat must be equipped with a
functional live well, large enough to maintain a live limit of bass
for both contestants using the boat. Additionally, the use of
chemical live well additive is strongly recommended. Contestants
shall use reasonable care in handling fish to keep them alive and in
good condition. Any Contestant caught mistreating a fish will be
disqualified. Fish should be kept in live wells until weigh-in. 13.
Dead Fish Penalty: There will be a dead fish penalty of ½ of that
fish’s weight. 14. Fishing Method: Only artificial lure may be
used. No live or prepared bait will be allowed with the exception of
pork strips, rinds, ect. Only one rod may be used at a time; however
others may be rigged and ready. No trolling is allowed. Please allow
reasonable casting distance between boats. 15. Weigh-In: Weigh-in
will take place at the conclusion of the tournament only. Weigh-In
bags will be furnished and must be used by all contestants.
Contestants are responsible for their catch from the boat to the
check –in. All fish weighed become property of CWL lake management
and will be returned to the lake. 16. Late Penalty: Competitors must
be at 6:15 meeting and weigh in on time or be disqualified. No
excuses. LATE IS LATE!
registration forms along with check made payable to: Charles Hart 111
Tamarack Hollow SW DR Poplar Grove Ill. if you have any questions
call me at 815-520-1796.
I will confirm with you that check has been received.