2019 Lake Athens Big Bass Challenge Fly Fishing Contest Rules.
Saturday April 6th, 2019 Time: 7 AM to 1 PM.
In person registration and check in starts at 5:30 am at Lake Athens RV center.
It is recommended that Angler launch boats and dock or beach crafts at shore adjacent to Boat House restaurant.
Anglers Meeting at RV center at 6:30 am.
Starting Whistle at 7:00 am.
Fly Fishing Bass Challenge Contest: Catch, Photo and Release competition.
BIGGEST Largemouth Bass - Largest Single Bass (inches) Time stamps will be used to break ties.
Longest Stringer - Most inches added up for all Large Mouth Bass Caught.
Contestants must check in and register before beginning contest to receive rules and ID tag.
Only Fly Rods and Flies with barb less hooks may be used. NO LIVE BAIT OR CONVENTIONAL GEAR.
Anglers must use Smart Phone with camera.
Anglers must use an approved fish ruler or provided fish ruler to measure fish, fishes mouth must closed and touch zero marker and tail being pulled to length with measure marks and Fishers ID mark be clearly visible.
Text fish Photos to Phone # ( TBD )
Measurement photos must be clearly visible as this may be a tight competition.
Fishers must use a regulation fish ruler to measure fish, fishes mouth must touch zero marker and tail being pulled to length with measure marks and Fishers ID mark must be clearly visible.
Judges will round up to next quarter inch.
2 divisions: Boat division.
(Small Craft) division.
Small Craft include Kayak, Canoes, Kick boats and float tubes.
Prizes For :
Longest Largemouth Bass of the Day - All Divisions
Longest Stringer - Boat Division
Longest Stringer - Small Craft Division
Keep Fishing- All Photos submitted will be recorded and tallied by judges.
KEEP FISHING ITS NOT OVER, TIL ITS OVER….
LAFFF 2019 Lake Athens Fly Fishing Festival
Big Bass Challenge