2017 Lake Athens Fly Fishing Contest Rules.
Friday Saturday April 8th, 2017 Time: 7 AM to 1 PM.
Register online here.
In person registration and check in starts at 5:30 am at Lake Athens RV center.
Fly Fishing Bass Challenge Contest: Catch, Photo and Release competition.
BIGGEST Largemouth Bass > Longest Stringer
Contestants must check in and register before beginning contest to receive rules and ID tag.
Only Fly Rods and Flies with barbless 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 touch zero marker and tail being pulled to length with measure marks and Fishers ID mark must be clearly visible.
Text fish Photos to 214 878-7965
(Use your provided fish ID card)
Challenges: Largemouth Bass Only
BIG BASS - Largest Largemouth Bass.
LONGEST STRINGER- Most total inches.
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 half inch.
3 divisions: One winner Boat division.
One winner Kayak (Small Craft) division.
One winner bank fishing
Keep Fishing- All Photos submitted will be recorded and tallied by judges.
KEEP FISHING ITS NOT OVER, TIL ITS OVER….
LAFFF 2017 Lake Athens Fly Fishing Festival
Big Bass Challenge