Fish Huron Ohio is pleased to announce that we will be holding a Spring Walleye Challenge Open Tournament on Saturday May 22, 2010 at the Huron Boat Basin.
More details are in the attached PDF. Same basic format as the October 2009 Fall Challenge.
$200 per team (includes Big Walleye entry)
Field limited to 65 teams. One team per boat. 2 - 6 people per team.
60 teams will be considered a full pay-out field.
2 person teams limited to 4 rods in the water per Ohio Law.
3-6 person teams limited to 6 rods in the water per tournament rules.
OPEN COMMUNICATION EVENT - Radio, Phone, Text, Internet, Smoke Signals, etc. all permitted.
Boundaries are limited to OHIO waters of Lake Erie.
REGISTRATION ONLINE ONLY
Registration Opens at 10AM Thursday March 25 via http://www.fishhuronohio.com
$5 online processing fee per registration.
$20 late fee goes in effect after Monday May 17 per registration.
Online registration closes at Noon Thursday May 20.
If there are spots available, registrations after Noon Thursday May 20 will be accepted via CASH ONLY at the Huron Boat Basin.
Registration is non refundable but transferable with tournament director approval. Fish Huron Ohio or the tournament director has the right of entry refusal or expulsion for any reason.
Rules Meeting & Pre-Tournament Party Friday May 21.
All teams must have at least one member check-in between 6:30 - 7PM at the Huron Boat Basin for a registration packet and Rules Meeting at 7PM Sharp. Morning Boat Inspection, Take-off, Check-in, Weigh-in procedures will be covered in detail at the rules meeting.
Pre-Tournament Party at the Huron Yacht Club after the rules meeting with food provided (cash bar).
Take-off will be in boat number order which will be in order of registration.
Flight 1 = 8AM to 3PM
Flight 2 = 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Winner and placement will be determined by the WEIGHT of the 5 heaviest walleye per team. Weight of the single heaviest walleye per team breaks ties for overall placement. Overall weight of the 5 fish team limit breaks ties for big walleye weight. Each team must weigh ONE Walleye for Big Walleye and Tie Breaker consideration.
Awards Presentation will occur at 5PM at I5's bar & grill located at the Huron Boat Basin. I5's will be providing food for the anglers after the weigh-in (cash bar)
PAYOUTS (based on 60 teams)
$1,800 2nd Place
$1,400 3rd Place
$1,200 4th Place
$1,000 5th Place
$700 6th Place
$500 7th Place
$400 8th Place
$300 9th Place
$200 10th Place
"South Shore Marine Big Walleye" Winner = $500 2nd biggest Walleye = $300
WBSA Contingency Bonus $100 for highest placing team with WBSA Member.
This post will be updated with a list of sponsors that make the event possible. A HUGE THANK YOU TO THE WBSA FOR THE SUPPORT.
Steve Carlson - Fish Huron Ohio Tournament Directorsteve@southshoremarine.com