KSMO Fishing Tournament
When: Saturday June 10, 2006
Time: At safe light
Where: Hillsdale Lake, Hillsdale, KS
Registration: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
for the entry form
Questions: Please email email@example.com
Entry Fee: $35 for Boaters and $25 for non boaters
We will be fishing for Bass. You can use any artificial lure, which means no live bait.
(5) Bass over 18 inches.
You can use anything that meets the requirements of the State of Kansas. This means proper registration and insurance if required.
*Based on 5 Boaters and 5 non boaters
Prizes will be announced once the event is closer and we know how many people are going to show.
We are hoping to have a mixed grab bag that is at least equal to your entry fee for all that attends.
There are camp grounds at Hillsdale Lake. If you can let me know in advance I can reserve a camp site for you. There are also hotels available in Olathe which is approximately 20 minutes north of the lake. I know that there is going to be a couple of local guys staying at the camp grounds the night before. Here is the info for camping at Hillsdale
Camping is only allowed in the 200 designated camping sites in the Russell Crites Area. Approximately 99 sites have electric and water hook-ups available where a nightly utility fee is required. Two bathroom/showerhouses are available during the regular camping season, April15 - October 15.
• All vehicles require day-use permits while in state park permit area.
• All campers must have a nightly camping permit.
• Campers in an electric and water camping site must pay a utility fee.
• Fires are allowed only in designated fire rings.
• Only 3.2 cereal malt beverage consumption is allowed in state park and wildlife areas. No kegs or party balls.
• There is currently no target practicing allowed in the Hillsdale State Park or Wildlife Areas except as authorized by the Park or Wildlife Area Managers.
• Pets are required to be on a leash or confined to a cage or vehicle in all state park permit areas except while hunting in designated hunting
1. TOURNAMENT TAKE-OFF AND WEIGH-IN TIMES, LOCATION, OFFICIAL CHECK POINT AND BOAT INSPECTION: Tournaments will begin at safe light on the day of the tournament, with the exact time announced at the Pre-Tournament meeting. Weigh-in will be at 3:00 P.M. for all tournaments. There will be only one site for check-out in the morning and check-in in the afternoon; said location to be announced at the Pre-Tournament Meeting. At the time of morning inspection, all competitors must be in full compliance of all rules set forth by Directors. All boats shall identify themselves at the weigh-in site by means of boat number and proceed IMMEDIATELY to the designated weigh-in area.
2. SCORING: Largemouth Bass, Kentucky Bass, and Smallmouth Bass will be counted. Dead fish will result in a .50 (1/2) pound penalty. If dead fish is the largest of the creel, that .50 (1/2) pound will be deducted from your big bass weight. Any bass under the tournament’s legal length limit presented for weigh-in will result in disqualification of that fish and two (2) pounds being deducted from total weight of remaining creel. Golden Rule will be the official measure board. Tournament limit will be five (5) bass per boat. No more than five (5) bass will be allowed in live well at any time. Contestants are not allowed to continue fishing until they have culled down to their five (5) bass tournament limit per boat.
3. LATE PENALTY: Anglers not at designated check-in site by official designated time will be penalized one (1) pound for each minute late up to a maximum of ten (10) minutes (pounds). Penalized weight will be deducted from the total weight of angler’s stringer. After the maximum of ten (10) minutes has been exceeded, angler will forfeit all points/weight for the day’s competition, yet will still receive ten (10) show-up points.
4. POINTS: Points will be awarded as follows: 100 to the boater and 100 to the non-boater in the first place boat; 99 for second; 98 third, etc. Individuals will be awarded one (1) point for each pound of weight caught by the team. Individuals will also receive ten (10) show up points.
5. TIES: In case of ties, standings will be resolved by combining the awards equally among the tied contestants. Trophy position shall be determined by lottery among those tied.
6. All boats must have a US coast guard approved personal floatation device for each person in their boat. You are also responsible for meeting the requirements of the lake regulations.