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Big Bass Contest 2020

UPDATE:  John Shepard is our current big bass contest leader. John caught this 9.1 lb monster at Giddings - Blackjack Ranch on Saturday 2/1/20. This fish measured in at 25 1/4". Who is going to give John a run for his money?

***It is not to late to join the contest, we expect many BIG fish to be caught this year. To join, send an email to the club office, info@privatewaterfishing.com, good luck and happy fishing! 

 

 
The mouth must be closed and against the vertical piece of your measuring stick.
 
 
 
Do not pinch the tail or measure with mouth open.
 
 
 
 
First place winner will be paid $500. 
Second place pays $250. 
Third place pays $100.
 
This year's rules are as follows:
 
General Rules:

Contest starts Saturday, February 1st, 2020 and ends Sunday, May 31st, 2020.

The contest is based on length (longest fish wins), so please have a measuring stick ready for when you land the big one!

The mouth must be completely closed and pushed against the vertical portion of the measuring stick, do not pinch the tail. Failure to do so will result in a penalty.**

A fishing report detailing your trip and picture with unique identifier is required within 72 hours for each entry.

Entry is a one time fee per person of $25 each.

All club lakes qualify. (Fish caught in lakes outside the club do not qualify)

In the event of a tie, we will choose the person who entered the big bass contest first.

Second tie breaker will be who submitted their catch first.
 

Pictures:

Pictures must be submitted to our company email, info@privatewaterfishing.com to be valid.

A picture of the fish on a "Check-It Stik" or similar measuring device must be submitted. (Do not use a ruler, tape measure etc..).

Picture must be submitted by email within 72 hours of your trip.

Pictures must include this year's unique identifier, this year it is a hat/ball cap.

Please also send us a picture of you holding the fish and let us know how much it weighed.

 
Measurement:

*The mouth of the fish must be completely closed and pushed all the way up against the vertical piece at the end of your measuring stick. Do not pinch the tail. ***Failure to measure your fish with the mouth completely closed will result in the length of the fish being docked 1/2 in***. This is a fun event for members, please be sure and follow the rules!*

 
Measure to the closest ¼ inch; we will round-down to the nearest inch.
 
Please contact the club office by email or by phone to enter this year's contest.
 
 
 
 
A picture of the fish on a "Check-It Stik" or similar measuring device must be submitted.
(Make sure your measuring board is suitable for long bass measuring 25-27 inches)

 

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