2016 Couples Tourney

Tournament date: July 9, 2016

Tournament results here
Thanks to all anglers, helpers and those who donated.

Application deadline is July 4, 2016  -  Tournament is full - 70 teams

2016 teams entered - click here

Tournament applicationclick here

Who: Teams must be one male, one female. One must be over 18 and the other must have signed parent consent if not over 18.

Cost: $111 per team ($131 and you're guaranteed a prize from $20-$50) - last entry date is July 6, 2014 - no exceptions. Includes: entry fee, prime rib and walleye supper on the evening of the 9th.

Rules Meeting and Calcutta: July 8th - Moose Lodge - Social begins at 6:30 pm, followed by rules meeting, calcutta and prize give-away beginning at 7:30

Buffet Supper:  Supper will be after the tournament on the 9th. Supper to include: prime rib, walleye, mashed potatoes w/ gravy, corn, biscuit and tossed salad.

Launch: All boats will launch from Indian Creek Recreation Area.  We are splitting the take off this year.  The 1st half will leave at 7:30 and the second half will leave at 8:00.  There will be a boat check prior to launch beginning at 6:30.

Fishing Hours: Teams 1-25 fish from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm.  Teams 26-50 fish from 8:00 to 3:30.

Weigh-In: All boats must check in at the dock by 3:00 pm or 3:30 pm. After loading your boats, trailer to the scale for the weigh-in. Location to be announced at the meeting.

Weigh Fish: Each team may weigh 6 fish, with 2 being over 20". The Pro-Tackle blue measuring board will be used as the official ruler. If 3 or more fish over 20" are brought to the scale, that team will be disqualified for breaking SD state law. In the event of a tie, the prize winner will be the team who signed up for the tourney first.

State Rules: All SD Game, Fish and Parks rules apply to fishing and this tourney.

Tournament boundaries: Lake Oahe...southern boundary - north point of Swan Creek to south point of No Mouth Creek, northern boundary - north point of Galloway Bay to north point of Mad Bear Creek.

Sportsmanship: This is a "fun" tournament. The "Golden Rule" applies. If you have a complaint, the complaint must be filed with the tournament directors immediately after the weigh-in. The directors decisions will be final.

Bad Weather: In the event of bad weather, the tourney will take place on July 10, 2016.

Prizes: We'll have prizes valued from $20 to $50 to hand out after the calcutta. To have a chance at one of these prizes, please include an extra $20 with your entry fee.

Payouts: Payouts for placing and calcutta will be given out at the Moose Lodge after the supper on the 9th .

Refusal of Entry: The tournament directors have the right to refuse entry to our tourney.
Prizes given to teams for their $20 donation above the entry fee: