Tournament date: July 8, 2017
Application deadline is July 3, 2017
2017 Teams Entered - click here - FULL AS OF 5-19-17
You can still send in your app to be put on a waiting list.
Last year 3 teams ended up being replaced by teams on stand-by.
Tournament application: click here (meal is prime rib or BB ribs..no chicken)
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 for t-shirts) - last entry date is July 3, 2017 - no exceptions. Includes: entry fee, prime rib or BBQ ribs supper on the evening of the 7th.
Rules Meeting and Calcutta: July 7th - 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 8th. Supper to include: prime rib or BBQ ribs, 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 1-35 fish from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm. Teams 36-70 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 9, 2017.
Payouts: Payouts for placing and calcutta will be given out at the Moose Lodge after the supper on the 8th . Payouts and calcutta $ are on the application.
Refusal of Entry: The tournament directors have the right to refuse entry to our tourney.
We are not doing the prize drawing this year. If you would like two of our tournament t-shirts, please include $131 as your entry fee and make sure you include your t-shirt size on the application.