2012 Couples Tourney

Tourney Specifics:
39 Teams fished our 2012 Couples Walleye Tournament.  A huge thank you to all who fished, prize donors, Moose Lodge, volunteers and mother nature (it was one of the nicest fishing days in July).

Tournament results are here.

Winners:  Brent & Tandy Reilley, Selby SD

Tournament photos here

Couples Tournament Application: click here or pick one up at the Chamber of Commerce office or Bridge City Bait in Mobridge. If you need one mailed to you, give us a call or drop an email. We'll get one to you as quick as we can.

Tournament date: July 21, 2012

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: $101 per team ($121 and you're guaranteed a prize from $15-$50) - last entry date is July 16, 2012 - no exceptions. Make checks payable to: "Outdoors 101 Project" Includes: entry fee, prime rib and walleye supper on the evening of the 21st.

Rules Meeting and Calcutta: July 20th - Moose Lodge - Social begins at 6:30 pm, followed by rules meeting, calcutta and prize give-away beginning at 7:30

Buffet Supper after the tournament on the 21st: 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 at 7:30 am. There will be a boat check prior to launch beginning at 6:30.

Fishing Hours: 7:30 am to 3:00 pm

Weigh-In: All boats must check in at the dock by 3:00 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 "Golden Rule" 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 GF&P 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 here too. 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 22, 2012.

Prizes: We'll have prizes valued from $15 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 21st .

Refusal of Entry: The tournament directors have the right to refuse entry to our tourney.