WE will be having our 8th Fishing Tournament at Port of Blarney
Sunday May 19th, 2013.
Sign in starts at 6:00 a.m. and the Tournament kicks off at 7:00 a.m ,
Weigh in is at 2:00 p.m sharp ! Entry fee is $40.00
There will be 5 categories
1) Bass ___________________Top 6 by weight
2) Walleye_________________Top 3 under slot 1 over by weight
3) Catfish__________________Top 5 by weight
4) Pan fish _________________Top 10 by weight *
5) Striper___________________Top 10 by weight
*Panfish we consider
The tournament is for the entire chain of lakes ,not just fox lake. The $ 40 entry fee is for Individual, and covers all four categories. You can have as many anglers you want on a boat. And you are allowed to use live bait. You must have an Illinois fishing license and A fox waterway sticker (they do sell a one day stickers for $10 ) and all fish will be released after weigh in. * Individual can take their own catch.The Tournament is a 80% pay back .with thousands of dollars of raffles from our sponsors
any one older than 16 can enter the tournament as long as they have a valid fishing license.
now as for boating, the state law states that if your under 18 you must complete a boating safety course and possess a Boating Safety Education Certificate accepted by the Department of Natural Resources or you are accompanied by and under the direct control of a parent, a guardian, or a person at least 18 years old designated by the parent or guardian. children 16 and under can fish the tournament for free but are not eligible for the category prizes unless they pay entry fee , they are eligible for the raffle prizes .
Fish_________________Creel limit __________length
smallmouth/ ________________3__________14″ *season opens in June
Walleye* ___________________3_________ 14-18”
Catfish _______________________________no creel limit
Pan fish _______________________ __________no creel limit
*18″ to 24″ protected slot limit (no possession)
**Includes the Fox River to Rt. 176 (Burton’s Bridge)
Please pre register online so we can get an idea how many anglers we will have.This will help us place non boaters, and help with what we need for parking etc…You don’t need to pay your entry fee online entry fee will be collected at sign in, the day of the tournament. port of blarney does have a free launch for the tournament and plenty of trailer parking .
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If you’re relatively new
to fishing then you might have already been out on the water a couple
of times with some experienced friends of yours who have shown you the
ropes. There is a lot to learn when it comes to fishing, such as knowing
where the best spot is, which type of fishing rod you should be using
and the advantages of certain baits.
Fishing is a great way to
relax on the weekends and catch up with your friends. If you normally
spend your spare time watching movies at home or playing at partypoker.com;
but now you’ve decided to be more proactive which is why you’ve taken
up fishing, then you’ve come to the right place. This blog post will
give you a few hints and tips about which types of bait to use during
the winter. Your friends are sure to be impressed by your new fishing
During the winter, fish tend to conserve their energy.
Their metabolisms slow right down which makes them rather lethargic.
What you need to do is convince them to use their energy and swim
towards your hook because there’s something really delicious there.
flavours create a strong smell in the water which will attract a lot of
fish. You can do anything from sprinkling your maggots with masala, to
dusting bait with chilli flakes and paprika. See how creative you can be
with your bait.
Simple sweetcorn works a treat when
it comes to luring in the fish. This is because it is easily digested
and highly visible. Plus, it’s resistant to the attentions of small
silver fish bugs.
1st place ………….Lincoln Buchanan (Ingleside) 5.70 lbs
2nd place………….Harold Henkel (Ingleside) 4.60 lbs
3rd place…………..Greg Logan (Mchenry) 4.50 lbs
1st place……………David Pearson 7.10 lbs
2nd place…………..John Krug (Antioch) 5.90 lbs
3rd place……………Tony moulis 5.80 lbs
1st place ………Lisa Baron (Hawthorn Woods) 22.10 lbs
2nd place……………Jack Miller (Ingleside) 12.13 lbs
3rd place…………….Josh Glass 10.2 lbs
1st place …………….Cait Michniewicz (Ingleside) 4.70 lbs
2nd place…………….Michelle Cerio (Ingleside) 4.14 lbs
3rd place……….Patrick Muldowney (Foxlake) 3.90 lbs