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WE will be having our 2nd annual Fishing tournament at BaJa Bennys on Fox Lake
sunday May 17th
Sign in starts at 5:00 a.m. and the tournament kicks off at 6:00 a.m ,
weigh in is at 1:00 p.m sharp ! entry fee is $40.00
there will be 4 categories
1) Bass ___________________by length * weight used for tie breaker
2) Walleye_________________by length * weight used for tie breaker
3) Catfish__________________by length * weight used for tie breaker
4) Pan fish _________________by weight of your top 10 Pan fish*
*Panfish we consider
whit bass/yellow bass
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 , how ever they are eligible for the raffle prizes .
Creel limit length
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. Baja Benny’s does have a free launch for the tournament Might have limited trailer parking depending on outcome .
The band mystify will be performing after weigh in and BaJa’s will have their grills fired up