DAY OF THE EVENT: May 20, 2023 from 7:00 am – 1:00 pm, CST
SPECIES OF FISH: 4 Categories: Bass, Walleye, Catfish and a combination of Crappies/Sunfish/Perch.
LIMITS FOR EACH TO BE ENTERED: Bass: 2; Walleye: 2; Catfish: 2; Crappies/Sunfish/Perch: 5. There will be prizes for most weight in each category. Tie-breaker will be biggest (live) fish length; second tie-breaker will be biggest (live) fish weight.
PREPARATION FOR THE EVENT: Boats will be checked for a working live well. All other features, such as safety devices, are required by the State of Iowa.
ADDITIONAL RULES: Rod and reel only. No jugs or set lines. Any tackle, live or imitation, will be permitted. Fishing from boat or from shore will be allowed, again adhering to eligibility.
ENTRY FEE: $50 until April 30, 2023. $75 until May 19, 2023 and $100 on May 20, 2023 per team. Singles are the same price.
REGISTRATION: Forms will be available at Pirates of Ponderosa, or by emailing Jeff Delvaux at firstname.lastname@example.org, as well as on the GIVE website: www.giveforveterans.com.
PAYMENT: Checks should be written to “GIVE Foundation” and sent to Jeff Delvaux, 135 Whippoorwill Road, Montezuma, Iowa, 50171. You can also pay online on our website: www.giveforveterans.com.
PRIZE MONEY: First place prize in each category will be $100.00, based on total weight of live fish. Second place prize in each category will be $75.00 based on total weight of live fish. In case of a tie, the winner will be determined by the longest (live) fish length. Second tie-breaker winner will be determined by the biggest (live) fish weight.
BIGGEST FISH PRIZE: $50.00 gift card in each category.
RAIN DATE: None
All proceeds will go to the GIVE Foundation.