The Brownlee Crappie Shootout Kayak Fishing Tournament is scheduled to take place on May 19, 2018 on Brownlee and Oxbow reservoirs. 5:30 a.m. till 3 p.m. starting and ending at Baker County's Hewitt Holcomb Park in Richland. Entry fee $30.
This is a prize driven tournament and proceeds from entry fees will be donated to local non profits. This year the Court Appointed Special Advocates(CASA) of Eastern Oregon program will again receive donations as well as a Veterans rehabilitation group. The volunteers from these organizations do great work for the community.
Event time: sunrise to 3:00 pm
No fish submissions will be allowed after 3:00 pm
Event boundaries: Brownlee and Oxbow reservoirs
Event HQ: Hewitt Holcomb Park Richland, Oregon
Mandatory Gear Requirements:
PFD (competitors must wear a Coast Guard Approved PFD while on water)
Sound Device: a whistle at minimum
Safety Flag must be flown during contest
Immersion gear must be appropriate for water conditions
All participants must be able to self rescue
All competitors must:
Submit a completed and signed waiver prior to fishing
Check in after fishing, if you do not check in, we will assume you are lost and take appropriate action. All competitors are liable for any fees incurred during their search and rescue
Participants must propel their craft through human power to and from fishing areas while on the water
Stay within boundaries of contest
Carry a valid fishing license for area fished
Carry a valid Aquatic Invasive Species Permit for kayaks over 10 ft
Adhere to all DFW fishing rules appropriate to the area fished
Fish Scoring Rules:
CPR for Small and Large mouth Bass
Other species may be retained for consumption
Rank will be determined by total points per inch score ( Similar to the NWKA Angler of the Year scoring system) for Crappie, Pan-fish, Perch, Small mouth bass, Large mouth bass, Catfish, and Trout
Crappie will be worth double points.
There will not be a minimum size on bass that you may enter. You will get points for any length bass even though the regulations have a min length for retention.
Other Pan-fish 13
Small Mouth Bass 10
Large Mouth Bass 9.5
Entry fee $30.
For more information or questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (808) 348-1762 or message the Brownlee Crappie Shootout Facebook page.