Just picked up a registration sheet from Gander Mtn, and this tourney is now a multi-species tourney. I may just try and make it to this...it could be fun. My guess is the Walleye population may not be able to handle full walleye tourney...
The 2006 Fall Classic Tournament will be a one day tournament held October 1st, 2006. This is a multi-species fishing tournament open to the public, no CWA membership is required. Entry fee is $85.00 per two angler team. Limited to the first 60 teams
RULES MEETING There will be a mandatory rules meeting held at the Chatfield North Ramp parking area at 5:15AM October 1st. Boat Check in will start at 5:30AM, tournament starts at 7:00AM. Weigh-in begins at 3:00PM.
TOURNAMENT FORMAT/RULES This is a multispecies tournament. Each team can weigh-in a maximum of three fish, one (1) from each species listed below.
* One (1) Walleye 18” or greater
* One (1) Trout
* One (1) Largemouth or Smallmouth Bass 15” or greater
Each boat can have in possession two fish from each species but can only weigh one of each species. Combined weight will determine winners. Any legal fishing method is allowed. Big fish is determined by the weight of one (1) fish from the above listed species. Boats must meet state and Coast Guard requirements. CWA does require that fish be kept in an aerated live well or aerated cooler. Keeping fish on a stringer, rope or similar device is not allowed.
PAYOUT SCHEDULE (based on 60 boat field)
Overall Placement $ Notes
1st Place 1000.00 Placements and winnings are independent of each other. An Adult/Youth team could win 1st place in the Youth category, 1st place in the Overall and take Big Fish for a total of $150.00 + $1000.00 + $300.00 = $1450.00.
2nd Place 650.00
3rd Place 450.00
4th Place 400.00
5th Place 350.00
6th Place 300.00
7th Place 250.00
8th Place 200.00
Mixed Teams* $
1st Place 150.00 *Mixed – Adult Male/Adult Female
2nd Place 100.00
Adult Youth Teams** $
1st Place 150.00 **Youth – Adult/Youth 16 or under
2nd Place 100.00
Big Fish 300.00
Please mail team Entry form and fees to
P.O. Box 861
Wheatridge, Colorado 80034-0861
Non-postmarked entries will not be accepted. Entries must be received in the CWA PO Box by September 24th, 2006.
Returned checks will be charged a fee of $25.00. For more information contact Dave Kooser at 719-481-4647, or via email firstname.lastname@example.org