ECCOA Bass Fishing Tournament Scheduled

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Published on August 9 2012 1:35 pm
Last Updated on August 9 2012 1:35 pm
Written by Millie Lange

The Second Annual Effingham Senior Center/ECCOA Bass Fishing Tournament will be held Saturday, September 8 from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Take off and weigh-in will take place at Abigail's on the Lake at Lake Sara Boat Docker's Marina. Check-in will begin at 4:30 a.m. at Abigail's patio. Weigh-in at 1 p.m. Entries must be received by 5:30 a.m. Tournament meeting will start at 5:45. Take off will be by CHIP DRAW not by order of entry received. Payout one place for six teams.

Entry fee is $50 for a two-person team. There will be a $10/boat Big Bass pot (optional) with 100 percent payback. There will be a $50 payout for smallest legal fish (least weight). There will be a $5/boat (optional) largest non-bass fish with 100 percent payback. A limit of five fish of 14 inches or longer per boat at any given time. A penalty of one pound for dead fish and one pound for short fish.

To enter, give boater's name, address, city, state, zip, phone number, email and your signature. Also partner's name, address, city, state, zip, phone and signature. The boat, model, year, motor, HP. If there are any questions, contact Keith Lewis at 217-821-4907 or Tom Kern at 217-821-2361.