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Friday, July 13, 2018 - July 14, 2018
Cost: $100 per boat entry fee
Contact & More Info
Contact: Dave Artley
Phone: (906) 280-0686

Pre-fish Friday, July 13th 2018 6:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 14th 2018 6:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  80% Payout

*Shot gun starts at 6:15 am (weather permitting by tournament director).

*All boats will take off and return to the Escanaba Harbor

*Weigh-ins to take place at Ludington Park and will begin once all boats are checked in at dock (no limit on people in boat) *$100 per boat entry (No refund for any reason)


*All Michigan & Wisconsin waters

*Each boat is responsible for MI or WI fishing license if needed

*All boats must be at Pierhead by 4:00 p.m. (Friday & Saturday)

*Fishing lines not to exceed 9 per boat (exceeding number of lines will result in disqualification)

*Random boat checks will be done

*Captain’s meeting will be held on Friday, July 13th at 7:00 p.m. at the Escanaba Harbor. This meeting is not mandatory but would like to have one team member present

*Pre-register by Wednesday, July 11th at 4:00 p.m. to enter into $1,000.00 Big Fish Friday


Contact Dave Artley at (906) 280-0686 or Neil Aaberg at (906) 280-6491 to register. 

*Side pot 100% payback. $50.00 per boat for biggest Salmon caught

*Heaviest total weight of 5 Salmon (per team) will be determined the winner of $3,000.00

(Tie-breaker will go to the heaviest single fish)

*IF ISSUED SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY- Tournament will be held on Sunday, July 15th. In the event of foul weather both days, boat numbers will be drawn for guarantee prize money.

*Contact Dave Artley at (906) 280-0686 or Neil Aaberg at (906) 280-6491 if you have further questions or concerns

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