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Title: Bow fishing Tournament
Post by: bowmofo on April 16, 2009, 08:59:00 PM
Northern Ohio Bow Fishing Tournament
         Saturday May 16th at West Branch State Park
             Hosted by Geauga Bowmen Archery Club

Pre Register for a $10.00 Donation or. . $ 15.00 day of event  
 Registration at Shelter house on Rock Springs and Cable line rd. day of shoot  
Pre registration & Tee shirt orders must be received By May 3rd
Contact Mike Ballash (440)227-6756  www.geaugabowmen.com (http://www.geaugabowmen.com)  

 For park rules or Camping Info Call (330) 296-3239 or  www.westbranchstatepark.com (http://www.westbranchstatepark.com)  

Prizes for biggest Carp, largest stringer of five fish, and smallest eligible fish
Tournament begins at 8:00 am sharp, Registration ends at 10:00, lunch available 12:00 noon till 1:00 pm, Weigh in by 4:00 pm  
Awards will be presented to winners on June 6th   if not already clamed  

 It is the responsibility of tournament participants to know and obey state and local   fish, game and boating laws. Any violations will result in disqualification.

1-   Fish entries must be taken with bow, compound, recurve, or long bow and single point arrow only.
2-   Release forms must be signed and on record for each participant of a tournament.
3-   Tournament boundaries will be determined by the tournament director. Tournament director will designate no fishing where safety is a concern.
4-   Alcoholic beverages are PROHIBITED during tournament hours.
5-   Tournament hosts and sponsors will not be responsible for accidents or lost property.
6-   All participants must check out upon leaving the tournament. If leaving early,
7-   Failure to comply with tournament rules will result in disqualification and entry fee
8-   The decision of tournament officials will be FINAL.
9-   No un-sportsman like conduct will be tolerated. Shooters will keep a minimum of 25 yards when ever possible.
10-   All arrows must have a line attached to it for retrieval. This line must be attached to a reel on the bow.
11-   No snares, no dip nets, and no gigs will be allowed . Gaff hooks with single hook may be used for landing big fish.
12-   Only legal rough fish are to be counted.
13-   No baiting or chumming of fish.
14-   No shooting on tournament waters 24 hrs. Prior to the start of any tournament.
15-   When arriving at the tournament PLEASE register in as soon as possible.
16-    A valid fishing license is required to bow fish in the state of Ohio.
17-   Registration will close 2 hours after tournament begins
18-   All fish taken are the responsibility of the participant.
19-   Always be careful-think safety!
Title: Re: Bow fishing Tournament
Post by: 3arrows on May 03, 2010, 11:46:00 PM
Is this shoot on Saturday or May 16?
Title: Re: Bow fishing Tournament
Post by: bowmofo on May 17, 2010, 08:52:00 PM
Look at the date, that is last years flier! this years was on the 15th and we killed 60 that went over 10lbs the biggest about 14 lbs
Title: Re: Bow fishing Tournament
Post by: bowmofo on May 31, 2010, 09:33:00 PM
Check our website for pictures and update about next year  www.geaugabowmen.com (http://www.geaugabowmen.com)