2nd Annual LSBC Striper Round UP

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2nd Annual LSBC Striper Round Up

Scale Collection Tournament

Saturday, April 27, 2013

6:30 a.m. – 3:00pm

Little Hall Park, Lake Lanier  

April is a scale collection month –Hammonds and Oakwood are collection centers. 

 

This is a Catch and Release fish scale and data collection tournament intended to provide the Georgia Department of Natural Resources with additional information that they have requested to assist with the management and improvement of the Lake Lanier Striped Bass Fishery. All entry fees collected for event will go to offset the cost of the tournament with any excess being rolled into the LSBC conservation fund to purchase much needed equipment for the DNR/WRD striper hatchery/stocking program.

Launch from anywhere on Lake Lanier or fish from the bank!

You can fish till whenever you want, but must be checked in by 3:00pm at Little Hall

There will be trophies for the First, Second, and Third places. There will be no cash awards for the tournament, but there will be prizes that will be awarded by random drawing of those that participated.

First place will be for the boat that catches, collects and releases the highest total number of individual striped bass (regardless of size).

Second place will be for the boat that catches the longest striped bass (regardless of the total number).

Third place will be for the boat that catches the shortest striped bass (regardless of the total number).

There will be a random drawing for ALL participants:

Entry Fee $25.00 per boat, includes LSBC Membership for the Team/Boat Capt.

Participants at all levels are encouraged to pre-register and pre-pay prior to the tournament, you can pre-register online @ or at Oakwood B&T.  Registration the morning of the event will be available at Oakwood Bait and Tackle, Hammonds Fishing Center and Little Hall Park. To be eligible for the awards/prizes, registrants must be at the weigh-in at Little Hall Park and must have fished the event. Non-participation in the tournament will result in disqualification from prize eligibility.

First place will be determined by the total number of samples provided. Second and Third place (i.e. longest and shortest fish) require documentation via photo verification. So anglers will need to supply their own measuring stick and cell/digital camera for verification. Length will be measured to the 1/4” and rounded down for any measures not meeting a full ¼” increment (i.e. a 28 and 3/8” fish will be recorded as 28 and ¼”) . Images that do not show the full length of the fish from nose to tail or are not legible will not be accepted for eligibility for second or third place trophy consideration.  Any tie will be decided by coin toss.

The scale collection video can be found here

Online registration can be found here

The event “package” including rules can be found here

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