The GREAT Smallmouth Bass Fishing Challenge

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The GREAT Smallmouth Bass Fishing Challenge

Monday, June 1, 2020 to Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Open
| Fishing Tournament
Target Sub-species: 
Bass - Small Mouth Bass
Phone:

Great Miami Riverway
937– 203-9642


Mail:

Great Miami Riverway
contact@greatmiamiriverway.com




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The GREAT Smallmouth Bass Fishing Challenge
Great Miami Riverway
June 1 - June 30, 2020

Register for the first ever GREAT Smallmouth Bass Fishing Challenge on the Great Miami River. Hosted by the Great Miami Riverway and the National Association of Professional River Anglers (NAPRA), this is a family-friendly, virtual fishing tournament from June 1 – June 30.

This is a catch and release tournament only. Anglers can fish anywhere on the Great Miami River from Sidney to Hamilton, Ohio. Fishing is a great way to social distance and still get outside. There is no better river for smallmouth bass fishing than the Great Miami River. Win prizes for your record catch! During the tournament, anglers will use the iAngler Tournament app to photograph their catch and record basic information while on the water. All Ohio fishing regulations apply. Unlimited number of fish entries.

Registration Fee: $25.00 (Early Bird registration through May 31st ONLY $15.00)

Tournament Rules and Regulations:

  1. Fish must be caught on the Great Miami River between river mile 128 (Sidney) to river mile 33 (Hamilton).
  2. Smallmouth Bass will be measured by length and must have measuring device in photo submitted.
  3. Log all of your catches. The system will automatically cull and score your 5 largest fish.
  4. Open to all ages.

Scoring and Awards:

  1. Top Slam: The total length of your 5 largest Smallmouth Bass - $100 gift card
  2. Biggest Smallmouth Bass (based on length) - $50 gift card
  3. 12 and under (Angler’s age before June 30) Biggest Smallmouth Bass (based on length) - $50 gift card
Sponsors




$25 USD
Individual Angler


Great Miami River from Sidney to HamiltonOH from river mile 128 – river mile 33


Tournament is over

Website: www.greatmiamiriverway.com


Announcements

WINNERS ANNOUNCED
1 month 4 days ago
End of Week 4 Announcements
1 month 2 weeks ago
LIFTED: Health Advisory for Great Miami River at Middletown.
1 month 2 weeks ago
End of Week 3 Announcements
1 month 3 weeks ago
Health Advisory for the Great Miami River at Middletown
1 month 3 weeks ago
End of Week 2 Announcements
1 month 4 weeks ago
End of Week 1 Announcements and Reminders
2 months 5 days ago
Catch log and leader board reminders
2 months 1 week ago
Please review Ohio's Mandatory and Recommended Best Practices for Responsible RestartOhio
2 months 2 weeks ago
"Logging Your Catch" Instructional Video
2 months 3 weeks ago
Welcome to iAngler Tournament - Adding Your Photo to the Leaderboard
2 months 3 weeks ago

Events & Schedule

Lines in the water

06/01/2020 07:00 AM

Lines out of the water

06/30/2020 07:00 PM

Awards

07/01/2020 12:00 PM

(Time and Loaction TBD)

Gallery

Crew

Dan Foley
Director
937.212.3013
Sarah Hippensteel Hall
Director
Pete Ziehler
Director
937.307.8732
Barry Puskas
Director
937.223.1271
Donnie Knight
Director
(614) 747-0256
Pete Ziehler
Director
937.307.8732

Sponsors

Rules and RegulationsClick to Read

  

Tournament Rules and Regulations:

  1. Fish must be caught on the Great Miami River between river mile 128 (Sidney) to river mile 33 (Hamilton).
  2. The tournament is "Catch and Release" only.
  3. All fish entered must be within the legal methods determined by the state wildlife authorities where the fish are caught.
  4. Artificial and/or natural bait may be used.
  5. Smallmouth Bass will be measured by length and must have measuring device in photo submitted. The fish mouth should be positioned at 0. Take the photo directly above the fish. The mouth and tail should be visible in the photo.
  6. Log all of your catches. The system will automatically cull and score your 5 largest fish.
  7. Open to all ages.

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Disclaimer Click to Read

GREAT Smallmouth Bass Fishing Challenge on the Great Miami RiverHeaded home

Acknowledgement of Inherent Risk, Waiver and Release, and Indemnification Agreement

In consideration of participating in the GREAT Smallmouth Bass Fishing Challenge (“the Event”) to be held on the Great Miami River from June 1 to June 30, 2020, the undersigned, for themselves, their personal representatives, assigns, heirs, and next of kin, hereby acknowledges and understands that:

1. My participation in the Event is voluntary and there are inherent risks associated with participating in the Event including, but not limited to, those caused by adverse tidal conditions and currents, high winds, storms, large waves, lightning, boat capsize, fire, overturning of boats, collision with objects or other watercraft, prolonged exposure to cold water, hypothermia, sun exposure, temperature fluctuations, accidental drowning, swimming, slips and falls, motion sickness, illness in remote areas, lack of hydration, watercraft equipment, wild animals, exposure to parasites, germs, insects, bacteria, unsanitary conditions, actions of other people, including, but not limited to, participants, volunteers, spectators, event officials, and event monitors, and/or producers of the Event. I further acknowledge and understand that by participating in the Event there is a potential risk of exposure to the novel coronavirus COVID-19. I will assume all risks associated therewith, whether known or unknown to me at this time. I acknowledge and certify that I am fit to participate in this event, have not experienced any symptoms associated with COVID-19 nor been exposed to anyone infected with COVID-19 within the last fourteen days, and have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical person. I hereby consent to medical treatment which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident and/or illness during the Event.

2. In consideration of permitting me to participate in the Event, I release the following entities and/or persons and their directors, officers, employees, and agents from responsibility for my accidental physical injury, including death or illness, and loss of, or damage to, personal property while participating in the Event: the Miami Conservancy District (“MCD”), the National Association of Professional River Anglers (“NAPRA”), and any other event holders, sponsors, officers, directors, employees, agents and/or volunteers. This release is also intended to include all claims made by my family, estate, heirs, personal representative or assigns. I acknowledge and certify that I will indemnify and hold harmless the entities and/or persons mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liability and/or claims made by other individuals and/or entities as a result of my actions, the actions of others, and from any injury, illness or loss of any kind associated with the Event.

Acknowledgement of Inherent Risk, Waiver and Release for Minor Participant

3. If I am under age 18, my parent or guardian, by signing below, also consents to my release and he or she agrees that this release shall be binding upon him or her as my parent or guardian as to me and my estate, heirs, personal representatives and assigns. My parent or guardian acknowledges that I am fit to participate in this event, as stated in paragraph 1. My parent or guardian also promises, by signing below, to defend, indemnify and hold MCD, NAPRA and the other entities and/or people named in paragraph 2, harmless from any claim asserted by me against MCD and NAPRA and the other entities and/or people set forth in paragraph 2, including their trustees, officers, directors, volunteers, employees and agents, if I should repudiate this release after obtaining adulthood.

Photo Release

4. I hereby grant permission to MCD and/or NAPRA for the right to use, reproduce, and/or distribute photographs, films, videotapes, and sound recordings of me, without compensation or approval rights, for use in materials created for purposes of promoting the activities of the MCD and/or NAPRA.