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Chester County Bass Masters Open # 5 - Saturday November 10th, 2018

Started by Basscat7, October 21, 2018, 04:52:03 PM

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Chester County Bass Masters Open # 5
Saturday November 10th, 2018

Chester County Bass Masters is holding an open, buddy tournament on Saturday November 10th, 2018 on the Northeast River (Susquehanna Flats) out of Anchor Marine. Buddy or Solo - 5 fish limit.

Sponsored by :
Susquehanna Fishing Tackle - Big Bass Award
Dobyns Rods
Zee Bait Company
Hi Seas Fishing line
Bass Cat
Cal Coast Fishing - Clip n Cull
Solar Bat Performance Sunglasses
Mare Marine - Frederick, Md.
D- 2 lures - GRT Jigs
ServPro of Hunt Valley
ProAction Restoration
River Bottom Reels
Cabela's Christiana Mall
Jim Schmucker's Fiberglass Repair
Boomerang Tool Company - Line cutter
Page Precision Cuts - Landscaping
Native Tungsten
Nichols Baits

Entry fee: $90.00 per boat
Prize money: 80% payback
Registration : 4:45 - 6:15 a.m. at the ramp (Anchor Marina) or ( Mail In from form below )
Launch: First light ( 6:30 a.m. )
Tx ends at 2:30 (number must be turned in at registration table)
Weigh-in: 2:45 pm
pay 1 spot for every 5 boats
Lunker pool: $10.00 per boat; 100% payback.

Field Format: One or two anglers per boat, 5 fish per boat.

$ 60.00 Side Option Pot.
Payout for the Option Pot.
1 - 10 boats - 1 spot paid 100 %
11 - 20 boats - 2 spots paid ( 60% / 40 % )
21 boats and over 3 spots paid ( 60 / 30 / 10 )

The Side Option Pot is strictly voluntary and does not figure into the regular winnings from the normal $ 100.00 TX entry fee.

$ 50.00 Susquehanna Fishing Tackle gift card to the Second Lunker
$ 50.00 Bass Cat Marine Parts Store gift card to the 3rd Lunker

$ 50.00 Cabela's Christiana Mall store gift card to first team out of the money
$ 50.00 River Bottom Reels repair gift card to the 2nd team out of the money
$ 50.00 Zee Bait Company gift card to the 3rd team out of the money
2 pair of Boomerang Tool Company line snips to the 4th team out of the money
Hi seas line gift pack to the 5th team out of the money
$ 30 GRT Jigs gift card to the 6th team out of the money
$ 25 Sunoco gas card to the 7th team out of the money
Pair of Dobyns zippered weigh bags to 8th team out of the money

40 % discount cards for Dobyns Rods to the 9th team out of the money

Downloadable entry form can be found on our Open Tx Page, left side :


Once again this year CCBM will reward the overall top 3 point-accumulating teams for the 2018 Open tournaments with end of the season prizes. To be eligible one member must be signed up as the captain, and, along with any partner(s), his team accumulates points toward the year-end point total.

We will count points for 4 out of the 5 Opens toward final standings.

First place overall points winner will receive $250.00 in Susquehanna Fishing Tackle gift cards.

Second place overall points winner will receive 2 Dobyns rods, total retail value of $220.00

Third place overall points winner will receive $125.00 in Sunoco gas cards.

4th and 5th spots will receive various sponsor prizes.


1 - 5 fish limit per boat. Largemouth or Smallmouth. 12 inches
2 - 8-ounce penalty per dead fish
3 - Artificial lures only. No live bait
4 - All 2018 Maryland fishing and boating laws will apply
5 - All boats must be equipped with an operational aerated live well (10 gal min.)
6 - All boats must have all safety equipment available
7 - All boats must be inspected before launching
8 - No alcohol or illegal drugs permitted
9 - A 1 lb. per minute penalty will be assessed for late return, up to 15 minutes. After 15 you are
10 - Unsportsmanlike conduct may result in a disqualification
11 - Please keep a courtesy distance from other boats
12 - Trolling as a means of fishing is prohibited
13 - In the event of a tie, the most-alive fish wins. If still a tie, the largest fish wins
14 - The decision of the Tournament Director is final
15 - There will be no fishing after your boat number is turned in at weigh-in
16 - It is up to you to have liability insurance coverage on your boat
17 - Solo entries are allowed
18 - Ramp fee is responsibility of the boater.
19 - Life vests must be worn when gas motor is running and kill switch attached when boat is in gear.
20 - Weigh bags will be provided for contestants to use.
21 - Off Limits :

1 - A diagonal line from the fixed fishing pier at the town park to the east ( Blue house ) side of the first canal on the left as you leave the marina, this includes the entire Anchor Marina basin and Nauti Goose docks.
2 - Below a west-east line across bay from south point of Bush River to south point of Still Pond Cove. The Bush River and Still Pond will be the southernmost fishable waters for the Opens
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