FISHING SPONSORED BY: OPEN
EVENT COORDINATOR: Quentin Robinson
LOCATION: Portage Lakes State Park, 5031 Manchester Rd (SR 93), Akron, Ohio 44319
INDIVIDUAL – 06/10/19 at 0630 hrs
2-PERSON TEAM – 06/11/19 at 0630 hrs
DIVISIONS: No sex or age divisions
2019 – Venue is a public lake. All participants must have an Ohio fishing license. Non residents can get one at any tackle shop or Walmart. Fee is TBD.
Largemouth and smallmouth bass only. Five fish limit per competitor on day one, five fish limit day two per team. Total weight determines medal winners. Ties are broken by largest fish in the limit between tied competitors. Courtesy rules apply. No fishing within 75′ of another competitor. All fish are to be caught in a conventional manner, hooked within the mouth. No foul hooked fish count. Any dead fish brought to scale will not be counted for weight. Catch and release is preferred. The motor restriction is 400hp. Additionally details, prizes, and big bass pots will be established at the time of event. Any competitor found to be violating the rules or acting in a conduct unbecoming the profession will be disqualified from the event.
GOLD – Anthony Birone, Canton PD – 11.84lbs
SILVER – Jay Sheffer, Knox County SO – 8.74lbs
BRONZE – Ed Wheeler, Kent PD – 6.34lbs
2 PERSON TEAM
GOLD – Anthony Birone, Canton PD and Jerry Reynolds, Canton PD – 8.92lbs (biggest bass tie breaker)
SILVER – Gary Rockefeller, Franklin County SO and Eric Rockefeller, Genoa Twp PD – 8.92lbs
BRONZE – Terry Nickles, Dalton PD and Katie Nickles (spouse) – 8.18lbs