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4th Annual Headwaters Hog Hunt

February 17th          Catch-Photo-Release      Bag of your 5 longest fish       Limited Entry 

 Your opportunity to fish a most unique format tournament and be part of lake history.

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For the Love of Paws, Paws Meals On Wheels

Charity event with 100% of proceeds going to our local charity
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A Sanctuary for Senior Pets who have lost their Senior Citizen owner, who have become temporarily incapacitated, placed in a nursing home, rehabilitation facility, or have become deceased.
To Adopt these Senior Pets into FOREVER HOMES or Provide LIFETIME Sanctuary care for them so they may live out their lives to some comparison to what they have had prior to losing their Senior Owners. Our Sanctuary is a Country Farm and Cage-less!
To Establish a Pet Food Bank and Partnership with local Food Banks to help those in need to keep their pets instead of abandoning or surrendering them to local shelters for lack of food.
To Develop and present programs that match adult/senior pets and their senior citizen owner to their mutual benefit.
We Support Spay/Neuter as the Best Solution to the over population problem among companion pets.

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FWC approved!

The FWC, from local all the way up to Tallahassee approves of the CPR format.

Big Bass Calcutta -- Winner take all.  Boats and kayaks compete together. (please bring cash)

Your $50 per angler entry fee includes entry to the event, entry into the Fellowship award, dinner (sponsored by Orchid Outfitters, bikes and kayaks) and entry into free door prizes of sponsored items.  

Boats compete against boats;

Kayaks compete against kayaks

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You register on TourneyX.  The app is free and all fish entries are done on your phone, with the TourneyX app.

Winners are based on length in inches, not weight.  

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Important stuff

This event is a charity event with all proceeds going to a local charity.  Prizes for this event are incredible hand crafted, sculptured trophies provided by Bass Trophies Online. 

Both anglers in the 1st place boat receive trophies

Both anglers in the 2nd place boat receive trophies

Both anglers in the 3rd place boat receive trophies

Each kayak angler in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place receive an incredible trophy. 

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Tournament Headquarters is Marsh Landing, Fellsmere FL.

Tournament waters are exclusive to the lake known as Headwaters Lake/Fellsmere Reservoir/Egan Lake.  

 

Schedule of Events:

 

Online registration begins now, until all slots are filled.

Now until sunset February 16th prefishing allowed.

February 17th

0700hrs--official lines in, competition begins. 

1500hrs--lines out, competition time ends.  

1515hrs--upload of photos ends.

If you have had difficulty uploading photos, you must return to the tournament headquarters prior to this time for assistance. This is your responsibility.  

1600hrs--check in ENDS.  You must be recognized as in line at Marsh Landing prior to this time.  

1600hrs--Dinner is served, with awards to follow.

Downloadable Rules Here 

Don't be overwhelmed by the rules.  Please ask questions

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A few questions answered. 

No cash awards for 1st or second or third? 

No.  Charity event so ALL net proceeds go to the charities.  The trophies are incredible.  We urge you to click the link and see the quality and unique design.  You'll be proud to display these.

But there is a cash award for longest bass? 

Yup.  That's a Calcutta where its winner take all.  Boats and kayaks together.  

 

Why is it limited entry? 

The parking lot at Headwaters lake is limited.  We can't take up the whole lot.

Doesn't the limited entry limit the money going to charity? 

Unfortunately it does.  We hope in the future we'll find a way to do better.

Is entry for each angler in the boat?  Why? 

Yes.  Each angler must pay the entry fee.  The money is going to charity.  And each angler in the winning boats receives an incredible bronze, hand crafted trophy.  

Is dinner paid for? 

Absolutely.  We have a great sponsor who has graciously paid for the awards dinner.  

Can I bring a spouse or child to dinner? 

Sure.  If you don't mind, we'd like to ask you to pay for that person.  Our sponsor has paid for the number of entries and the few support people, but not guests.  Any additional payment for guests will go directly to the charities. 

So....what about the 'fees' and proceeds?   

100% of all net proceeds will be given to charity.  The only 'fees' we have are for the use of Tourney X, Paypal and the cost of trophies.  There is no admin fees or 10% off the top fees or any other shady fee. All work is being done voluntarily.  The use of this website is donated.  A breakdown of expenses and the money donated will be made public.  Nothing to hide.  We just want to introduce boaters to the CPR tournament format, create some fellowship and provide some donations to great local charities doing work we can see with our own eyes.  

Man, these rules are long and precise, why? 

These rules are a reflection of CPR tournament rules that have been in place for almost a decade.  By using these rules, we not only have a fair event, but can introduce boaters to just how fair and 'cheat proof' a CPR event can be.  We may as well start this thing rolling with iron clad rules.  

 

Do I have to use the specific measuring board listed in the rules? 

Yes.  Sort of.  For this event, you may use any of the brands and models listed.  It must meet the requirements in the rules.  It has to have a bump fence/nose board/bump and cannot slide or fold, and must have 1/4" (one quarter inch) increments. If you have any questions, it's best to ask first than have an issue later on.   

Measuring boards approved for use:

Check-It! Stik

Hawg Trough (or other made by 

Ego, with nose bump

Strike Zone, with nose bump 

Ozark Trail (walmart) with nose bump

Ketch board

Frail Bump, with nose bump

Berkley BAAMB, with nose bump

Golden Rule

Measuring boards NOT approved (this list is far from complete)

Rapala folding

SeaDek foam

Cooler tops

Any sticker or decal type

FWC sticker or ruler

 

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