Kids Fishing and Education is hosting a high school tournament August 23, 2015 on Truman Lake. Tournament will be open to all freshmen through senior students with no entry fees or membership charges. Students from any state or any school are invited to come and fish for $3,000 in scholarships plus prizes. Included in this prize package is a bonus $1,000 scholarship awarded to the highest placing team fishing in a G3 Boat. Also included in the prize package is a new Talon shallow water anchor to be awarded to the team weighing in the biggest fish of the tournament.
Sunday morning registration and rules meeting will begin at 5:30 am at Bucksaw Marina & Resort 670 SE 803 RD off Hwy 7, Clinton, MO. Remember that you will need a parent/guardian to sign a release for you to fish. An entry form/wavier can be downloaded for printing HERE
Fishing hours will be from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM on August 23. You must be in the weigh in line by 2:30 PM or you will be disqualified. Weigh in will be held at Bucksaw Marina and Resort. Each team will be required to have a boating captain 19 years or older. Life jackets, PFDs, will be required to be worn by students at all times while in the boat. Boating captain can assist in all aspects of fishing except for: handling fishing poles, baiting hooks and netting fish. Trailering and launching is permitted at any access on Truman Lake. Teams can weigh a limit of 7 crappie and are to be brought to weigh in line in a cooler, buckets and tournaments bag are not acceptable. This is a crappie only tournament.
Special thanks to our local sponsor Everhart’s Outdoor Store.
Special thanks to our National Sponsors that include; Crappie Masters, G3 Boats, Bug Band, Midsouth Tackle, Humminbird, Minn Kota, Talon, Johnson, and Zeko Shoes.