FISHING TOURNAMENT

3nd ANNUAL NISQUALLY VALLEY TROUT FISHING TOURNAMENT

March 26th 2022

 


 

20 Tagged fish worth various prizes including: 

$5,000  TAGGED FISH

                                                  

Trophy’s and other Prizes for

1st Longest Fish                                                           2nd Longest Fish

1st Most weight on the stringer                                 2nd Most weight on the stringer

 

Entry Fee

$25 At the Lake                $20 Preregistration is now closed

 

Age’s 15+             Only Legal methods                        8AM to 3PM

 

Lawrence Lake Public Boat Launch, Yelm WA 98597

 

The fishing tournament will begin at 8 A.M. and end at 3 P.M. at the lake Lawrence public boat launch. No lines in the water prior to 8 A.M. We will be there under a popup canopy with a sign that says VFW. You may check-in prior to 8 A.M. There is no deadline as to when you must check-in, but you must check-in prior to fishing. Anyone not at the checkout at 3 P.M. or sooner will be disqualified, 3:01 P.M. and later will be disqualified (including the tagged fish) no matter the reason.

 

All boat operators must fill out an Aquatic Invasive Species Decontamination Report if the boat, trailer, engine, or water containers used in this tournament have been in physical contact with waters outside the State of Washington in the last 30 days.

 

All boat operators must fill out the Aquatic Invasive Species Decontamination Statement at check-in the day of the tournament.

 

The 20 tagged fish will be released prior to the start of the tournament somewhere in the lake. The exact time and location of the releasing must remain confidential per the contract with the insurance company. Anyone that lands a tagged fish must be registered and checked in prior to catching the fish or it will be void.

 

Preregistration is now closed, anyone that has not completed preregistration must register at the lake prior to fishing.

 

Follow the link to review the most current rules and regulations for the state of Washington https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations/

 

For more information please contact us @ vfwpost5580@gmail.com

(360) 890-1553, P.O. Box 1396 Yelm WA, 98597

 

All proceeds go to support local Veteran programs & the community


AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES DECONTAMINATION REPORT MUST BE FILLED OUT FOR ALL BOATS, TRAILERS, ENGINES, OR WATER CONTAINERS USED IN THE TOURNAMENT.

 

 

All Washington state rules and regulations for fishing will be followed. https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations/

 

Every person fishing in the tournament needs to register and pay entry fees. 

 

Bank fishing: There is plenty of bank fishing available to anglers without a watercraft.

 

Watercraft: Any flotation device used to transport a person on the water for example boat, kayak, canoe, paddle-board, raft, float tube, Etc.  There are no tournament restrictions on how many people are permitted on each boat, however all laws still apply.

 

 

There are two categories of watercraft for this tournament.

1.Gasoline: Any watercraft propelled by a gasoline-powered motor.

2.Non-Gasoline: Any watercraft not propelled by a gasoline-powered motor.  

 

 

Only contestants operating watercraft need to pre-register either the Gasoline or Non-gasoline watercraft. All other contestants pre-register as a contestant no matter fishing from the bank or from a watercraft.

 

 

40 gasoline-powered watercraft are permitted to enter this tournament. Currently, there are 39 gasoline-powered watercraft registered and 1 slots still open. 

 

 

60 non-gasoline-powered watercraft are permitted to enter this tournament. Currently, there are 11 non-gasoline watercraft registered and 49 slots still open. 

 

To complete registration after payment please email vfwpost5580@gmail.com with the first and last name, what category registering for, and the Washington Fishing license number of the competitor.  

 
 

 
 
We accept donations, all proceeds support local veteran programs

 


For questions please email vfwpost5580@gmail.com or call (360) 890-1553

 

 


 

 



 
Some of last tournaments fish