Fishing Area: DuPage, Des Plaines, and Fox River Systems (with Bonus waters being added the morning of).
Wading, kayaks, and boats are all welcome to fish. This will be an individual angler scoring system. No combined points between anglers in a boat.
All carp must be taken on fly, photographed/measured, and released. Pictures must be taken of the angler holding the fish and of the fish with the tournament supplied measuring stick/bump board. Pics must be texted to tournament staff by 6:30 PM Saturday.
Phone numbers to text pictures to will be provided on angler rules sheet given out at the meet and greet Friday night at The Rivers Edge Bar and Grill and at check in at Dupage Fly Co. Saturday morning. Tournament staff will provide anglers with individual measuring tapes the morning of tournament. Anglers must be back at The Rivers Edge Bar and Grill in Batavia, IL by 6:30 PM Saturday for awards.
The point totals will be based on total length from the day, with additional prizes for biggest and smallest carp. There will also be 1/2 points given to smallmouth bass that measure over 12"s.
30" Carp = 30 points
18" Carp = 18 points
12" Smallmouth Bass = 6 Points
18" Smallmouth Bass = 9 Points
Total Points = 63 points