Aug 13 – Wolverine Lake Catch and Release Fishing Contest
Wolverine Lake – The Parks and Recreation Board will be hosting the 22nd Annual Catch and Release Fishing Contest on Saturday, August 13th, 6:00 am – 11:00 am.
The categories for the contest are Bass, Pike, Walleye, Perch, Crappie, Pan Fish (Youth only) and other (most unusual).
Contestant age brackets are 1-7, 8-12, 13-17, 18 and over.
There will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes in all categories for 17 and under and 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes for the biggest fish of the day – 18+ only. Winners will be based on largest fish by weight only.
Fish must meet DNR size and weight requirements and weigh in will be held from 8:00 AM until 11:30 AM at the DNR Launch Site behind the Village Offices and on committee boats anchored on the lake from 8:30 until 11:00 AM. All efforts must be taken to keep your game fish alive for the weigh in and measurement.
Yellow flags identify the DNR weigh in site and the lake weigh-in committee boats.
Those interested in participating must complete the $5 entry form and drop it off to the village offices. Only registered contestants will be eligible for awards or prizes.
In order to accommodate all residents that wish to use the DNR launch facilities to launch their boat, a special MDNR permit has been obtained by the Village to allow you to launch even if the parking area is full during the event.
In order to park in the designated overflow areas you must pre-register at the Village Office. Please follow the instructions of the volunteers at the launch site.
The MDNR requires a license for each individual actively fishing either from a shore location or aboard a boat. MDNR rules on species length and weight apply to all fisherman over the age of 16 years are required to be licensed. The Village of Wolverine Lake assumes no responsibility for any of the activities undertaken by participants in this contest.
For more things to do, visit the Oakland County Times Event Page!
To submit event info email firstname.lastname@example.org .
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