bluegill tourn 300HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/3/13) – Winding Creek Bait and Tackle, Madisonville’s premiere bait shop for local anglers, has announced a fishing contest with the potential for a sizeable prize.
 
Winding Creek Bait and Tackle recently held a Crappie fishing contest that went over quite well. Based on the amount of individuals that signed up for that contest, owner Barbara Wiles has decided that this contest, for the largest bluegill, will have a small entry fee with the prize based upon the amount collected.
 
“I wanted to give everyone the chance to get that 4th of July holiday in the tournament,” Barbara said. “As per request from my customers that entered the last Crappie Tournament, a $5.00 entry fee will be collected. At the end of the tournament all money collected will go to the winner whose fish weighs the most. There will be a one hundred dollar guarantee as a prize pot in case enough choose not to enter. Four hundred and fifty one people were registered for the Crappie contest. If everyone had paid an entry fee of 5.00 someone would have taken home a pot of $2255.00, and that is why my customers wanted to do it this way because they knew the pot would be much more.”
 
This contest began on May 1 and will run to July 4th.
 
As for the rules of the contest, they are as follow...
1) Anyone can enter, regardless of location.
2) Entry Fee must be paid before bluegills are caught.
3) Bluegills should be stored in a water-filled bucket, as only live Bluegill will be considered.
4) This contest does not include Hybrid Bluegill.
 
To register, visit Winding Creek Bait and Tackle at 1635 Eastview Drive in Madisonville, KY. Store hours are from 7 AM until 7 PM, seven days per week.
 
If you have any questions regarding this contest, contact Barbara Wiles at 270-825-9997.
 
J.L. Graham
SurfKY News
Information provided by Barbara Wiles
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

WHE Academic Team Wins District Governor’s Cup

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/17/15) — The West Hopkins Elementary Academic Team competed in the District 13 Elementary… Read More

OSO Presents Season Finale 'Scenic Splendor' Saturday

OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/16/15) — The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra's 49th Season Finale Concert "Scenic Splendor," at 7:30… Read More
1 DOW 17,826.30
-279.47 (-1.54%)    
2 S&P 2,081.18
-23.81 (-1.13%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,931.81
-75.98 (-1.52%)    

Most Read This Week

April 13, 2015 6116

Three Juveniles, Adult Accused of Vandalizing…

by Deputy Will Coursey
April 14, 2015 4668

Several Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fight

by SurfKY News
April 09, 2015 3887

MPD, HCSO Joint Investigation Leads to Two…

by Lt. William Poe
April 16, 2015 3285

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 16,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
April 09, 2015 3110

Woman Charged with Multiple Offenses Including…

by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read This Month

March 18, 2015 10015

UPDATE: Hanson Man Located in Henderson, Taken to…

by Trooper Stu Recke
April 02, 2015 8408

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 16, 2015 3285

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 16,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
April 16, 2015 1864

Dawson Native, Former Disney Graphic Designer…

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
April 16, 2015 1293

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin
April 16, 2015 1282

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
April 16, 2015 1128

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
April 16, 2015 1124

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
April 16, 2015 987

Business Spotlight: Community Health Centers…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 941

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 16, 2015 872

Children’s Advocacy Director Shares Information…

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
April 16, 2015 762

Kentucky's Jobless Rate Dips to 5.1 Percent in…

by Kim Brannock