Lake Athens Fly Fish Festival - 6th Annual

Friday, April 3, 2020 - Saturday, April 4, 2020 in Athens, TX at Lake Athens Marina


  • Big Bass Challenge on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 6:30 AM

    » $40.00 Registration (through 4/4 at 12:00 PM US/Central)
    Big Bass Challenge Registration


  • Sunfish Challenge on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 5:00 PM

    » Free Registration (through 4/3 at 6:00 PM US/Central)
    Sunfish Challenge Registration


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Schedule of Activities

Schedule of activities:

Friday
3:00 pm - Registration
5:00 pm -7:00 - Sunfish Challenge
7:00 pm - Dinner Social/Winners Presentation

Saturday
5:00 am - Registration
6:30 am - 1:00 pm Big Bass and Longest Stringer Challenge
All Day - Tying Instruction and Demos
1:00 pm- Lunch, Awards, prizes, Social, Instruction, Casting Games and Competitions
*Boat and Small Craft Divisions
*Door Prizes: Vendors:
*TPWD instruction and Demos
*Great Food and beverages.
*Kids Fly Fishing Clinic

Fun and Fellowship for the whole family!

2020 Lake Athens Sunfish Fly Fishing Contest Rules

Friday April 3rd, 2020 Time: 5 PM to 7 PM.

Sunfish Challenge Contest: Catch, Photo and Release competition.

Registration opens 90 minutes before contest begins.

Contestants must check in and register before beginning contest to receive rules and ID tag.

Only Fly Rods and Flies with Barbless hooks may be used. NO LIVE BAIT.

3 divisions: One winner Boat division.
One winner Kayak (Small Craft) division.
One winner bank fishing

Fishers must use Smart Phone with camera.

Fishers must use provided fish ruler to measure fish, fishes mouth must touch zero marker and tail being pulled to length with measure marks and Fishers ID mark must be clearly visible.

TEXT FISH PHOTOS to 214 878-7965



Challenge: Catch all 5 Species.
1. Bluegill
2. Long Ear Sunfish
3. Red Ear Sunfish
4. Green Sunfish
5. Copper Nose

Get them All, Grand Slam. If no one gets the Grand Slam, prize will be awarded to next highest catch. Ties will be determined by inches. So Send in Pics Immediately and accurately.

Time OUT 7:00 PM

All Photos must be submitted by 7 PM. TEXT FISH PHOTOS to 214 878-7965

Come on in, Dinner and presentations follow.

2020 Lake Athens Bass Fly Fishing Contest Rules

Saturday April 4th, 2020 Time: 7 AM to 1 PM.

Registration and check in starts at 5:30 am

Fly Fishing Bass Challenge Contest: Catch, Photo and Release competition.

BIGGEST Largemouth Bass > MOST Largemouth Bass.

Contestants must check in and register before beginning contest to receive rules and ID tag.

Only Fly Rods and Flies with barbless hooks may be used. NO LIVE BAIT OR CONVENTIONAL GEAR.

Fishers must use Smart Phone with camera.

Fishers must use an approved fish ruler or provided fish ruler to measure fish, fish"s mouth must touch zero marker and tail being pulled to length with measure marks and Fishers ID mark must be clearly visible.

Text fish Photos to 214 878-7965


Challenges: Largemouth Bass Only

BIG BASS - Largest Largemouth Bass.
*Measurement photos must be clearly visible as this may be a tight competition.
*Fishers must use a regulation fish ruler to measure fish, fishes mouth must touch zero marker and tail being pulled to length with measure marks and Fishers ID mark must be clearly visible.
*Judges will round up to next half inch.

3 divisions: One winner Boat division.
One winner Kayak (Small Craft) division.
One winner bank fishing
Keep Fishing- All Photos submitted will be recorded and tallied by judges.

KEEP FISHING ITS NOT OVER, TIL ITS OVER.

LONGEST STRINGER of Largemouth Bass Caught.
*Send in a photo of each Bass caught as soon as you catch. This score will be updated in real time.
*No duplicate photos. Any photos deemed duplicate will be disqualified by judges.
*Fishers must use a regulation fish ruler to measure fish, fishes mouth must touch zero marker and tail being pulled to length with measure marks and Fishers ID mark must be clearly visible.

3 divisions: One winner Boat division.
One winner Kayak (Small Craft) division.
One winner bank fishing

KEEP FISHING ITS NOT OVER, TIL ITS OVER. TEXT FISH PHOTOS to 214-878-7965

All Photos must be submitted by 1 PM time out.

Come on In - Lunch, fun and presentations follow.

Sponsors

Proceeds

Benefiting Project Healing Waters

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