Contest Info

Entry Fee

The entry fee for the contest which runs from April, 26 thru 29 is $40 for adults 16 and over and $30 for youths 15 years and under. Those registering before April 19 will receive a Bi-State Shad Fishing Contest T-Shirt. Be sure to include your shirt size on your entry form.

Registrations must be received by U.S. mail
no later than midnight
Saturday, April 21, 2018.
Registrations will be accepted in person
up to 8:00AM April 26, 2018.
Call Eric at (610) 762-0440

Total 2018 Contestants: 764


Daily Prizes:

1st   $300

2nd $200

3rd  $175

4th  $150




There will be payouts to 10 places for the overall biggest shad with payouts to the top 4 fish for each day of the contest. plus 5 bonus prizes

Each contestant will be entered in a drawing to win a Boat Package sponsored by Mayberry Marine and Title Sponsors Yamaha Outboards, G3 Boats, and

Bear Trailers..

  • $100 to Youths up to 15
  • S100 to Youths 16 to 19
  • $100 to Seniors 65 to 74
  • $100 to Seniors 75 and up
  • $300 Veterans Bonus (No Payout in 2016 or 2017)

The estimated prize structure for the heaviest shad:

To be determined

 1st $10,000
2nd $2500
3rd $2000
4th $1050
5th $1000
6th $950
7th $900
8th $850
9th $800
10th $750 











Weigh Station

Weigh station hours 8:30AM to 9:30PM

Fishing is from dawn until 9:30PM

NOTE: Please remember to call for current weights. We want to release all fish that will not place. 610-762-0440 (Eric)



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2017 Boat Winner--Izzy Esteves