Contest Info – Prizes Increased

Entry Fee

The entry fee for the contest which runs from April, 20 thru 23 is $35. Those registering before April 6th will receive a Bi-State Shad Fishing Contest T-Shirt. Be sure to include your shirt size on your entry form.


Total 2017 Contestants: 696



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 6 bonus prizes

  • $100    Youths to age 15
  • $100   Teens 16 to 19
  • $100   Seniors to 65 to 74
  • $100   Seniors 75 and up
  • $200  Veterans (no bonus PO 2016)
  • $100  DRSFA bonus* to overall winner        *Must be a member of DRSFA

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 LoadRite Trailers..

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The estimated prize structure for the heaviest shad:

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











Weigh Station

There will be an extra hour to get your fish to the scale. Weigh station hours are from 8:00AM to 9:00PM. Fishing is from dawn until 9:00PM each day. 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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