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: 691
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:
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)