2016 Final Event Standings
The lake was rough on Saturday, September 17 so the GH Steelheader – Salmon Festival Big Fish Contest was re-scheduled for Sunday, September 18 
26 boats fished the contest. 12 weighed in
Getting There Emery Mike 17.9
Reel Action Veurink Mark 15.15
Reconn Servello Chad 9.85
Reel Obsession Howard Ron 9.2
Love It Cleveland Brian 8.3
Seadated Micho Tim 7.9
Stalk 'em, Kill 'em Eat 'em Meier Tom 6.45
Clubhouse Stanton Todd 6
M Pulse Karpin Dave 5.45
Inspiration Gardner John 4.25
Plunger Richert Rob 3.95
Another Hit II VanHouwelingen  Nick 1.6
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2016 Big Fish Contest
The Grand Haven Steelheaders Big King Fishing Contest  Saturday, September 17, 2016 In the event of poor lake conditions:  Sunday, September 18  
IMPORTANT RULES  You can weigh-in your biggest Chinook, Coho, Lake Trout, Steelhead or Brown Trout.  Boats must leave from Grand Haven and pass by  the Waterfront Stadium for starting point check-in  Fish on Lake Michigan, the Grand River up to US 31 bridge, and from the Grand Haven Pier  Fishing in Muskegon, the Muskegon pier heads to the Lake Michigan shoreline. Not Muskegon Lake  All DNR Rules Apply  Monitor Channel 69  100% registration fees are refunded in the event of a cancellation Entry Fee $100.00* Entry Fee  Deadline September 9 Fee of $110 from September 10 through September 16 *per boat, includes Captain T-shirt NO REGISTRATIONS AFTER 8PM ON  SEPTEMBER 18  
Fishing Time 6:30am - 12:30pm   
Weigh-in Time Fish must be at weigh-in by 1:30pm  
The Weigh Site The Grand Haven Waterfront Stadium Weigh-in docking available at Slip #1 at the  Municipal Marina  
Awards Following the weigh-in,  everyone registered in the Big King contest will be  entered for a drawing. Must be present to win.   
ENTRY FORM Online Registration Available @  GHSalmonFest.com/Events/Fishingcontest Credit Card, Cash, Check*  
Captain’s Name_________________________  
State___________  Zip______________  
T-Shirt Size __________  
Boat Name____________________________   
Docked ______________________________  
Credit Card #____________________________  
Exp. Date_________ Verification code________  
*Make check payable to  Grand Haven Area CVB & mail to:       
225 Franklin Avenue Grand Haven, MI 49417   
For further information contact: Mary Jane Belter, Secretary Grand Haven Steelheaders 616.842.0877 or mjbelter@altelco.net  
Any boats weighing in but not placing in 1-10th Place will be entered into a drawing for a $50 cash prize 
Optional Captain’s Meeting Friday, September 16 at 7pm Fish Boil Tent 
Possible Payouts Based on  50 Boats Entered  
1st Place - $1,250 2nd Place - $625 3rd Place - $500 4th Place - $400 5th Place - $250   
6th Through 10th Place Fishing Equipment/Tackle  
Payouts will be posted  at the weigh-in site 
Species  This year the contest is open to weighing-in your biggest Chinook, Coho, Lake Trout, Steelhead, or Brown Trout 

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