GRAND HAVEN STEELHEADERS ONE WEEK MEMBER FISHING CONTEST
Contest begins: Friday, August 8, 2014 at 12:01 AM
Contest end:Thursday, August 15 - fish must be weighed in by 5 p.m. at one of the weigh-in locations
The contest is open to members of the Grand Haven Steelheaders, their family members and friends
Prizes: All proceeds will be awarded. $100 minimum guarantee to the winning boat, $50 to the biggest fish. There will be a tackle drawing for all registered entrants.
Home: 616-846-0863 Cell: 616-638-3684
Evenings: Nelson/Chris Nienhuis....call ahead:
The registered boat must be owned by a member of the GH Steelheaders
5 species eligible: Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Steelhead, Brown Trout and Lake Trout.
Fish as often as you can out of the port of Grand Haven and weigh as many fish as you wish.
The combined weight of the three largest fish will determine the winning boat prize
A prize will also be awarded for the biggest fish
Submit your weight slips (no fish) at the Chapter picnic at Rycenga Park on Thursday, August 15.
Picnic begins at 6 p.m. Join your fellow Steelheader members for a great evening and food.
Registration fee: $25.00 per boat (registration fee covers those fishing on the boat)
Individuals fishing on the registered boat do not need to be members of the GH Steelheaders
Paul Zelenka, Jr. captained the Betty Lou to victory in the 2013 Grand Haven Steelheaders Weeklong Tourney. Paul's three fish total weighed 63 pounds, 8 ounces. Paul received a cash award of $135 and will be awarded the Weeklong travelling trophy at the Christmas party in December. Happy Pappy captained by Nelson Nienhuis finished second and Ole Timer, captained by Martin Parrott finished third. Less than three pounds separated the three top finishers. Ken Kuzma weighed in the biggest fish for the week with a Chinook weighing 27 pounds, 11 ounces. Ken received a check for $65 and also won a pair of Church TX44 planer boards in the captain's raffle. Watch your newsletter for info on next year's Weeklong and join the fun.