Fishing | Shore

 


General Information

DATE: Saturday, July 22, 2017

TIMES:
Check-in: 6:30 a.m.
Largest Fish: 7 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Casting Contest: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

SITE: Holmes Lake (70th and Normal Blvd Lincoln - View map)

Use the second entrance south of Normal Blvd. along the north edge of the golf course. Follow the park road past the golf course entrance and observatory to the end, at the southwest part of the lake, which has a parking lot, boat ramp, and fishing pier. All participants in the fishing competition must fish in this area so the judges may measure their caught fish.


**NOTE: 
Due to moss and vegetation in the South side of the lake, we are going to re locate the competition to the North West Side of the lake by the dam. View the map HERE. The new site location is indicated by the blue star.

Parking: Participants can park in either one of the parking lots.



EQUIPMENT: Participants must bring their own poles, bait, tackle, etc.

REGULATIONS: All Nebraska Game & Parks fishing regulations apply. Go to www.outdoornebraska.gov/fishing.

NOTE: Porta-pots will be available at Holmes Lake.


For more information before registering, please read the Complete Event Details.


Events

Casting Contest:
Youth 6 & Under
Youth 7-10 Years
Youth 11-15 Years
Youth 16-18 Years
Adult 19 & Over

Largest Fish: 
Youth 6 & Under
Youth 7-10 Years
Youth 11-15 Years
Youth 16-18 Years
Adult 19 & Over




Awards

CASTING CONTEST: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three participants in each age division.

LARGEST FISH: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three participants in each age division.

Bass: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three participants in each age division.

Bluegill: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three participants in each age division.

Catfish: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three participants in each age division.

Crappie: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three participants in each age division.

NOTE: The largest fish in each category will be determined by overall length.




Registration Fees & Deadlines

REGISTER BY THE DISCOUNT DEADLINE OF WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21:
$35 per participant

REGISTER BETWEEN JUNE 22 AND JULY 5:
$40 per participant


FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE – JULY 16:
The final registration deadline for this sport is July 16. This sport will accept late registrations with an
additional $5 late fee.

NOTE: The single entry fee includes both the Largest Fish and Casting Contest events. Participants may enter both events for a single fee.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2017 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber upgrade available); Pass for free admission to SportFest, the Opening Ceremonies, and all competition venues; 2017 Nebraska Sports Council Yearbook (available at packet pickup); Sponsor gifts and coupons.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee. Registering online saves time, money and trees.




Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Contact Shore Fishing Director Jeff White at 402-440-7640 or jeff@ilovemywater.net.

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or info@nebraskasportscouncil.com.

 




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