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Bass Club of Fort Worth Open on Eagle Mountain Lake September 28, 2019. #13239109 08/07/19 05:59 PM
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Bass Club of Fort Worth Open
Eagle Mountain Lake @West Bay Marina

September 28, 2019

Registration and Livewell Checks begin at 5:00 am***

First Cast 7:00 am
Check in at weigh in table by 3:30 pm

$60 per boat (team or individual) 80% payout at the ramp.

Payout 1 in 6 places

$10 side pot for big bass (100% payout at ramp)

5 fish limit (14” minimum for largemouth, spotted, and smallmouth)
Fish will be measured mouth closed, tail pinched
Dead fish penalty: 0.2 (two-tenths) lb applies to stringer and big fish

Contact Dustin Jones (478-319-5775) or dustinjones0@gmail.com

*** All participants must register and check in at West Bay Marina and have livewells checked
before taking off or trailering. There will also be a liability waiver that must be signed by each
participant (if you are fishing as a team, both must sign)

**West Bay boat ramp fee must be paid if launching there.

*A full set of rules will be provided at check in.

Re: Bass Club of Fort Worth Open on Eagle Mountain Lake September 28, 2019. [Re: djones03] #13270159 09/04/19 05:08 PM
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Just over three weeks until the open. Contact info has changed and rules are below.

Bass Club of Fort Worth Open

Eagle Mountain Lake @West Bay Marina

September 28, 2019

Registration and Livewell Checks begin at 5:00 am***

First Cast 7:00 am

Check in at weigh in table by 3:30 pm (Check in will open at 3:00 pm)

$60 per boat (team or individual) 80% payout at the ramp CASH ONLY

Payout 1 in 6 places

$10 side pot for big bass (100% payout at ramp)

5 fish limit (14” minimum for largemouth, spotted, and smallmouth)

Only 5 fish allowed in the livewell (No culling of dead fish)

Fish will be measured mouth closed, tail pinched

Dead fish penalty: 0.2 (two-tenths) lb applies to stringer and big fish

Contact Dustin Jones (817) 919-9929 or dustinjones0@gmail.com

*** All participants must register and check in at West Bay Marina and have livewells checked
before taking off or trailering. There will also be a liability waiver that must be signed by each

participant (if you are fishing as a team, both must sign)

**West Bay boat ramp fee must be paid if launching there.

*A full set of rules will be provided at check in. Listed below.



BASS CLUB OF FORT WORTH (BCFW) EAGLE MOUNTAIN OPEN

9/28/2019 FISHING RULES

1. All state and federal laws will be in effect.
2. All contestants shall conduct themselves in a civil and sportsmanlike manner at all times or face
disqualification. This includes drunk and disorderly conduct.
3. At no time during official competition hours are any alcoholic beverages or drugs, (other than
prescription) allowed in the boat or to be consumed on the water.
4. First Cast will be at 7:00 am and you must be checked in with the tournament director at the
weigh in by 3:30 pm.
5. All contestants must check in with the Tournament Director or Assistant Tournament Director
by the deadline in order to weigh fish caught in the tournament. Fish must not be brought to
weigh in line until the contestant has acquired a weigh in token or other designated device.
Check in table will open at 3:00 pm.
6. A contestant may not weigh in fish caught by someone else with the intention of taking credit
for such weight or will be subject to disqualification from the tournament.
7. Any contestant retaining fish at the beginning of the tournament will be subject to
disqualification from the tournament.
8. Tournament will be for Smallmouth, Kentucky (Spotted) and Largemouth Bass only. Fourteen
(14)” minimum length on all. . All fish shall be measured on the BCFW straight board with mouth
closed and tail pinched. When measuring for minimum length, if the fish touches any point on
the line, it is acceptable. Measurement decisions by the Tournament Director will be final. There
will be a board present for a self courtesy check. For each fish brought in that is below minimum
length, a one (1) pound penalty shall be deducted from the stringer weight and that fish will not
be weighed.
9. Only artificial lures may be used. No live bait will be permitted. No trolling. Only one (1) rod may
be used at any one (1) time. Other rigged rods may be in the boat for substitute purposes.
10. There will be a five (5) fish limit. Each boat must bring only five (5) fish to weigh in. Fish shall be
in weigh-in bags or containers with sufficient water to keep fish in good condition until they are
released. Failure to do so shall result in a one (1) pound penalty from total weight.
11. There will be no fishing within one-hundred (100) feet of an anchored or tied boat of another
contestant, unless approved by the anchored or tied party.
12. All ties will be determined by the largest fish of the stringer. Any further ties will be determined
by splitting the winnings with that and the next lower place.
13. Each contestant will receive a two-tenth (0.2) pound penalty off total stringer weight for each
dead fish weighed in at the tournament (under Tournament Directors discretion). The two-tenth
(0.2) pound penalty also applies to a dead “Big Bass”
14. Mandatory live release of fish.
15. All tournament contestants must wear life jackets any time the boat in which they are riding or
driving is on plane. A kill switch must be attached to the driver when the boat is on plane, unless
the boat is not equipped with a kill switch.

Re: Bass Club of Fort Worth Open on Eagle Mountain Lake September 28, 2019. [Re: djones03] #13270266 09/04/19 07:09 PM
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This should be a great tournament. Really good time of year to fish EM.

Re: Bass Club of Fort Worth Open on Eagle Mountain Lake September 28, 2019. [Re: djones03] #13278022 09/12/19 01:04 AM
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Just a reminder, anyone can fish this tournament(team or solo). You do not have to be a member to fish.

Re: Bass Club of Fort Worth Open on Eagle Mountain Lake September 28, 2019. [Re: djones03] #13287563 09/20/19 03:00 PM
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2 weeks out, we are starting to get some interest. We are hoping for a good turnout. Please call or email if you have any questions.

Re: Bass Club of Fort Worth Open on Eagle Mountain Lake September 28, 2019. [Re: djones03] #13292172 09/25/19 12:07 AM
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How many boats are y’all expecting?

Re: Bass Club of Fort Worth Open on Eagle Mountain Lake September 28, 2019. [Re: djones03] #13293368 09/26/19 02:28 AM
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See y’all there


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Re: Bass Club of Fort Worth Open on Eagle Mountain Lake September 28, 2019. [Re: djones03] #13294164 09/26/19 09:41 PM
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Does off-limits period start tomorrow night?

Re: Bass Club of Fort Worth Open on Eagle Mountain Lake September 28, 2019. [Re: djones03] #13294715 09/27/19 01:02 PM
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Should have some big bags! See y’all there


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Re: Bass Club of Fort Worth Open on Eagle Mountain Lake September 28, 2019. [Re: djones03] #13294902 09/27/19 03:24 PM
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We are expecting 25+ boats, off limits period is you can not make a cast before 7 am on Sept 28 (1200 am to 6:59 am). Once you have completed registration at West Bay you can then go to your spot and wait for 7 am. Please keep note that each boat must be checked in at the check in table at weigh in before the clock strikes 3:30 pm in order to weigh your fish. We will be setting up at 5:00 am to start registration process. See everyone tomorrow, should be a good one. Feel free to call or text if you have questions my contact info is 817-919-9929.

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Re: Bass Club of Fort Worth Open on Eagle Mountain Lake September 28, 2019. [Re: djones03] #13296304 09/29/19 10:27 AM
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Results? Was a struggle for us in a little JFF tournament we had. 12 won it, curious how that would’ve fared in this one

Re: Bass Club of Fort Worth Open on Eagle Mountain Lake September 28, 2019. [Re: NTX6807] #13296311 09/29/19 10:52 AM
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Originally Posted by NTX6807
Results? Was a struggle for us in a little JFF tournament we had. 12 won it, curious how that would’ve fared in this one


23 lbs won


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Re: Bass Club of Fort Worth Open on Eagle Mountain Lake September 28, 2019. [Re: djones03] #13296317 09/29/19 11:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Dubee
Like i said earlier, what a joke. ABC has had EM on the schedule since jan. ABC always fishes the 2nd weekend. ABC has started at 5 since before i joined in 1992. And i would probably beat your a** on EM 99 out of a 100 times. I don't need to potlick


Wish you could tag people on here

All joking aside great bass club and well run open, probably one of the most organized bass club opens I’ve seen you guys know what you’re doing.


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Re: Bass Club of Fort Worth Open on Eagle Mountain Lake September 28, 2019. [Re: djones03] #13296420 09/29/19 02:46 PM
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Thank you to everyone who came out and participated. These results are just from my memory, but 3 payouts went to:

1st - Seagraves/ Clark : 22+ lbs
2nd - Moore/Lambert : 19+ lbs
3rd - Worley/Hollis: 18+ lbs

Big Bass - Joe Smith: 8+ lbs

Re: Bass Club of Fort Worth Open on Eagle Mountain Lake September 28, 2019. [Re: djones03] #13297558 09/30/19 05:38 PM
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Any clue on depth the fish are in? What type of baits they used? I'm not looking for specifics. Just a few clues?

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