2023 open buddy tournament series
Our popular Open Buddy Tournament Series is back for 2023!
WHY FISH OUR SERIES?
$70 flat entry fee includes lunker (Additional $10 at the ramp)
80% payout up to 20 boats. We pay out 85% at 21 boats or more.
Payout top 3 boats for up to 24 boats. We pay out 4 places at 25 boats or more.
October 15 || Beltzville Lake || Pine Run || 7:00am – 3:00pm Registration begins at 5:30am
October 29 || Beltzville Lake || Pine Run || 7:00am – 3:00pm Registration begins at 5:30am
November 5 || Beltzville Lake || Pine Run || 7:00am – 3:00pm Registration begins at 5:30am
To pre-register (highly encouraged), please complete appropriate application (listed on left) and mail to the address listed on the application.
All PA Fish & Boat Commission rules, State Park and PA Bass Federation rules apply.
Artificial lures only. No live bait! Aerated livewells must be operational and used.
A four (4) fish limit per boat, largemouth or smallmouth, 15” or greater.
All anglers must wear life jackets when outboard motor is in operation and engine kill switch is attached.
There will be a 0.50 lb, (8 oz.) penalty for each dead fish. FISH WEIGHED IN FOR LUNKER MUST BE ALIVE.
There will be a 1 lb. per minute penalty for arriving late for weigh in. Competitors are disqualified after 15 minutes.
Any team that brings in a short or illegal fish will lose the fish and be penalized 2lbs. No courtesy measurements.
Any changes or special announcements will be made at the ramp prior to take-off.
All protests, with accurate information, must be reported to tournament director at time of weigh-in.
Tournament Director’s decision is final.