BFCS & YES Event #6–Lake Gaston Pre-tournament Details

Tournament event #6 for the 2017 Collins Inc. – Bass For Cash Series and Youth Educational Series will take place this weekend, August 5th, on Lake Gaston using the Summit Wildlife access as our launch and return point.

Please bring extra ice to add to your livewells to help with fish care and survival.

Bass For Cash Series (BFCS) Teams

  • Morning registration is planned to begin on-site at 4:30 AM. Cash or check is the only form of payment accepted.
  • Having a completed entry form ready when you arrive will save you some time.  Entry forms can be printed by clicking here.
  • There is a $10.00 late fee charge for teams registering the morning of the event.
  • Every team must check in at our tournament trailer the morning of each event. Even if you have pre-registered, we need to know that you are in attendance and provide you with important information.
  • A livewell check will be conducted prior to blast off.
  • Blast Off Will Begin At Safe Light – Approximately 5:50 – 6:00 AM.
  • Please be checked in, have your livewells checked, and your boat in the water well in advance of the start of the event.
  • BFCS Teams Return / Weigh-In – 3:00 PM (Check In With Tournament Official)
  • Five (5) fish limit per boat. Minimum size for this event will be 14” in length.
  • Reminder, no courtesy measurements allowed during weigh-in.
  • Door prizes will be available during afternoon weigh-in.
  • Please take time to read over the complete 2017 BFCS rules as tournament rules may vary from tournament trail to tournament trail.  We do not want to see anyone caught off guard with a rules violation.

Youth Educational Series (YES) Teams

  • All youth teams are to provide their own boats and boat captains.
  • Morning registration is planned to begin on-site at 4:30 AM.
  • Having a completed entry form ready when you arrive will save you some time.  Entry forms can be printed by clicking here.
  • Every team must check in at our tournament trailer the morning of each event. Even if you have pre-registered, we need to know that you are in attendance and provide you with important information.
  • A livewell check will be conducted prior to blast off.
  • Blast Off Will Begin At Safe Light – Approximately 5:50 – 6:00 AM.
  • YES teams will blast off just after the Bass For Cash Series teams.
  • Please be checked in, have your livewells checked, and your boat in the water well in advance of the start of the event.
  • YES Teams Return / Weigh-In – 1:00 PM (Check In With Tournament Official)
  • Five (5) fish limit per boat. Minimum size for this event will be 14” in length, except that 2 may be less than 14” (NC Wildlife Regulations).
  • Reminder, no courtesy measurements allowed during weigh-in.
  • Reminder, Boat Captains DO NOT FISH. Only the youth competitors are allowed to cast and retrieve.
  • Door prizes will be available during afternoon weigh-in.
  • Please take time to read over the complete 2017 YES rules. We do not want to see anyone caught off guard with a rules violation.