For Immediate Release
From: Faith Angler Network
RE: FAN High School Fishing Series
FAN High School Fishing Series heads to the Big Bass Jewel of Central Texas, Lake Austin on March 12, 2016
Lake Austin, nestled in the heart of the State Capital City holds some very impressive stats- OK, not the size of the lake at merely 1600 surface acres; mainly it’s one of the state’s largest producers of 13+ largemouth bass with 20 certified, “Toyota ShareLunker Bass”. Lake Austin is currently tied in 6th place with Lake Falcon for top ShareLunker producing lakes.
“Bringing the third final qualifying tournament of the series to Lake Austin in early march is very exciting to us! Knowing any one of these student anglers could very possibly bring in the next ShareLunker of the year” VP of Tournament Operations, Justin Rieger, stated.
This will be the final of three qualifying event for the 2015/16 Championship season and the last chance for angler of the year. The top 50% of the representing High School fishing teams and any team that finished in the top 10% in one of two tournaments will earn the right to compete in the FAN High School Championship on April 23rd with the chance to win over $6000 in scholarships and prizes. * (must meet 2 tournament qualifying rule)
Emma Long Metropolitan Park (City Park)
There is a kiosk at the entrance that accepts debit and credit cards for the launch fee. In addition, the park has full RV and camps sites
1600 City Park Rd. Austin, Texas 78730 See Map
Check in will start at 5:30 am at the boat launch parking lot, there will be a boat safety check and we will release boats in numerical order at safe light
Weigh in will be at 2PM or2:15PM depending on your flight time. The weigh in and event site will be at picnic site A/B north of the swim beach (see map) – you must check in at the boat launch at your flight time, however; we will allow until 3PM to get to the scales, this is to give everyone time to get their boats on the trailer and attend the weigh in and awards ceremony.
Awards: Top finishing anglers will win tournament quality prizes from Abu Garcia, Berkley, Sebile and Havoc, in addition to, a big bass award provided by Kistler Rods.
Captains will also be recognized with the Academy Captains Awards including (2) $100 Academy gift cards, the SuperNova Navigation drawing, and the Marine Outlet Captains Incentive program. Go here to see all Captains Incentives and FAQ
Who is Eligible
Registration is open to all 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade students. The entry fee for each tournament is $40 per boat with no more than two team members and each team member must be a TBF Student Angler Federation (SAF) member. In addition to the one-time FAN High School Fishing Series Membership of $10 per individual. Contestants must also have the signature of a parent or legal guardian in the provided space on the liability form.
How to Register
Registration deadline will be the Thursday, two days prior to the tournament,
FAN High School Fishing Series Rules and Regulations entry fee will be $40 per team. After that time, a $10 late registration fee will be assessed until the start of the tournament and at that time no more registrations will be accepted. Late registrations will not affect the number of places awarded for the tournament.
Registration can be made online at www.faithanglernetwork.com
FOR RULES AND REGULATIONS CLICK HERE
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