Fisheree Rules

Tournament Rules
  1. Participants must complete and submit the registration form. The Fisheree committee reserves the right to refuse any contestant at its sole discretion.

  2. Only fish caught on Bark Lake during the hours of 7 am to 3 pm on the day of the Fisheree are eligible for the contest. All fish must be registered no later than 3:15 pm to be eligible for the contest.

  3. Fish caught for the contest must be brought alive to an official for registration. Note: Fish remain property and responsibility of the participant.

  4. Officials have the right to verify that fish were legally caught via tip-ups or by rod and reel. Officials have the right to disqualify any contestant if there is any question regarding the legality of a fish or participant.

  5. Cash prizes will be determined by the weight of a single registered fish. In the case of a duplicate weight, the contestant weighing the fish at the earliest time will hold the top place for that weight. All decisions by committee are final.

  6. The tagged fish prize is a single prize amount that is split evenly between each person to catch a specially tagged fish. If only one tagged fish is caught, the entire prize goes to a single winner. If two people catch tagged fish, each person get half the prize. Etc.

  7. All cash prizes will be paid or mailed to the winner within seven (7) days of the tournament. Raffle prize winners not present will be contacted by a committee member within 2 days and the prize will need to be claimed within 30 days of the event. All unclaimed prizes will remain the property of 25 Sportsmen.

  8. Refunds will NOT be given for any reason. No fish-related prizes will be awarded in the case of poor fishing conditions.

  9. Contestants are responsible for their own safety, actions and property at all times. Each participant fishes at their own risk, including, but not limited to, driving on the lake.

  10. All laws shall be followed. Any contestant over 16 years old must hold a valid Wisconsin fishing license. There is a 25-mph speed limit on the icebound lake.

  11. Failure to comply with any contest rules subjects contestants to disqualification and removal from the competition site, as determined by contest officials. We reserve the right to revoke a competition ticket.

  12. All contestants and other bystanders consent to the use of any photographs or likeness of themselves to be used in the promotion of our contest, including but not limited to print, radio, or television, websites, social media sites, etc.

  13. Tournament Rules are subject to change/modification without notice at the Committee’s sole discretion.

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