Paddlefest

River vs. Lake Showdown

June 21, 2014

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Due to the recent storms, the Little Miami River is NOT included as eligible water for the tournament this weekend on June 21st.

Registration/Check-in

We are going to do Check-in a little different for this event since we are able to fish a variety of locations.

There will be a designated spot at 4 different locations for check-in/registration.  You can go to the registration closest to the location you plan on fishing.

There will be a registration location at:

 

1. Paddlefest Booth -

Coney Island Park 

6201 Kellogg Avenue

Cincinnati, OH 45228

2. East Fork Lake - Registration is at the Elick Road Boat Ramp that is located just east of the beach.

3. Winton Woods Lake Parking lot near the Marina (see map at bottom right)

4. Little Miami River - DUE TO THE RECENT STORMS THE LITTLE MIAMI RIVER IS TOO HIGH AND NOT ELIGIBLE WATERS FOR THE TOURNAMENT!

 

You MUST go to one of those locations in the morning between 6-6:30AM (even if you pay online).

At registration you will be given the rules and identifier.

It is encouraged, but not required that all anglers pre-register for this event.

 

Cost

$20 entry fee with optional $5 big fish entry.

100% of the money is paid out to the participating anglers based upon place of finish!

You can pay the morning of the event at registration/check-in or online HERE

 

There will also be a $5 parking fee when you arrive at Paddlefest.

 

 

Measure-in

2:30PM at the Buckeye Kayak Fishing Trail booth in Paddlefest.

Coney Island Park 

6201 Kellogg Avenue

Cincinnati, OH 45228

 

(1 inch deducted every minute late)

Final results will be announced and items raffled on Stage at 3:30pm.

 

Eligible Fishing Waters

1. Little Miami River - I-275 to the Ohio River

2. Ohio River - Schmidt Boat Ramp to Coney Island

3. East Fork Lake - Entire Lake

4. Winton Woods Lake - Entire Lake

*Winton Woods Requires  Great Parks of Hamilton County Motor Vehicle Permit (MVP) $10.00 annually  $3.00 daily per vehicle.  For more information about the permit you can call: 513-521-7275.

 

Prizes

Any angler who does not place in the money spots become eligible for raffle prizes!  Raffle prizes are donated by our amazing sponsors, so be sure to check them out!

 

At this event we will be raffling off items from HOOK1

 

The measure-in is also a good oppurtunity to meet & greet fellow kayak anglers of all skill levels.  

 

Remember, any anglers who qualify for Angler of the Year in 2014 (participate in at least 4 events; max. of 1 online) will be entered to win a brand new Wilderness Systems Ride 115X!!!!!

 

Rules

Rules that govern all Trail events can be found HERE

Lodging/Camping

 

Their are multiple locations for camping:

1. Winton Woods - ****UPDATED 6/9 - Campground fully reserved***

 

2. Steamboat Bend Campground (5 minutes from Paddlefest) 

http://greatparks.org/parks/woodland-mound/steamboat-bend-campground

 

3. East Fork Lake - http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/eastfork

 

The Buckeye Kayak Trail Staff will update any group camping that may be available on the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/BuckeyeKayakFishingTrail?ref=hl

 

 

A Look Back....

Paddlefest will be a new event for 2014!

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