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Ticket Information / Jars and Jackpots / Lake Rules

Ticket Information / Jars and Jackpots / Lake Rules
Contest

Daily Ticket
$22.00 for 12 hour fishing ticket for the Trophy Catfish Lakes, which includes the weekly and tag fish jackpots
**Note Lake 5 will be a 1 pole limit lake
Additional ticket can be purchased for when baitshop closes to cover to next morning, excluding summer hours when baitshop is open 24 hours.
Weekly Jackpot for the Trophy Cat Lakes
$1.00 for the weekly jackpot.  The jackpot runs from Sunday 12PM thru Sunday 12PM. 
First place winner receives 60% of the pot and the second place winner receives 40% for the second biggest fish.
Tag Fish
$1.00 for the Tag Fish Jar.  Catch a tag fish and be the lucky winner to win half of the money in the jar.
Slots included with your ticket
Hit the slot and be the lucky winner to win half of the money in the jar. The slots run from Sunday 12PM thru Sunday 12PM. 
Slot ranges will run from:
44lb-46lb
55lb-57lb
70lb+
Depending slot hit frequency, Catfishermans Paradise reserves the right to slide the slots ranges, higher, lower, larger or smaller.
New slot ranges will be adjusted and posted every Sunday at 12:00pm in the Bait Shop.

Lake Rules
  1. Everyone on the lake must purchase a ticket.
  2. $22.00 for 12 hours of fishing in the Trophy Catfishing Lakes; Each fisherman is allowed 8ft of space between your two fishing poles, straight out, halfway out.
-        Catch Out Pond; Each fisherman is allowed 8ft of space between your two fishing poles, straight out, halfway out

3. All Jackpot, Slot and Tag fish must be hooked in the mouth; no snagging or foul hooking. All fish must be caught with a net. Any jackpot fish will be disqualified if a net is not used. Anyone caught dragging any fish on the rocks will be banned from the Lake for the day.

4.        No throw nets or throw lines.

5.        Ticket is voided if you leave the lake.  No rain checks and all sales are final!

6.        Anyone fishing past 11:00 PM must have a ticket valid until 8:00 AM the following morning.  Anyone that purchases a ticket from 12:00 PM til 6:00 PM, can pay 1.00 per hour to make ticket valid til 8:00 AM.  Tickets purchased from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, will be marked valid for 8:00 AM the next morning at no additional charge.

7.        Bait shop closes at 11:00 PM.  Anyone arriving after 11:00PM must purchase a ticket from the drop box located at the bait shop door.

8.        Any one that is caught on the lake without a paid ticket will be arrested for trespassing and banned from the lake.

9.        Anyone caught stealing fish from our trophy catfish lakes, will be legally prosecuted and barred from the lake.  Anyone who sees someone trying to steal fish, please come to the bait shop or use the buzzer for after hours.  Anyone reporting theft will receive a free ticket.  These lakes will only remain great for fishing, if our great customers help see to it.

10. Anyone that catches a big fish for the Jackpot, Slots or Tag Fish, may put the fish in a holding box on each dock at each lake.  Notify the bait shop and someone will come out to take care of the fish.  Keep all Jackpot fish at holding box until bait shop opens the next morning at 8:00 AM.

11. No stainless steel hooks or leaders

12. Other rules posted at entrance and bait shop, please read before fishing.