Q. HOW DO I REGISTER?
A. Register here https://americanbaitworks.fish/registration/
Q. WHAT IS THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE?
A. Online registration is open from March 1- May 26, 2023. In-person registration is Saturday, May 27, 2023, from 4:00-6:00 pm at Lake Fork Resort.
Q. CAN I REGISTER ON THE DAY OF THE TOURNAMENT?
A. Yes, you may register at the American Baitworks Tent at Lake Fork Resort from 6:00-6:30 am.
Q. DO I HAVE TO CHECK IN AT REGISTRATION?
A. All anglers are expected to check in for registration and attend the pre-tournament meeting Saturday, May 27, 2023, at 6:00 pm at Lake Fork Resort.
Q. ARE WE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE PRE-TOURNAMENT MEETING?
A. Yes, at least one member from each team is required to attend the pre-tournament meeting. If you have a conflict, please contact Valerie Dixon at [email protected]
Q. DO WE HAVE TO LAUNCH AT LAKE FORK RESORT BOAT RAMP?
A. No, you can put in anywhere on Lake Fork. Lines in will be at 7am.
Q. CAN I USE A COMPETITOR’S BRAND JIG IF I ADD AN AMERICAN BAITWORKS TRAILER?
A. No, you must use American Baitworks Freedom Tackle jigs. They can be purchased at Lake Fork Resort or at your local retailer.
Q. AM I REQUIRED TO USE HALO FISHING RODS?
A. No, but there is a contingency prize for the highest finisher using Halo Rods. The highest finisher using Halo rods will receive 2 Halo HFX rods.
Q. DO I NEED TO REMOVE ALL COMPETITOR’S PRODUCTS FROM MY BOAT PRIOR TO THE TOURNAMENT?
A. No, but American Baitworks reserves the right to polygraph all participants.
Q. WHAT IS THE OFFICIAL MEASURING STICK OF THE TOURNAMENT?
A. A Check-it Stick is the official ruler of the tournament.
Q. CAN THE TAIL OF THE FISH TOUCH THE 16″ LINE?
A. No, the tail of the fish cannot touch 16″
Q. DOES AMERICAN BAITWORKS CARRY CRANKBAITS?
A. Yes, our Freedom Tackle line includes crankbaits.
Q. WHERE CAN I SEE WHAT PRODUCTS AMERICAN BAITWORKS BRANDS CARRY?
A. You can purchase American Baitworks products at Lake and Trail USA, local retailers, or view the American Baitworks catalog here.