Chester County Bass Master Upper Bay Opens 2018 Schedule

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Chester County Bass Master Upper Bay Opens 2018 Schedule

Postby shorne » Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:49 pm

Chester County Bass Masters Upper Bay Opens 2018 schedule
All TX's launch from Anchor Marine on the Northeast River, North East, Maryland.

Facebook page = Chester County Bass Masters Open Tournament Series

May 12
June 9
August 4
October 20
November 10

Sponsored by :
Susquehanna Fishing Tackle - Big Bass Award
Dobyns Rods
Zee Bait Company
Hi Seas Fishing line
Bass Cat
Cal Coast Fishing - Clip n Cull
D- 2 lures
ServPro of Hunt Valley
ProAction Restoration
River Bottom Reels
Cabela's Christiana Mall
Jim Schmucker's Fiberglass Repair
Nauti Goose Restaurant - North East Maryland

Entry fee - $90.00 per boat
Prize money - 80% payback - Registration Entry: Mail in - or at the ramp ( Anchor Marine )
Launch : First Light - TX ends at 2:30 ( Numbered chip must be turned in at registration table )
Weigh in : 2:45

pay 1 spot for every 5 boats
Lunker pool : $10.00 per boat - 100% payback

Field Format : One or two anglers per boat - 5 fish per boat.

$50.00 Susquehanna Fishing Tackle gift card to the Second lunker
$50.00 Cabela's Christiana Mall store gift card to first team out of the money
$50.00 Zee Bait Company gift card to 2nd team out of the money
$50.00 River Bottom Reels gift card to 3rd team out of the money
$50.00 Nauti Goose Restaurant gift card to 4th team out of the money
Hi Seas Line pack to the 5th team out of the money
$25.00 Sunoco gas card to 6th team out of the money
40% off cards for Dobyns rods to 7th team out of the money

Downloadable entry form can be found on our Open TX Page, left side :

Side Option Pot :

For 2018 we will have a $60.00 Side Option Pot for teams wanting to do this in addition to the regular $90.00 entry fee. The highest finishing team in the Side Pot will win 100% of that money. The Side Pot is strictly voluntary and does not figure into the regular winnings of the tournament.


Once again this year CCBM will reward the overall top 3 point-accumulating teams for the 2018 Open tournaments with end of the season prizes. To be eligible one member must be signed up as the captain, and, along with any partner(s), his team accumulates points toward the year-end point total.

We will count points for 4 out of the 5 Opens toward final standings.

First place overall = $ 250.00 in Susquehanna Fishing Tackle gift cards
Second place = Pair of Dobyns Rods
Third place = Sunoco gas cards

We will hold a Bi-Hourly Big Bass Open Team tournament on September 1 out of Anchor Marine.

There will be four ( 4 ) time periods of two ( 2 ) hours each in which you can weigh your biggest bass.
The team that weighs the biggest bass in each time period will win that time period’s cash.
That means 4 chances for each team to win cash in this tournament.
Entry fee for this tournament will be $ 125 per boat.


1 - 5 fish limit per boat. Largemouth or Smallmouth. 15 inches March 1 – June 16, 12 inches from June 16th on.(Short fish brought to the scales will result in loss of
biggest fish)

2 - 8-ounce penalty per dead fish
3 - Artificial lures only. No live bait
4 - All 2018 Maryland fishing and boating laws will apply
5 - All boats must be equipped with an operational aerated live well (10 gal min.)
6 - All boats must have all safety equipment available
7 - All boats must be inspected before launching
8 - No alcohol or illegal drugs permitted
9 - A 1 lb. per minute penalty will be assessed for late return, up to 15 minutes. After 15 you are
10 - Unsportsmanlike conduct may result in a disqualification
11 - Please keep a courtesy distance from other boats
12 - Trolling as a means of fishing is prohibited
13 - In the event of a tie, the most-alive fish wins. If still a tie, the largest fish wins
14 - The decision of the Tournament Director is final
15 - There will be no fishing after your boat number is turned in at weigh-in
16 - It is up to you to have liability insurance coverage on your boat
17 - Solo entries are allowed
18 - Ramp fee is responsibility of the boater.
19 - Life vests must be worn when gas motor is running and kill switch attached when boat is in gear.
20 - Weigh bags will be provided for contestants to use.
21 - Off Limits – a) Anchor Marine launch ramp/gas dock and Nauti Goose docks. b) Below a west-east
line across bay from south point of Bush River to south point of Still Pond Cove.
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