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Dan Brelje

Fun League in Chisago Lakes Area

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Going to start a bass league for fun this summer. It will be a Free bass league with a tournament type setting. We are going to use a tape measure format to allow us to fish catch and release lakes. The goal of this league/group is to have FUN during friendly bass competions. It will help the rookies (like myself) get a feel for competitive bass fishing for FREE.

here is what i've got so far.

-Friendly competion using tape measure format (record all fish, top 5 are the ones that count). This will allow us to fish chisago which is catch and release only.

-Have the gatherings on a weeknight, i vote either tues or thurs. Meet at the access between 5-5:30. (If it fits everyones schedule.) Designate an end time to tally up the results and share what worked and didn't work among the group.

I will be making a excel spread sheet with room for 15-20 fish for each event. The sheet will include: time,length, lure used, depth caught. We will use this setup so people can share what worked for them and see what worked for others at the end of the event.

The Rules for these events are simple.

-Anyone can come

- bump board measuring device

-Have a GOOD TIME

- events measured by boat, 1 or 2 fishers

here is a temporary schedule i have set up. I tried to avoid all the tourny's that are going on that i know of.

Week of/ Lake

June 3-9 Green

June 10-16 Chisago

June 17-23 Big Marine

June 24-30 N/S Center

July 1-7 Forest

July 8-14 Chisago

July 15-21 Big marine

July 22-28 Green

July 29-4 N. Center

Aug. 5-11 S. Center

Aug 12-18 Chisago

Aug 19-25 Big marine

Aug 26-1 Green

Anyone who is interested please let me know, i am very flexible with the schedule to try and make it work for the greatest number of guys. danbrelje at yahoo

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ERR- I plan on fishing as many as I can as well.. I saw in another post that i think Dan is thinkign of going with Wed night.. Hope that still works for you!.. Would love to see you.

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to all that are interested. i have it down to two days, tuesday or wednesday. If i could get you to email me and say which ones work for you that would be great. danbrelje at yahoo It would be nice to have which day of the week set up before the open water comes.

Thanks

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Looks like tuesdays are leading the pack for the day of week.

I've recieved some pretty good ideas thus far and would like to hear new ones if anyones got some.

One i really liked was a point system that awarded an individual or boat the fun league champion. For instance, if we have an event every week that would be 15 weeks. Take your best 6-8 (can be decided later) weeks and add up your totals to see season point total. Point total champ will be crowned.

Trying to keep this league fun and just for bragging rights. If anyone else has an idea or two it would be great to hear it!!

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Here comes open water. For anyone interested in a league w/ no cash on the line, this one should be fun.

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