Fat Fish Fest
Sebelius Lake at Prairie Dog State Park
September 11, 2021, 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Multi-species fishing tournament
Proceeds go to support the Secure Sebelius Lake project
Over $20,000 in Prize Money
$150 entry fee per person
Registration and payment will be collected online; must register and pay prior to 7:00am on Saturday, September 11
Fishing starts at 7:30am; ends at 1:30pm
Boaters or shore anglers are welcome
This is a largest fish tournament; competitive only with the same species
Weigh-in to be located at the East Leoti Cove Boat Dock
New to this year’s event!
A two-person team Player’s Pool where you can bet on yourself and a chosen teammate to win the HIGHEST CUMULATIVE FISH WEIGHT of the day - and 50% of the pot!
This includes all species in each period.
Same weigh-in rules apply as per the regular tournament.
Only one fish per species per period can be weighed in.
The cost is $200 per team ($100 charged to each participant).
Players and teams must be committed and paid before 7:30am on Saturday, September 11.
Pay-out is 50% of funds raised; remaining 50% stays with the organization.
Please select this option on the Registration Form at check-out. Be sure to include your teammate's name in the "Comment" box on the form.
Largemouth, Smallmouth, or Kentucky Spotted
Minimum length is 15”
Either saugeye or walleye qualifies
Minimum length is 18”
There is no minimum length
Ways to Win
Per species, prizes are awarded to 1st – 5th places
Per “flight” (each flight is two hours), prizes are awarded to 1st – 3rd places per species
Two bonus categories: largest fish caught by a female, and largest fish caught by a kid under 16 years of age
Total prize money per species: $6700 ($21,000 total). See payout chart below or click here to download.
Only one fish per person per species can be weighed each flight
All fish weighed become property of the tournament
Rod & reel only
No fish will be weighed after 1:30pm
No fishing lines allowed in the water before 7:30am
Please don’t weigh in little fish; check the Live Leaderboard on the SSL Facebook page
Live fish are encouraged; there will be a 2lb penalty on the weight of a non-living fish
A life jacket must be worn at all times when a combustion motor is running
Alcohol is not permitted during tournament hours
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All sponsorship funds are donated to the Norton County Community Foundation Secure Sebelius Lake Field of Interest Fund
PRAIRIE DOG PLATINUM
Terry & Marcia Nelson
Brock Miller Family
First State Bank
Clark & Julia Nelson
Mick & Colette Miller & Family
Norton County Title
Jim & Lida Sharp
Bobber Bill, Inc.
United Capital Management
Dale's Fish & Fun
Forms should be mailed to:
Secure Sebelius Lake Field of Interest Fund
Norton County Community Foundation
112 S. Kansas Ave, Suite 308
Norton, KS 67654