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This year, the 2016 Bud Priddy Fly Fishing Contest is being sponsored by the Texas Hill Country River Region (http://www.hillcountryrivers.com) and the Alamo Fly Fishers (www.alamoflyfishers.org). The Texas Hill Country River Region has donated more than $1,800 towards this event. Trophies and prizes valued and over $1,400 will be awarded to the top four individuals in each of the following categories: longest Bass, longest Perch, and most fish caught. In addition there will be several door prizes.
Registration will be $20 per person and the donation of a freshwater fly of your choice. All received flies will be placed in a nice fly box which will become one of the door prizes. Registration purchases entry into the contest, a t-shirt, and dinner at the awards banquet which is being catered by the Nueces Country Smokehouse (http://www.nuecescountrysmokehouse.com). Dinner includes choice of brisket, ribs, and sausage and also includes three sides.
The contest will be held at Big Oak River Camp (http://www.bigoakrivercamp.com) along the beautiful Nueces River at 32598 SH 55, Camp Wood, TX 78833. Big Oak River Camp offers tent camping, RV camping, and Log cabin accommodations. Plan to make reservations for both Friday and Saturday nights. Reservations may be made by calling Big Oak River Camp at (830) 597-5280. [Select here for more information on lodging options]. Check-in will be between 8:00 – 10:00 pm on Friday Evening, April 29. Contest fishing begins Saturday morning (April 30) at sunrise. All entrants will be required to report fishing results between 5:00 – 5:30 pm at the check-in site. The awards banquet will begin at 6 pm.
Registration Fee: $20.00 plus a freshwater fly of your choice
Location: Big Oak River Park [select here for information on lodging information]
Registration check-in: 8:00 – 10:00 pm, Friday, April 29th
Contest fishing: Sunrise to 5:00 pm, Saturday, April 30th