September 17, 2022
LAKE DARDANELLE - RUSSELLVILLE, ARKANSAS

LAKE DARDANELLE – Registration NOW Open

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LAKE DARDANELLE – Registration Opens June 10th – 12pm EST

Dates

From:
September 17, 2022
To:
September 18, 2022

Event Info

The final stop of the 2022 Hobie Bass Open Series Anchored by Power-Pole, takes us back to the Natural State.  The famed section of the Arkansas River is known as Lake Dardanelle and is host to many top professional tournaments each season.   The series 3rd visit to the lake, anglers can expect a diverse fishery where current and vegetation will play a factor.

Event Headquarters: Lake Dardanelle State Park, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802

We encourage all of our anglers to stay with us in or near Russellville, AR.  There are ample opportunities close to water, good food and our headquarters. Please support our host community so they will continue to support series like ours

www.Discoverrussellville.org

A maximum capacity of 200 Anglers will be competing for a cash payout to 10% of the field, and the top 3 non- qualified anglers will earn their spot in the 2022 Tournament of Champions (TOC) on Caddo Lake Nov 11-13 in Shreveport- Bossier City, LA.

The TOC is a 3- day, 50 Angler championship with a $100,000 payout guarantee.

If maximum capacity is reached anglers can email BOS@Hobie.com to get on the official wait list.

All anglers entering will have a chance to win a 2022 Hobie Outback in custom Orange and Black ‘BOS Camo’ color way. In addition to the Outback, every angler registered will be eligible to win a Torqeedo 1103 Ultralight motor.  Along with many other prizes that will be randomly given away from our sponsors.

Tournament Director: AJ McWhorter BOS@hobie.com

Schedule:

June 10th  – 12pm EST Registration opens

August 27th  – Anglers are no longer allowed to hire, communicate with guides, or receive information originated from a guide on this fishery or about this fishery.

September 9th- Registration window ends at 5:00pm CST if not already capped at 200.  This is also the last opportunity to request a partial refund (80%).  No refunds will be processed after this date.

September 12th – Official Practice period begins.  Anglers must begin using a tournament approved vessel.  Motors on kayaks are allowed for practice only. Anglers receive their ‘Practice Period email’ from the Tournament Director via their Tourneyx email.

September 15th- Anglers will receive their Need to Know email to provide details for the check-in process.  This will be sent via their registered TourneyX email.

All times for the Event will be CST-

September 16th –

4 pm Practice ends

5-630 pm Mandatory registration, board check, and ID distribution at event Headquarters.  Meal to be provided.

630- Prize Giveaway

7 pm  or earlier, Mandatory event meeting

–       If anglers can’t attend the Friday night events, they are still responsible for coordinating with the director, getting Ketch board checked, receiving event IDs and being aware of everything covered at the meeting.

September 17th –

6:00 am- First Launch

6:30 am- First Cast

2:30 pm- Fishing Ends

3:30 pm- Submission Deadline

730 pm- Facebook Live meeting and Day 2 ID code announcement.

September 18th –

6:00 am- First Launch

6:30 am- First Cast

2:30 pm- Fishing Ends

3:30 pm- Submission Deadline

4:30 pm- Live awards.  All anglers are welcome.

Refunds/ Transfers:  Anglers have until September 9th to request a refund. All refunds by or before that date will be processed at 80%.  There will be no refunds after September 9th at 5pm CST. Email BOS@hobie.com for this process.

Event Boundaries:

Physical boundaries:  Anglers will be able to launch at any public access or ramp above The Dardanelle Lock and dam up to the next Lock and dam on the Arkansas River. The spillway will be the boundary for the Illinois Bayou.

Launch Boundaries: Anglers must launch at/inside Hwy 359 on Little Piney Creek and Spring Slough. Anglers must launch inside I40 in Clarksville.  Anglers must launch inside Hwy 64 in Slough Creek. Anglers can fish past the launch boundaries, but must Launch and load inside the launch boundaries.

Portaging is not legal.  Anglers must be able to Pedal and Paddle in AND out of an area for the area during tournament hours to be considered legal.

Hobie BOS uses Metal Ketch Board Only. Boards will be checked at the Drive- thru.

Please register early so we can communicate with you on any updates and changes for the event as we get closer.

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