Muskies Inc. - Hayward Lakes Chapter & Hayward Bass Club Fishing Contest

Muskies Inc. – Hayward Lakes Chapter and the Hayward Bass Club encourage Catch & Release and supports the efforts of local sportsmen and conservationists in preserving sports fishing in the Hayward area lakes.

Please check back for the 2024 Form.

Lottery Drawing & Category Prizes
Muskies Inc. – Hayward Lakes Chapter & Hayward Bass Club Booth – Downtown Hayward on Main Street
*Must be Present to Win

The generous donations of many area businesses and organizations help make this contest possible.

Contest Rules

Catch & Release:

  1. All Hayward Area Waters are included.
  2. All Wisconsin Fishing & Boating Rules apply. Because fishing regulations vary from lake to lake, please refer to current year’s fishing regulations.
  3. Fish must be caught & released from sunrise on Thursday, June 20th, 2024 through Saturday, June 22nd to 3:00 p.m., 2024.
  4. Fish must be measured and released ALIVE in the presence of at least one verified witness and measuring device must be in photo. Disqualified if no Ruler in photo (Except Panfish)
  5. Registration is at Muskies Inc. – Hayward Lakes Chapter & Hayward Bass Bluc Fishing Booth, downtown Hayward, on Main Street from 10:00 a.m. Friday until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday
  6. All decisions of the judges are FINAL!!
  7. Any infraction of these rules will call for immediate disqualification.
  8. Entrants MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN.
  9. There must be a release form completed for each fish released.
  10. First and second prizes will be awarded in all fish categories.
  11. 7 different fish categories. 1st and 2nd prizes. Adult and child 12 and under divisions.
  12. Muskies Inc. – Hayward Lakes Chapter & Hayward Bass Club reserves the right to reject any registrations.
  13. Digital photos need to be emailed to TBD with Full Name

There will be a Bluetooth printer at our booth on Main Street.

RAFFLE

ONE FREE RAFFLE TICKET PER CONTEST ENTRY. ADDITIONAL TICKETS ARE $1.00 EACH OR 6 FOR $5.00. RAFFLE DRAWING WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, JUNE 24th 5 PM. AT THE FHNB FISHING BOOTH. MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN.