Chowan River Tournament – July 14, 2019

Tunis Landing in Winton, NC is all set to host the Eastern NC Bass Challenge’s Chowan River Bass Tournament this coming Sunday! The Chowan River has proved to be a phenomenal fishery as tournaments on the river routinely produced 5 fish limits well over  20 lbs.

This tournament is being hosted by our great friends at Tunis Landing. Our weigh-in and blast off will be slightly different as we will take advantage of Tunis Landnigs weigh-in stage.


Chowan River Tournament Location & Times

Location: Chowan River, Winton NC
Address: 222 Tunis Road, Winton, North Carolina – Map
Date: July 14, 2019
Blast Off: Approximately 5:45 am (safe light)
Registration: 4:15 am – 5:30 am
Check-in: Flight #1, 3:00 pm – Flight #2, 3:15pm
Weigh-in: You may trailer your boat before weighing in. You may use your own weigh-in bags.
Tournament Format: Team, 1 or 2 anglers per boat
Fish Limit: 5 Fish Limit – All bass must be 14 inches or greater in length. Courtesy measurements are allowed at weigh-in. Please note: attempting to weigh-in a short fish will result in a 1lb penalty. See rules for additional information.


Fee’s & Requirements

Entry Fee: $50 per team – Pay Online
Sidepot Fee: $20 per team (Optional) – Pay Online
Membership Fee: $20 per angler (Required, One Time Fee ) – Pay Online
Official Rules: View Official Rules
Angler Disclaimer: View Angler Disclaimer – Each angler is required to sign the angler disclaimer once per year. This document will be available to sign at the boat ramp the morning of the tournament.


Tournament Prizes & Payouts

Big Fish Award: $350 cash Provided by Greenville Toyota
Cash Prizes: Cash prizes will be awarded based on final tournament standings Number of places paid is based on participation.


 

Fee’s & Requirements

Entry Fee: $50 per team – Pay Online
Sidepot Fee: $20 per team (Optional) – Pay Online
Membership Fee: $20 per angler (Required, One Time Fee ) – Pay Online
Official Rules: View Official Rules
Angler Disclaimer: View Angler Disclaimer – Each angler is required to sign the angler disclaimer once per year. This document will be available to sign at the boat ramp the morning of the tournament.


How To Sign Up

You may pay your entry fee’s the morning of the tournament at the ramp. However, you may pay online now. By paying online now, you can generally skip the lines at the boat ramp and secure an earlier starting position. Additionally, you may use a credit card online to pay for your fee’s. Only cash and checks are accepted at the ramp the morning of each tournament. Click here to pay your entry fee’s online.


Off Limits Area

There are no off-limit areas for this tournament.


Weigh-In Procedures

Tunis Landing has an incredible setup that features a stage and live-well tanks as you’re weighing in. You may trailer your boat before weighing in or you may dock your boat by Tunis Landing and walk your bag of fish to the stage for weigh-in. After and during weigh-in, food and drinks will be available for purchased provided by Tunis Landing.


Chowan River Parking and Launching Information

We are expecting a big crowd for our Chowan River tournament at Tunis Landing. It is advised to arrive early at the ramp. Tunis Landing has plenty of parking it is not expected to be an issue. Tunis Landing offers 3 ramps for our anglers to use.  You may use either ramp to put your boat in the water. However, you will need to check in with the Tournament Director before blast off.

PLEASE READ – After putting your boat in the water, you will need to idle out of the canal at Tunis Landing and wait for blast off at the mouth of the canal. We will blast off from the actual Chowan River and not from the canal.  See the map below for additional details.


 

Contact Information

Tournament Director: Jeffrey Davis, Jr. – 252.661.5454
Tunis Landing Bait Shop: John Kellett – 252.427.4071

Please do not hesitate to call, text or email us any questions.