June 9, 2012
Lake Allegan, MDNR Echo Point Boat Launch
The entire family can hook, shoot (by bow of course) or spear a good time at the 2012 Annual Lake Allegan Carp Derby on June 9, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Carp Derby is organized by the Kalamazoo Total Maximum Daily Load Implementation Committee. No pre-registration or registration fee is required, but *you must register on site at the Echo Point boat launch between 8:30am-9:00am to be eligible for prizes.* Save some time and download a registration form below and bring it with you the morning of the 9th. *Fish must be returned to the boat launch by 2:00pm to be counted and weighed for prizes.* Prizes will be awarded for the largest carp by length and the number of fish caught, in both adult and youth divisions. The 2012 sponsors include the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, Allegan Conservation District, Bow Fishing Association of Michigan, Muzzy Bowfishing Company, AMS Bowfishing Company and D&R Sports. Come enjoy a day on the water or a day on the shore; either way you are sure to have a carp-tastic time! Contact the Allegan Conservation District office for more information.
The Bow Fishing Association of Michigan will also be hosting a “youth only” shoot from 9:00am-3:00pm. No pre-registration or registration fee is required. Visit “www.bowfishbam.com”:http://www.bowfishbam.com for more information about the youth event.