Wild Carp Classic

2018 Wild Carp Classic - May 10 - May 13, 2018

​​2018 Wild Carp Classic Open Information

This tournament is a Big 10 format, with prizes awarded to the teams with the most combined weight of their 10 largest carp caught. There will also be prizes for the single largest carp caught. There are no prizes for mirror carp.



​Lodging Information
​We have reserved 3 blocks of rooms for May 7, 8 and 9th, 2018
Red Mill Inn - 10 Rooms are blocked off for $99 + tax; (800) 841-0411; Use code Wild Carp Classic to get the rate
The Clarion Inn and Suites - 15 Rooms are blocked off for $62.99 + tax; (315) 457-8700 ; Use code Wild Carp Classic to get the rate
Microtel Inn & Suites - 15 Rooms are blocked off for $62.99 + tax; (315) 457-8700 ; Use code Wild Carp Classic to get the rate


​​We have reserved 2 blocks of rooms for May 13, 2018
The Clarion Inn and Suites - 8 Rooms are blocked off for $62.99 + tax; (315) 457-8700 ; Use code Wild Carp Classic to get the rate
Microtel Inn & Suites - 8 Rooms are blocked off for $159.99 + tax; (315) 457-8700 ; Use code Wild Carp Classic to get the rate

 
There will be a peg draw with Opening Ceremonies Wednesday, May 9, 2018 from 2:00 - 6:00 PM at The Red Mill Inn, 4 Syracuse St. Baldwinsville, NY.

The competition will begin at 8:00 AM, Thursday, May 10, 2018

Fishing will last until 11:00 AM, Sunday, May 13, 2018 with a Complimentary Lunch and Awards Ceremony which will be held at The Red Mill Inn, 4 Syracuse St. Baldwinsville, NY.
 
Registration Information Coming Soon




Schedule





Tuesday, May 8, 2018
All Day, Peg Viewing

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Peg viewing
2:00 - 4:00 PM, Registration at Red Mill Inn
4:00 - 6:00 PM, Peg Draw, Raffles  (NO Peg Viewing after Draw)


Thursday, May 10, 2018
You can go to your pegs at 6:00 AM to pre-bait
Fishing Starts, 8:00 AM

  Friday, May 11, 2018
Continuous Fishing
 
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Continuous Fishing
 
Sunday, May 13, 2018

11:00 AM, Fishing Concludes
1:30 PM, Complimentary Lunch and Award Presentation  at The Red Mill Inn

Basic Rules

Teams awarded prizes for highest combined weight of
10 largest carp (common or mirror)
 
Teams of two or three permitted; six rods per team, one hook per rod

No going to your peg on Wednesday, May 9 after the draw.  If you do, you will get a red card and will be immediately removed from the tournament and your money will not be refunded back to you.


Must posess a NYS fishing license

​Be a Wild Carp Club Member - Can pay $20 Membership Dues at Registration (per angler)

Proper carp care is required, including use of landing mats, catch and release angling, and use of holding sacks when awaiting marshals
 
Weigh marshal must weigh your catch, record your score and witness the release of each fish
 
Anglers must sign the weigh marshal scoresheet for each recorded weight and weigh marshal must sign the anglers scoresheet for the recorded weight

Always maintain good sportsmanship while competing against fellow anglers
 
Teams must have landed ten carp to qualify for section prizes
 
All fish must be at least 15 lb, 0 oz or greater to qualify for the Big 10 total
 
Be prepared to have enough carp-friendly holding bags to accommodate at least 10 fish; limit of 3 fish per large holding bag
Tournament Prizes
Thank you!

Prizes are based on 48-team registration and are subject to change depending on final team entry.

A special thank you goes to the membership of the Wild Carp Club of Central New York, whose members volunteer a great deal of their time before, during and after the Ed French Open and Wild Carp Classic to make sure the competing anglers have a great time while attending.

​​​Overall Winner = TBD

​Section A Winners
​1st Place = $TBD
2nd Place = $TBD
3rd Place = $TBD
​4th Place = $TBD

Big Fish Prizes For Section A
1st Place = $TBD
2nd Place = $TBD

​3rd Place = $TBD

​​Section B Winners
​1st Place = $TBD
​2nd Place = $TBD
3rd Place = $TBD
4th Place = $TBD

​Big Fish Prizes for Section B

​1st Place = $TBD
​2nd Place = $TBD
3rd Place = $TBD
​​

Tournament Peg Locations*

Map 1, Pegs 1-12
Map 2, Pegs 13-29
Map 3, Pegs 30-44
Wegman's Good Dog Park. NOTE: At the dog park, teams may drive to their pegs to unload their vehicles and/or trailers if the ground is dry. All vehicles and trailers may not enter until 2:30 PM and must be returned to designated parking areas by 6:00 PM. Upon the conclusion of the tournament, vehicles and trailers may not enter until 10:00 AM and must be vacated from the property no later than 1:00 PM. Violating vehicle and trailer use rules may result in a yellow card against your team.
Map 4, Pegs 45-52
Long Branch Park. NOTE: At Long Branch Park, teams may drive to their pegs to unload their vehicles and/or trailers if the ground is dry. All vehicles and trailers may not enter until 2:30 PM and must be returned to designated parking areas by 6:00 PM. Upon the conclusion of the tournament, vehicles and trailers may not enter until 10:00 AM and must be vacated from the property no later than 1:00 PM. Violating vehicle and trailer use rules may result in a yellow card against your team.
​*Pegs 1 - 3 are back-up pegs.  Peg locations are subject to change based on number of entries and water levels

2017 Wild Carp Classic Final Results

The Wild Carp Classic 2017 - The Movie