can fish any lake in LaPorte County. We are not
limiting the lakes you can fish for perch or other categories of fish.
must only weigh in fish they’ve caught themselves. No sharing of fish.
can weigh in fish from any of the 5 fish categories. Bass, Crappie,
Bluegill/Redear and Pike will be
measured by length .
Pike Measurement-One discussion I've been having with a few fisherman is "How can we save the pike in Pine or Stone during the derby? " Trust me, I fish and love these lakes and want to do what I can to keep the big predator fish. What I've decided to do is give the pike fisherman a wooden yardstick from a local business on Saturday morning.(You'll find out what business on Sat) If you catch a pike, you can bring it in or take a digital picture with your smart phone laying next to the yard stick. . I'll be the final judge on the length of the fish from the photo. I know that's opening me up to criticism but I'll do the best I can. Hope this helps save a few fish. I won't be doing this for pike from other LaPorte Lakes or for Bass. Sorry can't save them all:) Maybe next year we'll expand this concept. We encourage you to
Perch submissions will be by length.
and/or Redear will be accepted for that category.
Perch Weigh in-Participants will be allowed to weigh-in ten (10) perch only.
Fish that are being weighed should be kept in a bucket with water to cover the
fish. Frozen fish will not be accepted.
in-You can weigh in anytime during the day. But for the final weigh in you must
return to the designated tournament weigh station by 4:00 PM CST with all your
fish ready to be weighed. Winners must be present at 4:00pm weigh in to receive
their prize. If you are not present you forfeit your prize.
will be determined by coin flip.
must have a valid fishing license and must abide by all Indiana Fishing
Regulations and special rules announced by the Perchin4polio organizers.
Tournament organizers have the right to ask for this license.
is no youth and adult divisions. Everyone is in one division.
have the right to cancel the event at anytime due to safety. If the event is
cancelled, a prize draw will be held from the pre-registered fisherman names.
All money raised will still be donated.
will be restricted to a maximum of 200 fishermen. Organizers have the right to
close registration at any time shall they feel safety is a concern.
unsportsmanlike conduct, unsafe acts or failure to adhere to the tournament
rules can result in disqualification and forfeiture of entry fee.
1. Protests must pertain to specific rules violations.
2. Competitors wishing to make an official protest must do so by reporting to
the Tournament Director immediately before weigh-in.
3. Protests will be heard by the Tournament Director ONLY, at such time and in
such manner as the tournament director determines.
4. All decisions of the Tournament Director shall be final and binding.
5. Violators of any of the above-mentioned PFPolio rules shall be subject to: disqualification
and forfeiture of entry fee.