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General Information

DATE: Saturday, July 16, 2022

TIMES:
Check-in: 6:30 a.m.
Largest Fish: 7 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

SITE: Holmes Lake (70th and Normal Blvd. Lincoln) – View Map

Use the entrance on Normal Blvd.  Parking will be available at the first Parking lot just north of the dam and look for the big tent. All participants in the fishing competition must fish in this area so the judges may measure their caught fish.

EQUIPMENT: Participants must bring their own poles, bait, tackle, etc.

REGULATIONS: All Nebraska Game & Parks fishing regulations apply. Go to www.outdoornebraska.gov/fishing

NOTE: Porta-pots will be available at Holmes Lake.

Events

Event Name       

Largest Fish
Youth 6 & Under
Youth 7-10 Years
Youth 11-15 Years
Youth 16-18 Years
Adult 19 & Over

  • Shoreline Fishing Competition.
    • Saturday July 16, 7:00 – 9:30 AM.
    • Check in 6:30 – 6:45 AM.
      • Tent on north shore of Holmes Lake at the parking lot nearest the dam.
      • Report to Larry Pape that you have arrived.
      • Pick up scorecard and measuring device.
      • A very short welcome and rules presentation will be made at 6:50.
      • Proceed to your chosen fishing location.
    • Fishing begins at 7:00.
      • Self-determine and begin when this time arrives.
      • Self-score your own fish by the number caught for each species (Bass, bluegill, catfish and crappie. Green sunfish will be considered as bluegill.)
      • Keep track of your longest fish for each species
      • Contact a tournament volunteer if help is needed in measuring a fish or verifying a fish species or length.
    • Fishing ends at 9:30.
      • A tournament volunteer will pick up your scoresheet from where you are fishing.
      • Come to the tournament tent at 9:55.
      • Scoresheets will be tabulated and the winners announced at 10:00.

AWARDS

LARGEST FISH: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three participants in each age division.

Bass: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three participants in each age division.
Bluegill: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three participants in each age division.
Catfish: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three participants in each age division.
Crappie: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three participants in each age division.

NOTE: The largest fish in each category will be determined by overall length.

Registration Fees & Deadlines

NEW THIS YEAR: CSG souvenir items can be purchased at our online store HERE.  All online store orders will be shipped directly to the athlete from the supplier.

PRICING DEADLINES:
$35 per participant until July 13th

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2022 Cornhusker State Games; Sponsor gifts and coupons.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee. Registering online saves time, money and trees.

Athlete Packets

Packets will be available for in-person pickup on Friday, July 15 from 8 am – 7 pm at Lincoln East High School.

Packets include athlete shirt (if registered by June 1), athlete pass, and Nebraska State Fair Admission Pass.

The athlete packets DO NOT contain any sport specific information such as schedules, maps, bib numbers, etc. For sport-specific details, refer to your sport General Information.

Opening Ceremonies

JOIN US AT THE OPENING CEREMONIES ON JULY 15!
The show begins at 8 p.m. at Seacrest Field, Lincoln!

The Opening Ceremonies will be televised statewide by News Channel Nebraska.

For more details regarding Opening Ceremonies, please refer to the Opening Ceremonies web page.

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Contact Shore Fishing Director Larry Pape at 402-471-5447 or larry.pape@nebraska.gov.

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or info@nebraskasportscouncil.com.

Thank You to our platinum sponsors

Official Member of the

info@nebraskasportscouncil.com

Phone: 402-471-2544

Fax: 402-413-1119

Mailing address: 
PO Box 29366
Lincoln, NE 68529

Shipping address:
7620 N 70th
Lincoln, NE 68517