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First-ever spring Bullhead Contest set for April 1-2

by jmaloni
Sat, Mar 26th 2011 05:00 am

OutdoorsNiagara.com and Feather and Fur Bait Shop of Wilson have announced the spring 2011 Bullhead Contest, to take place Friday and Saturday, April 1 and 2, in Niagara County waterways.

"This is the first all-of-Niagara County waters bullhead contest ever held," said organizer Mark Daul.

The event opens Friday, April 1, at 6 p.m. and runs to noon on April 2. Cost to enter is $10 for one and $15 for two. "This is a 100 percent payback contest less expenses and there will be awards and a picnic to follow on Saturday, April 2, at the Wilson Conservation Club," said Daul. "It is a total weight of two fish contest and credit of 3 ounces per fish if it is alive and healthy at weigh-in."

He reports that a picnic and weigh-in will take place at the Wilson Conservation Club on Saturday between noon and 1 p.m. on April 2. Contestants may fish in any Niagara County waters.

No entries will be accepted after 6 p.m., April 1. There will also be a 50/50 drawing to benefit the Wilson Conservation Club. All ties and rules interpretation will be by judges Richard Fortier and Tom Jacob.

Sign up at Feather & Fur Bait Shop, 3627 Wilson Cambria Road (Route 425), call 886-8662 or online at www.outdoorsniagara.com with PayPal.

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