Carp Casting Contest

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COORS LIGHT SOUTH PLATTE RIVERFEST 
DENVER TROUT UNLIMITED
CARP CASTING CONTEST  

CONTEST DETAILS:Location:  Confluence Park in downtown Denver (2250 15th St, 80202)

Dates and Times: Sunday, June 28th from 12pm to 2pm. Prizes announced at 3pm

Description:  All ability levels are welcome!  There will be three targets in the water, each more difficult and with a higher value. Competitors will have 3 minutes to practice and 2 minutes to cast. The competitor in each age group with the highest points will win a prize. Fly rods will be supplied but competitors can bring their own.

Prizes by age group – under 12, 13- 18, 19-109.

We will accept first-come, first-serve registrations at the festival.  Please come prepared to fill out a brief application and pay your registration fees. Register at the RiverFest Information Tent near the 15th Street entrance to Confluence Park.

Fees: $5 for all ages! You can cast again for another $5.

Prizes:  Sevylor Stand Up Paddleboard for the top contestant in all age groups! More information on other prizes to follow!

Love to fish? The world famous 9th Annual Pro/Am Denver South Platte Carp Slam fly fishing competition will be held September 12, 2015. Info, maps, and events at carpslam.org

 

RULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO RIVER CONDITIONS

Rules: Kids under 12

– Must be accompanied by an adult who will register them.

– Kids use a rod furnished by Tenkara USA assisted by Minturn Angler Pro – Graham Moran.

– Cast for 2 minutes and count the number of times the indicator lands in the target.

– Report the number of target hits to the Denver Trout Unlimited judge.

– Check carpslam.org/scores to see the results and if you finished in a winning category.

 

Rules: Youth 13-18  and Adults 19-109

– Cast for 2 minutes as determined by the judge.

– Cast to one target at a time and count the number times the indicator lands in the target. When you move on to another target you CAN NOT return and cast to it again. That carp has been spooked.

– Report the number of hits to the near, middle, and far targets to the Denver Trout Unlimited judge. Judge and contestant must agree on the hit count.

– Your score will be calculated by using 1 point for near, 3 points for middle, and 5 points for far targets.

– Check carpslam.org/scores  to see the results and if you finished in a winning category.

Rules: Youth 13-18

– Your score will be calculated by using 1 point for near, 3 points for middle, and 5 points for far targets.

Rules: Adults 19-109

– Cast from the standup fishing kayak (conditions permitting.)

– Your score will be calculated by using 1 point for near, 3 points for middle, and 15 points for the far hero target.

 

Denver Trout Unlimited is committed to the restoration of the aquatic health and habit of the Denver South Platte River. 

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Come here for the 2015 Carp Slam IX Fly Fishing Contest- Sept 12  carpslam.org 

15 teams, afterparty, band, beer, silent auction.