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Havoc in Hopedale



This week there’s going to be straight up Havoc in Hopedale when 120 teams converge on Hopedale Marina in the Check It Stik Team Open tournament, presented by Skeeter Boats, Yamaha Outboards, McClain Trailers, G-Juice, frogg toggs, Check it Stik and other fine sponsors…

Notes specific to this event.

  • Monday the week of this event, April 16th ends the opportunity for new teams to enter this event and also begins official practice period and off limits/dead period to intentionally seeking or intentionally try to receive information pertaining to fishing, navigation, techniques, equipment and/or other information from anyone who is not a paid participant of this event and are not themselves fishing this event. 
  • This event will award a total payback greater than 100% of all entry fees in 1st – 10th awards.
  • 2 Angler teams compete over 2 days with a team’s 2 day total weight minus penalties determining place.
  • Both team’s anglers must have all paperwork properly signed, stapled and turned in by captain’s meeting.
  • A team must be represented by at least 1 team member at the official captain’s meeting.
  • State creel and size limit per day allowed 5 – fish 16″-27″ per day with no over fish allowed in this event.
  • All state, local, federal laws and tournament rules and procedures in rules document must be complied with.
  • Anglers must read, sign, initial and turn in 9 page release/rules/procedures document required for this event before or at captain’s meeting.
  • Both team members of winning team must take and past polygraph prior to awarding of grand prize.
  • 600.00 entry fee plus any electronic payment charges per team to enter this event.
  • Optional 250.00 plus any electronic payment charges will be offered for big bag of the tournament.
  • Big bag award will payback 1 in 5 entrants and champion’s trophy.
  • 100 team full field will activate payback table shown below.
  • These event specific notes do not represent the totality of all rules and procedures in regards to this event nor do they contradict or work in conflict with rules and procedures as spelled out in rules document.


Schedule of Events: All taking place at Hopedale Marina located at 7600 Hopedale Hwy, St Bernard, LA 70085

  • April 19 – 3:30 – 5:00 PM  open for angler check in, optional big bag entry and turning in of all required tournament forms. 
  • April 19 – 5:00 – 6:30 PM captain’s meeting.
  • April 20 – 21  first flight launch at 6:30 AM. Fri/Sat. 
  • April 20 – 21 first flight check in at 2:30 PM. Fri/Sat. 
  • Weigh in begins promptly at 2:30 PM local time each day.


Sponsor’s Bonus:

  • *First 35 teams in either event to pay 100.00 security deposit and compete will receive Official Elite
    Havoc in Hopedale, presented by G-Juice fish care products.

    Havoc in Hopedale, presented by G-Juice fish care products.

    measuring system check it stik and perfect pincher. 

  • **First 25 teams signing up for either event and paying full entry will receive. 
  1. Frogg toggs rain suit (value 300.00 per x 2 = 600.00 value)
  2. Official Elite measuring system, check it stik and perfect pincher (value 100.00 per)
  3. Frabill eco friendly net (value 250.00)

**All prizes and sponsor items based on sponsor participation at time of event.



  1st place  *60,000.00
  2nd place    10,000.00
  3rd place      6,000.00
  4th place      5,000.00
  5th place      4,000.00
  6th place      3,000.00
  7th place      2,500.00
  8th place      2,000.00
  9th place      1,500.00
10th place      1,000.00
Total Paid    95,000.00

*Boat/Motor/Trailer Package

All other places paid by check.


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