Big Creek Hardwater Open Tournament 2011


On Ice Tour - Big Creek Hardwater Open - Recycled Fish

A team tournament for Central Iowa – combining a great fishery and great fishermen for good times on the ice. Many species will swim under your hole, but this tournament is focused on bluegills and crappies – weigh your 10 best fish: 5 bluegills and 5 crappies.

Big Creek Hardwater Open Tournament logo - Recycled FishJanuary 27 & 28, 2011
Big Creek Lake ( see map for lake boundaries as designated by tournament officials)
Launch Site: Marina Boat Ramp – NE side of the lake just below the tournament boundary. Lunch will also be served here on Saturday

2-Person Team Tournament
(limited to 100 teams)
5 Bluegills | 5 Crappies
Entry Fee: $55 + $10 Donation
Optional Big Fish Pot: $5 (100% payout to largest fish)

Official Rules

Offical Results from the 2011 Big Creek Hardwater Open are in. Congratulations to Team Humpalfor taking 1st Place and to Team Blaze Orange for the biggest bluegill in the tournament. Please see the PDF for the complete list.

See results from last year’s Big Creek Hardwater Open.

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Recycled Fish | Big Creek Hardwater Open
605 N. 12th Street #3
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Please feel free to contact us with any questions about the Hardwater Open tournaments.

How You Can Help

We have the 2011 Recycled Fish "On Ice" Tour "Short Rods" Long Sleeve T-shirt available at our Online Store. You can also get a copy of our new Stewardship On Ice booklet. You can also help and Donate to our "On Ice" Tour. If you have questions, read how to sponsor a night's Lodging, a Tank of Gas, or buy some Fish Recycling Bags for the 'On Ice' Tournaments.