OKLAHOMA Lifetime Transmissions BIG BITE CHALLENGE
$100 per person - - ONE TIME PAYMENT good for 2019
Big Bite Challenge runs Jan 1, 2019 to Dec 31, 2019
Monthly large bass prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd largest catch
Overall Largest BIG BASS for 2019:
Guaranteed 1st place $10,000
Guaranteed 2nd place $ 3,000
Guaranteed 3rd place $ 2,000
Guaranteed $5000 to win the Championship sponsored by Lifetime Transmissions
The top 5 big bass winners or each month will be automatically entered to fish in the Lifetime Transmission Championship. There will be no entry fee for these top 5 2019 Big Bite Challenge monthly qualifying anglers.
Oklahoma Big Bite Challenge Rules
1. Must fish sanctioned events on approved lakes. Sanctioned events and lakes are listed below. If an event or lake is not listed please use the contact information below to submit for approval.
2. Must be caught on public waters. See below for a list of approved lakes.
3. Waters can not be heated or need a permit to fish
4. Must be caught by angler entered in the Big Bite Challenge
5. Must be caught in the state of Oklahoma
6. Must have picture evidence, tournament director’s name, email address and tournament director’s phone number.
7. Tournament director must confirm catch submission or the bass will not be eligible for the competition.
8. Contest begins January 1, 2019 and ends December 31, 2019
9. Fish must be submitted for contest entry within 48 hours of catch.
10. Fish catch will be submitted for the Month in which it was caught (as long as submitted within 48 hours of catch)
11. All winners are subject to polygraph. If polygraph is failed your submission will be voided
12. Membership paid online - must be 12 hours prior to catch. Membership can be paid by check or cash in person PRIOR to event takeoff if paid to a Lifetime Transmission Big Bite Challenge tournament official (Brent Salt or TJ Martin). Contestants may enter at any point in the year, however only catch made AFTER Big Bite membership date can be submitted.
13. Submissions must be a small mouth, large mouth, or spotted bass species.
14. Submissions must be caught on rod and reel.
15. Submission must be caught on artificial bait.
16. Must obey all state, lake, and tournament rule.
17. Completion of form regarding submission must be completed to be eligible.
18. There are no maximum amount of submissions, however each fish can only be submitted ONCE.
19. In the event of a tie between submissions (identical weights), the catch which was submitted first will receive the higher placement and/or prize.
20. Monthly prizes will be given to the top four entries in each month.
21. Overall largest bass submitted for 2019 will receive $10,000, 2nd will receive $3,000, and the 3rd biggest bass submission for 2019 will receive $2,000.
22. Big Bite yearly membership fee is $100 per person.
23. To qualify for the entry-fee FREE Championship event an angler must be a top 5 monthly finisher in 2019 Lifetime Transmission Big Bite Challenge.
24. The Championship event will be a team event with a 3-fish limit on an Oklahoma lake in March of 2020 to be announced at a later date.
25. For the Championship event to be entry-fee FREE a team must consist of 2 qualifying anglers. With 1 qualifying angler and a partner of his/her choice entry fee will be $150. Monthly qualified anglers may opt to fish by themselves entry-fee free.
26. Qualifying anglers fishing the Championship must register 10 days prior to the event. Registration process will be announced at a later date.
27. Oklahoma Big Bite Challenge reserves the right to add or remove sanctioned events on sanctioned lakes at any time.
28. Oklahoma Big Bite Challenge reserves the right to correct any misprints, inadvertent mistakes or rules without notice.
29. All interpretations of the rules will be left exclusively to the Big Bite staff.
30. All decisions are final, non negotiable or subject to appeal.
List of Approved Lakes
BELLCOW FORT GIBSON KEYSTONE STANLEY DRAPER
BIRCH GRAND LAKE MCMURTRY SKIATOOK
BLUESTEM GREENLEAF LAWTONKA SPAVINAW
CARL BLACKWELL HUDSON HEFNER MURRAY TENKILLER
CLAREMORE OOLOGAH OVERHOLSER TEXOMA
COPAN HUDSON PONCA THUNDERBIRD
ELMER THOMAS HUGO NAVIGATION CHANNEL (OK ONLY) WES WATKINS
EUCHA HULA SHAWNEE TWIN LAKE #1 WISTER
List of Sanctioned Events
ABA AFT FUTURE BASS OLD TIMERS BASS CLUB
ABA RAM OPEN SERIES GRAND CHALLENGE OOLOGAH JACKPOTS
AFTON LANDING JACKPOTS (NAV. CHANNEL) HAWG HEAVEN BASS CIRCUIT PLUMB BASSIN
ANGLER NATION TEAM TRAIL HAWG HUNTERS BASS CIRCUIT PODUNKERS FISHING LEAGUE
ANGLERS IN ACTION BIG BASS BASH HEFNER JACKPOTS POOR BOY’S ANGLER ASSOC
ANGLERS IN ACTION TEAM TRAIL HIS AND HERS BASS CLUB REEL OKIE BASIN
BASS NATION HOG RISING STARS KIDS TRAIL
BASS OPEN HONEYCREEK OUTDOOR JACKPOTS SHAWNEE TWIN JACKPOTS
BEDLAM BASS ANGLERS HUDSON BASS ANGLERS SKEETER XFL
BUD LIGHT TRAIL HUDSON JACKPOTS SKIATOOK ANGLER
CHICKASHA BASSMASTERS JC OUTDOORS LAKE TEXOMA SKIATOOK JACKPOTS
CLAREMORE LAKE JACKPOTS KEYSTONE LAKE JACKPOTS STANLEY DRAPER JACKPOTS
FISHERMEN’S CHOICE LLC LAWTON FORT FILL BASS ANGLERS SUPER STIXS
FISHING PALS MURRAY LAKE JACKPOTS T & G KIDS TRAIL
FISH – N – FORCE NEW BASSIN TEAM TRAIL T & G TOURNAMENT TRAIL
FLW BFL NICHOLS MARINE TEAM SERIES T A G TRAIL
FLW COSTA OKC JUNIOR BASSMASTERS THUNDERBIRD LAKE JACKPOTS
FLW TBF OKC TEAM FISHING TRAIL TOURN. ANGLERS GUILD (Skiatook)
FORT GIBSON JACKPOTS OKLAHOMA ELITE ANGLERS TULSA SOUTHSIDE HOOKERS
POUNDS FOUR CROWNS
For Questions and submit your event or lake for approval please contact:
Brent Salt 918-693-2226 BRENT@5FISHPRODUCTIONS.COM
TJ Martin BILLSMARINETJ@GMAIL.COM