May 1st starts our summer hours here at SBEA. The lake will be open Wed. – Sun. 7 am to 10 p.m. with the lake store open from 7 am to 9:30 p.m. Camping will start Memorial Day Weekend. Also July 4th is on a Thursday this year so the lake will stay open after our 4th of July Celebration. The lake store will still close at 9:30 pm.
May 18 & 19
Only those entered in tournament will be allowed to fish.
This is a fund raiser for SBEA.
Your chance to catch the “BIG” one and take 1st place has just gotten better. Grab your fishing poles and don’t worry about bait, our lake store can accommodate all your needs for this tournament. Once the fish for this tournament have been stocked in the lake there will be not fishing until the tournament starts at 8 a.m. on May 18. Only those that have paid to enter the tournament will be allowed to fish until the tournament is over. This is a 24 hour tournament; registration starts at 7 a.m. on May 18 and the tournament starts at 8 a.m. May 19 weigh in time is at 8 a.m. sharp; however you may weigh in anytime during the tournament if you do not want to stay the whole time. You may pre-register at the lake store and pay your $25 entry fee or pay any time to enter the fishing tournament The lake will be stocked with “BIG” channel cat for this tournament. There will be 3 cash prizes for the three largest creel of 4 catfish; 1st place, ($250), 2nd place ($150) and 3rd place ($100) and then $100 if you want to enter the contest for largest catfish caught for an additional $5.00 entry fee. All rules of the lake must be followed with no gold fish allowed for bait and 2 poles per fisherman. No buddy system will be allowed, you must catch your own fish and they must be kept on your own stringer or in your own basket and kept in the water. Vehicles will be subject to inspection. Contestants will be supplied with an armband and rods used in the tournament will be tagged. Tournament ends promptly at 8 a.m. on May 19. If you do not present your fish by that time you will be disqualified, so be sure to be on time. For your convenience the bait shop will be open until midnight on May 18. This event will be open to the public however if contestant is not a member they will have to pay the $15 day fee to enter the property. The lake will be closed for fishing to everyone who is not a contestant in the tournament. Camping will be allowed for those in the tournament on May 18.