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Changing Tournament Schedules Due to Gasoline Prices?

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Are any bass clubs out there amending their tournament schedules due to the high gasoline prices?

I mean, are you 1) reducing the number of tournaments; 2) changing the locations from waters far away to fisheries closer to home; or 3) eliminiating the "two-day" tournaments with overnight motel stays?

My club has "capped" the non-boater fee at $50 for each tournament day.  What is your club doing in this regard?

Just wondering.

Thanks for the feedback.

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My club did not reduce the number of tournaments we fish 14, but we kept them all within our "home" region which consists of 5 major impoundments. So travel is at a minimum and most of the members say it does help.

As far as the non-boater fee, what do you mean? Do you charge the $50 above and beyond the entry? If so don't you think that's a bit much? We suggest that non-boaters chip in $25, and most give $30. Which in all honesty covers about have the cost of the gas and oil for the boat.  

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We have not changed our schedule.  We have a couple of tournaments that we have to drive 2 hours or so to.  Our non boaters pay the boaters entry fee which is $20.  Anything over that is strictly up to the non boater.  I have offered more on several occasions and the boaters that I have been with never take it.  

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Our club does not have an "entry" fee for any of our tournaments.

As an option, you can pay $10 to get into the "pot" and another $5 for big fish pot.

The only charge is for the non-boater to help offset the boater's overhead.

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Well as for me ,when I fish as the non-boater I always split 50/50 ,seems only fair way to do it.Even when we are JUST fishing the rider splits the costs

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No changes here.  Our club travels quite a distance to fish.  Everyone camps and we pot luck for dinner.  Very family friendly.

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