Easter Bunny Open

Annual Easter Bunny Open Tournament

14th annual - March 31, 2018

At our usual place, Long Pond Harwich ... We hope you'll join us. Our annual open tournament is one of the first events slated in the area for the new season. If you're itching to get out on the water, looking for a fun time, hoping for a chance to get into a nice early spring smallie, or maybe even win a few bucks, this is the event you're looking for. As always we'll feature free coffee and donuts and a huge raffle that includes a 50/50, gift cards, bait packs, rod discounts, liquor bundles and more.

Some of this year's raffle prizes & giveaways are courtesy of Boag Hog Bait and Denali Rods

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We usually draw about 25 boats and hope you'll be one of them. Here's the scoop:

80% payback. Pay out 4 places with full field (min. 20 boats)
Entry is $80 plus a $5 ramp fee
Optional $20 split lunker pool
5 fish per boat, team or single
Proof of minimum $300,000 liability insurance required at registration
MassBass Federation Team Trail rules apply

For more information please contact:
John Shpack at 775-254-0035 or via e-mail
Dave Waugh at 508-212-2061 or via e-mail

No pre-registration - registration at ramp only. Registration opens at 6 am and closes at 7:30 am. NO EXCEPTIONS!

To save time the morning of the event you can download and complete a registration form to bring with you here:

April 15, 2017 Results

27 teams enjoyed a later event this year which translated to a generlly warmer, sunnier experience than in recent years past. That didn't make the fish any more cooperative, however.

While more than half the field caught fish, only 11 limits were weighed, and only one largemouth was brought to the scales. There were, as always, plenty of hefty smallies to make up for the sparser numbers. Harwich is often a game of quality over quantity.

With such a large field (out biggest ever), the event paid out four places. Fourth place was held down by the team of Maxwell Danese and Justin Taylor who weighed 5 smallmouth for 11.17 lbs, anchored by a hefty 4.45 lb. kicker. Third place went to Jim Gildea and Warren Burrell with a SM limit of 12.45. Matt Allen and Stephen Estes captured second place with a limit of smallies at 14.25 and a kicker fish weighing 4.58 lbs. First place and the giant chocolate bunny went to Dave Andrews and Scott Leppanen with a hefty bag of 18.37 lbs and a big fish of 4.80 lbs. These guys are no strangers to the winner's circle, having won in 2014 and 2015, with a third place finish last year interrupting winning streak.

As for lunker awards, big smallmouth went to the team of Steve Goodman and Anthony Lopez, who weighed a 5.16 lb. fish. As mentioned above just one largemougth was weighed, that a 1.65 lb. 'beast' by James Tessier and Logan Riley. Congratulations to all the winners!

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1. Dave Andrews & Scott Leppanen 5 18.37
2. Matt Allen & Stephen Estes 5 14.35
3. Jim Gildea & Warren Burrell 5 12.45
4. Maxwell Danese & Justin Taylor 5 11.17
5. Paul Leblanc & Mark Donovan 5 11.13
6. Steve Goodman & Anthony Lopez 3 10.81
7. Tony Carden & Steve Carden 4 9.43
8. Donny Stanyl & Kevin Martin 5 9.07
9. Louie Bernardo & Rob Daly 5 8.78
10. Paul Carvalho & John Boudreau 5 8.40
11. BJ Haseotes & Bill Sullivan 5 8.13
12. Mike Martin/Rich Warburg 5 7.44
13. Jeff Jenness & Andrew Marshal 5 6.89
14. Gordon Bocash & Ernest Vandale 3 4.73
15. James Tessier & Logan Riley 3 4.06
16. Mike Caudle & Nick Mulcahy 2 4.03
17. Steven LeDonne & Robert Nihtila 2 3.41
18. Doug Cameron/Anthony DeCicchi 2 3.07
19. Ron Proia & Michelle Proia 0 0
19. John Shpack= & Shaun Moser 0 0
19. Sheron K Brown & Mike Capaldi 0 0
19. Dan Tavilla & Mike Elliott 0 0
19. William Wright Jr & Scott Botelho 0 0
19. Robert Ramasci & Justin Barnes 0 0
19. Steven Robinson & Matt McConnell 0 0
19. Colin Walker & Chris Forti 0 0
19. Tim Baurley & Matthew Breach 0 0
Lunker LM: Tessier & Riley: 1.65
Lunker SM: Goodman & Lopez: 5.16

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