Merrill Creek Reservoir – Bass Club and Fishing Tournament Rules
All fishing tournaments must register in advance.
- To coordinate scheduling of fishing tournaments, please have the group’s coordinator contact Merrill Creek Environmental Specialist, Tanya Sulikowski firstname.lastname@example.org with the requested date of the event.
- All boats taking part in fishing tournaments at Merrill Creek Reservoir will access the boat ramp on a first come, first served basis. No preference will be given over other boaters.
- A schedule is available that shows the opening and closing times of the gate at Merrill Creek Road. Boaters are not to arrive before the gate opening time. Parking is prohibited along Merrill Creek Road prior to the gate opening by order of Harmony Township Ordinance 0:17-11. Please plan your arrival accordingly.
- No tables, weigh-in stations, etc., can be set up in the parking area at Merrill Creek Reservoir. All fish should be weighed and released on the water unless they are being harvested.
- Information on fishing and boating regulations specific to Merrill Creek Reservoir as well as a contour map of the reservoir are available here as well as at the Visitor’s Center and the Boat Ramp.