The 2017 Bob Hirsch Crappie Classic will be held the weekend of Friday, October 13th thru Sunday, October 15th at Roosevelt Lake - Grapevine Group Site - Coot Loop. This is our club's annual fall camp out, fishing derby and open meeting. The Bob Hirsch Crappie Classic is not only open to all AZCA members, but registered users of this website along with their families are welcome to join us for a fun filled weekend.
We are camping for the weekend at the Grapevine Group Site campgrounds in the Coot Loop. The Coot Loop has its own centrally located restrooms, water spigots, one 110v outlet, a community fire pit, covered Ramada’s w/ picnic tables and charcoal BBQ grills. Plenty of room for a good time! Surrounding the center gathering area are approximately 20 individual campsites, each with parking, a picnic table and a fire pit. There are NO electric or water hookups at the campsites. Please see the attached "Camping Form" for more information. One thing to note, the Coot Loop will be available to all registered users of this site beginning on 3pm Friday, October 13th.
AZCA Members Only Day:
AZCA Member's Only day will be on Thursday, October 12th. The Coot Loop will be open starting at 9am for AZCA Members ONLY to start setting up camp.
The club will have a fishing derby on Saturday, October 14th from 6am to 3pm. Prizes will be awarded to derby & big fish winners. This is a private event for members of the Arizona Crappie Association, registered users of www.azcrappie.com
and their family. Please see the attached "Fishing Derby Form" for more information along with the derby rules & regulations. The Chamberlin Cup will once again be awarded to the derby winners - here's your chance to get your derby team's name engraved on the Chamberlin Cup.
AZCA Open Meeting:
The official AZCA club meeting will be on Saturday, October 14th around 4pm. This will be the final open meeting for this year for those interested in prospecting or possibly joining the Arizona Crappie Association.
Fish Fry and Potluck Dinner:
Also on Saturday, October 14th starting around 5 - 5:30pm the club's fantastic fish fry and potluck dinner begins. If you're joining us, please bring a dish to pass.
Schedule of Weekend Events:
Thursday 9am - AZCA Members Only Day
Friday 3pm - Non AZCA members who are camping with us can enter the Coot Loop and set up their camp site.
Friday 5pm - The AZCA will provide the charcoal for an open BBQ/ grill dinner. There are 2 massive grills with plenty of room for whatever you want to cook.
Saturday 6am - Fishing Derby begins. Please see the attached "Fishing Derby Form" for more info along with the rules & regulations.
Saturday 3pm - Derby weigh in back at the Coot Loop group site where we'll announce this year's "Chamberlin Cup" champions.
Saturday 4pm - Open AZCA Meeting held by Club President Patti Brown
Saturday 5pm - Fish cleaning, fish fry and pot luck dinner begins
Sunday 8am - pack out begins, everyone has to be out no later than noon or when the last AZCA member leaves the site.
Hope to see you there…..