the t.c.b.a. will be hosting its first ever tuscarawas river open smallmouth tournament on the tuscarawas river near new philadelphia, on august 21st from 8 am to 1 pm. the tournament will be for wade fsihing and bankfishing only. there will be a $10 entry fee plus a $2 fee to get in the big fish pot (mandatory). live or artificial bait is permitted. 5 fish limit, with a 10 inch mininum size limit. we will pay 60 % to first place and 40% to 2nd place , big fish takes the whole big fish pot. we will also have a $3 odd fish pot for pike or waleye & saugeye. (mandatory) the tcba will make no profit off of the tournament but any donations will be appreciated to help with operating cost of the tcba. we will meet and weigh in at the carlisle's canoe center off of st rt 416 just south of new philadelphia. post here if you are interested or email me at email@example.com no preregistration is required we just want to get an idea how many anglers will be coming.