What is a ReelTimeUSA Catch & Release Challenge?

Open to anglers of ALL AGES nationwide! You may fish anywhere in the USA for Largemouth Bass. We have over 50 divisions to compete in each with their own gift prizes as well as an overall Grand Prize Winner! 

Follow these 5 steps to participate in our next Reel*TimeUSA challenge:

Step 1: Register here 

Step 2: The day of the challenge, purchase a local newspaper or download and print our RTUSA official challenge date card and take a selfie with it.

Step 3: **BEFORE YOU FISH** Fill out and submit the Pre-Fish form which becomes available on the challenge date at 4am EST, upload your selfie with the date card or local newspaper

Step 4: Go fish for 4 hours, taking selfies with each bass you catch next to your newspaper or date card. Click here to see proper positioning of photos and rules and regulations.  

Step 5: After you complete your 4 hours of fishing, fill out and upload your catch report and photos of your catches. The catch report will be available by 10 am EST on the day of the challenge and must be completed by 10pm PST.