Jordan Lake June 1 – Pre-Tournament Notes

Jordan Lake June 1 – Pre-Tournament Notes

Come fish with the Collins Bass for Cash this Saturday on Jordan Lake!

The 5th tournament of the Collins Bass for Cash 2024 season will take place on June 1 at Jordan Lake. Jordan Lake is widely known to be a big fish factory and is one of the most popular fisheries in central North Carolina. There is no doubt we’ll have some great bags of bass weighed in on Saturday.

Anglers can review this document to get all the information they need for this upcoming tournament.

Tournament Information

Location: Jordan Lake
City: Chapill Hill, NC
Launch Ramp: Farrington Boat Ramp – Google Maps Link
Fish Limit: 5 fish, all fish must be 14 inches or greater.

Tournament Registration Deadline

All entry fee payments must be made online! The deadline for tournament entry is Thursday, May 30 at noon. No entry fee payments are accepted in person on the morning of the tournament.

Off Limits – Please Read

IMPORTANT PLEASE READ – Monday is an official holiday. Per our rules, anglers may not practice the Monday before the tournament unless that Monday falls on a holiday weekend. With that being said, Monday, May 27 is Memorial Day so anglers MAY PRACTICE on Jordan Lake on Monday, May 27.

The Collins Bass for Cash has official off-limits days for each of our events. For this tournament, the off-limits period will be from 1 hour after official sundown on Monday, May 27 until 1 hour before sunrise on Friday, May 31. The official sunrise time on Friday is 6:01 am. During this off-limits period, you may not be on tournament waters for any reason. Anglers must be off the water on Friday 1 hour after official sunset.

Tournament Times

Our crew will be on-site at 4:45 am to handle onsite angler check-in for the event. All anglers must check in with our staff and receive a boat number slip before our tournament begins. Blast off will begin at safelight. We always blast our anglers off as early as possible to maximize fishing time. We anticipate blasting off for this event at approximately 6:00 am.

Onsite Angler Check-in: 4:45 am
Blast Off: Safe Light – Approximately 6:00 am
Weigh-in: 3:00 pm
Early Weigh-in: All anglers may begin weighing in at 1:30 pm if needed.

Tournament Blast Off

PLEASE READ – Live well checks will be performed before you launch your boat in the water. After you launch your boat, please clear the ramp and stage in the area in front of the boat ramp in the no-wake zone. When we begin tournament blast-off, we will call your boat number, you may then idle out of the no-wake zone and begin your day. Finally, be courteous at the boat ramp, dim your lights when launching your boat, and be safe.

Boat Numbers and Flights

During registration, teams are assigned boat numbers. We blast off boats in order based on these numbers. Every 25 boats will begin a new flight. The first flight is due back in at 3:00 and every proceeding flight after that is due back in 10 minutes later. Boat numbers are visible on the homepage of this website.

Fees and Costs

All fees and costs for this event MUST BE PAID ONLINE. No entry fee payments will be accepted in person during the event (No exceptions).

The deadline to enter this tournament is Thursday, May 30 at noon. No entry fees will be accepted after this time.

Entry Fee: $160-$180 (with big fish side pot) – Purchase Online
Membership Fee: $35 per angler (One-time fee) – Purchase Online

Truck/Trailer Parking

There is ample parking available at this location. Anglers may park in the parking lot in front of the boat ramp.

Payouts, Incentives, & Contingency Prizes

Payouts for this event are based on participation and will be announced before the blastoff. Based on 60 boats, we are guaranteeing $3,000 to our 1st-place winners in this tournament!

Our big fish sidepot will pay 2 places (1st big fish and second big fish). Anglers must sign up for the big fish option to be eligible to win.

We’re happy to offer our anglers several incentives and contingency prizes this year. Our events in 2024 will be officially sanctioned events for the following contingencies:

Ranger Cup
Triton Gold
Nitro Tournament Rewards
Caymas Cash
Skeeter Reel Money
Phoenix First Flight
Vexus RevRewards

View Angler Incentives

Points Championship

Points are awarded to anglers based on their final standings. Those points will be culminated throughout the season and at the end of the year we will crown our Team Points Champions with a cash prize. The final points standings will also determine who will compete in the 2024 Bassmaster Team Championship later this year. Additional details will be announced soon regarding the Bassmaster Team Championship.


All anglers are subject to a Polygraph test.

Live Leaderboard & Live Streaming

During the weigh-in, anglers will be able to view their results and current standings on our Live Leaderboard. We will also be live-streaming the weigh-in on our Facebook/Instagram accounts so family and friends can watch online. Make sure you’re following us on our official Instagram and Facebook accounts.

Please note –  our live streaming will be contingent on our wireless signal

Thank you all for fishing with the Collins Bass for Cash. We’re looking forward to a great tournament. If you have additional questions or need assistance with anything tournament-related please contact Jeffrey Davis at 252.661.5454.