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Email conservation director: mgoetting@mnbfn.org

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Used Soft Plastic Lures Recycling

Pitch It and ReBaits® are national progams to prevent littering and extend the life of soft plastic fishing lures.

Minnesota joined the effort in 2012. Lures are collected and given back to our Junior Bassmasters and other youth.
Pitch It ReBaits
2017 Standings Adult Club Standings (as of 12/3/2017)
1Central Bassmasters - 43 pounds
2Metro Hawg Hunters - 37.4 pounds
3Gopher Bassmasters - 32.0 pounds
4Prior Lake Hooksetters - 26.2 pounds
5Loon State Bassmasters - 22 pounds
6Northern Black Bass - 19.4 pounds
7Renegade Bassers - 17.6 pounds
8Unknown - 15.8 pounds
9Viking Bassmasters - 9.2 pounds
10Crow River Basscasters - 8 pounds
11Fat Belly Bassmasters - 5.4 pounds
12Bass Rangers - 2 pounds

Youth Club Standings (Junior Bassmaster, High School, College as of 10/21)
1Bassinators - 38.5 pounds
2Pequot Lakes High School - 10.4 pounds

Jackall Lures will be awarded at MNBN banquet based on number of pounds of used soft plastics collected through December 2, 2017:
$325 - 1st place adult and youth club
$175 - 2nd place adult and youth club

Total collected and litter kept out of our wateways: 286.9 pounds



Current Tournament Partners
Fisher of Men Legacy - Minnesota Legacy Division
Minnetonka Classic
Pan-O-Prog

You may turn in your used soft plastic lures at the above tournaments or any Minnesota B.A.S.S. Nation event.
Or mail to:
ReBaits Recycling
c/o Eamon Bolten
1404 N Riverhills Dr
Tampa, Florida 33617
Rebaits.org

Boat Ramp Recycle Bins
Ike's Park Boat Ramp
Izaak Walton Park
Wabasha, MN 55981

Maxwell Bay Boat Ramp
Lake Minnetonka
Minnetonka, MN 55391

Maple Lake, MN – Boat Ramp
Maple Lake Boat Ramp (E)
Co Rd 37 NW
Maple Lake, MN

Retail Partners
You may return your used, soft plastic lures to the following retailers:
The Bobber Stop
23684 Highway 15 N
Hutchinson, Minnesota
(763) 248-5252
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Shakopee Fishing & Firearms
574 Marschall Rd
Shakopee, MN 55379
(952) 405-9934
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Zero Tolerance Firearms & Fishing
309 Benson Ave SW
Willmar, MN 56201
(320) 235-4867
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