Cabela's announces participating waters for contest

SIDNEY, Neb. (May 3, 2012) – Cabela's Incorporated, the World's Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, has announced the participating waters for Fish for Millions, a contest giving anglers a shot at up to $2 million in cash and nearly $270,000 in additional prizes by catching tagged fish in select lakes across the United States.

Cabela's, along with Chevy and Ranger Boats, tagged fish in lakes across 21 states – Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin – and nearly 100 bodies of water.

One of the tagged fish could be worth $1 million. The grand prize will be doubled to $2 million if the grand prize winner is a current user of the Cabela's app or downloaded the Cabela's Fish Recon app to their smartphone at least two days prior to fishing.

Up for grabs in this year's contest are two Ranger 520Z bass boats valued at $60,000 apiece, a Chevy Silverado valued at $55,000, $5,000 Cabela's shopping sprees, Ultimate Fishing Gear packages valued at $2,500, Cabela's Tournament ZX Tourney Trail fishing combos valued at $99.98 and Costa sunglasses valued at up to $250, among other prizes.

Registration began April 15 and participants must pre-register before fishing. Winners of specific prizes will be announced throughout the contest. Grand prize winners will be announced after the promotion ends July 7.

Additional information about rules and prizes can be found at the contest website,

Species to be tagged this year include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, white bass, black bass, walleye, perch, cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout, striped bass, wiper, crappie, blue gill, panfish, channel cat, muskie, and northern pike. Species will vary state-to-state.

2013 Cabela's Fish for Millions Lake and State Details

1. Lake Pleasant
2. Saguaro Lake
3. Bartlett Lake

1. Pueblo Reservoir
2. Cherry Creek Reservoir
3. Chatfield Reservoir
4. Blue Mesa Reservoir

1. Highland Lake
2. Coventry Lake
3. Mashapaug Lake

1. CJ Strike Reservoir
2. Cascade Lake
3. Lake Couer d' Alene

1. Chain O'Lakes
2. Rend Lake
3. Carlyle Lake

1. Willow Slough
2. Wolf Lake

1. Milford Reservoir
2. Clinton Reservoir
3. El Dorado Reservoir
4. Cedar Bluff Reservoir
5. Hillsdale Reservoir
6. Perry Reservoir
7. Elk City Reservoir
8. Big Hill Reservoir
9. Toronto Reservoir

1. Toledo Bend Reservoir
2. Lake Cataouatche
3. Bayou D. Arbanne Lake
4. Chicot Lake

1. Long Lake
2. Cabbosseecontee Lake

1. White Lake
2. Gunn Lake
3. Sanford Lake

1. Calamus Reservoir
2. Lake McConaughy
3. Merritt Reservoir
4. Wagon Train Lake
5. Box Butte Reservoir
6. Wehrspann Lake
7. Harlan County Reservoir
8. Sherman Reservoir
9. Summit Reservoir
10. Walnut Creek Reservoir

1. South Lake Tahoe

1. Hagg Lake
2. Twin Lake

1. Alum Creek Lake
2. Buckeye Lake

1. Presque Isle Bay
2. Lake Wallenpaupack
3. Raystown Lake
4. Pine Creek
5. Lake Arthur
6. Emsworth Pool
7. Lake Nockamixon
8. Foster Joseph Sayers Lake
9. Keystone Lake
10. Pinchot Lake
11. Blue Marsh Lake
12. Lackawanna Lake

South Dakota
1. Sylvan Lake
2. Angostura Reservoir
3. Lake Thompson
4. Lake Francis Case

1. Lake Fork Reservoir
2. Lake Ray Roberts
3. Eagle Mountain Lake
4. Decker Lake
5. Lake Calaveras
6. Lake Lewisville

1. Starvation Lake
2. Joes Valley Reservoir
3. East Canyon Reservoir
4. Lake Powell
5. Paragonah Lake
6. Gunnison Bend Reservoir
7. Rockport Reservoir
8. Carbon County Pond
9. Lehigh Hill Pond
10. Gigliotti Pond
11. Deer Creek State Park
12. Palisades State Park

1. American Lake
2. Sprague Lake
3. Potholes Reservoir
4. Lake Washington

West Virginia
1. R.D. Bailey Lake
2. Burnsville Lake
3. Tygart Lake

1. Okauchee Lake
2. Devils Lake
3. Castle Rock Lake
4. Holcombe Flowage

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