Club Release Patch Policy
Following is a re-statement of our clubs policy concerning Release Patches. Administration of the Release Patches is done by the Release Chairman. Members who wish to receive a patch for a 30” or longer release must mark the box on the Lunge Log reporting form. The form is on our web site.
Example from Lunge Log reporting form (choices are drop down)
Meeting the qualification for a Fifty Inch Release Patch and Century Club Release Patches are to be celebrated accomplishments and awarded at the next available club meeting by the president.
THE RELEASE PATCH
Members who release any muskie 30 inches or longer and indicate they want a patch by notation on the Lunge Log Entry Form will be issued the Muskies Inc. Release Patch. There is no charge for the patch. Only one patch for each release will be issued at no charge. Additional patches are $1.00 each. The embroidered patch is 3.75” x 1.5”. Administration of the patch is done by the Release Chairman.
THE FIFTY INCH RELEASE PATCH
A patch given to members who have caught and released a muskie 50-inches and longer. It has a blank at the bottom with to apply 4 white stars. A patch with no stars represents one 50-inch fish, you will be issued a second master patch and subsequent stars to represent each 50-inch release. This process continues for each multiple of five releases. Only one patch or star for each release will be issued at no charge. Additional patches are $3.00 each, stars are $1.00 ea. The embroidered patch is 3.5” x 4”. Administration of the patch is done by the Release Chairman.
THE CENTURY CLUB PATCH
A patch given to members who have reported 100 or more entries to the Lunge Log in their lifetime. In the event a member reaches the second 100 entries they will be issued a purple blank with a white star to represent an additional 100 entries. Members will receive a white star for each subsequent 100 entries. Additional purple blanks and stars are issued as the purple blanks are filled. Each purple blank holds 4 stars. Only one patch, star and purple blank for each 100 releases will be issued at no charge. Additional Century Patches are $4.00 each, stars and purple blanks are $1.00 ea. The embroidered patch is 4.25” x 3.625”. Administration of the patch is done by the Release Chairman.