CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) It's one of the best ice fishing tournaments of the year and it starts Saturday. Andy Jepsen from the UWEC Rec Department and Jamie Kane from Scheels joined Tyler Mickelson to talk about the event. Details can be found below, and to hear more, watch the video above.
Date: Saturday, February 10th, 2018
Time: 7am-2pm, no pre-registration
Weigh-In Stations: The Edge Pub & Eatery and The View on Lake Wissota
Prize Distribution: The View on Lake Wissota starting at 3pm
Over $80,000 in cash and prizes including a 2017 Ice Castle Scout, win a Ford F150 Truck if you catch and register the tagged fish!
Prizes awarded to the top 25 fish and every 5th place thereafter by weight to 300th place so even a small fish can win big!
Each participant may register one fish per ticket; tickets are $25 with no limit on the number of tickets an individual can purchase.
Raffle prizes include a 2017 Polaris Sportsman 450 4-wheeler, raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20!
Prizes for the top fish by weight in each category: northern, walleye, and pan fish.