The 3rd Annual KBIC Ice Fishing Tournament was a huge success! This year, there were 30 teams that registered. As usual, the tournament is “all species”. Along with $1,000 guaranteed for the first place team, courtesy of the Ojibwa Casino, there was $1,800 paid out for 2nd through 7th place and $1,750 in prizes, plus door prizes. Listed below are the winners of the tournament;
Biggest Fish (9# 2oz bourbot) – Ed Bourdage Helix 5 Fish finder ; 1st Place: (21# 12oz) – Hard Water Assassins - $1,000 ; 2nd Place: (21# 7oz) – 2 Handed Rod Jerkers - $500 ; 3rd Place: (19# 4oz) – 69 Mixed Bag - $400 ; 4th Place: (18# 13oz) – Rod Squad - $300 ; 5th Place: (16# 9oz) – Bite’s On - $250 ; 6th Place: (16# 9oz) – 4 Rods, 1 Hole - $200 ; 7th Place: (15# 1oz) – Superior Shores Contracting - $150
I would like to thank our vendors for their generous donations, as well as our local businesses that donated. Without all of your generosity, this tournament would not have been possible.
Vendor Donors: Ojibwa Casino - $1,000 ; M3 Insurance - $600 ; CARBS Contracting - $400 ;
Gundlach/Champion - $250 ; Bigfoot Wellness - $200 ; Seneca Tobacco - $200 ; Wells Fargo - $100
Local Businesses: Woodland Firearms, Van Straten Bros., The Pines Convenience Store, Skytta’s General Store, Indian Country Sports, Bay Auto, Cue Master, The Pizza Shack, Erickson’s True Value, KBIC Tobacco Co., Larry’s Market, J & R Automotive, The Baraga Lakeside Inn, Sweetgrass Spa, Pat’s IGA and Baraga Legion Post #444.
Chii-Miigwech to everyone that donated their time, gifts or money, and to all of our participants. Our tournament would not be what it is without you!