Fun Upcoming Ice Fishing Tournaments in Central Iowa! UPDATE

Due to lack of solid ice this event has been cancelled.

The ice this winter has been sketchy at best throughout a majority of the state. These unsafe ice conditions have resulted in the postponement or cancellation of many ice fi

shing tournaments and derby’s across the state. Finally, this past week good safe ice has been forming and fishermen have been out in full force in central Iowa. I just wanted to share two ice fishing events that are being held in February in Story County. (Hopefully, please call to makes sure that the dates don’t get pushed back again)

ISU Ice Fishing Tournament 2012

The ISU fishing club is hosting its 6th annual Ice Fishing Tournament February 19th at Hickory Grove Lake.
Two-person teams open to the public and all ages Hickory Grove Park at Oriole Ridge Lodge Sunday, February 19, 2012. Registration starts at 7:30am
Details: -$30 entry for a two person team ($15 per person) -Early Registration $25 must be received by Thursday, February 9th. If you register early please put the names of both participants and a phone number you can be reached at. If the tournament is cancelled you will be refunded. – Due to the unstable ice conditions the use of ATVs and snowmobiles is yet to be determined.
-Mail early registration to: Joe Wilcox 3013 Lincoln Way Ames, IA 50014
Make Checks Payable to ISU Fishing Club
Registration begins at 7:30am at the lodge, fish from 8am to 1pm -Weigh-in top 15 Panfish -Optional big fish (any species) prize with an extra $5 entry fee per team. 100% payout for big fish -Food and drinks will be available for purchase
Top three places will receive cash prize based on total entry fees: 1st place-35% 2nd place-25% 3rd place-15% For more information contact: Joe Wilcox – Branden Bowden- We had a great turnout last year for the ice fishing tournament and hope to have more of the same this year.
Please check out this link for rule information.

Annual Charity Ice Fishing Derby!

Join Perfect Games, West Towne Pub and Jax Outdoor for their Annual Ice Fishing Derby benefiting the Iowa Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on February 11th from

Prizes will be awarded for catching tagged fish and also other categories. Cost is $20 per person with all proceeds going to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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