2016 Open Qualifier

Lake Menomin, WI

Sunday, March 6th, 2016
Sponsored By
    Tournament Boundaries
Tournament Boundaries
Event Class Open Qualifier

The top 10 places automatically qualify for the NAIFC Championship

Date Sunday, March 6th, 2016
Tournament Lake Lake Memomin,Menomonie WI
Launch Venue Wakanda
Start Time 8:00 AM
Weigh-In 1:00 PM
Species 8sunfish 8 crappies
Tournament HQ Bait on Broadway
Rules Meeting Sat, March 5th, 2016, 6:00 PM
Dunn County Fish & Game Assn
Registration REGISTER ONLINE »
Kathy Roberts
Reg. Deadline Fri, March 4th, 2016, 6:00 PM
Team Entry Fee $200
Late Reg. Fee $20
Est/Max Field 41/100 Teams
Est/Max Payout $5,740/$14,000
Also Sponsored By Dunn County Fish & Game Assn
1600 Pine Street
Menomonie, WI 54751
Bait on Broadway
850 Broadway St North
Menomonie, WI 54751-1513
Phone: 715-231-2194

Friday March 4th, Seminar Series 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm  

Ice Fishing Fundamentals 5:00-7:00 pm

Free of charge and open to all. NAIFC Pro Staff will explain and demonstrate the basic skills needed and techniques used in ice fishing. Designed for the beginners and intermediate fisherman, Ice Fishing Fundamentals will provide basic skills used by every fisherman.
            Topics to include but not limited to:         Learn: Knot Tying
                                                                        Bait: how to put on a hook... how to keep alive
                                                                        Plastics: How and when to use.
                                                                        Jigs: Style, size and use.
                                                                        How to: Sharpen a hook.
                                                                        How to: Fillet a fish.
                                                                        Cooking/frying: breading basics.
                                                                        Strike detection: Spring bobbers, slip bobbers.

Seminar Speakers 7:00-8:30 pm
Social hour 6:00-7:00 pm
This portion of the NAIFC Friday Night Seminar program is geared toward educating fishermen. Learn how to use the best products and cutting edge techniques in the ice industry. The seminar is free of charge and open to the public. The following are the Guest speakers for the night.

Kids Ice Camp March 5th, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Free of charge, open to all kids. . Each youth that attends the Kids Ice Camp will receive promotional Items from their future ice fishing adventures.

In class tutorial (Dunn County Fish & Game) 1:00pm - 2:00pm
NAIFC Pro Staff will demonstration indoors in a classroom setting: Ice Safety, Bait, Equipment and Jigging.

On Ice fishing (Lake Menomin) 2:00pm- 3:30 pm
Parents must accompany their kids during the on ice portion of this event. The kids and parents will then be invited to fish on Lake Menomin with the NAIFC Pro Staff.  Equipment will be provided. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather. This is an excellent opportunity to introduce a new way for kids to enjoy what the outdoors has to offer. Winter Fishing and introduction to the newest technology will give the parent and child a first look at ice fishing.

SATURDAY february 4th, Rules Meeting 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm (Dunn County Fish & Game)

This meeting is mandatory for at least one team member. Come early, have diner, get your packets, and relax before the big day. The Rules meeting will start promptly at 7:00. 

From 5:00 – 6:00 pm late registration will be accepted up to 100 teams for an additional $20 fee. To avoid late fees register online or call Kathy at 320-229-0106, before Friday.


Sunday february 5th Indoor Weigh-In 2:00 pm (Dunn Couny fish and game)

Come watch as the Teams weigh in their “Catch of the Day”. Find out which Teams will automatically get an invitation or did they accumulate enough points to secure their spot for the National Championship. Who will be competing for the Gold Rings and the honor of being called the 2016 National Champions!
Official Rules: http://www.naifc.com/rules.php