Lake Okoboji, IASunday, January 13th, 2019
Click image to enlarge :: Boundaries are TBD if not marked on image Emerson and Little Emerson Bay. Stay on the west side of the ice heave.
|Event Class||Open Qualifier
The top 5 places automatically qualify for the NAIFC Championship
|Date||Sunday, January 13th, 2019|
|Tournament Lake||Lake Okoboji, Okoboji, IA|
|Launch Venue||Emerson Bay State|
|Start Time||8:00 AM|
|Species||Any Combo Crappie/Gill 10 Total|
|Tournament HQ||Stan's Bait And Tackle|
|Rules Meeting||Sat, January 12th, 2019, 7:00 PM
Oakhill Marine Outdoors
|Registration||REGISTER ONLINE »
|Reg. Deadline||Sat, January 12th, 2019, 6:00 PM|
|Team Entry Fee||$250|
|Late Reg. Fee||$20|
|Est/Max Field||41/100 Teams|
Friday January 11TH
SIF High School Registration 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Held at Oak Hill Outdoors across from Stan's Bait and Perkins Junction Hwy 71 & 86
SIF High School Mandatory Rules Meeting 6:30 PM Held at Oak Hill Outdoors
Meet-n-Greet 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM Held at Oak Hill Outdoors
Meet-n-Greet Discussion cover Ice Fishing Fundamentals 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Held at Oak Hill Outdoors
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: Knot Tying: why different knots work on different days.
Plastics: How and when to use.
Jigs: Style, size and use.
How to: Sharpen a hook.
Strike detection: Spring bobbers, slip bobbers.
Meet-n-Greet Speakers 7:00-8:30 PM Held at Oak Hill Outdoors
Social Hour 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
This portion of the NAIFC Friday Night Meet-n-Greet is geared toward educating fishermen. Learn how to use the best products along with the cutting-edge techniques in the ice industry. The Meet-n-Greet is free of charge and open to the public.
Saturday January 12th
SIF High School Competition 8:00 AM–12:00 PM Held on Little Emerson Bay
SIF High school Weigh-in 12:30 PM Held at Camp Okoboji Discovery Center 1531 Edgewood Drive, Milford
Kids Ice Camp Indoor 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Held at Camp Okoboji
Free of charge, open to all kids. . Each youth that attends the Kids Ice Camp will receive a fishing rod.
NAIFC Pro Staff will demonstration indoors in a classroom setting: Ice Safety, Bait, Equipment and Jigging.
Kids Ice Camp on Ice 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Held on Emerson Bay
Parents must accompany their kids during the on-ice portion of this event. The kids and parents will then be invited to fish 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.
Social Hour and Registration 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Held at Oak Hill Outdoor
Mandatory rules meeting 7:00 PM Held at Oak Hill Outdoor
This meeting is mandatory for at least one team member. Come early, get your packets, and relax before the big day. The Rules meeting will start promptly at 7:00.
From 5:00 PM – 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 Jack at (612)-308-4858, before Friday.
Sunday January 13th
NAIFC Qualifier Competition 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM Held on Emerson and Little Emerson Bay
Indoor Weigh-In 2:00 PM Held at Oak Hill Outdoors
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 2019 National Champions!
Official Rules: http://www.naifc.com/rules.php