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Jeeze i didnt know this thread started so early... as of right now i havent heard of any info on dates yet. im sure that you can find a few right now online but other than that no material has come out on any ice tournies

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Whoops, I just started a new thread. Didn't realize there was a tournaments section. Anyways the post is under "Most Ice Fishing Tournaments"

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Today in the Tribune, I found all the major ice fishing contests being held this year. The list is obviously not whole, so I will list the two I know about as well.

Hard Water Classic Fishing: Bemidji, Jan 17. 800-458-2223

North American Ice Fishing Tournament: Cannon Falls, Jan 17-18. 507-263-2289

Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza: Jan 24. 800-950-9461

Jennie Guyer Ice Fishing Tournament: Coleraine, Jan 31. 218-256-1654

Ice Fishing Challenge: Alexandria, Feb 7. 320-763-4800

Martin County Conservation Club Fishing Tournament: Fairmont, Feb 7. 800-657-3280

American Legion Community Ice Fishing Contest: Park Rapids, Feb 7. 800-247-0054

Big Jig Ice Fishing Contest and Festival: Duluth, Feb 8. 218-788-BJIG

Audrey's Purple Dream Fishing Tournament: Akeley, Feb 14. 800-247-0054

Minnesota State Big Bobber: Mankato, Jan 25.

Blackduck Jaycees Fishing Derby: Blackduck, I believe February 28? Not sure

Like I said, I'm not sure this is a complete list. If anybody else knows of anymore, I'd like to know about em'!

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Chaska Fire Departments 52nd Annual Ice Fishing Tournament is on Saturday, January 24th this coming year. We have everything posted on our site. Prizes, rules, times, etc. Check it out at chaskafire dot org It should be a fun time for the whole family. We had another great year last year and are looking forward to another good year. Thanks to all of you that showed up and supported us and another early thanks to any who can make it this year too.

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If you haven't fished the Mobridge, SD Chamber Ice Tourney you are missing out. It is a true tournament format, 2-person teams, rules meeting the night before, $50,000 in cash and prizes. You can find info on it at Mobridge Outdoors.com, last year there were 222 2-person teams and they are expecting close to 300 teams this year. To their knowledge, it is the largest fishing tournament in SD. You can also contact the Mobridge Chamber @ 605-845-2387. Sorry...the dates are- Rules meeting Jan. 9th and Tournament the 10th. Early bird registrations are due the 31st of December

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Bass Lake Contest Somerset, WI 7 miles from Stillwater MN FEBRUARY 21ST. Over $50,000 in prizes Grand Prize is a 2008 Dodge 4x4 extended cab pickup. Prizes for the top 50 fish, raffles all day for shelters, augers, flashers etc....100% non-profit all volunteer contest. Official Ice Team event - Clam, Ice Armor, Strikemaster, Wilcraft, Vexilar and many more will be demo-ing products. Ice Team pros will be on site giving tips and answering questions for complete info vist 5th Annual Bass Lake Ice Fishing Contest

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Chaska Fire Departments 52nd Annual Ice Fishing Tournament is on Saturday, January 24th this coming year. We have everything posted on our site. Prizes, rules, times, etc. Check it out at chaskafire dot org It should be a fun time for the whole family. We had another great year last year and are looking forward to another good year. Thanks to all of you that showed up and supported us and another early thanks to any who can make it this year too.

This is on the same day as the Maple Lake Ice Derby otherwise I would for sure show up

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Bass Lake Contest Somerset, WI 7 miles from Stillwater MN FEBRUARY 21ST. Over $50,000 in prizes Grand Prize is a 2008 Dodge 4x4 extended cab pickup. Prizes for the top 50 fish, raffles all day for shelters, augers, flashers etc....100% non-profit all volunteer contest. Official Ice Team event - Clam, Ice Armor, Strikemaster, Wilcraft, Vexilar and many more will be demoing products. Ice Team pros will be on site giving tips and answering questions for complete info visit 5th Annual Bass Lake Ice Fishing Contest

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