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Hello Folks,

What do you get when you combine Al Lindner, Teen Challenge, and Full Throttle Outdoors. One awesome event. The first annual MN Teen Challenge fishing tournament is set for May 30th, 2009, on Gull Lake, MN. Full Throttle Outdoors has come on board as a enhanced Gold Level sponsor of the event. This event will feature many media resources such as news crews, T.V. and the leader of outdoor television Al Lindner.

Jim Kalkofen former PWT director and director of this event has also teamed up with Full Throttle, Teen Challenge, and Al Lindner for this event. Cool.

To find out more information on this event go to MN Teen Challenge or Full Throttle Outdoors.

I will be fishing this event and urge you all to participate with Al, Teen Challenge, and Full Throttle.

Come out and join us all for this great cause.

Good Fishing and God Bless,

Mark Schutz

Full Throttle Outdoors

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Hello,

If you have any questions and would like to sign up email fishingchallenge@mntc.org or call 218-740-5517.

Good Fishing,

Full Throttle Outdoors

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Right now the event is at 60 boats. You still have time to enter before May 30th, 09. Looks like it is going to be a terrific turnout.

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Cool! sounds like a great event Mark! i would be there but I already had other plans for that weekend.

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NEWS for IMMEDIATE RELEASE

What: Minnesota Fishing Challenge, a multi-species team fishing tournament

Where: Saturday, May 30, Gull Lake, headquartered at Ernie’s on Gull

Fishermen Support Teen Challenge

The first annual fishing tournament to “reel-in” funds for Minnesota Teen Challenge is set for Gull Lake on Saturday, May 30. Teams will be on the water, while friends and families will enjoy games and activities on shore.

Brainerd’s Al Lindner will serve as honorary director of the Minnesota Fishing Challenge presented by Mills Fleet Farm. He said, “The support for this event has been spectacular. Fishermen are pulling together to raise money, and their day on the water will be a bonus.”

Each team raised at least $500 in tax-deductible sponsorship dollars from friends, relatives and businesses. When the tournament was first proposed, Lindner said, “I bet many teams will find more than $500 in sponsorships.” He was correct, and with more than 80 teams participating, the final tally will be impressive.

Teams will bring the fish they catch to the weigh-in stage at Ernie’s on Gull. The free stage show and weigh-in ceremonies will be full of laughs, tall tales, fish stories and fun, starting at 3:30 p.m. Trophies for the Full Throttle walleye and bass divisions and the Nor-Son panfish and northern pike divisions will be awarded along with an array of prizes. All fish will be released.

There will be more than fish at Ernie’s. The Fishing for Life youth activities and games, and the Centershot Archery range will also be open to youngsters. These hands-on games and shooting are free to the public starting at 1 p.m.

Minnesota Teen Challenge is a faith-based organization to help people find freedom from the destructive habits of alcohol and drug abuse. Sam Anderson, director of the Brainerd facility said, “This support from the fishing fraternity means so much. Thank you! Our goal is to help each person who walks through our doors find true freedom from addiction. Hope is being restored one life at a time here at Minnesota Teen Challenge.”

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