29th Annual National Championship Musky Open August 15-17, 2014
Jul 24th, 2014 by OutdoorsFIRST
Modified Jul 24th, 2014 at 12:00 AM
The Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center, along with Musky Clubs Alliance of Wisconsin Inc., are proud to bring the National Championship Musky Open to the Vilas County Fairgrounds in Eagle River on August 15-17, 2014. Over 1,200 anglers participated in this event in 2013 and we are looking forward to that many again this year. The National Championship Musky Open is a total catch and release tournament that provides great family fun for all ages and skill levels.
In 2013 we had 70 youth anglers and72 husband & wife teams. Last year’s anglers registered 219 legal muskies breaking the 2012 record of 198 muskies. Largest fish caught and released in the tournament was 49 inches.
Presently over 600 anglers are pre-registered and we are looking forward to another 600 anglers by tournament time. If any angler wishes to still enter this tournament, registrations information can be received by registering on line at http://www.muskyopen.com or by calling the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center at 800-359-6315 until August 1, 2014. After August 1, 2014 registration will be taken at the Vilas
County Fairgrounds (Tournament Headquarters) starting Thursday evening, August 14, 2014. The cost is $60 if pre-registered by August 1, 2014 or $65 if registering at tournament headquarters. Registration includes a tournament hat and t-shirt and a chance to win a brand new 2014 Ranger Boat. Remember, everyone who enters the tournament gets a chance to win the $35,000+ Mercury Powered Ranger Boat with a RangerTrail Trailer, whether you catch a musky or not.
For further information, please contact the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce at (800) 359-6315 or visit our website at www.eagleriver.org