AIM® Announced the Payouts of the Upcoming Tournament at Winneconne, Wisconsin.

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 Apr 13th, 2011 by OutdoorsFIRST 

Modified Apr 13th, 2011 at 5:53 PM

Plymouth, WI – April 13, 2011

The first AIM Pro Walleye Series tournament of 2011 is only one week away. Beginning on Wednesday, April 20th the field of Pro Anglers and Co-anglers will take to the water in search of walleyes right in the middle of the annual spawning run on the Winnebago chain of lakes and Wolf River.


AIM Pro Walleye Series


Pro Angler entries have now closed and the full roster of competitors includes the following 44 pros:

Tom “Doc” Johnson, Jim Hughes, Curt Lopau, Robert  Blosser, Terry Wilson, , Mark Martin, Marianne Huskey, Bruce Samson, Keith Kavajecz, Tommy Skarlis, Matt  Corradi, Brandon Carpenter, Dan Gosenheimer, Mike McMaken, Gary Parsons, Bruce Mirabella, Scott Duncan, Mike Gofron, Chase Parsons, Pat Neu, Mark Brumbaugh, John Kolinski, Dave VanOss , Joe Okada, Ross Grothe, Perry Good, Brian Keller, John Schneider, James Keller, Brett King, Jim Carroll, Jesse Buechel, Chad Schilling, Jon Tennessen, Tom Kemos, Rick Olson, Tom Gatzke, Dan Plautz, Ted Takasaki, Michael Galligan, Ron Seelhoff, Jacob LaPine, Nate Curell, David A Andersen.

The full field of Pro Anglers will compete the first two days of the tournament. Following the Day Two weigh-in, the filed will be reduced to the top 50% of the field based on the cumulative weights by the pros. These 22 Pro Anglers will be paired with Co-anglers selected during the pre-event Rules Meeting to fish a third day for free.

The First Place AIM Pro Angler will take away a $30,000 prize. The full payouts extend down to 13th Place, as shown in the following table (and also posted at www.aimfishing.com.)

First Place        $30,000.00
2nd Place        $6,400.00
3rd Place        $5,066.67
4th Place        $4,000.00
5th Place        $3,200.00
6th Place        $2,933.33
7th Place        $2,666.67
8th Place        $2,400.00
9TH Place        $2,133.33
10th Place        $2,000.00
11th Place        $1,866.67
12th Place        $1,733.33
13th Place        $1,600.00

The daily weigh-ins for the tournament will start at 5:00 pm and will be located inside Critters Sports in Winneconne. Further information about AIM and the Winneconne tournament can be found at www.aimfishing.com. For those not able to attend the daily weigh-ins in person, the full stage show will also be carried live on the AIM website.

Anglers Insight Marketing, LLC™ (AIM) is a unique tournament organization which is owned by stockholders, the majority of which are Professional walleye anglers. AIM Professionals are among the “All Stars” of professional fishing, with cumulative HUNDREDS of years of tournament experience, including countless tournament victories, series championships, and Angler of the Year titles. This insight and knowledge is now being employed to provide the finest tournament experience for the participants, and the maximum exposure for the host tournament sites and corporate partners.

AIM Marketing Partners:

Bay Mills Resort & Casino, Lund Boat Company, Mercury Marine & MotorGuide, Yamaha Marine, Crestliner Boats, J. J. Keller Fishing Team, The Reel Shot, Oahe Wings & Walleyes, Luck E Strike Lures, Hatcams, Worldwide Marine Insurance, Pier of d’Nort piers, Reef Runner Lures, The Judge Tournament Ruler, Rite in the Rain Paper, G2 Angling, Gemini Sports Marketing, True North Companies, Come By Chance Resort, Hatcams, Bigtime Bowfishing, and Matthew 419 Fishing Guide Service.

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