AIM Weekend Walleye Series Schedule & Payouts
Jan 27th, 2016 by OutdoorsFIRST
Modified Jan 27th, 2016 at 12:00 AM
Anglers Insight Marketing LLC (AIM™) is pleased to announce details regarding
the upcoming season of the AIM Weekend Walleye Series (AWWS) tournament circuit.
Following up on the success of the past 2 AWWS seasons, the 2016 AIM Weekend Walleye
Series will include a new North Dakota Division. Anglers will compete in three Divisions
including Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota. Wisconsin and Minnesota will consist
of four AWWS Qualifier events and a State Championship. North Dakota will consist of 3
AWWS Qualifier events and a State Championship.
The AWWS features exciting team style competition with low entry fees, lucrative payouts,
and fair competition for all contestants. These events showcase AIM’s revolutionary Catch-
Record-Release™ (CRR) tournament format where anglers measure, photograph, and
immediately release all walleyes caught.
Schedule of Events- AWWS Divisional Qualifiers*
Minnesota Division AWWS Qualifiers
May 1st – Mississippi River pools 3-4, Hager City, WI
May 22nd – Big Stone, Ortonville, MN
June 12th – Leech Lake, Walker, MN
July 10th – Ottertail Lake, MN
Wisconsin Division AWWS Qualifiers
pril 10th – Fox River, Green Bay, WI
April 24th – Wolf River Chain of lakes, Winneconne, WI
May 15th – Bay of Green Bay, Green Bay, WI
June 26th – Green Bay, Sturgeon Bay, WI
North Dakota Division AWWS Qualifiers
May 8th – Missouri River, Bismarck, ND
June 19th – Devils Lake, Devils Lake, ND
July 10th – Lake Sakakawea, Garrison, ND
Entry Fees and Payouts – Divisional Qualifiers
$300 Team Entry Fee for State Qualifiers
$35 AIM Angler Membership Fee (per angler)
Qualifier Payouts are based on 100 boats and will be adjusted accordingly to reflect actual field size.
1st $8,000.00–2nd $2,400.00–3rd $1,800.00–4th $1,500.00–5th $1300.00–6th $1200–7th $1100.00–Eighth $1000.00– Ninth $900.00
*Navionics “Big Fish Thursday” Award:
The team catching the largest fish in each AWWS Qualifier event will be awarded a Navionics Platinum Hot maps chart. The winners will be announced and a “Hero Shot” photo of the winning fish will be released on Navionics “Big Fish Thursday’s” following each AWWS event.
Schedule of Events- AWWS Divisional Championships**
Minnesota AWWS Championship
August 26th-27th – Lake of the Woods
Wisconsin AWWS Championship
July 22nd-23rd Lake Winnebago, Oshkosh, WI
North Dakota AWWS Championship
August – Lake Sakakawea *Site to be Determined
Entry Fees and Payouts – AWWS Divisional Championships
$500 Team Entry Fee for Championships
Championship Payouts are based on 80 boats, and will be adjusted accordingly to reflect actual field size
1st $12,000.00–2nd $5000.00–3rd $000.00–4th $3000.00–5th $2000.00–6th $1800.00–7th $1700.00–8th $1600.00–9th $1500.00
Schedule of Events – 2017 AIM National Championship
Spring of 2017 (Location TBD)
Teams finishing in the “Top 5” in the each Divisional Championship, as well each Divisions “Top 5” Teams in points in the “Team of the Year” race will qualify to fish in the 2017 AIM National Championship
Ten qualifying teams from each AWWS Division will fish for the National Championship.
*TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION WILL OPEN February 1st, 2016!
**Must qualify to enter Divisional Championships