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primetime49

crappie masters LAKE MINNEWASKA NATIONAL QUALIFIER

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HANG ON AS WE NOW GET CHANCE AT BIG PANFISH MONIES ON OPEN WATER

BASS PRO SHOPS IS HOLDING A CRAPPIE TOURNAMENT HERE APRIL 26TH 2008

$12,000.00 guaranteed cash payout

$200.00 per team entry,$25.00membership and $10.00 big fish is what it takes to get in

call Jon Beberg at 612-388-2899 or Betty Rutledge at 660-723-1552

see you there should be a blast

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How many teams and Whats the Payout like? I know that its 12 K total but how many places down? Sounds like a great idea and could be a fun tournament!

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I found out about this tourney about a month ago. It should be pretty exciting to see how it goes. I wonder how many of their touring teams will make the trip up from the southern states. I know that we have a couple of boats signed up from our area. It is a great lake, we should see some dandy weights if the weather cooperates. If the payouts are anything like the payouts for their other tournaments it should be pretty decent. If they get a nice turnout I can imagine that first might pay three to five grand. Should be a fun one to keep an eye on.

Jason Erlandson

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Drake,

The $5k is guaranteed for first and I believe the limit is 125-150 teams. We're fishing it and lookin forward to it. They do have a website

CB

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It is unlimited as far as team numbers

they are really hoping that by stretching into Minnesota that new blood will get involved with Crappie fishing

20 teams get chance to go to nationals by qualifying at this tournament

see you in it as this is the best thing going in April

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Isn't this a really bad timing to have a fishing tourney in MN. Won't the crappies be plumb full of eggs? Or is this timing ok? Just thought I'd ask. Sounds like fun.

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Sounds like a great time but it's also the time that I'll be Turkey Hunting grin.gifmad.gif, I wont be far from there though maybe make a trip down there at weigh in and see what's going on. That's usually a slow time anyways.

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 Originally Posted By: primetime49
this is the best thing going in April

Next to the border opener on Big Stone which is where our group will be. Crappies spawn out in June so this will not affect the spawn too much.

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the $12,000. is minumum payment plus prizes besides cash

got some stuff from them today in mail

you should probaly contact them and get info

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how many fishing mn guys are in ?

r u

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ice wont be gone at this rate ya'll will be drilling holes yet!! lol

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I talked to John or whoever is in charge last weekend while he was at the NW Sport Show, and he said that if there's still ice it would be postponed and held the following weekend (first weekend in May). Won't know until we get closer to the 26th. Probably isn't going to allow much time for prefishing. Suppose to be 70 this week!!!!!

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I talked to promoter a couple of months ago and they were not awrwe that lake could be ice bound as late as they expected to have contest.

They will have another date as they can hold it later and were going to contact Mn DNR as to when

The only dates in cconflict would be Fishing opener weekends or dates other tournaments would be held

[Edit will know later today as it may be one weekend later just talked to Jon and Betty]

I am going to call them now and see what they have planned

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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MAY 3 2008

PLEASE CALL JON AT 612-388-2899 OR BETTY AT 660-723-1552

STILL ROOM FOR YOUR TEAM

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