Hardwater Open Tournaments 2011

On Ice Tour - Hardwater Open Tournaments - Recycled Fish Big Creek Hardwater Open information link Okoboji Hardwater Open information link The Recycled Fish Hardwater Open Tournaments are tournament events to support stewardship through head-to-head combat on the ice.
Funds raised at the tournaments benefit Recycled Fish, but what makes the events special is the camaraderie and fun.

We have 2 tournaments scheduled each year, The Okojobi Hardwater Open is an individual cometition and the Big Creek Hardwater Open is a team competition.

Angling Masters Hardwater Open Tournamant A new tournament we just announced this year is the Angling Masters Hardwater Open. This tournament is different than our other Hardwater Opens. It works through the Angling Masters website and you can Fish When you want, Where you want, for What you want and win! It Is perfect for all the fishermen out there who want to get 'On Ice' , have some hot fun, and join our cause.

The schedule of events at the Okojobi Hardwater Open and the Big Creek Hardwater Open tournaments goes something like this.

Saturday at noon a hot lunch is served right on the ice to anglers during who are pre-fishing. While donations are welcome, your tournament registration makes you eligible to join for lunch and telling lies. This is always a good time to see friends and make new ones.

Saturday night an indoor "Ice Bash" event serves as the mandatory rules meeting for the next day's tournament, but door prizes and a silent auction keep the excitement really high. Stewardship Tips during this gathering help anglers learn the latest on how to be good stewards of our waters.

Sunday's tournament is the pinnacle event with a blastoff shortly after sunrise, weigh-ins in the early afternoon. Anglers are welcome to retain legal fish although a release pit is provided for anyone who wishes to release their catch alive.

We invite you to register for either tournament or both. Come join us at our On Ice Tour for hot fun and cool prizes.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions about the Hardwater Open Tournaments.

Sponsors of our 2010 - 2011 On Ice Tour

The Recycled Fish “On Ice” Tour is made possible with the support of Grabber Warmers, Ice Team, Strikemaster, Clam Corporation, Berkley, Scheels, Green Tackle, Recycled Fish and the contributions of other key partners, Recycled Fish Stewards and concerned anglers. If you would like to help out our "On Ice" Tour, Please read more about how to Donate to the "On Ice" Tour.

How You Can Help

We have the 2011 Recycled Fish "On Ice" Tour "Short Rods" Long Sleeve T-shirt available at our Online Store. You can also get a copy of our new Stewardship On Ice booklet. You can also help and Donate to our "On Ice" Tour. If you have questions, read how to sponsor a night's Lodging, a Tank of Gas, or buy some Fish Recycling Bags for the 'On Ice' Tournaments.

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