2015 Pewaukee Classic Fundraising Tournament

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Roy Hinkforth's 2008 Pewaukee Classic catchThe Pewaukee Muskie Classic is a fund raising tournament. This year, we’re celebrating the 31st anniversary of this event. The money raised is used for our many club programs including our Muskie rearing and stocking effort for Lac LaBelle, Okauchee and Pewaukee Lakes, youth outings, our veterans’ memorial outings, monthly membership meetings with guest speakers and much more.
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2015 Larry Kleeba Challenge

the WI chapter challenge called the Kleeba Challenge will be hosted by the Hayward Lakes Chapter and held June 6th and 7th on Lost Land Lake, Teal and Spider Lakes in the Hayward area. The headquarters will be Lost Land Lake Lodge on the south shore of the lake, and it has a launch ramp. Pre-fish on Friday and register at Lost Land Lake Lodge from 6-8 on Friday evening. Fish Saturday 6am until noon, then meet at LLLL for burgers and brats for $9.50 which includes tip. After lunch, fish 2 p.m. until dark. On Sunday, fish 6 a.m. until noon and again meet at LLLL for fish fry for $12.00 which includes tip, with awards to follow.

Places to stay:
Lost Land Lake Lake Lodge – 715-462-3218
Empire Lodge (on LLL) – 715-462-3772
Northland Lodge (on LLL) – 715-462-3379
or try Hayward Visitor Bureau @ 715-634-8662.





2015 Fundraising Lure update

update: this lure can be yours for $25 (plus shipping and handling if necessary), and it helps us towards the “Youth, Fisheries, and Research” goals. Please contact us.

Spanky Baits fundraising lure for 2015
Spanky Baits fundraising lure for 2015

We’re working with Spanky Baits on a fundraising project. With input from folks tackling area lakes, the bucktail is #9 smoked blades on an 11” frame with a weight of 3.2oz. The flashabou is jet black over pearl and silver. Pre-order yours now by contacting Greg. We will have these at the Milwaukee Muskie Expo booth as well.We’ll update this post once price and other details are firm in a couple days from the board meeting on January 15th.





Rayjus Jersey/Hoodie update

sample proof for the Milwaukee Chapter logo on the front
sample proof for the Milwaukee Chapter logo on the front

the parent organization of Muskies, Inc has worked with Rayjus to create a custom jersey, hoodie, etc. This is a fundraiser where proceeds from each item makes it to Muskies, Inc proper. A Milwaukee Chapter (Chapter #35) custom can be ordered if desired.

Chuck and Manda from Rayjus have been nothing less than pleasant to work with. Attached is a proof showing front/back right/left sleeves requiring approval before production.Rayjus Hoodie Guess who ordered a hoodie……………..
http://www.rayjus.com/muskiesinc

So many support Muskies, Inc, and we appreciate such a passionate group of contributors.

** Update ** – a look at an actual hoodie

2015 Fundraising Lure

Spanky Baits fundraising lure for 2015
Spanky Baits fundraising lure for 2015
We’re working with Spanky Baits on a fundraising project. With input from folks tackling area lakes, the bucktail is #9 smoked blades on an 11” frame with a weight of 3.2oz. The flashabou is jet black over pearl and silver. Pre-order yours now. We will have these at the Milwaukee Muskie Expo booth as well.

We’ll update this post once price and other details are firm in a couple days from the board meeting on January 15th.





January 15th, 2015 Speaker – Gregg Thomas!

We’re pleased to have such a great line-up of speakers ready to go for the first half of 2015. Gregg Thomas starts us off in full swing talking about Lake St Clair. With Gregg’s background fishing multiple states and multiple techniques, it’ll be fun! Members and non-members welcome. We do ask that non-members contribute $5 at the door or we’ll wave that if signing up as a member that night.

Thursday January 15th

Location: American Legion Post #449
Board Meeting: 6PM
General Meeting: 7:30PM
Speaker: Gregg Thomas
Battle the Beast Guide Service
Lake St Clair

Artwork Option

MCMI_2015_SpankyBaits_Logo2With the need for a vector based image, the raster image was used as a template to create one. We’d like to hear your thoughts on the artwork and the types of products you’d like customized with chapter logos.

Furthermore, this artwork (with year and outside oval removed) has been submitted to Rayjus if customizing for the Milwaukee Chapter is desired for the following promotion the parent organization has arranged:

Special Promotion
We have finalized an opportunity for members and non-members alike to support our shows and the Muskies, Inc. Mission on a custom design Tournament Jersey that is available to you NOW at http://www.rayjus.com/muskiesinc. They will also be available in several retail outlets as well as at both the Chicago and Milwaukee Muskie Expos. All profits will go to Muskies Inc., to benefit our promotion of the great sport of Muskie Fishing. In addition to these professional quality jerseys, we will also have the option of long sleeve sweatshirts and hoodies which will also bear the company logos.

This is an incredible opportunity to showcase your chapters, while also bringing greater awareness to the sport of Muskie fishing.

November 13th, 2014 General Meeting

November’s board/general meetings is this Thursday November 13th at American Legion Post #449 in Brookfield. The board meeting begins at 6 p.m., and the general meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. A vote will be taken for President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Regional Vice President. Speaking at the general meeting is Jim from MW Marine. Jim will present on winterizing boat, motor(s), and trailer with a question and answer session. The presentation is compliments of MW Marine. Thanks to Barry Wanasek for helping coordinate.