Anglers Insight Marketing LLC (AIMTM) is pleased to announce further details for the new AIM Weekend Walleye Series tournament circuit aimed squarely at the grass-roots walleye angler.
The 2014 AIM Weekend Walleye Series will feature exciting team-style competition, with anglers competing in separate Minnesota and Wisconsin divisions.
Each State Division will consist of three AIM Weekend Walleye Series Qualifier events and a season-ending AIM Weekend Walleye Series State Championship.
In addition, to help anglers qualify for their respective State Championships and deal with any potential scheduling conflicts, AIM is adding an additional Wild-Card Qualifier event open to both Minnesota and Wisconsin anglers. Anglers must enter in at least three events to qualify for their State Championship.
Schedule of Events- Divisional State Qualifiers
Minnesota AIM Weekend Walleye Series Qualifiers
- May 18th – Ottertail Lake
- June 8th – Mille Lacs Lake
- July 13th – Leech Lake
Wisconsin AIM Weekend Walleye Series Qualifiers
- April 27th – Winneconne, WI
- May 11th – Bay of Green Bay
- July 13th – Lake Winnebago
AIM Wild-Card Event (Qualifier for both Minnesota and Wisconsin Anglers)
- June 29th – Mississippi River (Pools TBD)
Entry Fees and Payouts for Divisional State Qualifiers and
- $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* 9th– $900.00
2nd– $2400.00 10th– $800.00
3rd– $1800.00 11th– $700.00
4th– $1500.00 12th– $600.00
5th– $1300.00 13th– $500.00
6th– $1200.00 14th– $400.00
7th– $1100.00 15th– $300.00
*The winning team in each State Qualifier tournament will also receive a free entry ($1250 value) into the 2014 Oconto AIM Pro Team Challenge event (30K + 1st Place Prize)
Schedule of Events- Divisional State Championships
Minnesota AIM Weekend Walleye Series State Championship
- August 9-10th – Minnesota State Championship on Lake Winnibigoshish
Wisconsin AIM Weekend Walleye Series State Championship
- September 6-7th – Wisconsin State Championship on the Bay of Green Bay
Entry Fees and Payouts for Divisional State Championships
$500 Team Entry Fee for State Championships
Championship Payouts are based on 100 boats, and will be adjusted accordingly to reflect actual field size
1st– Alumacraft Escape 165 Tiller powered by a Yamaha F40 Tiller plus $4k
2nd– $8,000.00 9th– $1000.00
3rd– $2400.00 10th– $900.00
4th– $1800.00 11th– $850.00
5th– $1500.00 12th– $750.00
6th– $1300.00 13th– $650.00
7th– $1200.00 14th– $550.00
8th– $1100.00 15th– $500.00
Schedule of Events – AIM Border Battle Shootout
Spring of 2015 (Location TBD)
Teams finishing in the “Top 5” in the each State Championship, as well each state’s “Top 5” teams in points in the “Team of the Year” race will qualify to fish in the Warrior Boats Border Battle Shootout in 2015. Qualifying teams from both states will fish for a chance to win a brand new Warrior 1898 DC powered by a 150 HP Yamaha outboard. Final details of this “AIM Border Battle” between anglers from Minnesota and Wisconsin are still being worked out, but this event will be a NO ENTRY FEE shootout for the Warrior boat package!
*REGISTRATION WILL BE OPENING SOON SO STAY TUNED!
Anglers Insight Marketing LLC (AIMTM) is a unique tournament organization created and owned by many of the most accomplished and recognizable professional walleye anglers, along with others who share the mission of advancing competitive walleye fishing and making it sustainable into the future. AIM is committed to marketing excellence on behalf of its tournament competitors, the tournament host communities, and the brands that partner with it. AIM is also committed to maintaining healthy fisheries across the nation by the development of the exclusive AIM Catch-Record-ReleaseTM format which is integral to its dynamic events and unparalleled consumer engagement. For more information about AIM, AIM Pro Walleye SeriesTM, AIM Weekend Walleye Series, AIM sponsors, and AIM anglers, visit www.aimfishing.com.
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