Fishing & Boating News

70 Anglers set to Compete on the Rhinelander Flowage!

by: Mike Hofmann,

Photo by courtesy Central Wisconsin River Series
Photo by courtesy Central Wisconsin River Series
(Sep 1, 2016 - Merrill, WI)

70 tested anglers will descend on the Rhinelander area on September 10 and 11 to compete in the Central Wisconsin River Series Championship presented by MinnKota, Humminbird and The Stevens Point Brewery. 35 two-person teams will compete for over $9,800 in cash and prizes over two days on the beautiful Rhinelander Flowage System.

Following a season-long competition of 4 qualifying events, these anglers are ready to prove themselves on a system known for huge smallmouth, at exactly the right time of the year.

“Each team can bring to the scales a 5 fish limit and we expect to see some very large fish brought in.” said Tournament Director Mike Hofmann. Fall is the time for spectacular fishing and these teams are the very best.

Weigh-ins begin Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. at Hodag Park. The weigh-ins are open to the public.

Special thanks go out to the Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce for making the Championship possible!

The Wisconsin River Series presented by Minnkota, Humminbird and the Stevens Point Brewery is managed and run for the anglers by the TBF affiliated club, the Park city Bass Anglers from Merrill Wisconsin.

The Central Wisconsin River Series presented by MinnKota, Humminbird and the Stevens Point Brewery is also supported by these fine companies:

Ranger Boats, Stratos Boats, Evinrude, Stacker 2 Energy Shot, Stevens Point Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Crystal Finishing Systems Inc. Gander Mountain Rothschild, St. Croix Rods, Optima Batteries, The Rod Glove, Bassnut Lures, Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce, Solar Bat, LazerTrokar, Super 8 Hotel Tomahawk, Frabill Nets, Okuma,Trokar Hooks, BioborEB, Staghorn Archery in Irma, Secret Weapon Baits, Rib Mountain Marine, Aquatic Arts Sport Shop, Plano, Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce, Mister Twister, Rocky Brook Sinkers, Rutt n Rod, Stik Um Graphics, Quality Inn and Suites in Rhinelander, Condor Coffee.