Member's only Contest - Rules

2021 NMMI Member’s Only Contest – Rules & Awards

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REGISTERING YOUR FISH

All fish must be entered into the Lunge Log on the Muskie’s Inc. website (Log into Member’s Only Section > Lunge Log > Fish Submission > Fill out the form). Make sure to hit “Submit” only one time to avoid registering the same fish more than once. In addition, please disregard the “Release Patches and Individual and Annual Certificates” option (See Divisions & Prizes section below). All fish must be entered within 30 days of being caught to count in the contest.

 

SCORING

4 points awarded to any 30” Muskie + ½ point for each ½” over 30” rounded to the nearest ½”.

 

DIVISIONS & PRIZES

The top 3 places in each division will receive an award. Winners can choose to defer their award, which will then be used as a prize for the North Metro Annual Banquet. In addition, Release Patches and Individual and Annual Certificates have been eliminated for the North Metro Member’s Only Contest, so please disregard this option when entering a fish in the Muskie’s Inc. Lunge Log.

  • Junior’s Divisions: (Boy’s and Girl’s) – Under the Age 18
  • Adult Divisions: (Women’s and Men’s) – Age 18 and over
  • Master’s Division: (Women’s and Men’s) – Past Division winners must enter their fish in the North Metro Master’s Division.

 

BIG FISH REPLICA MOUNT CONTEST

NMMI will be awarding a Lax Reproductions graphite replica mount for the largest muskie over 50” caught and released alive by an Adult and Junior Division member. If the member with the largest fish has won a NMMI replica in the past, the replica will be awarded to the next qualifying member. Any plaques, embellishments, or shipping is to be paid by the contest winner.

 

Replica Mount Requirements:

  • Member must be in good standing as of June 1st of that year at the time of the mount award.
  • The muskie must be at least 50” in length and caught and successfully released alive.
  • A photo of the fish on a bump board with a visible measurement must be provided.
    • Measurements should be done head-first, pinching the tail, and measuring to the closest ¼”.
  • Fish must be registered in the Lunge Log within 30 days of its catch and release with the absolute deadline being December 5th of each year.
  • All muskies entered must be caught during a legal muskie season by the member entering it.
  • In the case of a tie, the fish that was caught first wins.
  • Members can only win the NMMI replica once in their lifetime.

 

Winners will be presented with their winning mounts at the Minnesota Muskie Expo and are required to display their mount in the NMMI booth throughout the event and take it with them at the conclusion of the Expo. Our sincere gratitude and thanks to Lax Reproductions for supporting Muskie’s Inc. and the North Metro Chapter.

Big Fish Replica Mount Contest

The 2020 Big Fish Replica Mount Winner is Tim Connoy with his 51" catch and release on Mille Lacs Lake on June 6th.  Tim has graciously decided to forego the mount and have the mount funds be deposited in the Chapter Permanent Stocking Fund.

Erik Jacobson and Mark Weiss previouly were awarded mounts and rules states that the mount goes to the next largest elligible fish caught.

2021 Current Standings

Men's Division Fish Points Average Largest
Murphy, Colin 24 294 38.11" 48.75"
Genosky, John 20 251 38.53" 48.00"
Klindworth, Bob 14 191 39.61" 50.00"
Haseley, Skipp 13 173 39.31" 50.00"
Gehrman, Scott 15 165 36.97" 47.00"
Franzen, Christopher 13 162 38.29" 45.50"
Aigner, Jay 11 143 38.86" 46.00"
Belisle, Pierre E 8 102 38.63" 46.00"
Bikkie, Justin 7 96 39.43" 42.50"
Dickson, Jason 7 91 38.71" 46.00"
Dau, Jim 7 91 38.75" 50.25"
Garaghty, Patrick 8 89 36.94" 45.00"
Schuldt, Derek 6 77 38.67" 49.50"
Kuether, Mark 4 61 41.25" 50.00"
Ledman, Dave 4 59 40.75" 47.00"
Murphy, Taylor 6 56 35.33" 44.00"
Hulleman, Robert 2 51 51.50" 52.00"
Lindberg, Grant 4 48 38.00" 46.00"
Badalucco, Joe 2 38 44.88" 45.75"
Jacobs, Matthew 3 31 36.00" 38.50"
Briesemeister, Chad 2 26 38.75" 44.50"
Weiss, Mark 1 26 52.00" 52.00"
Hagness, Nicholas 2 25 38.25" 45.00"
Schneider, Dominic 2 22 36.75" 39.50"
Wagner, Bob 2 18 35.00" 40.00"
Klein, Larry 1 15 41.00" 41.00"
         
Men's Masters Fish Points Average Largest
Connoy, Tim 40 480 37.93" 54.00"
Poppler, Nick 31 421 39.52" 49.75"
Evertz, Chase  28 403 40.32" 49.50"
Jacobson, Erik 12 217 44.08" 51.00"
         
Women's Fish Points Average Largest
Poppler, Meri  2 40 45.75" 50.00"
Franzen, Andrea 1 12 38.25" 38.25"
         
Women'sMasters Fish Points Average Largest
Bentley, Nikki 2 28 39.88" 42.00"
Lindberg, Korey 2 14 33.00" 35.00"
         
Junior Girls Fish Points Average Largest
         
         
Junior Boys Fish Points Average Largest
Wyszynski, Shae 9 95 36.44" 45.50"
Jacobson, Noah 1 28 53.75" 53.75"
Lindberg, Brendan 2 28 40.00" 46.00"
Weiss, Charlie 1 19 45.00" 45.00"
         
Big Fish Club        
50"+ Size Date Lake  
Tim Connoy 54 06/17/2021 Minnetonka  
Noah Jacobson 53.75 08/04/2021 Vermilion  
Mark Weiss 52 06/11/2021 Vermilion  
Robert Hulleman 52 10/28/21 Tonka  
Robert Hulleman 51 10/04/2021 Sugar  
Erik Jacobson 51 06/28/2021 Vermilion  
Jim Dau 50.25 09/10/2021 Cass  
Bob Klindworth 50 10/23/2021 White Bear  
Erik Jacobson 50 10/09/2021 Cedar  
Mark Kuether 50 09/25/2021 White Bear  
Meri  Poppler 50 07/14/2021 Metro Lake  
Members Only Contest 2020 Final Stats
2020 MOC Final Stats.pdf
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Members Only Contest 2019 Final Stats
Members Only Contest 2020 Final Stats
MOC stats 2019 FINAL.pdf
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Member Only Contest 2018 Final
Dec 6 2018 MOC.pdf
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Members Only Contest 2017 Final Stats
Dec 31 2017 FINAL MOC.pdf
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IMPORTANT:

Check out the educational Youtube videos links from Josh Borovsky on What Happened to Mille Lacs and Lake Vermilion located on Research Tab.

CONGRATS! Charlie Weiss & Erik Panyan Team for defending their 2020 State Title by repeating as 2021 Champions of the Minnesota State High School Tournament.  

 

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