Win a free guided fishing trip and two-night stay at Zippel Bay Resort on Minnesota’s Lake of the Woods—a world class fishery for walleyes, pike and smallmouths. Entering is easy, fast and free!
All you have to do to enter the contest is submit your best walleye tip. SCROLL DOWN TO ENTER!
Tips can be as short as one sentence, and should not exceed 250 words maximum. Feel free to describe when and where your fishing tip works best, as well as how you execute the tip. If possible, explain in one sentence why your technique catches fish (i.e. “Trolling big crankbaits at high speeds in summer catches walleyes because it excites walleyes and triggers reaction strikes.”)
Tips will be judged on creativity, quality of explanation, and how helpful the tip is to the average angler. The tips do not need to be high-tech, difficult or well-written. Preference will be given to well-explained, succinct tips. You must include your name, number, e-mail address, hometown and favorite species to catch.
The winning individual and one guest of his/her choice will receive a free two-night stay at Zippel Bay Resort. They will share a one-bedroom housekeeping cabin, fully furnished with linens, utensils, microwave, fireplace, satellite TV, deck and air conditioning.
The winner and guest will also receive one full-day guided fishing trip on Lake of the Woods with licensed guide and Zippel Bay Resort owner Nick Painovich on a 30-foot charter boat. All necessary fishing gear and tackle will be provided, as well as a free box lunch.
The total prize package is valued at $410.
Contest entries will be considered from April 10, 2008 through June 30, 2008. The winners will be notified by July 15, 2008.
This prize does not include tax, transportation, additional food or any other unforeseen costs, which needs to be paid by the winner. All submitted tips might appear in North American Fisherman magazine or on fishingclub.com.
The winner and his/her guest must redeem their prize after Sept. 1, 2008 and before Oct. 15, 2008, when the season closes at Zippel Bay Resort. This is prime-time fall fishing on Lake of the Woods; look for active, hungry walleyes. The winner must work with Nick Panovich and the Zippel Bay staff to schedule the trip. Zippel Bay Resort will make every effort possible to accommodate the winner’s scheduling requests, but Zippel Bay Resort will have the final say on dates, based on availability of cabins.
A full-day guided fishing trip typically lasts nine hours, unless the guide decides the day needs to be cut short or cancelled due to weather or unforeseen circumstances. In the event of bad weather or unforeseen circumstances, the guide has full discretion to make any decisions about the fishing outing.
Lake of the Woods is a pristine body of water between Minnesota and Canada, with 65,000 miles of shoreline, 14,000 islands and one of the world’s top walleye fisheries. Zippel Bay Resort, run by Nick and Deanna Painovich, is the only resort on scenic Zippel Bay. The resort’s spacious cabins are modern, clean and comfortable. Guests may use the resort’s complimentary canoes, kayaks and paddle boats to unwind after a day of fishing.
Visit www.zippelbay.com for more information on Zippel Bay Resort.
To talk with Nick, the owner and head guide, call 800-222-2537.