February 22, 2014
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Please join us again for another day of fun and fishing to benefit Range Transitional Housing’s (RTH’s) Furniture Donation Program.
Saturday February 22, 2014 from 12-3pm at Ely Lake in Eveleth, MN. Free parking at 7487 Ely Lake Drive. The Taconite Aviation Sky Harbor landing strip.
Drink Specials at Eggy’s Red Garter at 9am for all fishing participants. Bus rides will be available from Eggy’s to the lake between 10am and noon and back to Eggy’s from 3:00 until 5:00pm.
Prizes awarded on the lake immediately after the fishing Tournament. Need not be present to accept fishing tournament prizes. Must be present to win door prizes also awarded on the lake. There will be 2 heated tents on the ice.
Entry Fee: $30 by 2/16/2014 and $40 after 2/16/2014
Tickets available by clicking the buy tickets link above or at one of the following Major Sponsors’ locations Ely Lake Shortstop, Eggy’s in Eveleth, First National Bank of Gilbert, or at Silvercreek Liquor in Mt. Iron.
Or by contacting
Range Transitional Housing, Inc.
2014 Grand Prize
Top 25 fish are entered into a drawing for a 2014 Polaris Sportsman 570!
Top 25 Fish Prizes for 2014
|$1,000 cash and Vexilar FL-18 Ultra Pack with Pro View Ice Ducer|
|2nd||Vexilar FL-18 Ultra Pack with Pro View Ice Ducer|
|3rd||IceArmor Lift Suit (blue/gray)|
|4th||IceArmor Lift Suit (blue/gray)|
|5th||Vexilar Cold Snap Parka & Vexilar Cold-Snap Bibs|
|6th||IceArmor 3 in 1 Blaze Parka (Soft-Shell) & IceArmor Blaze Orange Insulated Bibs (Soft-Shell)|
|7th||IceArmor Camo Parka with Durable Oxford Shell & IceArmor Realtree-Max 4 Camo Bibs|
|8th||IceArmor Camo Parka with Durable Oxford Shell & IceArmor Realtree-Max 4 Camo Bibs|
|9th||IceArmor Camo Parka with Durable Oxford Shell & Ice Armor 2-Finger Gloves|
|10th||Vexilar Cold Snap Parka & Vexilar Cold-Snap Bibs|
|11th||IceArmor Camo Parka with Durable Oxford Shell & Ice Armor 2-Finger Gloves|
|12th||IceArmor Camo Parka with Durable Oxford Shell & Ice Armor 2-Finger Gloves|
|13th||Vexilar Cold-Snap Heavy Weight Hooded Sweatshirt & IceArmor Edge Glove|
|14th||Vexilar Cold-Snap Heavy Weight Hooded Sweatshirt & IceArmor Extreme Glove|
|15th||Vexilar Cold Snap Parka & Vexilar Cold-Snap Bibs|
|16th||IceArmor 3 in 1 Blaze Parka (Soft-Shell) & IceArmor Blaze Orange Insulated Bibs (Soft-Shell)|
|17th||Vexilar Cold-Snap Heavy Weight Hooded Sweatshirt & IceArmor Extreme Glove|
|18th||Vexilar Cold-Snap Heavy Weight Hooded Sweatshirt & IceArmor Ultra Glove|
|19th||Vexilar Cold-Snap Heavy Weight Hooded Sweatshirt & IceArmor Ultra Glove|
|20th||Vexilar Cold Snap Parka & Vexilar Cold-Snap Bibs|
|21st||Vexilar Cold-Snap Heavy Weight Hooded Sweatshirt & IceArmor Glomitt|
|22nd||Vexilar Cold-Snap Heavy Weight Hooded Sweatshirt & IceArmor Edge Mit|
|23rd||Vexilar Cold-Snap Heavy Weight Hooded Sweatshirt & IceArmor Edge Mit|
|24th||Vexilar Cold-Snap Heavy Weight Hooded Sweatshirt & IceArmor Extreme Mitt|
|25th||IceArmor 3 in 1 Blaze Parka (Soft-Shell) & IceArmor Blaze Orange Insulated Bibs (Soft-Shell)|
2013 5th Annual Bobber Stop Results!
|Cody Peters||Sm. Mouth Bass||1:18||0.91||1st||$1000 cash & Vexilar FL-22 Ultra Pack w/Pro View|
|Nathan Kranz||Perch||12:05||0.46||2nd||Vexilar FL-22 Ultra Pack w/Pro View|
|Fran Zlimen||Perch||12:06||0.46||3rd||Vexilar FL-20 Ultra Pack w/Pro View|
|Troy Korpi||Perch||2:43||0.24||4th||Vexilar FL-20 Pro Pack w/Pro View|
|John Torma||Perch||12:46||0.23||5th||Fish Trap Kodiak|
|Ryan Hoag||Perch||12:37||0.11||6th||Vexilar Cold Snap Hoodie & Bobber Stop Beanie|
|Scott Macintyre||Perch||12:20||0.08||7th||Bobber Stop IA Hooded Vest & IA Camo Mittts|
|Joe Pershern||Perch||2:22||0.08||8th||Bobber Stop IA Hooded Vest & IA Camo Mittts|
|Megan Flannigan||Perch||12:56||0.07||9th||Bobber Stop IA Hooded Vest & IA Camo Gloves|
|Jordan Krebsbach||Perch||1:36||0.06||10th||Vexilar Cold Snap Park and Bibs|
|Tim Paolo||Perch||2:35||0.06||11th||Vexilar Cold Snap Hoodie & Bobber Stop Beanie|
|Leif Virnbaum||Perch||2:49||0.06||12th||Bobber Stop IA Hooded Vest & IA Camo Gloves|
|Paul Fiege||Perch||2:56||0.06||13th||Bobber Stop IA Hooded Vest & IA Hand Muff|
|John Primozich||Perch||12:51||0.04||14th||Bobber Stop IA Hooded Vest & IA Hand Muff|
|Christian Moore||Perch||12:57||0.03||15th||Vexilar Cold Snap Park and Bibs|
|Brandon Bollig||Perch||1:34||0.03||16th||Vexilar Cold Snap Hoodie & Bobber Stop Beanie|
|Mia Moore||Perch||12:52||0.02||17th||Bobber Stop IA Hooded Vest & IA Hand Muff-Camo|
|Randy Luckow||Perch||2:47||0.02||18th||Bobber Stop IA Hooded Vest & IA Hand Muff-Camo|
Prizes Included: Over $20,000 in prizes
Grand Prize- Top 25 fish entered into a drawing for a
2013 Polaris Sportsman 500-Winner
John Torma of Gilbert, MN
There were also nearly 100 Door Prize Winners!
Range Transitional Housing (RTH) would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their donations to benefit RTH’s
Fourth Annual Bobber Stop Ice Fishing Tournament:
Major Sponsors ($750-$250)
Silver Creek Liquor Goodfella’s Bar and Grille First National Bank of Gilbert
Short Stop Stores Norri Distributing Five Seasons Sports
United States Steel-Minnesota Ore Operations Taconite Aviation
General Sponsors and Donors
|Paula Kangas||Lucky 7||Subway|
|American Inn||Midwest Communications||Taconite Tire|
|Arrow Auto||Minnesota Twins Baseball Club||USS|
|Country Kitchen||Partylite – Adrienne Gunderson||Village Inn|
|Doug Aysta||Pizza Hut||Ken Washke Auto Plaza|
|Dave’s Pizza||pogorelc of 262-4oil.com||Z-Tec|
|Firelight Galaries||Ryan Sterle|
|Giants Ridge||Rosie Debelak|
|Grandmas||Rude Awakenings Studio|
|Holiday Inn Express||Sleeves|
|Laurentian Divide Salon & Spa||Sunny Hill|
And all of our volunteers who helped set up our tent, drilled holes, sold tickets, plowed, and worked the day of the event.
Joe Piersig Buster Venne Christine Carl Cindy Haugen
Craig Judnick Dale Venne John Lind Jess Lind
Jim Lind Dale Gilbertson Jeri Venne John Jarvi
Matt Uhan Kyle Kallevig Lance Minko Barry Laine
Lisa Laugen Matt Robillard Mark Flannigan Missy Makela
Ryan Sterle Sam Stanisich Chad Hutkowski Terry Hutkowski
Troy Irwin Rick Paoletti Hanna Olson Leah Novelan
The event was successful thanks to all who participated and to those who donated prizes, cash, and their time. There were 420 fishing tickets sold and over $20,000 in prizes were awarded. Thanks to your contributions we raised over $6,500 to help support our Furniture Donation Program.
Range Transitional Housing would also like to thank the following grant sources: The United Way of NE Minnesota, MN Department of Human Services’-Office of Economic Opportunity, HUD’s Supportive Housing Programs, St. Louis County’s Emergency Shelter Grant Program and Community Development Block Grant, and AEOA’s Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program. Without their contributions, RTH would not be able to continue its mission which is to assist those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness across the Iron Range.
Range Transitional housing is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization. Comments and suggestions are welcome, Contact Adam at (218)735-6324 or firstname.lastname@example.org.