6th Annual Bobber Stop Fishing Tournament

 

 February 22, 2014

 

 

 Click to buy tickets or preview the rules

Buy Tickets Now!

 

 

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.

Adam Venne

Phone: 218-735-6324

 

 

 

 2014 Grand Prize

Top 25 fish are entered into a drawing for a 2014 Polaris Sportsman 570!

Top 25 Fish Prizes for 2014

1st

$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!

 

Name Species Time Weight Place Prize
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

 

Biggest Fish!

Cody Peters

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

Herculift

 

General Sponsors and Donors

 

 

Paula Kangas Lucky 7 Subway
American Inn Midwest Communications Taconite Tire
Arrow Auto Minnesota Twins Baseball Club USS
Billy’s Bar Mahnich Valvoline
Clam Corporation Norri Vexilar
Country Kitchen Partylite – Adrienne Gunderson Village Inn
Domino’s Perkins Viking
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
Goodfellas RTH
Grandmas Rude Awakenings Studio
Herculift SilverCreek
Holiday Inn Express Sleeves
KFC Strike Master
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

Zach Young

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 adam@rthousing.org.