Details for MUSKIES INC HEARTLAND CHAPTER 10 - Ad from 2021-05-02

On Saturday, April 24th between the hours of 6:00 am and 4:00 pm, 50 two person teams launched in cool,
cloudy and breezy conditions to compete in the Muskies Inc., Heartland Chapter 10 “21st Annual Stan Harrison
Memorial Spring Tune-Up” muskie fishing fundraiser on Clear Lake.The proceeds from this event go to promote
local youth fishing programs such as Scout Fishing Days, Kids Fish Camps, Kids Fishing Tournaments, Family Ice
Fishing Days,Youth Muskie Fishing Events and assist with local Iowa Fisheries Department projects regarding
research and fisheries maintenance and development.
The fundraiser check-in was held on Friday, April 23rd from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm at the Community Center,
Ventura, IA where participants from Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota were able to review event
rules and mingle with other entrants rekindling old friendships and making new ones. During that time, everyone
was able to view all the generous donations in the form of fishing equipment, general merchandise, gift
certificates and gift cards from local and regional businesses that were being offered as door and raffle prizes.
There were a total of 15 muskies and two northern pike boated with 11 muskies and both pike meeting the 30
inch minimum length requirement to be considered for awards.The fundraiser results were as follows:

1st Place team member,
John Newman, 36”

1st Place team member,
John Newman, 35”

Nicole Templeton, Longest
Muskie, 45”
1st Place:
2nd Place:
3rd Place:
4th Place:

1st Place team member,
John Newman, 32”

Winning teams with (top row left) Scott Pingel, VP,
Chris Doane,Treasurer and (top row right) Ryan Wilcke, President

John Newman/Matt Olson, 3 fish,
32”, 35”, 36”, 25 points
Tim Connoy/John Genosky, 2 fish,
35”, 36”, 19 points
Alex Templeton/Nicole
Templeton, 1 fish, 45”, 19 points
Kyle Fredin/Tyler Fredin, 1 fish,
43”, 17 points

5th Place:

Curtis Lundgren/Justin Joyce,
1 fish, 42”, 16 points
Longest Muskie:
Nicole Templeton, 45”
Longest Non-Muskie: Caleb Knaack, Northern Pike, 37”
Other Fish of Note: Todd Humberg, muskie, 41”
Adam Jeppeson, muskie, 34”
Colby Dickes, muskie, 32”
Barret Mack, northern pike, 32”

Muskies Inc. is dedicated to the promotion of catch and release conservation of muskies and the enjoyment of
muskie fishing. Besides assisting and donating to local youth organizations and activities, Heartland Chapter
members are proud to assist the Iowa Fisheries Department with spring gill netting, fish stocking and other initiatives.
Local community organizations and groups looking for assistance of this nature or guest speakers should contact
the Heartland Chapter via the “Contact Us” page of our web site, Facebook page Heartland
Muskies Inc Chapter 10 or visit one of our monthly meetings described below.
The Heartland Chapter meets at 7:00 pm, on the second Tuesday of each month, at the Other Place Restaurant,
in Clear Lake. We welcome anglers of all age groups, interests and skill levels to check us out and become an
active member. Please visit our website and Facebook page for additional information on our Heartland Chapter.
We would like to express our thanks and appreciation to Else Taylor, City Administrator and Robert Quintero,
Deputy Clerk, Public Works of Ventura, IA. for their warm and friendly reception and cooperation in welcoming our
fundraiser to their Community Center which we hope will be for many more years to come!
We would also like to express our sincerest gratitude to the following local and area businesses and individuals
for their generous donations to our annual fundraiser. Please patronize these businesses and thank them because
the success of this event would not be possible without their continued support.
Grill & Bar
Barry Stecker, Lee
Bauer Bilt Tire &
Service Center
Bennigan’s Irish
American Grill &
Boulder Tap House

Buffalo Wild Wings
Grill & Bar
CD Lures
CENT Credit Union
Cinema West
Clear Lake Bank &
Clear Lake Laser
Car Wash
Clear Lake Tel

Crazy Minnow
Bait & Tackle
Fareway Grocery
Meat Department
First Citizens Bank
Floyd & Leonard
Auto Electric
Glenn’s Tire Service
Godfather’s Pizza
Graham Tire

Harrison Truck
Hy-Vee West
Josh Clausen
Kabrick Distributing
Kwik Star
Mason City Ford
Mason City Tire
MBT Bank
Mills Fleet Farm
Mystic Lanes

North Iowa
Credit Union
NSB Bank
Papa’s American
Pat Thompson
Perkins Restaurant
Prime & Wine
Rib Crib
Scooters Coffee
Sports Page

Sunset Sharky’s Pub
& Grub
T & R Custom Tops
The Other Place
United Rentals
Village Court


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