2018 TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

 

March 24th & 25th – IMTT Jake Wolf Memorial Tournament at Spring Lake North

Spring Lake

Contact: Bob Taylor; imtt2014@gmail.com; 309-262-9720

Fishing Hours: 7am-4pm Saturday & 7am-2pm on Sunday

Take Off & Return: Causeway ramp

Friday Night Registration: 5-8:00pm @ McCritter’s Grill 2801 Court St., Pekin IL 61554 (IL Rte. 9W)

ENTRY FEES RECEIVED AFTER 8 PM FRIDAY, MARCH 23rd 2018 WILL BE CHARGED A $20.00 LATE FEE

Saturday Dinner / Raffle: 6 – 9 PM at McCritter’s Grill, 2801 Court St, Pekin IL 61554

Local Lodging: Motel 6; 2801 Court St., Pekin IL 61554;309-347-5533; Super 8 3830 Kelly Ave., Pekin IL 309-347-8888; EconoLodge 3240 Vandever Ave., Pekin, IL 309-353-4047

Lake Info: No Launch fee, Max HP 25

Entry Fee: $150 per person

Spring Lake North  has parking for  18 tournament rigs to launch the morning of the tournament.

All other entrants must be shuttled to the Spring Lake South parking lot or to the campground area.


 

April 21st & 22nd – IMTT Spring Classic at Lake Kinkaid

Lake Kinkaid

Contacts: Howard Chambliss; hdpada@aol.com; 618-214-5918
Kyle Kroening; kylek4215@gmail.com; 505-252-0693

Fishing Hours: 7am-4pm Saturday & 7am-2pm on Sunday

Take Off & Return: Mount Joy Boat Ramp (Main Marina)

Friday Night Registration: 5-8 pm @ America’s Best Value Inn, Murphysboro IL

ENTRY FEES RECEIVED AFTER 8 PM FRIDAY, APRIL 20th 2018 WILL BE CHARGED A $20.00 LATE FEE

Saturday Dinner/Raffle: 6 pm – ?? @ VFW Post 7190, 108 S 10th St., Murphysboro IL (Behind the Courthouse on 10th Street)

Local Lodging: America’s Best Value Inn 128 E Walnut St., Murphysboro IL 62966

Lake Info: No launch fee, no horsepower limit.

Entry fee: $150 per person


 

April 28th & 29th – Shawnee Muskie Hunters’ “Spring Fling Tournament” at Lake Kinkaid

Lake Kinkaid

Contact: Jim Beaty; 2933 Bridle Lane, Swansea IL 62226.
618-971-7806, jbeaty@certapro.com

Fishing Hours: 7am-4pm Saturday & 7am-2pm on Sunday

Take Off & Return: Mount Joy Boat Ramp (Main Marina)

Friday Night Registration: Americas Best Value Inn 128 E Walnut St., Murphysboro IL 62966

Saturday Dinner/Raffle: 6 pm – ?? @ VFW Post 7190, 108 S 10th St., Murphysboro IL (Behind the Courthouse on 10th Street)

Local Lodging: Americas Best Value Inn 128 E Walnut St., Murphysboro IL 618-687-2244

Lake Info: No launch fee, no horsepower limit.

Entry Fee: $100 per person; Youth under 18 – $50 per person 


 

May 19th – Fox River Valley Chapter “Challunge on the Chain” at Fox Chain of Lakes

Lake Shelbyville

Contact: Steve Kroll; stevekrollcpa@sbcglobal.net

Fishing Hours: 7am-4pm

Take Off & Return: Steitz’s Resort on Bluff Lake. You can launch and recover from anywhere on the Chain, but departure is at Steitz’s

Dinner / Raffle: Antioch VFW. 75 North Ave., Antioch IL 60002

Local Lodging: Super 8 Richmond, IL 11200 N. US Rt 12 Main Street 60071, 1-815-217-2392 

Lake Info: Fox Waterway Stickers Required

Fox Waterway Agency in Fox Lake, 45 S Pistakee Lake Rd, Fox Lake, IL 60020

Fox Waterway Agency 2018 Satellite Locations

  • Antioch Currency Exch 320 W. Rt. 173, Antioch 847-395-5700 M-F 8am-8pm Sat: 8am-6pm/ Sun: 10am-6pm
  • Antioch License Service 876 Hillside @ Orchard St., Antioch 847-395-2131 M-F 8:30am-5:30pm Sat 8:30am-2:30pm/ Sun-closed
  • Barnacle Bob’s (One-Day Stickers Only) 42125 N 4th Ave., Antioch 847-395-2036 M-F 6am-6pm Sat/Sun 6am-6pm
  • CJ Smith Resort 25315 W Grass Lake Rd., Antioch 847-395-2753 M-T-TH 6am-6pm (Closed Wed) Fri: 6 am-7pm Sat 5:30am-7pm/ Sun: 5:30am-6pm
  • Triangle Sports & Marine 23480 W Grass Lake Rd., Antioch 847-395-0813 M – F 6am-8pm Sat/Sun 5am-6pm
  • Fox 14 Marina 811 N Harrison, Algonquin 847-658-7622 M-F 9am-5pm Sat/Sun 9am-5pm
  • Broken Oar Marina 614 Rawson Bridge Rd., Cary 847-639-6660 M-F 2:30 pm-6pm Sat/Sun 9am-6pm
  • Ben Watts Marina 116 S Route 12, Fox Lake 847-587-0211 M-F 8am-5pm Sat/Sun 8am-5pm
  • Chain O’Lakes Sports 62 N Route 12, Fox Lake 847-587-7774 M-F 6am-7pm Sat 5am-7pm / Sun 5am-5pm
  • Munson Marine Rte. 59 & Grand Ave., Fox Lake 847-587-4902 M-closed / Tu-F 9am-6pm Sat/Sun 9am-5pm
  • New Fox Lake Currency Exch 43 S. Rt. 12, Fox Lake 847-587-5414 M-F 7am-9pm Sat 7am-6pm / Sun 10am-6pm
  • Bald Knob Marina 515 Bald Knob Road 815-344-5223 M-F 8am-5pm/ May 25th-Sept 3rd 8am-7pm Sat/Sun 8am-5pm/ May 25th-Sept 3rd 8am-7pm
  • New McHenry Currency Exch 4213 W Rte. 120, McHenry 815-344-0010 M-T-W 7am-9pm / Th-F 7am-10pm Sat 7 am-6pm / Sun 10am-6pm
  • Chain O’Lakes State Park (Not Open Till April 1st) 8916 Wilmot Rd.,
  • Spring Grove Concession Stand @ Boat Launch 847-587-5512 M-Thur 8am-6pm / F 6am-8pm Sat 6am – 8pm / Sun 6am – 6pm

 

Entry fee: $200 Before March 8th
$220 After March 8th
$240 Day of Registration
 


 

June 9th & 10th – IMTT Mike Sule Memorial Tournament at Fox Chain of Lakes

Lake Shelbyville

Contact: Phil Gutmann; muske62@comcast.net; 847-204-8286
Ron Haynes; hayneselec@aol.com; 630-774-8189

Fishing Hours: 7am-4pm Saturday & 7am-2pm on Sunday

Take Off & Return: Thirsty Turtle 42273 N. Woodbine Ave. Antioch IL 60002. You can launch and recover from anywhere on the Chain, but departure is at The Thirsty Turtle

Friday Night Registration: 5-8 pm @ Thirsty Turtle 42273 N. Woodbine Ave. Antioch IL 60002;847-395-4704

ENTRY FEES RECEIVED AFTER 8 PM FRIDAY, JUNE 8th 2018 WILL BE CHARGED A $20.00 LATE FEE

Local Lodging: Super 8 Richmond, IL 11200 N. US Rt 12 Main Street 60071
1-815-217-2392
We have a block of rooms available at a discounted rate. Make sure to mention you are with the IMTT, or ask for Crystal if you have any issues.

Lake Info: LAKES OPEN TO THIS TOURNAMENT ARE: CHANNEL, CATHERINE, MARIE, BLUFF, SPRING & PETITE LAKES and connecting channels.

Fox Waterway Stickers Required

Fox Waterway Agency in Fox Lake, 45 S Pistakee Lake Rd, Fox Lake, IL 60020

Fox Waterway Agency 2018 Satellite Locations

  • Antioch Currency Exch 320 W. Rt. 173, Antioch 847-395-5700 M-F 8am-8pm Sat: 8am-6pm/ Sun: 10am-6pm
  • Antioch License Service 876 Hillside @ Orchard St., Antioch 847-395-2131 M-F 8:30am-5:30pm Sat 8:30am-2:30pm/ Sun-closed
  • Barnacle Bob’s (One-Day Stickers Only) 42125 N 4th Ave., Antioch 847-395-2036 M-F 6am-6pm Sat/Sun 6am-6pm
  • CJ Smith Resort 25315 W Grass Lake Rd., Antioch 847-395-2753 M-T-TH 6am-6pm (Closed Wed) Fri: 6 am-7pm Sat 5:30am-7pm/ Sun: 5:30am-6pm
  • Triangle Sports & Marine 23480 W Grass Lake Rd., Antioch 847-395-0813 M – F 6am-8pm Sat/Sun 5am-6pm
  • Fox 14 Marina 811 N Harrison, Algonquin 847-658-7622 M-F 9am-5pm Sat/Sun 9am-5pm
  • Broken Oar Marina 614 Rawson Bridge Rd., Cary 847-639-6660 M-F 2:30 pm-6pm Sat/Sun 9am-6pm
  • Ben Watts Marina 116 S Route 12, Fox Lake 847-587-0211 M-F 8am-5pm Sat/Sun 8am-5pm
  • Chain O’Lakes Sports 62 N Route 12, Fox Lake 847-587-7774 M-F 6am-7pm Sat 5am-7pm / Sun 5am-5pm
  • Munson Marine Rte. 59 & Grand Ave., Fox Lake 847-587-4902 M-closed / Tu-F 9am-6pm Sat/Sun 9am-5pm
  • New Fox Lake Currency Exch 43 S. Rt. 12, Fox Lake 847-587-5414 M-F 7am-9pm Sat 7am-6pm / Sun 10am-6pm
  • Bald Knob Marina 515 Bald Knob Road 815-344-5223 M-F 8am-5pm/ May 25th-Sept 3rd 8am-7pm Sat/Sun 8am-5pm/ May 25th-Sept 3rd 8am-7pm
  • New McHenry Currency Exch 4213 W Rte. 120, McHenry 815-344-0010 M-T-W 7am-9pm / Th-F 7am-10pm Sat 7 am-6pm / Sun 10am-6pm
  • Chain O’Lakes State Park (Not Open Till April 1st) 8916 Wilmot Rd.,
  • Spring Grove Concession Stand @ Boat Launch 847-587-5512 M-Thur 8am-6pm / F 6am-8pm Sat 6am – 8pm / Sun 6am – 6pm

Entry Fee: $150 per person  


 

September 22nd – Quad County Hawg Hunters Club Tournament at Prairie Lake

Contact: Duane Landmeier; 815-761-5182 dlandmeier@frontier.com

Fishing Hours: 6:30am-2:30pm Saturday

Take Off & Return: North Ramp (South of Hwy 11 on Geiss Rd) on Prairie LakeFriday Registration: Call 815-761-5182

Local lodging: River Bank Lodge 522 S 6th St., Petersburg IL 62675; Nine lakeside cabins are available for rent by visiting: http://www.reserveamerica.com. Campsites are also available at Jim Edgar State Fish and Wildlife Area. Cabins are limited to two vehicles per cabin but sleep up to 6 people; Panther Creek Lodge 29089 N. Newmansville Rd. Ashland IL 62612 309-368-9111

Lake Info: No horsepower restrictions however entire lake is NO WAKE

Entry fee: $75 per person


 

September 29th & 30th – IMTT Gregg Tichacek Memorial Tournament @ Lake McMaster

Lake McMaster

Contact: Bob Taylor; imtt2014@gmail.com; 309-262-9720

Fishing Hours: 7am-4pm Saturday & 7am-2pm on Sunday

Take Off & Return: Main ramp

Friday Night Registration: 5-8:30 pm at Super 8 in Galva 301 Commercial St., Galva IL

ENTRY FEES RECEIVED AFTER 8 PM FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th 2018 WILL BE CHARGED A $20.00 LATE FEE

Local Lodging: Galva Inn & Suites, 301 Commercial St., Galva IL 61434 309-932-2841

Lake Info: 10 horsepower restriction on entire lake

Entry Fee: $150 per person


 

October 6th & 7th – IMTT Fall Classic at Prairie Lake (Jim Edgar SFWA)

Evergreen Lake

Contact: Bob Taylor; imtt2014@gmail.com; 309-262-9720

Fishing Hours: 7am-4pm Saturday & 7am-2pm on Sunday

Take Off & Return: North Ramp (South of Hwy 11 on Geiss Rd) on Prairie Lake

Friday Registration: Howard Chambliss Campsite

ENTRY FEES RECEIVED AFTER 8 PM FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5th 2018 WILL BE CHARGED $20.00 LATE FEE

Saturday Dinner/Raffle: 6pm @ VFW Post 6871; 111 N. 7th St. Petersburg IL 62675

Local lodging: River Bank Lodge 522 S 6th St., Petersburg IL 62675; Nine lakeside cabins are available for rent by visiting: http://www.reserveamerica.com. Campsites are also available at Jim Edgar State Fish and Wildlife Area. Cabins are limited to two vehicles per cabin but sleep up to 6 people; Panther Creek Lodge 29089 N. Newmansville Rd. Ashland IL 62612  309-368-9111

Lake Info: No horsepower restrictions however entire lake is NO WAKE

Entry fees: $150 per person 


 

October 20th & 21st – Shawnee Muskie Hunters’ “Fall Brawl Tournament” at Lake Kinkaid

Lake Shelbyville

Contact: Jim Beaty; 2933 Bridle Lane, Swansea IL 62226.
618-971-7806, jbeaty@certapro.com

Fishing Hours: 7am-4pm Saturday & 7am-2pm on Sunday

Take Off & Return: Mount Joy Boat Ramp (Main Marina)

Friday Night Registration: Americas Best Value Inn 128 E Walnut St., Murphysboro IL 62966

Saturday Dinner/Raffle: 6 pm – ?? @ VFW Post 7190, 108 S 10th St., Murphysboro IL (Behind the Courthouse on 10th Street)

Local Lodging: Americas Best Value Inn 128 E Walnut St., Murphysboro IL 618-687-2244

Lake Info: No launch fee, no horsepower limit.

Entry Fee: $100 per person; Youth under 18 – $50 per person 


 

November 3rd & 4th – IMTT State Championship Tournament at Fox Chain of Lakes

Contact: Howard Chambliss, hdpada@aol.com, 618-214-5918
Phil Gutmann; muske62@comcast.net; 847-204-8286

Fishing Hours: 7am-4pm Saturday & 7am-2pm on Sunday

Take Off & Return: Thirsty Turtle 42273 N. Woodbine Ave. Antioch IL 60002. You can launch and recover from anywhere on the Chain, but departure is at The Thirsty Turtle

Friday Night Registration: 5-8 pm @ Thirsty Turtle 42273 N. Woodbine Ave. Antioch IL 60002;847-395-4704

ENTRY FEES RECEIVED AFTER 8 PM FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd 2018 WILL BE CHARGED A $20.00 LATE FEE

Local Lodging: Best Western Plus 350 West Illinois Route 173, Antioch IL 60002; 847-395-3606

Lake Info: LAKES OPEN TO THIS TOURNAMENT ARE: CHANNEL, CATHERINE, MARIE, BLUFF, SPRING & PETITE LAKES and connecting channels.

Fox Waterway Stickers Required

Fox Waterway Agency in Fox Lake, 45 S Pistakee Lake Rd, Fox Lake, IL 60020

Fox Waterway Agency 2018 Satellite Locations

  • Antioch Currency Exch 320 W. Rt. 173, Antioch 847-395-5700 M-F 8am-8pm Sat: 8am-6pm/ Sun: 10am-6pm
  • Antioch License Service 876 Hillside @ Orchard St., Antioch 847-395-2131 M-F 8:30am-5:30pm Sat 8:30am-2:30pm/ Sun-closed
  • Barnacle Bob’s (One-Day Stickers Only) 42125 N 4th Ave., Antioch 847-395-2036 M-F 6am-6pm Sat/Sun 6am-6pm
  • CJ Smith Resort 25315 W Grass Lake Rd., Antioch 847-395-2753 M-T-TH 6am-6pm (Closed Wed) Fri: 6 am-7pm Sat 5:30am-7pm/ Sun: 5:30am-6pm
  • Triangle Sports & Marine 23480 W Grass Lake Rd., Antioch 847-395-0813 M – F 6am-8pm Sat/Sun 5am-6pm
  • Fox 14 Marina 811 N Harrison, Algonquin 847-658-7622 M-F 9am-5pm Sat/Sun 9am-5pm
  • Broken Oar Marina 614 Rawson Bridge Rd., Cary 847-639-6660 M-F 2:30 pm-6pm Sat/Sun 9am-6pm
  • Ben Watts Marina 116 S Route 12, Fox Lake 847-587-0211 M-F 8am-5pm Sat/Sun 8am-5pm
  • Chain O’Lakes Sports 62 N Route 12, Fox Lake 847-587-7774 M-F 6am-7pm Sat 5am-7pm / Sun 5am-5pm
  • Munson Marine Rte. 59 & Grand Ave., Fox Lake 847-587-4902 M-closed / Tu-F 9am-6pm Sat/Sun 9am-5pm
  • New Fox Lake Currency Exch 43 S. Rt. 12, Fox Lake 847-587-5414 M-F 7am-9pm Sat 7am-6pm / Sun 10am-6pm
  • Bald Knob Marina 515 Bald Knob Road 815-344-5223 M-F 8am-5pm/ May 25th-Sept 3rd 8am-7pm Sat/Sun 8am-5pm/ May 25th-Sept 3rd 8am-7pm
  • New McHenry Currency Exch 4213 W Rte. 120, McHenry 815-344-0010 M-T-W 7am-9pm / Th-F 7am-10pm Sat 7 am-6pm / Sun 10am-6pm
  • Chain O’Lakes State Park (Not Open Till April 1st) 8916 Wilmot Rd.,
  • Spring Grove Concession Stand @ Boat Launch 847-587-5512 M-Thur 8am-6pm / F 6am-8pm Sat 6am – 8pm / Sun 6am – 6pm

Entry fees will be based on entrant’s qualification status.  $150 per person (Full Qualifier); $175 per person (Partial Qualifier); $200 per person (Non-Qualifier) Contact Howard Chambliss at (618)-214-5918 for qualification details.