2020 TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

April 18th & 19th – IMTT Spring Classic at Prairie Lake (Jim Edgar SFWA) – 20 Boats Max

Evergreen Lake

Contact: Robert Unzicker; robert.unzicker@gmail.com; 309-242-5458

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: Panther Creek Lodge, 29089 N Newmansville Rd, Ashland, Il 62612

ENTRY FEES RECEIVED AFTER 8 PM FRIDAY, APRIL 18TH  2020 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

 


April 25th & 26th – 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 early bird, $120 late registrant per person; Youth under 18 – $50 per person


May 16th – 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 6th
$220 After March 8th
$240 Day of Registration

 


June 6th & 7th – IMTT Jake Wolf Memorial Tournament – 20 Boats Max

Contact: Rob Hawbaker; rhaw007@yahoo.com; 309-657-7568

Fishing Hours: 6:30 am-3:30 pm Saturday & 6:30 am-1:30 pm on Sunday

Take Off & Return: Main Boat Ramp off Highway 24

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, JUNE 6TH 2020 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

 


June 13th – IMTT Mike Sule Memorial Tournament at Fox Chain of Lakes – 50 Boats Max

Lake Shelbyville

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

Fishing Hours: 6am-3pm Saturday 

Take Off & Return: Musky Tales and Time 2 Bite located 25855 W. IL Rt. 173 in Antioch IL. (You can launch anywhere on the Chain, but takeoff will be from Musky Tales on Channel Lake)

Friday Night Registration: 5-8 pm  &
Saturday Morning Registration 4-5:30 am  @ Musky Tales and Time 2 Bite located 25855 W. IL Rt. 173, Antioch IL

BREAKFAST WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT MUSKY TALES STARTING AT 4 AM ON SATURDAY

Saturday Dinner & Raffle @ 4:30 @ Musky Tales and Time 2 Bite located 25855 W. IL Rt. 173, Antioch IL

Baymont by Wyndam, 11200 US Route 12, Richmond IL    (815)-217-2392

Best Western Plus Antioch Hotel & Suites, 350 W IL-173, Antioch, IL 60002, (847)-395-3606

Super 8 Crystal Lake,  577 Crystal Point Dr Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014-8005, (815)-788-8888

Waterfront Hotel & Marina 3309 N Chapel Hill Rd, Johnsburg, IL 60051, (815) 344-3131

Super 8 Woodstock, 1220 DAVIS RD , WOODSTOCK, IL 60098,  (815)-345-3827

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: $100 per person


September 19th  – IMTT Gregg Tichacek Memorial Tournament @ Lake McMaster – 17 Boats Max

Lake McMaster

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

Fishing Hours: 6am-3pm Saturday

Take Off & Return: Main ramp

Saturday Morning Registration in the Main Ramp Parking Lot

Local Lodging: Super 8, 301 Commercial St., Galva IL 61434 309-932-2841

Lake Info: 10 horsepower restriction on entire lake

Entry Fee: $100 per person

 


TBD September 26th – Quad County Hawg Hunters Club Tournament at TBD

 


October 3rd & 4th – IMTT Fall Classic at Lake Kinkaid – 25 Boats Max

Lake Kinkaid

Contacts: Robert Unzicker; robert.unzicker@gmail.com; 309-242-5458 

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, OCTOBER 3RD 2020 WILL BE CHARGED A $20.00 LATE FEE

Saturday Dinner/Raffle: 6 pm – ?? @ LOCATION TBD

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

 


 

October 17th & 18th – 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 early bird, $120 late registrant per person; Youth under 18 – $50 per person 


 

October 24th & 25th – IMTT STATE CHAMPIONSHIP at Prairie Lake (Jim Edgar SFWA) – 20 Boats Max

Evergreen Lake

Contact: Robert Unzicker; robert.unzicker@gmail.com; 309-242-5458

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: Panther Creek Lodge, 29089 N Newmansville Rd, Ashland, Il 62612

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 will be based on entrant’s qualification status.  $150 per person (Tier 1 Qualifier); $175 per person (Tier 2 Qualifier); $200 per person (Tier 3 Qualifier); $225 (Non-Qualifier)

Contact Robert Unzicker at (309)-242-5458 for qualification details.