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2013 Muskie Country Tournament Circuit News


The World Muskie Tournament Series™ (WMT Series™) will be hosting two Vilas County qualifying events this Memorial Weekend on Saturday, May 25th on Lac Vieux Desert in Land O'Lakes and Monday, May 27th on North/South Twin Lakes in Phelps. Each event is a Muskie Country Tournament Circuit™ qualifier where the top fifty teams will earn their way to the biggest muskie tournament of the year, the WMT Series™ Invitational Championship™. The very prestigious Invitational Championship has set records for the last three years with the highest cash pay-outs for a muskie tournament circuit championship with last year's top prize of $50,000.00 with a purse of over $70,000.00. This year could see that record falling again for the fourth straight year at $80,000.00 for first place with a purse of $140,000.00 Both the Lac Vieux Desert and Twin Lakes tournaments are scheduled to pay down five places with the first place prize equaling $10,000.00 with a full field of participants. The cost to compete in the muskie tournament is $330 per team.

Both the Lac Vieux Desert and North/South Twin Lakes have been two very popular tournaments for the WMT Series™ for over a decade and with spring finally arriving in northern Wisconsin, folks will be eager to enjoy the warm weather, the camaraderie, and the spirited competition that both tournaments are sure to provide. Saturdays Lac Vieux Desert tournament will start at 6:00 am at the headquarters of Hill Side Resort and concluding at 3:00 pm. The North/South Twin Lakes tourney will have the same hours on Memorial Day Monday with the headquarters located at Grape's Twin Haven Resort with both tournament awards commencing at 4:00 pm at their respective headquarters.

The Lac Vieux Desert and North/South Twin Lakes still has open spots and there is still time to send in your entries to get an earlier starting position. We will also be accepting entries for either event the Friday before the tournaments at Hill Side Resort (on the south shores of Lac Vieux Desert) from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. There will also be an opportunity to enter into the North/South Twins event on Saturday, May 25th at the Grape's Twin Haven Resort from 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm.

All WMT Series™ events are open to the public and we hope you will join in on the fun and excitement. For additional information, log on to our web sites at or for more details or email us at or call 715-277-4411.

Sponsor Partners of the 2013 WMT Series™ are; Tooth Tamer Rods, Fittante Taxidermy, Tackle Industries Super D, T's Tackle, Dream Catcher Bucktails, Yakima Baits, , Optimum Baits, River Run Tackle, Trophy Hunter Accessories-Glittertail, Musky Mayhem Tackle, Figure 8 Lures, Lil' Hustler Tackle, Tyrant, Man Cave Bait Co., and Nauti Lures, LLC.

2013 WMT Series™ Early Bird to Expire End of January

Just a reminder to the competitors who competed during the 2012 Professional Muskie Angler Circuit™ (Pro-MAC™), Muskie Country Tournament Circuit™ (MCTC™), the 7th annual Dick & Joan's Butternut Lake Tournament, and or the Smokey's Muskie Shop "Autumn Muskie Tilt"™, the early bird offer is due to expire on January 31st for those who are planning on competing in any WMT Series™ sanctioned event during the 2013 season. We have had a large amount of teams already sign up to take advantage of this special offer…please don't hesitate. We are looking forward to a great year, building on the many successes we had in 2012. The schedule for both the Pro-MAC™ and the MCTC™ along with other tournament details has been posted on the web sites: and .


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