The third annual Wild on the Water Bass Fishing Tournament presented by Alumacraft and Evinrude will be held June 29-30 at Izatys Resort on Mille Lacs Lake. Proceeds from the fishing tournament will benefit the Minnesota Wild Foundation and an additional charity chosen by the winning team's captain.
The tournament on Sunday, June 30 will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., and will feature three teams of six boats: the Minnesota Wild Players Team presented by FVP Stay Tuned, the Minnesota Wild Coaches and Management Team presented by LaCanne's Marine in Faribault and the Minnesota Wild Alumni Team presented by Tito's Handmade Vodka. Each boat will include a celebrity, a fishing guide and a paid participant. All fishing tournament participants are required to have a valid Minnesota fishing license. Fishing celebrities will be announced later and are subject to change.
The registration fee to participate in the tournament is $2,500 to fish on one of the three captain's boats and $1,250 to fish on one of the team boats. The registration fee includes five hours of fishing on June 30, a gift package and four tickets to a VIP event that will take place at Izatys Resort on Saturday, June 29. The top three fishing boats will receive additional prizes.
A VIP event will also be held on Saturday, June 29 from 8 to 10 p.m. at Izatys Resort. The event will include a cocktail hour, heavy appetizers, a silent and live auction, and the opportunity to meet all the celebrities and outdoor personalities participating in the fishing tournament. A limited number of tickets are available for purchase to the VIP event for $150 each.