PMTT

Professional Musky Tournament Trail

P.O. Box 983, Frankfort, IL 60423   815-478-4092   info@promusky.com

Mega Tournament Announcement




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Early Bird starting positions for the 2018 PMTT Trail Teams

1. Snyder & Reibe
2. Lijewski & Piazza
3. Raley & Osfar
4. Filip & Gabanski
5. Restivo & Vandermeer
6. Olson & Ruszkiewicz
7. Rumple & Deverich
8. Haynes & Stewart
9. Doyle & Schlosser
10. Barber & Hanson
11. Mahn & Eff
12. Smida & Clepper
13. Foreman & TBA
14. Bugalski & Peterson
15. Lowe & Pinehurst
16. Seasor & Seasor
17. Landmeier & Peterson
18. Filas & Filas
19. Schwister & Klein
20. Simpson & Smith
21. Czekala & Czekala
22. Ryan & Van Zandt
23. Gunderson & Davis
24. Grabowski & Welden
25. E. Burseth & G. Burseth
26. Dobush & McClellan
27. Ring & Richardson
28. Cote & Brewer
29. Rizzio & Jack
30. Montgomery & Leu
31. Germann & Germann
32. Mahan & Kornosky
33. Kahl & Schultz
34. Dolson & Brosky
35. Fazio & Vahl
36. Risius & Kozlowski
37. Lederer & Cummings
38. Stevenson & Cannaday
39. Parteka & Stack
40. Herman & Hulbert
41. Follenweider & Follenweider
42. Frautschi & Osbourne
43. Kliczko & Rue
44. Summers & Summers
45. Taylor & Asleson
46. Landscaping Inc
47. Brown & Keyes
48. Korpela & Adkins
49. Grant & Thomas
50. Bilbrey & Keep
51. Blicharz & Blicharz
52. Welker & Ferguson
53. Nash & TBA
54. Bauer & Pearson
55. Bellamy & Moshier
56. Krohn & Krohn
57. Laking & Bergendahl
58. Heckel & Tuff
59. Breman & Quintano
60. Gustafson & Gustafson
61. C. Burseth & G. Burseth
62. Frachette & Nigro

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For the 20th Anniversary PMTT Mega event tournament on Lake Vermilion, we are only releasing the top 50 teams that were drawn for starting positions. Those that sent in early and were not in the top 50, you can either email us or call the PMTT office for you're starting position. Because of many reasons that have come to fruition from 20 years of running tournaments, we will not release the total number that have entered to compete in this special tournament until there are only a few opening left and/or just about full. If you are interested in competing in this 20th anniversary tournament we strongly suggest getting your entry in.

 Teams
 1. Thurlott & Thurlott
 2. Wojtusik & Hahn
 3. Halbrook & Hahner
 4. Kadlec & Strand
 5. Foreman & TBA
 6. Bilbrey & Keep
 7. McCartin & TBA
 8. Lazenby & Adams
 9. Gunderson & Davis
 10. Whitney & Burrow
 11. Kozlowski & Kozlowski
 12. Thomas & TBA
 13. Peterson & TBA
 14. Stevenson & Cannaday
 15. Heckel & Rory
 16. Borovsky & TBA
 17. Barnett & Hill
 18. Taylor & Asleson
 19. Ring & Richardson
 20. Filip & TBA
 21. Mannion & TBA
 22. Haagenson & TBA
 23. Jacobson & Lenke
 24. Dresow & Crosby
 25. Franklin & Pence
 26. Emro & McCarthy
 27. Blank & Rizzio
 28. Kangas & Shopp
 29. Germann & Germann
 30. Frautschi & Osbourne
 31. Diaz & TBA
 32. Kozlowski & Morris
 33. Olson & Waszczyk
 34. Burseth & Burseth
 35. Solis & Nelson
 36. Kahl & Green
 37. Follenweider & Follenweider
 38. Brown & Keyes
 39. Blumteich & Wheeler
 40. Rutherford & Rutherford
 41. Korpela & Adkins
 42. Snyder & Reiebe
 43. Lederer & Cummings
 44. Smida & Clepper
 45. Genson & Carlisle
 46. Fitzpatrick & Long
 47. Rabska & Rabska
 48. Jones & Jones
 49. Bauer & Pearson
 50. Lijewski & Piazza

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Early Bird Drawing Date Pushed to Monday the 19th


The early bird drawing for starting positions into the National PMTT Trail and the Mega Tournament scheduled for this Friday the 16th will be pushed back a couple days to Monday the 19th. We appreciate everyone's interest in the PMTT and your level of excitement as we also look forward to the drawings also. With that, anyone still interested in getting into the early bird drawings for these tournaments need to get your entry in ASAP and contact the office at 815-478-4092 or by email at info@promusky.com.


The NE Wisconsin circuit early bird drawing for starting positions will be April 2nd.


It's going to be an exciting year for the PMTT and we can't wait to see everyone on the trail this year.

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PMTT New Tournament Series Announcement.

To meet the ever-growing demand for local, more regional type musky tournament circuits, the PMTT is excited to announce their first regional series to take place in Northeastern Wisconsin in 2018. Set on the premise of the regular PMTT circuit, the new regional series will have 3 qualifying tournaments and a championship and will also be completely independent from the other PMTT tournaments. “Each year the number of requests for regional type tournament series grow. There are many folks that state they cannot make the type of commitment to a major tournament trail for a multiple of reasons and this will help meet that demand” stated PMTT tournament director Tim Widlacki.

Mostly built on the original PMTT rules and regulations, there will also be some obvious differences as all of these tournaments will be single day events and have a $100 per team entry. “With the entry fee set at a much lower rate, being single day events and keeping them local to that region will be extremely appealing to some of those anglers. It will also give the every day musky anglers that always wanted to try tournament fishing but were hesitant to travel great distances and pay the larger entry fees a chance to wet a line in competitive angling” stated Widlacki.

2018 NE Wiscinson Series Qualifiers
Three Lakes Chain, June 2nd, 2018
Manitowish Chain, July 7th, 2018
Minoqua Chain, August 4th, 2018

Championship - North & South Twin, September 22nd, 2018

Complete rules, regulations and details can be found on the PMTT website at promusky.com.

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20th Anniversary Mega Tournament


This is a 3 day, 20th Anniversary Mega tournament and limited to the first 100 teams entered. This is a stand alone special tournament, separate from all other  PMTT qualifying tournaments and championship. In no way at all do any of the points or fish from any of the other tournament or from this tournament have anything to do with each other.  I addition to all of the regular season PMTT rules & regulations, the following will apply to this tournament. You must catch and register at least one 30" musky during the first 2 days of competition to be eligible to move on and compete in the third and final day. Everyone registering at least one 30" musky and is moving on to compete in the third & final day will carry over all of their points from the first two days. The total points accumulated from all three days shall be the winners. Tournament hours for the first two days is 7:00am - 4:00pm and hours for the third and final day is 7:00am - 2:00pm. Entry fee is $1,500 and a $500 non-refundable deposit will lock you in for a starting position with the balance due no later then 30 days before the tournament. A drawing for starting positions will take place on February 16th and entries received after the drawing will be accepted on a first come first serve bases.

Prize Payouts - Over 80% Payback with over $120,000 in Cash & Prizes
1st. $50,000            9th. $3,500
2nd. $15,000          10th. $2,500
3rd. $10,000           11th. $2,000
4th. $8,000             12th. $1,500
5th. $7,000             13th. $1,000
6th. $6,000             14th. $1,000
7th. $5,000             15th. $1,000
8th. $4,500             Big Fish - $1,000 each day.

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2017 Earlier Bird Starting Positions

1. Michlig & Michlig
2. Keyes & Brown
3. Raley & Osfar
4. Montgomery & Leu
5. Lehnherr & TBA
6. McCartin & Haagenson
7. Forman & Mullins
8. Maus & Dengel
9. Filip & Gabanski
10. Heckel & Tuff
11. Schmitt & Schmitt
12. Ryan & Vanzandt
13. Rabska & Rabska
14. Gunderson & Davis
15. Landmeier & Peterson
16. Mahan & Duche
17. Gustman & Weber
18. Kliczko & Rue
19. Vig & Matz
20. Kahl & Klingbeil
21. TBA & Germann
22. Riebe & Snyder
23. Nash & Doyle
24. Andrews & Andrews
25. Kleczewski & Kreamer
26. Frautschi & TBA
27. C. Burseth & G. Burseth
28. Stewart & Haynes
29. Osborne & TBA
30. Stevenson & Cannaday
31. Lijewski & Piazza
32. Simonson & Wendt
33. Korpela & Adkins
34. Diedrich & Mannion
35. Blank & Rizzio
36. Taylor & Asleson
37. Smida & Clepper
38. Gustafson & Gustafson
39. Kadlec & Haskamp
40. Grant & Thomas
41. Bauer & Pearson
42. Peabody & Schlosser
43. E. Burseth & G. Burseth
44. Stella & Sennett
45. Parteka & Stack
46. Kozlowski & Risius
47. Carpenter & Alleson
48. Dobush & McClellan
49. Lederer & Cummings
50. Follenweider & Follenweider
51. Bilbrey & Keep
52. Laking & Schutz
53. Czekala & Czekala
54. Barnes & Grochowski
55. Ring & Richardson
56. Cote & Brewer
57. Hutter & Wiesner
58. Summers & DeMars
59. Schwister & Klein
60. Cummings & Dew
61. Seasor & Seasor
62. Klacki & TBA

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New PMTT CPR Rules

CATCH, PHOTO & RELEASE (CPR) TOURNAMENTS

Every PMTT tournament will be a Catch, photo & Release (CPR) tournament. Every tournament boat MUST have a digital camera capable of taking a clear photo operated by the contestants that catch the musky and MUST have an actual bump board (NOT A RULER OR MEASURING STICK), so your fish can be immediately released after the photo is taken, without delay. The PMTT will supply every team with an SD card for their cameras.

As soon as you catch a fish and right after you have released the fish, you must call for a PMTT official, either by cell phone or designated channel (10) on the marine band radio. Make sure you can see that the nose is touching the front of the board and that the tail & PMTT issued sticker for that tournament is in clear view. If the PMTT official cannot clearly read the measurement or sticker, they will make their best determination and that decision will be the final measurement. The fish may not count - if the official cannot see the picture at all, the sticker, the fishes nose appears to not be touching the front of the board and the measurement is close or there is no picture at all.

The PMTT officials must be able to clearly read the measurement. Check your camera to make sure you can clearly see the measurement. Release the fish after photographing it clearly with the camera on the bump board. The safe release of all fish is of utmost importance. This will be explained in great detail at tournament central during the mandatory rules meeting on Friday evening.

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2016 Early Bird Starting Position

1 Kahl & Klingbeil
2 Ertl & Michlig
3 Vig & Matz
4 Summers & Demars
5 Rabska & Rabska
6 Tuff & Heckel
7 Keyes & Brown
8 Stevenson & Cannaday
9 Morris & Morris
10 Frautschi & Waldgren
11 Parteka & Stack
12 Bilbrey & Radtke
13 Brunner & Brown
14 Kadlec & Haskamp
15 Wells & Miller
16 Forman & Schultz
17 Worline & Dube
18 Dible & Dible
19 Mullins & Cucco
20 Zaccardi & Zaccardi
21 Enos & Keyes
22 Gustafson & Gustafson
23 Nash & Doyle
24 Osborne & Taulbee
25 Kliczko & Rue
26 Stella & Hansen
27 Dobush & McClellan
28 Lederer & Cummings
29 Camaratta & Lehenerr
30 Ring & Richardson
31 Upten & Germann
32 Stewart & Stewart
33 Burseth & Burseth
34 Anderson & Simpson
35 Gunderson & Mullinex
36 Riebe & TBA
37 Stewart & Haynes
38 Seasor & Seasor
39 Czekala & Czekala
40 Blanck & Rizzio
41 Sennett & Hammernick
42 Raley & Osfar
43 Dietz & Dietz
44 Maroushek & Kells
45 Smida & Clepper
46 Landmeier & Peterson
47 Korpela & Adkins
48 Ryan & VanZandt
49 Legrand & Frantz
50 Flip & Laking
51 Schlosser & Peabody
52 Bauer & Pearson
53 Follenweider & Follenweider
54 Rumple & Deverich
55 Walls & Chockbengboune
56 McCartin & Haagenson
57 Cote & Brewer
58 Grant & Thomas
59 Cummings & Dew
60 Mahan & TBA

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2016 Schedule

Qualifier #1
Cave Run Lake, Kentucky
April 23rd & 24th, 2016

Qualifier #2
Eagle River Chain, Wisconsin
June 25th & 26th, 2016

Qualifier #3
Madison Chain, Wisconsin
September 17th & 18th, 2016

Ranger Boats World Championship
Lake Mitona, Minnesota
October 22nd & 23rd, 2016

*Only the Top 35 Qualifying Teams are awarded entry into The Ranger Boats World Championship.

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