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Anglers Insight Marketing, LLC™ (AIM) is a unique tournament organization which is owned by stockholders, the majority of which are Professional walleye anglers. AIM Professionals are among the “All Stars” of professional fishing, with cumulative HUNDREDS of years of tournament experience, including countless tournament victories, series championships, and Angler of the Year titles. This insight and knowledge is now being employed to provide the finest tournament experience for the participants, and the maximum exposure for the host tournament sites and corporate partners.


AIM announced that 31 Pro Anglers, many from Wisconsin, will be competing for cash and prizes at the 2011 Bay Mills Invitational Walleye Tournament at Brimley, Michigan. The tournament dates are June 2nd through the 4th. Bay Mills Resort and Casino is the host location. Bay Mills has pledged an additional $50,000 to the payouts of the tournament to make this special event the highest percentage payout in competitive walleye fishing for the 2011 season.

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The field of AIM pro Anglers includes Tom "Doc" Johnson, Brandon Carpenter, Scott Allen, Winneconne tour stop winner Tom Kemos, Mark Brumbaugh, Mike Gofron, Bruce Samson, Tommy Skarlis, Bruce Mirabella, Marianne Huskey, Dane Stanaway, Ross Grothe, Robert Blosser, Todd Riley, John Kolinski, Greg Yarbrough, Keith Kavajecz, Chase Parsons, Mark Martin, Scott Duncan, Joe Okada, Don Loch, Gary Parsons, Ken Zmudzinski, Brett King, Ronald Gordon, Terry Wilson, Mike McMaken, Pat Neu, Jim Carroll, and Matt Corradi.

The total payout for the event will be $96,500 – or more than 200% of the Pro Angler entry fees. Of this total, each AIM Pro Angler will receive $300 at the time of registration at the pre-event Rules Meeting on June 1st.

First prize for the tournament is $40,000 cash . The remaining payouts extend down to the Day Three cut of the top sixteen Pro Anglers. These payouts are as follows:

Place Cash
1 $40,000.00
2 $7,080.00
3 $5,768.89
4 $4,982.22
5 $3,933.33
6 $3,540.00
7 $3,251.56
8 $3,015.56
9 $2,622.22
10 $2,360.00
11 $2,097.78
12 $1,835.56
13 $1,783.11
14 $1,730.67
15 $1,625.78
16 $1,573.33
17-31 $300.00 each

Further information about the Bay Mills Invitational is available at, where viewers can also find up-to-the-minute updates about the AIM Pro Walleye Series tournaments. The weigh-ins for each day will also be carried live on the AIM website and on

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