The AIM Pro Walleye Series is scheduled for Dubuque, Iowa on June 22 to 24, 2011. The tournament is sponsored by the Dubuque Area Visitors and Convention Bureau. The location for the daily weigh-ins will be the Mystique Casino. The weigh-ins will be held indoors to eliminate any chance of inclement weather affecting the multi-media show.
The tournament is a Pro-Am format. Each Co-angler will be paired with a different walleye fishing professional for the first two days of the event. The top half of the field of professionals will advance to fish on Day Three, and will be paired with Co-anglers who were selected by a random drawing at the pre-event Rules Meeting.
The AIM Pro Anglers will be competing for a total purse of $51,000, which is equal to 106% of the pro entry fees. First place is valued at over $25,000, and includes $5,000 in cash plus a Crestliner 1750 Raptor TE boat, Mercury Optimax 125hp motor, and matching trailer.
The list of registered Pro Anglers is as follows:
Brandon Carpenter, Brett King, Bruce Mirabella, Bruce Samson, Clayton Freiburger, Corey Sauerwein, Don Pape, Doug Clark Jr, Gary Parsons, Harry Miller, Jim Carroll, Joe Okada, Keith Kavajecz, Kevin Oyen, Marianne Huskey, Mark Brumbaugh, Mark Martin, Maury Schmerbach, Mike Gofron, Rich Mealey, Robert Blosser, Robert Lampman, Ross Grothe, Roy Vivian, Scott Duncan, Scott Hamel, Steve Copp, Steve Miller, Terry Wilson, Todd Slaght, Tom Millenkamp, and Tommy Skarlis
Further information about AIM as well as up-to-the-minute updates about tournaments can be found at the AIM web site: www.aimfishing.com. The next tournament is the season-ending AIM International Walleye Championship at Akaska, SD on September 15 to 17. This tournament will also crown the 2011 AIM J. J. Keller Angler of the year who will receive a $10,000 prize.
For more about the AIM Pro Walleye Series, visit their site.