Register Today for the 36th Annual Midwest Musky Classic!

Phelps Midwest Musky Classic Early Bird Deadline

Midwest Musky Classic winnerMusky hunters – Come catch the big one in Phelps, Wisconsin this fall! There’s still time to meet the Early Bird Registration Deadline of September 15th for a chance at a free registration for 2017!

The 36th annual Midwest Musky Classic will take place October 7th – 9th. The tournament includes fishing on North Twin, South Twin, Lac Vieux Desert, and Big Sand Lake in Phelps.

Friday kicks off the tournament, with fishing from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., the same hours on Saturday, and finishes off on Sunday with fishing from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Cash prizes valued at over $2400 and Big Fish of the Day prizes will be awarded on Sunday at the Awards Luncheon. Entry fees are only $85 a person. This includes the Big Fish contest for each day, Sunday’s lunch, and a tournament hat.

Those interested in registering for the tournament can find the rules and registration on the Phelps Chamber website at or can contact the Phelps Chamber office at 715-545-3800. To qualify for the Early Bird drawing, forms must be received by September 15th. Good luck to all the Musky hunters!

Phelps Chamber Seeking Tournament Judges

The Phelps Chamber is seeking judges for the upcoming Midwest Musky Classic that will take place on October 7th, 8th, and 9th. We need judges on the water on Friday and Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and on Sunday from 7 am to 11 am, on North Twin Lake, South Twin Lake, Lac Vieux Desert and Big Sand Lake. Judges receive $40 per day to help with their expense, a tournament hat, and are invited to attend the ceremony luncheon on Sunday following the tournament for a free meal. As participants catch a musky, they will be calling their lake’s judge boat with their location and the judge needs to go to the site of the catch, per DNR catch-and-release tournament rules. The fish would be measured and the judge would ensure it was properly released after recording name of participant, time, location, and size of catch. This could be a fun way to spend a weekend day! If interested, please call Celeste at 715-545-3800.

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