34th Annual  "Spring Classic of Champions"
      held on June 14th & 15th, 2014

in Eagle River, Wisconsin


Click on brochure for Information

Spring Classic 2014  Brochure , pdf

"Spring Classic 2014  Scoring Formula and Rule Update"


Fish Muskies with the best !

2013 Winners


1st Place Team

2nd Place Team

3rd Place Team



The 33nd Anniversary Headwaters Chapter of Muskies, Inc.

Spring Classic of Champions was held on June 8th and 9th  2013.

The 33rd Anniversary Headwaters Chapter of Muskies, Inc. Spring Classic of Champions was held on June 8th and 9th. There were 74 boats entered with 148 people fishing the tournament. The headquarters for the tournament was Wild Eagle Lodge with fishing limited to the Lower Eagle River Chain.

The results of the tournament are as follows: 

1st Place Team #10 David Kuhn - Appleton, WI ..  ..2 Fish 40 ¼, 44
Kevin Laux - Oshkosh, WI ......$7,500 

2nd Place Team #26 Mark Gillich - Woodruff, WI.. .....2 Fish 43, 38
Joey Rozanski -Wauwatosa, WI ..$2,200

3rd Place Team #19 Tim Rutzen, Jr. - Mosinee, WI ......2 Fish 36, 42                                   
Ryan Bock - Three Lakes, WI .....$1,200

4th Place Team #35 Bill Vierkandt - Phelps, WI........... 2 Fish 38 ¾, 37                                
Tony Piantek - Shawano, WI........ $450

5th Place Team #42 Marvin Peterson - Conover, WI ... 2 Fish 37 ¼ ,37 1/2    
                                Terry Uhlenbrauck - DePere, WI ...$400

6th Place Team #22 Jim Chamberlin - Eagle River, WI ..2 Fish 34, 39 ½   
                               Jamie Waters - Port Allen, LA....... $375

7th Place Team #59 Evan Derleth - Tomahawk, WI ......2 Fish 37, 35 ½ 
                                Tony Derleth- Tomahawk, WI ......$350

8th Place Team #32 Dan Wojtusik - Eagle River, WI..... 2 Fish 35 ½, 35 ¼ 
                               John Mayer - Louisville, CO ..........$325

9th Place Team #36 Chad Popp - Hatley, WI............... 1 Fish 45 inches
                                 Andy Popp - Verona, WI............ $310

10th Place Team #20 Ron Crass - Phelps, WI.............. 1 Fish 44 ¾ inches
                                  Linda Crass - Phelps, WI............ $300

Big Fish Saturday Team #36 Chad & Andy Popp 45 inches Fish   $650 

Big Fish Sunday Team #60 Nate Osfar - Marathon City, WI & Matt Raley -
Arbor Vitae, WI 44 ½ inches Fish   $650

Winner of Free Entry and starting position #1-A for 2014 Team #17
Patrick Greene - Solon Springs, WI & Dane Jusula - Superior, WI

Fish Caught and Released: Saturday 24 Sunday 9  Total of 33 fishLakes fish were caught in: Catfish 12,
Yellow Birch 7, Eagle 5, Scattering Rice 4, Cranberry 2, Duck 1, Otter 1, and river section 1.
Out of 74 teams, 25 teams caught at least one fish which means 33% of the field scored. 
The largest fish for the tournament was 45 inches

Volunteer workers included Carol and Rick Janick, Joe Koschnik, Courtney Froemming, Sandy and Bill Jacobs, Bob Jacobs, Lloyd Fisher, Tom White and Marge Hollnagel. The judge boats were run by Coach Kip Cramer, Jim Edwards, Jay Hollnagel, Mike Kijowski, Joe Koschnik, Glenn Matula, Ken Pedersen, and Dale Peterson, Chairman of the Judge Boats. 

The Wild Eagle Lodge was our tournament headquarters and Oneida Village provided the noon meal on Sunday which was served by the Eagle River Masonic Lodge. Presentation of awards took place in The Blue Heron Supper Club. Special thanks to Margie and Jerry Hollnagel, Hessenjaeger Wirehairs, LLC. for maintaining our website. If you have not checked out the website, please do so. It is located at Eagle River Distributing II and Miller Brewing Co. provided the tournament trophies, and the following provided raffle prizes: Shoeder’s Rv & Marine, Beast Teaser Tackle, Moore’s Tackle, Musky Hunter Magazine, Musky Magic Tackle, Pure Fishing, Rizzo Tackle, Smitty Baits, Suick Lures Manufacturing, Trophy Technologies, Tyrant Lures, and St. Croix. T Docks, Eagle Lake rest rooms, Boat Sport Marina, Braywood Resort, Chanticleer Inn, Eagle River Inn, and the Wild Eagle Lodge were authorized pit stops for the tournament. 

Next year is the 34th Anniversary of the Spring Classic which will be held June 14th and 15th , 2014. 

Jim & Carol Heffner, Tournament Directors


.................2013 Spring Classic Tournament.....


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