RACINE, Wis. – The Minn Kota and Humminbird brands have been trusted by anglers forever, and now it’s time to gather those anglers for a big bass shootout on the historic Pickwick Lake. The first Annual Minn Kota and Humminbird Owners Tournament will be held at Pickwick Landing State Park on June 3-4, 2023. Minn Kota and Humminbird have partnered with Trifecta Fishing (Big Bass Tour) to manage the tournament marketing and event execution. Trifecta operates one of the largest big bass tournament organizations in the country and has been in business since 2010.

    The tournament is open to any *amateur boat owner with at least one Minn Kota trolling motor, shallow water anchor, on-board charger or Humminbird fishfinder installed on their vessel. With over $150,000 in total payouts, and the grand prize for the 1st place finisher taking home $50,000, anglers will have the opportunity to win additional Minn Kota and Humminbird products, more cash, and other prizes for finishing in the top 5 overall.

    With two days of competition, anglers can compete on one or both days of competition for hourly prizes. This big bass event features seven hourly weigh-ins per day giving anglers several chances to claim top 10 cash prize payouts for catching the biggest fish each hour.

    Event details

    June 2: Registration day with dinner and prizes, 5-8pm
    June 3 & 4: Tournament fishing days (anglers can fish one or both days)
    Open to amateur anglers owning at least one Minn Kota or Humminbird product
    Co-anglers (non-boat owners) are not required to own Minn Kota or Humminbird product
    Seven hourly weigh-ins daily with top 10 in each winning cash payouts
    Overall event top 5 winning cash & prizes
    $150,000+ in cash and prizes with a $50,000 grand prize winner
    Anglers are allowed up to three anglers total in their boat during tournament hours

    In addition, those in attendance will be part of a special announcement from the Minn Kota and Humminbird brands and learn exclusive information about new products coming for 2023.

    *- no professional anglers are permitted (See rules for details)

    For more information or to register for the Minn Kota & Humminbird Owners Tournament, click www.minnkotaowners.com

    About Humminbird and Minn Kota

    JOHNSON OUTDOORS FISHING is comprised of the Humminbird®, Minn Kota® and Cannon® brands. Humminbird is a leading global innovator and manufacturer of marine electronics products including fish finders, multifunction displays, autopilots, ice flashers, and premium cartography products. Minn Kota is the world’s leading manufacturer of electric trolling motors, as well as a complete line of shallow water anchors, battery chargers and marine accessories. Cannon is the leader in controlled-depth fishing and includes a full line of downrigger products and accessories.

    Visit Humminbird at www.humminbird.com

    Visit Minn Kota at www.minnkotamotors.com

    Visit Cannon at www.cannondownriggers.com

    JOHNSON OUTDOORS is a leading global outdoor recreation company that inspires more people to experience the awe of the great outdoors with innovative, top-quality products. The company designs, manufactures and markets a portfolio of winning, consumer-preferred brands across four categories: Watercraft, Fishing, Diving and Camping.

    Visit Johnson Outdoors at www.johnsonoutdoors.com