Ike's Online Tournament Overview
Wanna fish help get kids fishing!? Are you a Boater, Kayaker, Bank Fisherman or Street Fisherman?? You're in!! Here's your chance no matter where in the US you live and how you fish!!! We have (2) divisions:
NORTHERN Division States
(Canada, WA, OR, ID, WY, MT, WY, ND, SD, NE, IA, WI, MN, MI, IL, IN, OH, PA, MD, DE, NJ, NY, CT, RI, MA, VT, NH, and ME
SOUTHERN Division States
(CA, NV, UT, AZ, NM, CO, TX, KS, OK, MO, AR, LA, AL, TN, KY, VA, WV, NC, SC, GA, MS, and FL)
Sign up now for the month of JULY and help us support getting RODS & REELS into the hands of kids all over the country!!! For a $20.00 donation you will be able to compete against Ike. All proceeds will go to The Ike Foundation to help kids and families who need meals during this very tough time for us all. Together we can make a difference!!!
BI-MONTHLY PRIZES will be given to the top positions of each leader-board category in both the North and South Divisions and Lunker each week! Prize Packs from: Flambeau, Panther Vision, Renegade Sunglasses, Rod Warrior, Spike-It, Mystery Tackle Box, Molix, and more!!!
Watch Video on How to Measure a Fish
All fish entered in the tournament will be photographed, measured, recorded with the FishDonkey app.
Watch Video on How to Enter a Fish
Categories and leader-boards will update throughout the contest so check the leader-boards on your phone or on the website to follow the tournament progress.
The standard award categories are:
Panther Vision BIG BASS - measured by length - (1) Winner per Division for July 1st - 15th and (1) Winner per Division for July 16th - 31st
Renegade Sunglasses Stringer of the Week - measured by the total length of 3 bass (Largemouth, Smallmouth and Spotted Bass) - (1) Winner per Division for July 1st - 15th and (1) Winner per Division for July 16th - 31st
Awards are presented on the basis of length as determined through the mobile app and verified by tournament judges. The categories, species, and official rules can be found in the FishDonkey app prior to the start of the tournament.
See the officials rules & regulations for more information.
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The Dragonfly Bite
Mike Iaconelli This time we’re going to talk about how to catch bass when there’s a few dragonflies around. Before we do that, though, I want to make sure that we’re all thinking about the same creature. A dragonfly is a dragonfly. It’s not a mayfly. It’s an insect all to its own. Most of - Read Entire Ike Fishing Post
Mike Iaconelli The weather is hot. The green cover in our lakes and rivers is growing like crazy. That’s good for us. That’s bad for the bass. It’s a simple situation. We know where to find them when they’re shallow — somewhere that’s green. I’m not going to talk about all the types - Read Entire Ike Fishing Post
Crank Deep When the Weather’s Hot
Mike Iaconelli Last time we talked about topwater options for the postspawn and early summer. As good as those baits are, though, they only last so long. At some point the weather and the water turn hot. We need to think about bringing them up from deep water. There are several ways to do that but - Read Entire Ike Fishing Post
Now’s the Time for a Buzzbait or a Walkin’ Stick
Mike Iaconelli At this point it’s postspawn or early summer almost everywhere. That’s important because fish are totally controlled by their environment. They’re slow when the water’s cold and they’re active when it’s warm. The water’s warm right now, and that means they’re active. - Read Entire Ike Fishing Post
Top Secret! The Spine Rig
Mike Iaconelli The spine rig is a finesse rig that’s been around for a while. It came from Japan and is popular on the West Coast. But, they’ve all been pretty darn good at keeping it to themselves. I’m going to fix that with this blog. I’m giving it up! The beauty of this rig is that it’ll - Read Entire Ike Fishing Post