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West Yellowstone/Hebgen Lake NAIFC Ice Fishing Qualifier Tournament

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West Yellowstone/Hebgen Lake NAIFC Ice Fishing Qualifier Tournament

West Yellowstone, Montana will host an NAIFC (North American Ice Fishing Circuit) National Qualifier from January 18-20, 2019. The qualifier – an ice fishing tournament – takes place on Sunday and is open to any two-person team (registration fee required).

The tournament is located on Hebgen Lake just outside of West Yellowstone at Kirkwood Resort & Marina is the location for the tournament starting point and Free Kid’s Ice Fishing Camp.

Friday night kicks-off with a Gathering with a Social Hour, informal introductory information, and networking at the West Yellowstone Holiday Inn Conference Center (315 Yellowstone Avenue).

Saturday is pre-fishing for the teams and the ever-popular free NAIFC Kid’s Free Ice Fishing Camp.  This is the largest kids’ ice fishing camp in the Intermountain West where kids get to meet ice fishing pro’s, and members of the USA Ice Fishing team.

On Sunday, the NAIFC will conduct the Hebgen Lake Qualifier with two-person teams fishing from approximately 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM. At 3:00 PM the NAIFC Tournament weigh-in will be conducted at the Holiday Inn Conference Center.  Cash and prizes will be awarded to the top teams.  The top ten finishing teams also receive an invitation to the  NAIFC National/North American Championship to be held next December.

For more information on the NAIFC, tournament events, the Kids ICE CAMP, go to www.westyellowstonemticefishing.com. To enter an NAIFC qualifier please go to www.naifc.com.


Jan 18 2019 - Jan 20 2019


Kirkwood Marina
Hwy 287, West Yellowstone Montana 59758

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