Aikens Lake News Archive - September 2006

Thanks for a great 2006 season!

Date Sep. 29, 2006

We (Julie and Pit) wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of our loyal customers that make Aikens the special place that it is. Without you, we wouldn't be able to keep this paradise on earth alive! This year,...

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More pictures and links

Date Sep. 26, 2006

Go to the PWT website to see more pictures of the event and the stars... click here Go to read a modified news release here For Reader's Digest's pre-tournament story, click here (ps - some of the names are inaccurate...

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Official News Release for PWT Aikens Lake Shootout

Date Sep. 21, 2006

The First Annual PWT Celebrity Shootout Raised More Than a $100,000 For the Boomer Esiason Foundation for Cystic Fibrosis The top ten In-Fisherman Professional Walleye Trail pros in the Johnsonville Brats Angler of the Year race were joined by celebrities for...

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Final PWT Shootout Standings

Date Sep. 21, 2006

The final results are in! The fishing started this morning at 8:00 AM and ended at 12:30. The weather cooperated once again with a beautiful fall day! The winner of the tournament was the boat captained by Mark Christianson and partner Robert...

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Day 1 Results

Date Sep. 21, 2006

The weather certainly cooperated for the first day of fishing! After watching the impressive fleet of Lund boats departing the dock, we had to anxiously wait to see if the recent coldfront would cool down the fishing. Most of the...

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Teams drawn, partners prepare

Date Sep. 19, 2006

The celebrities are all here and the festivities have begun! Two planes brought in the 10 celebrities early this afternoon. Most of them hit the water for an hour or two so they could get their lines wet before the show...

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Weather improves, Links to Shootout news

Date Sep. 19, 2006

Today we will greet all of the celebrities off the planes here at Aikens as well as more media personnel, so look for more media updates in the next couple of days. We will be doing the boat partner draw...

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PWT anglers arrive at Aikens

Date Sep. 18, 2006

After much anticipation and preparation, everyone was on the dock yesterday morning to greet our honored guests. These PWT champions are here to compete in the first annual PWT Aikens Lake Shootout benefiting the Boomer Esiason Foundation for Cystic Fibrosis. ...

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Manitoba Welcomes the PWT champions

Date Sep. 17, 2006

The ten best professional walleye fishermen in North America this season on the Professional Walleye Trail (PWT) along with the In-Fisherman entourage and film crews arrived at the Winnipeg headquarter hotel, the Canad-Inn Fort Garry, on Friday evening. After exchanging...

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NECA nets 8

Date Sep. 17, 2006

The past 3 days of fishing have certainly been great ones for a large group of electrical contractors from Minnesota! Jeff Ohman and the NECA group have been doing trips for nearly two decades! This was the first time that they...

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Dan Greteman becomes walleye specialist

Date Sep. 11, 2006

By reading our previous post, you've already surmised that Dan Greteman is having quite a special and emotional trip! Well, he just kicked it up one more notch! He arrived at Aikens having 3 master angler walleyes under his belt, but...

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Shorelunch Site dedicated to Tom Greteman

Date Sep. 10, 2006

For years we've been saying that we need a shorelunch site in the back bay. One of the original ideamen for this was our favorite and longest-tenured guest Mr. Tom Greteman. Tom's first trip to Aikens was back in 1953. He...

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New Press Release re: Aikens Lake Shootout

Date Sep. 07, 2006

For Immediate Release   Rick Schroder, Mike Gartner, Kris King, Dave Krieg, Les Stroud and Friends to Fish for a Cause   Inaugural PWT Celebrity Shootout Walleye Fishing Event Benefits Boomer Esiason’s Foundation, September 18-21, 2006 Rick Schroder, Mike Gartner, Kris King,...

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Ground breaks on “Ursa Major”

Date Sep. 02, 2006

This has certainly been a fast paced and ambitious year for the construction at Aikens Lake.  We have many projects under our belts already and the last one to accomplish for 2006 will be to get a shell up for the ...

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