Experience Jackson launches an Ice Fishing Contest with a chance to win NASCAR Tickets and a Knutson’s Gift Card
Experience Jackson celebrates ice fishing with Ice Fishing Social Media Contest with a grand prize of four Michigan International Speedway NASCAR tickets and a $50 Knutson’s Gift Card. To enter pictures must be tagged on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #ExperienceJxn. Alternatively entries can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The contest will run from January 15, 2015 to February 28, 2015. For a weekly ice fishing ice thickness report, contest details and rules visit ExperienceJackson.com/IceFishing. Weekly Ice Fishing Ice Thickness Report is provided courtesy of Knutson’s Recreational Sales.
This contest coincides with the Midwest Open Ice Fishing Tournament on February 1, 2015, one of the largest ice fishing tournament payouts with a top prize of more than $20,000. This year the prestigious tournament attracts the best fishermen from as far away as Minnesota and Ontario, Canada to fish Vineyard Lake.
Jackson County has over 188 lakes; many of Jackson County Parks have lake access as well as state parks Waterloo Recreation Area and Hayes State Park. Great ice fishing lakes include Gilletts Lake, Grass Lake, Vandercook Lake, Clark Lake, Vineyard Lake, Wamplers Lake and Devils Lake. Ice fisherman of all levels will enjoy a fishing weekend in Jackson County. Fishermen can escape the cold ice shanty at night and enjoy a comfortable hotel room with a comfortable rate at ExperienceJackson.com/hotels.
The mission of the Jackson County Visitors Bureau (dba Experience Jackson) is to promote Jackson County and its attributes to individual visitors and groups as a unique, affordable and attractive place to vacation, host an event or conduct a tour. The full community calendar is available at ExperienceJackson.com/calendar.
Midwest Open Ice Fishing Tournament
Midwest Open Ice Fishing Tournament takes place every year, weather permitting, in the Brooklyn-Irish Hills area. The event is coordinated by Knutson’s Recreational Sales at 164 Wamplers Lake Road Brooklyn, known for their extensive live bait selection much of it available year-round.