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Wil Wegman’s Ice Fishing Seminar in Georgina

If you’ll be in the Georgina area this Thursday February 7th 2013 be sure to check out this seminar by Wil Wegman and a bonus guest Gerry Heels on Ice Fishing!

If you can’t make this one but are going to the Sportsman’s Show in Toronto this weekend you can see Wil at 1pm on Friday the 8th talking Ice Fishing again.

Wil Seminar

For Immediate Release:                                                                                                                                                                                January 28, 2013

Lake Simcoe: Former Focus on Fishing newspaper columnist for the Georgina Advocate and award winning outdoor writer Wil Wegman will be hosting another ice fishing seminar in the Town of Georgina. He will present  on Thursday February 7th 2013  from 7pm to 9pm at the legendary Briars Resort, 55 Hedge Road, in, Jackson’s Point (www.briars.ca)

Wegman, who won the 2006 Perch Trap Attack on Simcoe was also a member of Team Canada at the World Ice Fishing Championships in 1991 and has had several top ten finishes in the Canadian Ice Fishing Championships. He won the Perchin for MS event with his son Izaak in 2011 and placed 3rd in 2012 when 200 teams competed. He taught ice fishing courses at Seneca College for 20 years and presents his popular ice fishing seminars from Sudbury to Toronto and from St Catharines to Ottawa. His ice fishing articles have been published in Ontario Out of Doors, Outdoor Canada, Real Fishing, In Fisherman, and Just Fishing magazines. Wil writes the Hooked on Fishing column for Lake Simcoe Living Magazine which is available around the lake at many local businesses.

Wegman is excited about returning to Georgina. “Last time we were here in 2011, every seat in the house was filled and we had standing room only. The crowd in Georgina is great – and many are well seasoned veterans just looking for a tip or two to help them ice more fish.”    

Wegman’s power point presentation will focus on finesse ice fishing tactics with particular emphasis on how to catch more whitefish, lake trout, yellow perch and northern pike, from Lake Simcoe during the winter. “Lake Simcoe is a huge body of water and receives more fishing pressure than any other inland lake in the province. With all that hard water and all those other ice anglers, it can be a daunting lake to try and figure out. I hope ice anglers walk away from the evening having learned a thing or two to help them understand the lake and its fish a little more,” he said.

With that knowledge and the tips and tricks Wegman will reveal on how to catch those fish … ice anglers of all skill levels are sure to find the evening both entertaining and rewarding. I’m especially happy that Lowrance Electronics and Navionics rep Gerry Heels will accompany me and offer anglers some incredible insight into the sonar units used for ice fishing. He will also provide great tips on how to maximize the performance of these units while using the latest Navionics map chips during the winter”, said Wegman.

An incredible array of draw prizes will be awarded thanks to HT Tackle. Admission is free … however everyone is asked to bring an assortment of non-perishable food items for the local Georgina Food Bank.

For more Information

Focus On Fishing

www.wilwegman.com

Big News for the Canadian Ice Fishing Championship

Great news for anglers who interested in getting involved in competitive ice fishing this season.  Here is the press release from the Canadian Ice Fishing Championship regarding their tournament taking place on Lake Simcoe in February.

Canadian Ice Fishing Championship (CIFC)
February 25-26, 2012             www.cifc.org
FIRST PLACE SPONSOR – TOWN OF GEORGINA

The Town of Georgina is officially the First Place sponsor of the 2012 Canadian Ice Fishing Championship. The $7500 First Place prize guarantee previously announced by the organizers, Lures & Tours, is secured with this generous support. In addition, the Town’s sponsorship includes presentation of a new Championship Trophy.

A member of the Economic Development Committee will be in attendance at the awards ceremony to present the trophy and the cheque for $7,500.00.

“On behalf of the Town of Georgina, the Economic Development Committee is pleased to once again be a sponsor of the Georgina Fishing Series and is glad to see that Lures and Tours is dedicated to continuing the tradition of promoting recreational fishing in Georgina. The Town of Georgina recognizes that recreational fishing is a contributor to the local economy and wishes Rosa Sharpe and Charlie Ross all the best with the 2012 Georgina Fishing Series.“  Karyn Stone, Economic and Tourism Development Officer.

Lures & Tours thanks the Town of Georgina for this major endorsement to a new era for the Championship and to fishing in Georgina. Future references to the First Place prize will be associated with the Town of Georgina and the town logo.

$7500 Guaranteed First Place
Sponsored by the Town of Georgina 

Media, Sponsorship and Registration Inquiries:
info@cifc.org

Phone 705-738-5757 / Cell 905-251-5624
Lures & Tours / Canadian Ice Fishing Championship

P.O. Box 561, Bobcaygeon, ON K0M 1A0
www.cifc.org

-Lawren