Event Houghton Lake, Houghton MI

2021 Open Qualifier
Houghton Lake, Houghton MI
February 19th, 2021
Registrations are Open
Event Class Description
1-day The top 10 places receive invite to 2021 NAIFC National Championship
Event Abbreviation
Event Date
February 19th, 2021 to February 21st, 2021
Start Time
Weigh-In Time
8 Crappie 8 Sunfish
Tournament Location

Houghton Lake, Houghton MI

Houghton Lake
United States
Lakeside Resort $ Convention Center
Rules Meeting Date/Time
Saturday, February 20, 2021 - 6:00 pm
Rules Meeting Location
lakeside Resort & Convention Center
Launch Venue(s)
Lakeside Resort & Convention Center
Jack Baker
Cell Phone: 
(612) 308-4858
Estimated Field
100 Teams
Estimated Payout
Payout Bonus
Boundary Description
Houghton Lake, Entire Lake
Satellite Event
Event Details


Friday Night 7:00 PM    Meet-n-Greet at Lakeside Resort & Conference Center.

Free - Open to General Public. Meet the traveling Pro-staff, Team USA Members.

Talk Ice Fishing, Tournament Fishing, Local Regional and World techniques.


Friday Night 5:00 – 7:00 PM NAIFC SIF Student / High School Registration. At Lakeside Resort & Conference Center.  For those that have not registered on-line. (open to students 12 years and up). 2-person teams, no entry fee.  Good to have students attend the Meet-n-Greet.



Saturday Morning SIF Student / HS Qualifier.

Meet at Launch Lakeside Resort & Conference Center. 

7:00 – 7:15 packet pick-up

7:15 Rules Meeting.

8:00 start fishing, 12:00 weigh-in.

SIF Qualifier for Student / HS Championship were students compete for College Scholarships.


Saturday Afternoon 1:00 PM  Kids Ice Camp Indoors at Lakeside Resort & Conference Center.

Any age Kids with parents learn ice safety and basic ice fishing. 

Free Ice Rod to all kids attending.  


Saturday Afternoon 2:00 – 3:00 PM            Kids Ice Camp Outdoors.

Leave/launch from Lakeside Resort & Conference Center.

Kids with parents go out on the ice to get hands -on of what they just saw indoors.

Dress for the weather.


Saturday Late Afternoon 4:00 – 5:30 PM Packet Pick-up & Social Hour.

At Lakeside Resort & Conference Center.  


Saturday Night 6:00 PM   NAIFC Rules Meeting at Lakeside Resort & Conference Center.

Sunday Morning NAIFC Competition.

Launch from Lakeside Resort & Conference Center.

6:30 – 7:00 AM line up on the ice.

7:00 Equipment Inspection starts.

7:30 Release to fishing area.

8:00 Fishing begins.

1:00 PM All anglers back inside time cones.

2:00 PM Weigh-in Begins.  Lakeside Resort & Conference Center

3:00 PM Awards Ceremonies.

Select your team. If you can't find your team, please register a new team.
Registration Deadline
Saturday, February 20, 2021 - 4:00 pm
Late Fee