Hugh C. Becker Grant Awards

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2022 Hugh C. Becker Grant Recipients

With these awards, the total of benefits issued since the beginning of the program in 2008 will be more than $1,945,000.00. The order of funding dates for 2022, with amounts totaling $112,000.00, are:

  • To support the Spartan Angling youth program at Nashwauk, MN High School.
    February … $2,000.00

  • To support the Muskie youth programs by Fishing for Life.
    February … $5,000.00

  • To support the Youth Heritage Outdoors (YHO) Minnesota State High School Muskie-Fishing Championship program for 2022 in coordination with the Muskies, Inc. Chapters in Minnesota.
    February … $4,400.00

  • To assist in funding the St. Cloud Chapter #37 of Muskies, Inc. for their area youth events through Big Brothers/Big Sisters programs.
    February … $1,500.00

  • To help fund the St. Cloud Chapter #37 of Muskies, Inc. for Pit-tag Readers for research on Lake 12.
    February … $2,100.00

  • To support the Twin Cities Chapter #1 of Muskies, Inc. with their regional Minnesota high school muskie-fishing and youth programs.
    February … $3,200.00

  • To assist the Flatlanders Chapter #32 of Muskies, Inc. youth programs.
    February … $1,600.00

  • To provide partial funding to the Minnesota DNR for the purchase of a Kasco Surface Aerator for the New London, MN Fish Hatchery.
    February … $8,500.00

  • To provide funding to the North Metro Chapter #21 of Muskies Inc. for their regional/sectional Minnesota high school muskie-fishing program.
    February … $1,500.00

  • For continued support of the Youth Conservation Alliance (YCA) youth fishing/education programs.
    February … $5,000.00

  • To support the Illinois Muskie Tournament Trail (IMTT) youth scholarship program.
    March … $1,500.00

  • To support the 2022 Veterans program of Musky Mission Complete.
    March … $7,500.00

  • To continue to assist the Northern Waters Land Trust in the purchase of the extended area of critical habitat and property on Millers Bay of Leech Lake.
    March … $10,00.00

  • To help fund the purchase of critical property on the Wabedo/Little Boy Lake chain through the Northern Waters Land Trust.
    March … $5,000.00

  • To assist in supporting the Brainerd Lakes Chapter #24 of Muskies, Inc. for the pit-tag research on Gull and Roosevelt lakes in conjunction with the Minnesota DNR.
    March … $3,000.00

  • To reimburse the Lake Superior Chapter #33 of Muskies, Inc. for the emergency pit tags needed to complete the research in 2021 on the St. Louis River. (Funds received from the Twin Cities Chapter #1.)
    March … $3,600.00

  

  • To provide support to the Fox River Valley Chapter #39 of Muskies, Inc. for their youth programs.
    March … $3,000.00

  • For partial funding of the stocking efforts of the Fox River Valley Chapter #39 of Muskies, Inc.
    March … $2,000.00

  • To partially fund the Illinois Musky Alliance (IMA) for the equipment proposed at the Jake Wolf Hatchery.
    March … $3,000.00

  • To continue to support Wisconsin League of Musky Anglers (WILMA) for the purchase of pit tags for research on the Wisconsin River.
    March … $1,000.00
  • To support funding to the Headwaters Chapter #12 of Muskies, Inc. for minnow feed at the Art Oemcke Hatchery in Woodruff, WI.
    April … $2,000.00

  • To support the Twelve Apostles Musky Club with their stocking program for the Central Wisconsin River project.
    April … $6,100.00

  • To support the stocking program in Lake Geneva, WI by the Chicagoland Musky Hunters Chapter #3 of Muskies, Inc.
    April … $5,000.00

  • To provide funding to the Three Rivers Chapter #16 of Muskies, Inc. for their stocking program.
    April … $2,000.00

  • To support the stocking projects of the Twin Cities Chapter #1 of Muskies, Inc.
    April … $10,000.00

  • To support the stocking projects of the First Wisconsin Chapter #6 of Muskies, Inc.
    April … $5,000.00

  • To support the Consolidated Musky Club with their stocking program on the Wisconsin River.
    April …. $2,500.00

  • To support the Hayward Lakes Chapter #13 of Muskies, Inc. for minnow feed at the Spooner, WI Hatchery.
    April … $3,000.00

  • To partially support the stocking program in Lake Geneva, WI by the Flatlanders Chapter #32 of Muskies, Inc.
    April … $2,000.00