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Silent Auction

Below are some of the Silent Auction Prizes for the 2017 Banquet. Be sure to check back from now until May 4th, 2017 to see the new list of prizes for the 29th Annual Banquet.


Spend a day on Beautiful Lake of the Woods learning some of the techniques and tactics of 2016 Lake of the Woods Musky Cup Champion Dave Bennett.You will be fishing from Dave’s tournament ready and fully equipped 2017 KingFisher 2025 Flex XP Sport from Woodlake Marine Ltd.

As a bonus Woodlake Marine is including a gift certificate for $100 for all your boating equipment and accessory needs. Dave has recently joined the sales team at Woodlake Marine after guiding on Lake of the Woods for over 20 years.

Whether you are new to the sport or are looking to take your game to a new level, Dave will tailor the day to suit you. 

Does not include: Ontario fishing license or Lunch

Value: Priceless

Donor: Dave Bennett Outdoors, Kingfisher Boats, Woodlake Marine Ltd.

XZipIt Home Theatre ChairsWiens Furniture, Niverville logoXZIPIT HOME THEATRE CHAIRS 


The Palliser 41830 Xzipit home theater recliner combines contemporary design with the ingenuity of interchangeable logos like no other product ever seen in the market. Each seat purchased comes with 1 free panel. With a patented hidden zipper design it allows you to customize embroidered leather logos on your furniture and change them in seconds using an undetectable zipper connection. With or without logos, the furniture is fully functional, attractive and comfortable.You will be able to order 2 panels with this set.

Valued at over $2900.00 (incl. taxes)

Donor: Wiens Furniture and Appliances, Niverville


Niro and his team focused on eliminating sound interferences to achieve ultimate clarity and localization of sound. This led to the creation of the HPS (patent pending) - a surround sound field that envelops the listener just like in a movie theatre. This enabled reproduction of sounds not only coming from the rear, but also spreading over a vertical expanse.

The Niro HPS uses two enclosures that contain 5 meticulously engineered drivers as well as 5 super tweeters, plus a sub that reproduces a true 5.1 channel surround sound.

Separating the front speakers (FL + C + FR) from the surround sound speakers (LS + RS) and housing them in the bottom unit and top unit respectively, significantly improved the resolution of sounds generated by each speaker unit and enabled a delivery of very clear sounds to the listener. Furthermore, the placement of the surround sound speaker above the TV resulted in a substantially improved position accuracy of rear sound signals normally affected by reflections, thus allowing the listener to enjoy realistic sounds, hearing even those sounds that could not be picked up by conventional systems.

Base & Top Satellite Speaker & Sub

  • Base Speaker: 3 x 3.5 inch discrete full range drivers with 3 x 1 inch Soft Dome Tweeters
  • Top Speaker: 2 x 2.5 inch discrete full range drivers
  • 8 inch bass driver
  • High grade wood cabinet
  • Course grill with 51% more exposure

Mounting brackets included:

  • Top Speaker: TV Bracket, Wall Bracket, Ceiling Bracket
  • Base Speaker: Wall Bracket, Table Top Angle Posts

Value: $1,500.00 CAD

Donor: Donny B’s

Birch-Island-Lodge logo


In support of Fish Futures – Reid’s Birch Island Resort is providing an all inclusive 1 day – 2 night package for 2 people


The package includes

Accommodation, daily maid service, all meals (hearty breakfast, prepared shore lunch and gourmet dinner),professional guide, boat, motor, gas and bait. Also included is lodging and dinner on arrival and breakfast on departure.


Birch island Resort offers 14 bedrooms, each with a private bathroom. There are four rooms in the main lodge, four on the upper level of the boathouse and six rooms off the back deck of the main lodge. We can accommodate from one to 40 guests, providing an excellent atmosphere for fishing vacations, family gatherings and corporate retreats. 

The lodge itself is an elegant century-old building that for most of its life served as a private and corporate retreat for the T Eaton Company. Its immense pines, verdant grounds and stately boathouse would serve nicely as a movie set for The Great Gatsby. From the Resort, the Winnipeg River spreads out in all directions like an immense four-leaf clover, with hundreds of miles of shoreline and limitless fishing opportunities. Our intention is to combine the best aspects of both worlds — traditional old-time elegance with the very latest in cuisine, accommodation and service. Nearby airports, all-weather paved road access and wireless communication means you can stay in touch while enjoying a corporate retreat or family vacation. Come in your necktie if you must – we supply everything from the moment you arrive. The fishing is excellent and our guides are serious professionals who might become lifelong friends. The beauty of the area will take your breath away, invigorate your spirit and strengthen bonds with friends, work partners and family. 

For your comfort
We have a cozy sitting room in the main lodge that looks onto the lake and a large lounge above the boathouse with wet bar, piano and plenty of seating. There’s also a large deck off the main lodge that overlooks the water and many lakeside decks to enjoy the company of fellow fisherman or take in the colourful sunsets that Northwestern Ontario is famous for. 


Fine dining 
At Birch Island Resort, you’ll experience dining that rivals the finest restaurants. Coffee is delivered fresh to you each morning as you enjoy sunrise over the lake. Our executive chef will treat you to made-to-order breakfasts every day and a noon lunch will be served on the water at one of our hand picked shore lunch spots, where you will enjoy fresh-caught walleye an many side dishes. Dinners feature generous portions of your choice of steaks, chops and seafood, all artfully prepared. Top it off with desert and your appetite will be thoroughly satisfied.

The Fishing is Fantastic

Guided by experts 
Birch Island Resort guides are knowledgeable, enthusiastic and experienced. They’re ready to assist and know where the hot spots are. They’ll take care of your catch and prepare a shore lunch that will be one of many highlights of your trip. Each guide is boat-safety certified and trained in CPR and first aid. As with our guests, our guides return year after year and some have been with us for over 20 years. They are adept at helping children, seniors and avid fisherman alike to ensure that your fishing experience is a memorable one.

Trading post 
Located next to our dock and boathouse is a full-service trading post. Well equipped, the store offers a large selection of tackle, beverages, beer, snacks, tobacco products, toiletries, disposable cameras and a full line of Birch Island Resort clothing.

Shore lunches 
The shore lunches at Birch Island Resort can only be described as one of the great highlights of your trip. Fresh Walleye done in a wide range of our own unique recipes — from the traditional pan-fried to sweet and sour, stir fried, baked or honey mustard — together with homemade fries and breads, vegetables, fruits and desserts, complete the shore lunch experience.Accommodation includes daily maid service, all meals (hearty breakfast, prepared shore lunch and gourmet dinner), professional guide, boat, motor, gas and bait. Packages include lodging and dinner on arrival and breakfast on departure.

Package does not include: 
Fishing License, Store and Bar Purchases and Gratuities      

 Valued at $1,500.00 CAD (incl. taxes)

Donor: Phil Reid, Reid’s Birch Island Resort


Discover fish and structure, then track their every move with the HELIX 7™ DI GPS. See fish and vertical lure presentations by viewing Down Imaging® and SwitchFire® Sonar side-by-side on the wide, 16:9 display. The reliable, internal GPS offers 2500 waypoints and 50 routes, so you can return to your most productive spots time and time again. A single, micro SD card slot delivers Humminbird® LakeMaster®, AutoChart™ and AutoChart™ Pro, as well as Navionics® +.

Value: $711.00 CAD

Donor: Humminbird


Humminbird's Helix 9 CHIRP DI Sonar/GPS Combo G2N delivers crisp images, excellent coverage and an internal GPS so you can spend less time guessing and more time fishing productive spots. G2N units feature Ethernet networking capability, built-in CHIRP sonar, enhanced mapping with AutoChart Live and SmartStrike compatibility, and updated software to enrich your time on the water. DualBeam Plus™ combines two beams for extra-wide coverage and teams with CHIRP technology that increases sensitivity and reduces noise so your images are crisp and clear. Down Imaging® delivers clear views up to 350 ft. below your boat. SwitchFire™ sonar lets you easily distinguish between fish and structure. Internal GPS allows you to store up to 2,750 waypoints and 45 routes. AutoChart Live allows you to map structure on your screen and save to your micro SD card. Vegetation and bottom hardness overlays the contours, working with your i-Pilot Link to keep you on top of the fish. G2N units can network with other electronics onboard using an Ethernet connection, including Humminbird CHIRP Radar, Auto Pilot, 360 Imaging and i-Pilot Link by Minn Kota®. Compatible with all Humminbird LakeMaster maps, including SmartStrike™, and Navionics maps, plus it features dual card slots to accommodate multiple mapping options. Ethernet networking allows it to easily connect to other onboard electronics. Bluetooth® compatibility lets you see messages and missed calls on the easy-to-read 9" LED-backlit 800x480 screen with 1,500-nit brightness.

Value: $1,355.00 CAD

Donor: Humminbird


The ICE 55 ice fishing flasher has a 6-color, industry-best fiber-optic flasher display that offers unmatched performance and gives greater distinction between targets in the beam.  It also features an extreme temperature LCD with digital depth and automatic depth scale.  Its unique purple target line allows fishermen to set a visual indicator at a specific depth to know exactly how far to lower their jig.  Professional-grade carrying case included.  Rely on Humminbird ice flashers to find your spots and keep your cooler full. 

Value: $735.00 CAD

Donor: Humminbird

Mar Schells Magic logoNatural Elements Dreadnaught SG & HardcaseMAR SCHELLS MUSIC MAGIC
Elements Dreadnaught SG & Hardcase 

The Simon & Patrick Natural Elements Dreadnaught SG models feature back & sides made from a three-layer lamination of unique tonewoods from Northern Quebec. Beautiful tonewood Heart of Wild Cherry. Natural & unique variations in the wood mean that no two pieces will look the same.
Select pressure tested solid tops ensure the highest levels of stiffness and rigidity along with maximum harmonic vibration. A Custom Polished finish gives a satin sheen to each model and accentuates the pure natural beauty of the tonewood while allowing the guitar to breathe and vibrate freely. All Natural Elements models include B-Band AC1.5T electronics with built-in tuner and lithium battery. Comes with a custom fit hardcase to protect your guitar from the elements and accidents..

Value: $700.00 CAD

Donor: Mar Schells Music

Paradigm Stylus 270 Outdoor SpeakersDonny B logoPARADIGM STYLUS 270 OUTDOOR SPEAKERS 
Brave The Elements 

When it comes to high-performance outdoor sound, Paradigm has your backyard covered! Contemporary Stylus speakers are an easy, stylish and surprisingly affordable way to bring the Paradigm high-performance sound you enjoy indoors … outdoors. They’re weather resistant — so install them outdoors and leave them there.

Superior PTD™ Pure-Titanium Domes with Unique Controlled WaveGuide™ Faceplates deliver smooth, clear, extended response. Ferro-fluid cooled and damped.

Superior ICP™ Injection-Molded Co-Polymer Polypropylene Cones. Oversized magnets and superior motor structures ensure a very detailed, authentic midrange.

Superior PolyGlass™ Mineral-Filled Reinforced Enclosures. Fully sealed (no ports) for protection against the outdoor environment … even under adverse weather conditions!

Weather, Water, UV-Resistant Aluminum Grilles stainless steel / brass hardware, gold-plated binding posts and stainless steel / polymer mounting brackets. 

Value: $525.00 CAD

Donor: Donny B’s, Kenora

Donny B logoSAMSUNG HW-K950 ATMOS SOUNDBARSAMSUNG HW-K950 ATMOS SOUNDBAR - an immersive experience! 

From ordinary to exceptional surround

Three words. Dynamic movie night. Surround Sound Expansion Plus lets you upmix any content to enjoy in 5.1.4ch surround sound. Feel the sound come from all around and overhead as if you’re in the theatre. So choose any movie, pick a night, and prepare to be blown away.

Multi-dimensional cinematic sound is no longer just for movie theaters. The HW-K950 is the industry’s first to support 2 wireless rear speakers with upfiring drivers. That gives you incredible 5.1.4 channel sound that doesn’t just surround you, it puts you deep into the action.

Finding the sweet spot just got a lot easier. With a wide-range tweeter engineered by the Samsung Audio Lab, you’ll get consistently great sound wherever you sit. So even if you didn’t score the best seat in the room, you won’t miss a single decibel.

Your UHD content, UHD Blu-ray Disk Player, and HW-K950 Soundbar. The perfect combination for incredible entertainment without missing out on the amazing content quality. With 4K Pass-Through, your 4K content will play seamlessly with the additional dynamic 5.1.4ch surround sound. 

Value: $2,250.00 CAD

Donor: Donny B’s, Kenora


Elevate your home entertainment viewing with the Samsung UBD-K8500 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player—designed to deliver the ultimate cinematic experience. 

With stunning UHD 4K resolution, Samsung’s Ultra HD Blu-ray Player gives you 4 times the picture quality of existing Samsung Blu-ray players. It also boasts incredibly life-like images with 4K UHD playback.

With HDR technology, the Ultra HD Blu-ray Player puts the movie set in your living room, delivering dynamic UHD content in exceptional quality. Experience sharp contrasts and brightness with deeper blacks and brighter whites.The Ultra HD Blu-ray Player offers twice the color range of existing conventional Blu-ray players and 64 times higher color expressions, surpassing the digital cinema standard. Enjoy realistic picture quality like never before.

Stream the latest 4K movies to your living room on demand at high speeds*. Access a wide range of content from online providers such as Netflix and Amazon, as well as your favorite offline shows.The Ultra HD Blu-ray Player has outstanding compatibility, letting you play all the old music CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs that you have collected over the years. Now you can enjoy all your favorite movies in UHD quality.

Value: $450.00 CAD

Donor: Donny B’s, Kenora


Gets Traxxis in and out of the water in no time. Just pull up and forward to stow the motor with no buttons or release levers. Then when it’s time to go, use the easy-access thumb release to deploy Traxxis into any of ten different positions.

Provides up to five times longer run time on a single charge by drawing only as much power as you need - extending your time on the water.

Tilts (up to 45⁰) and extends (up to 6") to give you maximum control.

Value: $825.00 CAD

Donor: Minn Kota 



Work Sharp has partnered with legendary hall of fame knife maker Ken Onion to develop a new knife and tool sharpening platform with expanded features! The combination of Work Sharp engineering and Ken Onion’s industrial design has created a fast, easy and stylish way to sharpen all your knives and tools with precision and repeatability.The Ken Onion Edition Knife & Tool Sharpener is designed to sharpen every knife you own. Using a fully adjustable precision sharpening guide, variable speed and wide flexible abrasive belts it sharpens pocket & hunting knives, serrated knives, kitchen knives and any other shape or type of blade you own.  Professional blade makers like Ken Onion use flexible belts to put a razor sharp edge on their blades, now you can have the same technology in your home or shop. Work Sharp Engineered and Ken Onion Designed to deliver the pinnacle of knife sharpening.

The ¾" x 12" premium, flexible engineered abrasive belts* sharpen virtually any shape or type of knife blade and uses a precision sharpening guide to ensure that you get a consistent angle every time. The sharpening guide is fully adjustable from 15° to 30° so you can sharpen any knife to the angle you desire to best meet your needs. The variable speed control (1,200 SFM to 2,800 SFM) provides you with the optimal belt speed for the task at hand.*The 6000 grit belt measures ½" x 12" for better contact with serrations, guthooks and other hard to reach edges.

Value: $214.00 CAD

Donor: The Fishin’ Hole

Marshall Amplification Bar Fridge    

The Marshall Compact Refrigerator looks just like a classic Marshall stack because it uses authentic Marshall parts and control knobs (which go to 11), authentic black fret cloth, accented with classic white piping and brass rivets, the iconic Marshall logo across the middle as it would be on a real amp, and topped off with an engraved Jim Marshall signature. While it doesn't make your guitar sing, it'll keep your stomach from feeling distorted with 4 cu. ft. of refrigerator space and .4 cu. ft. freezer compartment (adjustable from 0 to -6 degrees) for your heavy metal ice cubes. Other features include an adjustable tempered glass shelf, convenient can storage, reversible door, adjustable front leg, flush back design and a low decibel compressor. Limited one-year warranty.


  • 4 Cu. Ft. refigerator
  • .4 Cu Ft. freezer compartment
  • Adjustable tempered glass shelf
  • Can storage space
  • Reversible door
  • Adjustable front leg
  • Flush back design
  • Low decibel compressor
  • Authentic black fret cloth accented with classic white piping and brass rivets
  • Marshall logo on "grille"
  • Jim Marshall signature on faceplate of "amp head" 

Valued at over $600.00 (incl. taxes)

Donor: Mar Schells Music

Best Furniture Recliner in CamoWiens Furniture, Niverville logoBEST FURNITURE RECLINER IN CAMO 

Indulge in the rich comfort of the Brosmer rocker recliner. This recliner features extra tufting for extra comfort with chaise pad reclining which offers head-to-toe comfort. Large over stuffed pillow arms are featured for extra soft and comfortable arm rests. Bring this recliner to your living room, bedroom or home entertainment room for the best seat in the house.

Valued at over $1450.00 (incl. taxes)

Donor: Wiens Furniture, Niverville


Wouldn’t this look good at the cabin? Or pretty much anywhere you need a freezer!


Features include:

Mossy Oak Pattern

  • The White-Westinghouse camouflage freezer is designed with the Mossy Oak Break-Up Infinity Pattern.
  • It brings the love of outdoors into your home or garage.

Removable Full-Width Basket

  • Stay organized with a removable basket that can hold small frozen items.
  • Basket can also be removed if you have large items that need to be stored.
  • Lift out storage for easier access.

Power-On Indicator Light

  • Know at a glance that your freezer is working.

SpaceWise Dividers

  • Keep your frozen foods organized with dividers that can be moved around the freezer to make it easier to grab items and go.

Lock with Pop-Out Key

  • The freezer key automatically ejects after locking the door so you won't leave it in the door.

Valued at over $1200.00 (incl. taxes)

Donor: Wiens Furniture, Niverville

Danby 4.4 CU Ft Retro Red Bar FridgeWiens Furniture, Niverville logoDANBY 4.4 CY FT RETRO RED BAR FRIDGE 

Drawing inspiration from mid-century styling and simplicity, Danby’s patented Contemporary Classic collection of compact refrigerators reimagine retro for the modern consumer. Featuring Danby’s exclusive retro-inspired curved door design, metallic door and chassis finish, door lock, rubber-grip ergonomic chrome handle and stylized chrome worktop, its exterior features are only outmatched by its signature black interior. Boasting 4.4 cubic-feet (124 liters) of storage and cooling space, it features two and a half chrome-trimmed tempered glass shelves for maximum storage versatility and a vegetable crisper with glass top. There’s more than enough room for larger bottles and the spacious unit helps keep electricity bills in check with its Energy Star rating and state-of-the-art mechanical thermostat. Maintenance and cleaning are as simple as can be with the automatic defrost system. It also includes an efficient CanStor beverage dispenser and reliable interior white LED light. This model is built for convenience as the reversible door hinge allows you to adjust it for either left or right-handed opening.

Valued at over $565.00 (incl. taxes)

Donor: Wiens Furniture, Niverville

Weber Genesis II LX E-440 LP Black Gas GrillWiens Furniture, Niverville logoWEBER GENESIS II LX E-440 LP BLACK GAS GRILL 

Let the four burners of this top-performance grill take charge of backyard entertaining. Sear steaks on one end, while veggies roast in the middle and chicken grills on the other end. Each component of this exceptional grill was uniquely designed for ease-of-use and to provide an unequaled satisfaction to your backyard grilling experience. You can expect burners that ignite every time, smoke-infused food that grills evenly and consistently regardless of where it's placed on the cooking grate, and hassle-free cleanup. Plus the grill integrates seamlessly with Weber's iGrill 3 (sold separately) and the free iGrill app that lets you monitor cooking remotely and offers temperature graphing, social sharing, gas tank monitor and many other features. This package comes complete with a Weber 3 piece tool set, Weber Instant Read thermometer, Weber Potato Nails and a BBQ Cover to protect your investment.

Valued at over $2464.00 (incl. taxes)

Donor: Wiens Furniture, Niverville


Escape to the lake house no matter where you live. The whimsical Beaufort group incorporates nautical details, including a canoe-base cocktail table, paddle style martini round and oar-frame accents. In Oak veneered hardwood with extra-thick, beveled edge glass.

Valued at over $2300.00 (incl. taxes)

Donor: Wiens Furniture, Niverville


You and 17 of your friends will enjoy a private box as the 2016 American Association Champion Winnipeg Goldeyes host the Sioux Falls Canaries on Saturday, July 1st, Canada’s 150th Birthday at the ballpark with a special start time of 4:00pm.Food and beverages extra.

sioux Falls CanariesSomeone in attendance at this game could also be the lucky winner courtesy of Via Rail Canada who will  be giving away a train trip for two to Jasper, Alberta!The Canadian Trip which travels through 4,500 kms of some of Canada’s most spectacular landscape all courtesy of VIA Rail Canada. This fabulous trip also includes 2 nights accommodation at The Jasper Inn Alpine Resort. Guests will enjoy our Sleeper Plus class service which will feature a Cabin for Two, access to all of our glass viewing domes, all meals in our dining car and access to the lounge areas.

Valued: Priceless!

Donor: Mike Sellors, Sellors and Associates


Wow Carne Banville logo comboCARNE ITALIAN CHOPHOUSE DINNER FOR 8! 


You and 7 friends will receive an extraordinary dinner experience at Carne Italian Chophouse, compliments of WOW! Hospitality Concepts and Banville & Jones Wine Co.

Carne is a new Italian concept from WOW! Hospitality featuring an incredible menu for Chef Michael Dacquisto.  Your dining package for 8 will include appetizers, entrees, dessert and coffee. Banville & Jones Wine Co., WOW’s supplier of wines will select wines to accompany your dinner from among their exquisite wine collection, which includes some of the finest wines from around the world.

This package includes taxes, but not gratuity. Not valid on holidays or with any other offer.

Valued: Priceless!

Donor: WOW! Hospitality, Carne Italian Chophouse, Banville & Jones Wine Co.