Steelheaders Fishing Tournament to Be Hosted By Pier 33 Marina, May 10 & 11

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Pier 33 Marina will host the 2019 Schu's Summer Challenge Fishing Tournament, presented by the Southwest Michigan Steelheaders.

Great Fishing in St. Joseph, MI!

Great Catch!

Pier 33 Marina will be the headquarters facility for the 2019 Schu’s Summer Challenge presented by the Southwest Michigan Steelheaders May 10 & 11 in St. Joseph, Michigan.

This exciting Pro & Am fishing tournament has earned a well-deserved reputation as one of the finest in the region, attracting anglers from throughout Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin for the great early-season fishing found offshore of St. Joseph.

Pier 33’s showroom will again host a number of key tournament events. Tournament check-in and registration begins at the Pier 33 showroom on Thursday May 9 at 5 PM, with the Captain’s Meeting immediately following at 7 PM.

This year’s Summer Challenge features two divisions, Open and Amateur. The Open division will fish both days and the Amateur division will fish Saturday only, giving fishermen a chance to choose the division that best suits their skills and days.

Scheduled fishing hours for both days are 6:45 AM thru 2 PM. The tournament concludes with an exciting live weigh-in for the top contenders and the Awards Dinner and ceremony at Pier 33’s showroom, starting at 4 PM on Saturday May 7.

Schu’s Grill & Bar, located in downtown St. Joseph is the headline sponsor of this year’s tournament and Schu’s will be providing a spectacular prime rib dinner for fishermen during the Awards Dinner on Saturday. In addition, Schu’s will kick-off the tournament with Schu’s Shootout, a special preliminary event to be held Thursday May 9.

More details can be found online at, including tournament rules and a complete schedule of events.

Pier 33 is a full-service marina located in St. Joseph, Michigan and is a new boat dealer for quality fishing boats from Robalo Boats, as well as family runabouts and performance cruisers from Chaparral Boats.

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