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2008 City Auto Glass Waleye Classic

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We are all set for the 3rd Annual City Auto Glass Walleye Classic. We will kick things off with a dinner, rules meeting, boat draw, and $2,500 in door prizes on May 16th, 2008 at Fortune Bay Resort and Casino on Lake Vermilion. The Tournament will start at 6am on Saturday May 17th. We are once again guaranteeing the $10,000 1st place prize. If you have any questions, please call Jamie Lindseth at 218-780-0901.

Good fishing!

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We just signed on both Charter Communications and WDIO. You should start seeing commercials running the whole month of April.

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I just got off the phone with Lund. They will again be offering $500 contingency cash to the top placing Lund boat.

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For those of you that are interested in staying at Fortune Bay, we have 40 rooms blocked. Please let them know you are coming for the Tournamnet so they can put you in the block. They will be holding the rooms until 4/15/08.

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We just received confirmation that Iron Trail Motors is going to be guaranteeing the $10,000 1st place payout.

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I just got off with Warrior Boats. They have chosen us to be part of their 'Warrior High Achiever's' program. This means they will offer contingency cash to anyone finishing in the top 3 that is fishing out of a Warrior boat.

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I just got off with Fortune Bay. They only have a handful of rooms still available. I need to know if there are any of you out there who are planning on making reservations, but haven't. They offered to block a few more rooms for the Tournament.

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I keep getting calls to inquire if we still have availability for the Tournament. To answer that question, we do. The applications are coming in pretty good, but we do still have some openings.

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How many boats entered so far? ive fished the first two tourneys and waiting to see on the 3rd annual. Do you think it will fill up?

THANK YOU

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As of today we are pushing 30 boats. We are ahead of last years pace so far. If you prefer you can always call me on my cell with any questions 218-780-0901. Thanks!

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I will right now. I love writing big checks to you anglers.....

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They told me it will be posted within 7-10 days. If Anyone else would like me to apply for Contingency cash, please let me know. So far Lund, Warrior, and now Crestliner have potential dollars hanging out there.

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I seem to be getting a bunch of calls regarding ice conditions at Lake Vermilion. Today there is still ice on the lake, but the shorelines are starting to pull away. I don't see a problem for the Tournament. I can't say the same for Opening weekend. It will be pretty close for Opener.

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I am getting several calls and figued I should post an update. The ice conditions on Vermilion won't be an issue for our event. Also, we do still have openings available.

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What is the latest count on entrants? I am already entered so I am just curious.

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We are in the 50's. We have a few boats that want to enter at the registration Friday night, so I won't have a final count until that evening. We should be over 60 boats.

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Well, we had another successful event. The weather didn't cooperate, but a good time was had by all 66 anglers. We paid over $30,000 in cash and prizes to the anglers, and we also raised close to $10,000 for area children.

Thanks to all our sponsors, and all our anglers. Without you this event would not be possible!

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