Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Kingfisher

Results from last weekends White Earth Classic Walleye Tournament

3 posts in this topic

65 teams competed for $10,500 in prize money in a two-day catch and release tournament on White Earth Lake, Waubun MN.

Despite the not-so-nice weather, it was a great fishing weekend. A total of 291 walleye were brought in weighing more than 424 pounds. Lonnie Anderson and JoNeil Schultz of Ulen won first place of $3,000. They had a winning weight of 18.89 lbs.

Mike Woodard and Jack Dretsch of Frazee won second place of $1,500. third place went to Shawn Woodard and Neil Woodard of Frazee. Fourth place went to Chad Sonneberg and Scott Perala, also from Frazee. Marv Ruchti and Joe Wambach from Detroit Lakes took fifth.

Jack Dretsch caught the tournament's largest walleye weighing 6.29 lbs.

Congratulation's to all involved!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Gotta love the home town guys pulling out their first victory of fishing in it many years.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

We weren't in the tournament but tried fishing Sunday afternoon after the tourney was over. Got a few eyes on red tails in 5-8ft of water. Didn't try out deep.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • monstermoose78
      lol I posted that Friday but with no service it must went when I ran into town for new hose
    • monstermoose78
      I was up over the weekend to do cabin duties. I did get laker trout at cascade river Friday mornings it was 17 inches but made for great trout and eggs breakfast. Agree with maple bacon longjohn and Chet's doughnut. Also a must stop for me is trail center for lunch the 3 Cheese grilled cheese is amazing with a chocolate and peanut butter milkshake. Just look at this lunch
    • Cliff Wagenbach
      Lindy rig with 1/2 crawler! 15' to 19' depth. Cliff
    • TNtoMN_HuntFish
      I second Crooked Lake. Super clear water too. I kayaked in there recently and was amazed at how many sunnies are in there. First calm wind day I get I'm gonna get the yak in there and bring my flyrod. 
    • TNtoMN_HuntFish
      I woke up early Saturday tired and letting all the excuses in my head convince me to go back to bed. Cold front, high winds, clear skies. Screw it, I'm going anyway!   Glad I did. The wind was rough for yak fishing but I found them stacked right off a weedline and caught 7 bass within an hour on a stretch less than 75 yds.    Ended the day with the pig of a bass pictured and a nice Pike for dinner. Once the sun came out and warmed up the water I got action on the flats. That's where the big bass and pike came from. 8 bass total, one nice pike, a few short strikes on the flats. Wind sucked and what the heck is up with needing a sweater on the first weeked of Summer?!?! I'm not in the South anymore haha.
    • Cret Jigs
      This bass likes 50F weather and a Senkos 
    • osok
      Despite the occasional rain shower and relentless wind, had a great day on Fish Lake. Decent sized pan fish,  several out of slot, and 3 "eaters"  Walleyes were caught . The kids and wife all caught fish at a pace that kept me busy baiting, netting..(repeat) for a few hours. Not only was I fueling the addiction, but gaining points for future fishing trips. The only low point was when we went "Island exploring", someone was either in a hurry or just completely selfish and left their campsite garbage strewn to the point that it filled a 13 gal garbage bag.  
    • curt quesnell
    • fishingstar
      I use a big zip tie that will slide on and off.
    • OhioVike
      Nice catch Cliff. Were you rigging or bobbering?