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Congrats to the team of Kyle Anderson and Dave Longtine on thier back to back championships at the Pelican Lake Classic. Not an easy feat with the level of fisherman in that tournament. The "Brian Bjorkman Classic" might have to change its name in the near future. Speaking of Brian, i want to post this in rememberence of his older brother David, who passed last year, who although i didn't know all that well, i did know david was a great guy and most importantly a loving dad to his children. David was a great competitor at the Pelican Lake tourney and on the FLW and is truly missed.

On a seperate topic, i am just curious on your thoughts why there were only 55 teams in this years tournament? I remeber when the tournament always filled up sometimes there were up to 125 teams.... is it the zebram mussles, the weather or just the economy?

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Since the zebras the walleye boats have gotten less in less. I have a lot of friends that won't fish out there anymore. Which is fine by me...

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In Michigan the Zebras have caused most walleye guys to become night fisherman or stick to the weeds on windy days that churn up the water.

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Congratulations to all the placers..we stunk it up first day,,and really didn't want to go back to where they were hitting them on Friday...Sat was not a fun day on the lake...but really was impressed with the weights brought in on Sat..was also impressed with the Decamination unit set up at West Access..really cleaned my rig up nice..I too wonder why entries(65) were low..I know there is a lot of bumper pool ...however I think that the late spring had a lot to do with it...weeds were not developed enough (IMO) and fish were in certain spots...all said..a very well run tournament with great volunteers...


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