Cabela’s MWC Announces 2013 Schedule

OCTOBER 31, 2012—MINNETONKA, MN—Great fishing, intense competition and hefty payouts are on tap in the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit’s 2013 schedule.

The lineup of premier walleye destinations includes:

March 23-24 Illinois River at Spring Valley, Illinois

April 12-14 Detroit River/Lake Erie at Trenton, Michigan

May 17-19 Lake Erie at Huron, Ohio Continue reading

Cabela’s MWC World Walleye Championship Oct. 18-20 on Pools 9 & 10 of the Mississippi River

–Presented by Cabela’s

OCTOBER 11, 2012—MINNETONKA, MN— After an exciting season spanning seven states and millions of acres of prime walleye water, all eyes will be on Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, for the grand finale of the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit season—the 2012 World Walleye Championship. Continue reading

Budget Law Will Freeze Sport Fish Restoration Fund

Unprecedented move will impact economy and fisheries conservation

Alexandria, VA – September 24, 2012– On September 14, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released its recommendations for budget cuts that include withholding parts of the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund, a move that would have a significant impact on fisheries conservation and the jobs it supports. OMB’s action was triggered by the failure of the Congress and the Administration to enact a plan to reduce the deficit by $1.2 trillion, as required by the Budget Control Act of 2011. Continue reading

Diegel, Steffen Win Second Straight Cabela’s MWC Cass Lake Tournament

–Presented by Ranger Boats

SEPTEMBER 15, 2012—CASS LAKE,MN—The Pierre, South Dakota, team of Travor Diegel and Paul Steffen weighed in 32.88 pounds to win top honors and $13,300 in cash at the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit’s Cass Lake tournament.

They brought in a Cabela’s MWC 10-fish limit to top the field of 82 two-person teams competing in the two-day event. The win earned them the $13,300 first-place cash purse, plus $1,000 from the Ranger Cup Program, a $1,000 Cabela’s gift card from the Cabela’s Angler Cash program, $500 Lowrance HDS Bonus, $500 in Berkley products for being the highest-finishing team using Berkley Baits, a pair of Okuma Dead Eye rod-and-reel combos worth $350, and U2 Bonus worth $60 in U2 product. Big fish on Day Two added $770 in cash, pushing their total to more than $17,400 in winnings. Continue reading