Harlan Anglers Walleye Club Gearing up for 2012 Season

The Harlan Anglers Walleye Club now has a website and can be located at harlananglerswalleyeclub.com

The Harlan Anglers Walleye Club (HAWC) will hold its annual beginning of the year meeting on January 28,2012. This meeting will be held at Wagner’s Irrigation Inc.,  611 Third Avenue  Holdrege, Nebraska.
This meeting is open to all members and anyone wishing to become a member.
Among the topics to be discussed is the start of Tuesday night league and the ending date; decide on if and where to hold additional tournaments for the FY12 calendar year.

The HAWC has one tournament already determined, it will be held on June 3, 2012 on the Harlan County Lake. Details are below:
A pre-meeting will be held at Tall Tales Lounge in Republican City, Nebraska at 7:00 P.M on June 2, 2012.
This tournament is open for members and anyone else wanting to fish in the tournament.
This tournament is used to qualify for one of the Cabela’s NTC slots for FY 13; to qualify you must be a member of the HAWC.
Membership for HAWC is $15 for each member of the team.
If you do not wish to qualify for the NTC you can fish the HAWC tournament and do not have to be a member.

For more information on fishing the tournament, to access a tournament application or more about the club, please go to the web site at harlananglerswalleyeclub.com.

Nebraska Walleye Association Receives Wildlife Education Award

The Nebraska Wildlife Federation (http://nebraskawildlife.org) is a non-profit organization dedicated to environmental education, fish and wildlife conservation, and common sense public policy in Nebraska. This organization brings together people who hike, bike, canoe, hunt, fish, camp, watch and photograph wildlife, and enjoy the outdoors. At their annual Conservation Awards Dinner held on Oct. 13 at Mahoney State Park, NWA was presented a 2011 Wildlife Education Award for the GoFishKids! program. Receiving the award on behalf of NWA were Ray Clayton, Betty Clayton and Rich McShane. It was presented by NWF board member Brian Bashore. NWA was recognized for sponsoring these clinics for more than 20 years, in which thousands of youth across Nebraska have learned how to fish. This award and the others like it are a credit to the many who have kept this program going and growing for so long. To all who have – a great big thank you is in order.

Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit Registration Opens Jan. 9

Dec. 21, 2011—Minnetonka, MN— Registration opens Jan. 9 for the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit’s 2012 season. Two-person teams will be able to sign up online, by fax or regular mail to enjoy great walleye fishing while competing for thousands in cash and prizes on world-class walleye destinations from Colorado to Ohio.

The 2012 Cabela’s MWC qualifying schedule is as follows:

March 24-25, Illinois River at Spring Valley, Illinois
April 13-15, Detroit River at Trenton, Michigan
April 27-29, Pueblo Reservoir at Pueblo, Colorado
May 18-20, Lake Erie at Huron, Ohio
May 31-June 1, Mille Lacs Lake at Isle, Minnesota (held in conjunction with first two days of Cabela’s National Team Championship, which concludes June 2)
June 29-July 1, Lake Winnebago at Oshkosh, Wisconsin
July 27-29, Lake Oahe at Mobridge, South Dakota
Aug. 24-26, St. Mary’s River at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
Sept 14-16, Cass Lake Minnesota at Stony Point Resort Continue reading

Mille Lacs Lake Primed For Cabela’s NTC/MWC Dual Tournaments

Dec. 20, 2011—Minnetonka, MN—A high-stakes yet friendly competition of epic proportions is brewing on one of the world’s premier walleye factories. More than 600 anglers from across the U.S. are expected to compete for over $350,000 in cash and prizes when the Cabela’s National Team Championship and Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit visit Mille Lacs Lake out of Isle, Minnesota, May 31-June 2.

The tournaments will be run together, allowing two-person teams to participate in one event or fish both simultaneously. The Cabela’s NTC features 250 teams who qualified for the event by earning points at more than 50 sanctioned grassroots walleye clubs across the country. The Cabela’s MWC tournament is open to all anglers, with registration opening Jan. 9. Continue reading