The birds were chirping, the sun was shining, the crisp air was warming -as we all launched our boats on April 17th to fish the first SWC Cabela’s Qualifier of the season….. Spring was in the air……OK I am a big fat Liar!!!! Someone upstairs decided to play games on us and turn that winter feel back on! Anyone who was on the water Saturday either Pre-fishing or fishing the Fort Fremont Spring Classic on the mighty Wolf can attest to it being one heck of a frigid day, but at least there was no snow. Skip forward to the end of our tournament day for the SWC, and what we did we have was SNOW!!! But we are all hearty WI Walleye Anglers and we can take what-ever Mother Nature and the big man upstairs dish out. Continue reading
Here is the complete list of the Bay De Noc Great Lakes Sportsfisherman Inc., (walleye club) schedule.
May 11th, Perch Derby – Kipling Boat Launch, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
May 26, Early Bird Walleye Tournament – North Shore Boat Lunch (Escanaba River Mouth) 6:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
June 15th, AYA Walleye Tournament – Ludington Park, Escanaba, Mi, 7:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
June 22, Bay De Noc Bass Tournament – Nahma Boat Launch, Nahma, Mi, 7:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
July 13 & 14, Salmon & Trout Fishing Derby – Fairport, Mi
July 21, Escanaba Kid’s Fishing Derby – Ludington Park, Escanaba, Mi
July 27, Special Olympics Fishing Event – DNR Pocket Park (Fairgrounds)
Aug 11th, Wal-Mart Bays Classic Walleye Fishing Tournament – North Shore Boat Launch (weigh in Gladstone, Mi) 6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sept 8, Cliff D’Arcy Memorial Last Chance Walleye Tournament – North Shore Boat Launch, 6:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
World Walleye Association (WWA) announces the Womens Walleye Weekend May 10 thru May 12 in Winneconne Wisconsin.
The World Walleye Association has teamed up with the organization, Wisconsin Women Fish to put on this first of a kind event for Women anglers. The event kicks off on Friday evening with a meet and greet followed by a day of fishing seminars by some of the top women anglers in the nation. Seminars include jig pouring and trailer backing as well as other fishing related topics. Saturday wraps up with the opportunity to pre fish for Sundays women team tournament. The level of interest in this event is very high. The complete details for the event can be found on the WWA www.worldwalleye.com or Wisconsin Women Fish www.wiwomenfish.com websites. Continue reading
Teams fishing in the third LEWT tournament of the 2013 season were met with mostly sunny skies and 10-15 knot east winds as they arrived at the Sandusky boat launch facility. “The weather has been stable the past few days” commented LEWT tournament Director Joe Yingling. “But the persistent east and northeast winds usually indicate a tougher bite for the walleye fishing.” Continue reading