Championship event returns to Mississippi River at Quad Cities

MINNEAPOLIS — FLW today announced the 2012 National Guard FLW Walleye Tour schedule and the return of the Walleye Tour Championship to the Mississippi River at Quad Cities. The 2012 season will feature four nationally televised regular-season events on America’s premier walleye fisheries as well as the no-entry-fee, nationally televised championship event on NBC Sports as part of the “FLW” show that airs every Sunday. Priority registration is now open.

Kathy Fennel, President of FLW Operations Division stated: “We’ve listened to our walleye anglers and are confident that the 2012 schedule features fisheries that will provide quality fishing opportunities and exciting weigh-ins. We are also pleased to be able to add significant money to the National Guard FLW Walleye Tour Championship purse.”

April 19-21, Mississippi River; Red Wing, Minn.

May 10-12, Lake Erie; Port Clinton, Ohio

July 12-14, Lake Oahe; Pierre, S.D.

Aug. 2-4, Bays de Noc; Escanaba, Mich.


Oct. 25-28, Mississippi River; Quad Cities, Iowa & Ill.

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Harlan Anglers Hold Tournament on Harlan County Lake

Harlan Anglers Walleye Club End of Year Tournament

Harlan County Lake

Alma Nebraska  

The Harlan Anglers Walleye club held a one day Walleye tournament on Sunday September 25, 2011 on the Harlan County Lake. The tournament was two people teams per boat for those fishing the end of year tournament. Fishing was extremely tough as the fish hadn’t moved to the drop offs yet and there was a huge hatch of shad during the summer. Fish were gorging themselves on the shad and extremely hard to catch.

There were fourteen teams in the tournament this year

The tournament brought in teams from Nebraska & Kansas.

Prizes were awarded by the total weight and also big fish of the tournament. Seven teams weighed walleye for the one day tournament. Big fish of the tournament was caught by the team of Al Hohfeld & Greg Mangels weighing 3.22lbs. Continue reading

Harlan Anglers Hold Night League Tournament

Harlan Anglers Walleye Club Tuesday Night League Tournament

Harlan County Lake

Alma Nebraska 

The Harlan Anglers Walleye club holds a Tuesday night league tournament every year. All fish caught are released. This year’s league tournament started on April 26, 2011 & ended on September 20, 2011. There were a total of 22, Tuesday night tournaments with an average of ten two man teams fishing these tournaments.

The overall winner of the year is based on a scoring system. Each Tuesday, the total weight of walleye wins the tournament. There are five points given for first place, four points given for 2nd place, and three points given for third place; each team that shows up for the tournament receives 1 point.

Each team is only allowed to weigh one mans limit (4 walleye) for the Tuesday night tournament.

The first place over all winners for the Tuesday night league was Rod Hoard & Tom Harold of Nebraska with a total of 50 points.

Michiana Walleye Association Names Ukele Memorial Scholarship Recipient

The Michiana Walleye Association (MWA) in Mishawaka Indiana is proud to announce this year’s recipient of the Ukele Memorial Scholarship Fund which is given to a student in good standing through a series of selection processes whom plans to study within the vast field of fish & game such as code enforcement, preservation, ecology, etc. to name a few. 

The MWA is proud to announce Steven Szymczak as the 2011 recipient, shown here with his Parents Ed & Tara and Ukele Memorial Scholarship Champion Barry Ukele.  Stephen plans to study for a career in code enforcement and is very excited about his future in that field. A special congratulation goes to Stephen and his family for all their hard work and we wish you the best in your studies starting this fall.

Additionally we would like to extend a big thank you to all our members and Peffley’s Canadian Wilderness Camp ( for making this program a success each an every year and it couldn’t be done without all of you.  The MWA finds it very important to give back to the community and is proud of this tradition of helping to educate our youth in preserving and maintaining the future of our great fisheries and we look forward to seeing next years applicants.