World Walleye Association (WWA) held its second Illinois qualifying tournaments Saturday June 22nd. Tom Ingoglia (Antioch, IL) and Luke Krengiel (Ingleside, IL) took top honors with a six fish limit of 12.87 lbs that included a big fish of 6.06 lbs. This qualifier was also a TWF NTC side pot event where the 3rd place team Ed Klepacki (Wonder Lake, IL) and Jason Ramano took first place in the NTC side pot with their 6 fish limit totaling 11.82 Lbs. In addition to the prize money for 3rd place, the guys, through the NTC side pot, have won a paid entry and are already looking forward to the 2014 NTC tournament on Green Bay. Complete WWA qualifier results are available at www.worldwalleye.com
World Walleye Association is running two individual series of events in 2013 (Illinois and Wisconsin). All qualifiers are low entry fee events with a guaranteed payout over 100% for the whole series along with sponsor prizes from Power Pole, Wrangler Rugged Wear and Optima Batteries. Top teams from each series will qualify for the WWA championship and all qualifiers in both Illinois and Wisconsin are TWF NTC side pot events.
WWA is sponsored by Wrangler Rugged Wear, Power Pole, Optima Batteries, Lund Boats and Mercury Marine.