Press Release: The Big Stone Walleye club is pleased to announce it will again be hosting the Border Walleye Challenge on April 26, 2014. This years tournament will host a maximum of 125 teams with an entry fee of $150. Entries will go out in the mail Monday Feb. 10th to all teams that were registered last year. New teams will be able to register by printing off an entry from www.bigstonewalleyeclub.com which will be available to the public on Monday Feb. 17th. Teams can also pick up an entry form at Artie’s Bait & Tackle on or after Feb 17. The club would also like to thank Doug’s Anchor Marine of Watertown, SD for their continued sponsorship of the Border Walleye Challenge!
Today, Feb 1, 2013 entries were mailed out to the first partner of every team from last year. South Dakota entries were sent from the Milbank, SD post office and the Minnesota entries were sent from Ortonville. 25 boat flights will be filled on a first come first serve basis and all entries must be mailed in, no hand delivered entries. Entry forms will be available online and open to the public Friday Feb 8th. The Big Stone Walleye Club still has 5 entries available for this years NTC in Sault St. Marie Michigan in August. Call Eric Brandriet for more details (605)880-8892.
The 7th annual Border Walleye Challenge will be held on April 27th this year. The format will remain the same with 125 teams competing and $150 entry fee. This years tournament will again be covered on national TV through MidWest Outdoors thanks to our great sponsors! Entry forms will go out on Feb 1 to last years teams and opened to the public with online applications available on Feb 8th.
Look for the 2012 border walleye challenge to air this weekend on midwest outdoors tune in at 9:30am sat. June 23rd On fox sports north (fsn) to see the coverage. It also airs sat on kstc tv 45 @ 10:30am in central minnesota including mlps-metro area for complete market airrings log on to midwestoutdoors.com
The Ortonville VFW will be hosting a silver bass and sheephead tournament this Saturday June 2 from 10am-3pm. Entry fee is $60 per team with a 100% payback and there is no limit on the number ot teams. Shore fishing is allowed also. Prizes will be awarded based on total combined weight of all the silver bass and sheephead. Teams are allowed up to 3 people per boat. There will be a fish fry following the tournament. The DNR is in support of the tournament and would like to increase the awareness that silver bass and sheephead are actually good eating fish. Tournament fishermen will be allowed to launch their boats anywhere on Big Stone Lake. A Rules meeting will be held Friday night at 6pm at the VFW. For more information or to get registered call Dallas Roggeman at 320-305-0748 or stop down to the VFW.