LaCrosse Tournament Cancelled see
to the Cancellation of the tournament Mike and I are still hoping to put
this on anyway please stay tuned for more info to be posted on www.walleyesinc.com
and www.wkbt.com LaCrosse
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day of fishing with Mike Gofron, a
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a Dual Pro Charger, Lindy Little Joe No-Snagg Kits, Prizes from Minnkota,
Daiichi, Walleyes Inc., RAM , SSE, Sub-Way, Embers, Wal-Mart Monsoor Sports,
City Brewery and many more.
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RCL LaCrosse tournament rescheduled
until July 25-28 2001 See
RCL LaCrosse Pre tournament Press
RCL LaCrosse Schedule
RCL LaCrosse Lodging
RCL LaCrosse Casual Dining
RCL LaCrosse Fine
RCL LaCrosse Camping
RCL LaCrosse Bait shops
RCL LaCrosse tournament maps
Schedule and information
angler entry fee and purse
entry fee and purse
88 Moors road
Gilbertsville Kentucky 42044
Tournament director Sonny Reynolds
Due to high water conditions Operation Walleye reschedules tournament
Due to severe flooding and the Coast Guard restrictions of boat traffic
on the upper Mississippi River, the RCL tournament scheduled May 9-12 on
the Mississippi River at LaCrosse has been rescheduled. The new tournament
date for this event is July 25-28. Deposits and entries for the May 9-12
event will automatically be transferred to the rescheduled date unless
Operation Walleye is notified otherwise. The next regularly scheduled event
in the Wal-Mart RCL Walleye Circuit is June 13-16 at Saginaw Bay.
Operation Walleye, Inc.
Press Release 04/23/01
For additional information, please contact:
Brian G. Sayner, Vice President, Communications, (270) 362-5212
Dave Washburn, Communications Specialist, (270) 362-5213
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New Wal-Mart RCL Walleye Circuit to Visit La Crosse
Gilbertsville, Ky., (April 23, 2001) - The new $2.9 million Wal-Mart
Walleye Circuit will be making a stop on the Mississippi River in La
Wis., May 9-12 when some of the country's best walleye anglers visit
area for a shot at winning $85,000 in cash and prizes.
Named after retail giant Wal-Mart and boat manufacturers Ranger, Crestliner
and Lund, the Wal-Mart RCL Walleye Circuit is the world's most lucrative
walleye fishing series. Last month pro Jim Klick of White Bear Lake,
won the series' first tournament in Port Clinton, Ohio, and pocketed
than $85,000 in cash and prizes while his partner, co-angler Cecil
River Rouge, Mich., reeled in $15,000 cash.
Each of the circuit's four regular season tournaments features a cash
of $390,750, and the year-end Wal-Mart RCL Walleye Championship features
cash purse of $1.4 million with top awards of up to $400,000 in the
Division and $150,000 in the Co-Angler Division.
Two hundred pros and 200 co-anglers from the Wal-Mart RCL Walleye Circuit
and other sanctioned tournament organizations and events will compete
championship, which will be held on the Fox River and Green Bay in
Bay, Wis., Oct. 2-6. Green Bay hosted the inaugural Wal-Mart RCL
Championship last year when Scott Glorvigen of Grand Rapids, Minn.,
$300,000 and instantly joined the sport's top all-time money winners.
"We have one terrific tournament under our belt and we are looking forward
to a great event in La Crosse," said RCL tournament director Sonny
"The Mississippi River is an excellent fishery, and the area has a
tradition of walleye fishing. Those are the key ingredients for another
Up to 175 Ranger, Crestliner and Lund boat owners will fill the Pro
in La Crosse while 175 co-angler berths are open to the public. Anglers
both divisions will fish in three elimination rounds. After the two-day
opening round, the field will be cut to the top 60 pros and top 60
co-anglers who will advance to the one-day semifinal round. The top
and top 12 co-anglers after the semifinal round will move on to the
day of competition. Catch weights carry over for the first two days,
anglers will start the semifinal and final rounds from zero.
Weigh-ins during the first three days competition will be held at the
Western Midway in La Crosse starting at 3 p.m. each day. The final
May 12 will be held at the Wal-Mart located at 1210 Crossing Meadows
in Onalaska at 3 p.m. Take off will be at 7 a.m. each day at the Northside
Ramp on Logan Street in La Crosse.
The third Wal-Mart RCL Walleye tournament will be held on Saginaw Bay
City, Mich., June 13-16 followed by an event on Devils Lake in Devils
N.D., Sept. 5-8. Entry fees for regular season tournaments are $1,250
pros and $500 for co-anglers.
Nationwide there are an estimated 4 million walleye anglers according
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Walleye, in fact, is the most sought
species of fish by U.S. anglers fishing the Great Lakes.
Sponsors of the 2001 Wal-Mart RCL Walleye Circuit are Coleman, Conseco,
Crestliner, Energizer, EverStart Batteries, Garmin, Kellogg's, Lund,
Mercury, Minn Kota, Poulan, Ranger Boats, Wal-Mart, Weed Eater and
To register for competition or for more information about the Wal-Mart
Walleye Circuit, visit www.operationwalleye.com
or call 270-362-5259.
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