Leech Lake event boasts itself as the
largest “nonprofit” team walleye tournament
in Minnesota. Offering over $35,000
in cash and prizes to participants,
it’s easy to understand why people from
across the country crowd the stage each
day to observe the contestants as they
weigh and release their catch.
by Mercury, the Leech Lake Area Chamber
of Commerce and a host of nationally
recognized fishing related companies,
everyone’s a winner with special awards
for Big Fish, Top Adult/Child Team,
Top All-Female Team, Top Male/Female
Team, and Most Improved Team.
Not to mention the grand excitement
that takes place at the kids’ fishing
carnival on day 2 of the tournament.
catch some fun and catch yourself at
the Mercury Walleye Classic. Register
early, as space is limited to only 150
tournament is usually held in the first
week of June.
information on next year's tournament,
Muskie-Northern Derby Days
Muskie-Northern Derby Days is a fishing
contest geared especially toward families.
This fun tournament with serious prizes
is a great way for families to enjoy
time together while teaching children
the fun and camaraderie of competitive
are many prize categories and participants
may fish for Muskies, Northerns, or
both. Adults will be impressed
with the large prizes available for
each division, and children will love
hearing their name called as they receive
their prize for participating in the
contest. But don’t be surprised
if the division prizes are won by a
fisher who is smaller than the prize!
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