Plans under way for Fall Classic walleye tournament

2011-07-21T00:15:00Z Plans under way for Fall Classic walleye tournament The Billings Gazette
July 21, 2011 12:15 am

The 2011 Fall Classic Walleye tournament is next on the Montana Walleyes Unlimited circuit trail, set for Aug. 6 and 7 at Crooked Creek on Fort Peck Lake.

The rules meeting is at 7 p.m. Aug. 5, and one member of each team must attend the rules meeting.

Tournament organizers plan for prize money for the top 25 percent of the field. Other payouts include: adult/child, mixed couples, dinosaur, family/novice, closest to 5 pounds, multi-species, highest boat places, largest smallmouth bass and of course largest daily walleye and northern pike. Plaques will be given to the top three teams, and first place adult/child, mixed couples, dinosaur and family/novice divisions.

Participants will receive custom lanyards, with clippers and jig-eye busters. They will customized with this year's logo.

The tournament crew will be selling T-shirts commemorating the Fall Classic Walleye tournament's return Crooked Creek.

Fall Classic is one of five tournaments on the Montana Walleye Circuit. Those who participate in three of them compete for year-end prizes. You must be a member of Walleyes Unlimited to fish circuit tournaments. Entries for Fall Classic and membership applications can be downloaded at, at Don's Store, or in this season's issues of Fish Tales magazine.

Questions, call Travis Scott, 366-5603.



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