The Cabela’s National Walleye Tour offers premier, tour-level competition for walleye anglers across the North. Each event is coordinated and executed by industry professionals with decades of experience in the tournament fishing business. For more information, or to become a member of the National Walleye Tour, please contact us at 612-424-0708 or 501-317-7548.
Contact – Christy Schad/Gail Wright
Position – General Info & NWT Office Staff
Contact Number – 612-424-0708 / 501-317-7548
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Anthony Wright – Tournament Director
With over 20 years experience in competitive fishing, Anthony Wright serves as the official Tournament Director for all National Walleye Tour events. An accomplished angler in his own right, Anthony’s background spans all levels of the sport – from regional events and team tournaments to premier Tour level competition. Beginning as a volunteer staff member with FLW Outdoors, Anthony quickly rose from field staff to Tournament Director, where he served for 6 years working with the FLW Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League.
Anthony brings unparalleled credibility to the National Walleye Tour. His tenure and industry experience, along with his background as a firefighter and EMT, provide a unique ability to thrive under pressure, especially in high stress environments. For rules questions, or to contact Anthony directly, please email email@example.com or call 501-794-2064 (office) or 501-317-7281 (mobile)
Chip Leer – Host & Emcee
Minnesota native and NWT Host Chip Leer is no stranger to the world of competitive walleye fishing. His career highlights reveal an accomplished and successful outdoorsman, at home guiding on legendary waters like Lake of the Woods, Leech Lake, Mille Lacs, Rainy Lake and Lake Kabetogama. Chip also founded the Leech Lake Guide Coalition and grew its premier event, the Leech Lake Evinrude Walleye Classic, into one of the Midwest’s largest walleye tournaments.
Chip brings decades of industry experience to the National Walleye Tour, including an impressive career in the outdoor media. A skilled author and television personality, Chip is dedicated to growing the sport at every level and has been the face & stage emcee for the FLW Walleye Tour, MN Pro/Am Bass Tour, Tournament Director for In-Fisherman’s Professional Walleye Trail, Evinrude Walleye Classic, emcee of the Sturgeon Bay Open Bass Tournament, KA Walleye Classic and International Falls Bass Championships.
Catch Chip and all of the National Walleye Tour action on NBC Sports and the Pursuit Channel – check local listings for airtimes.