Entries by amandagutierrez

McQuoid slams the door, Herd claims AOY at NWT Championship

By Brett Carlson OTTERTAIL, Minn. – With over a 7-pound lead, it would have been understandable for rookie pro Eric McQuoid to take a conservative approach on the final day of the 2021 National Walleye Tour Championship, presented by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s. Instead, McQuoid went big again and caught the fire out of […]

McQuoid weighs mega bag at Day 2 NWT Championship

By Brett Carlson OTTERTAIL, Minn. – The McQuoid family is well known in tournament walleye circles as Kevin, the patriarch, has been competing for the better part of 30 years. In addition, Karen McQuoid has held her own as a team partner of Kevin’s on the MWC. But lately, the hottest stick in the family […]

Huynh hustles to early Otter Tail lead Day 1 NWT Champ

By Brett Carlson OTTERTAIL, Minn. – In Minnesota, September is known as transition time. Sometimes the weather and the walleye fishing resembles summer, and sometimes the temperatures plummet and it feels like fall. This yo-yo effect oftentimes confuses the fish and leads to sluggish, unpredictable behavior. Day one of the 2021 NWT Championship on Otter […]

Andersen family completes NWT Oahe ascent

MOBRIDGE, S.D. – The Andersen family is revered in tournament walleye circles for their ability to precisely troll and rig deep structure. The late David A. Andersen, a boat control master, was both a gentleman and a fierce competitor, and those qualities are apparent with his sons Kent and Adam. This week at the final […]

Hoyer Hammers Away at NWT Mobridge

By Brett Carlson MOBRIDGE, S.D. – John Hoyer, regarded as one of the best walleye sticks in the sport, isn’t used to being desperate. But after a lackluster second event on the 2021 National Walleye Tour, presented by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s, that’s exactly the situation he found himself in. Hoyer failed to catch […]