Entries by christyschad

Insider Report: Dewey doubles down, dominates Marinette

MARINETTE, Wis. – Green Bay is known as perhaps the premier big-walleye fishery in the country, but catching a five-fish limit can be difficult. This week at the fourth and final qualifying event of the 2022 National Walleye Tour season, presented by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s, bait was abundant, which meant coaxing walleyes to […]

Insider Report: Dewey does it again, leads day one in Marinette

MARINETTE, Wis. – When Duane “Dewey” Hjelm won the 2017 National Walleye Tour event presented by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s on Lake Sakakawea, he proved his mettle on the Missouri River system. While he’s registered several solid tournaments since, his recent string of success demonstrates another level of versatility. In early June, Hjelm took […]

Insider Report: Maher’s megabag brings him first NWT title

By Brett Carlson PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. – River tournaments are notorious for changing conditions, and perhaps no walleye fishery is more dynamic than the Mississippi River. This leads to a tournament phenomenon called flip-flopping, where the leaderboard undergoes all kinds of chaotic changes. On day two of the National Walleye Tour event, presented by […]

Insider Report: George gets it done on the Detroit River

—– by Kyle Wood TRENTON, Mich. – While the fishing improved on the Detroit River for day two of the National Walleye Tour presented by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s, it still wasn’t an easy tournament. Cold, dirty water had the bulk of the walleye population in the river shut down, making just getting a […]

2020 NWT Chamberlain, SD Event Cancelled

After much consideration, and working closely with the city officials in Chamberlain, SD, the National Walleye Tour feels that it is not in the best interests of everyone who would be attending the upcoming event, or the local area, to hold this event as scheduled.    Our decision is based on the current CDC guidelines and […]

National Walleye Tour Presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s Pushes 2020 Season Start Back to May 28-29

SPRINGFIELD, MO (March 30, 2020) – The National Walleye Tour presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s announces its 2020 season will now open May 28-29 on Lake Francis Case at Chamberlain-Oacoma, South Dakota. Dates and event details for subsequent tournaments will be released at a later time. Decisions being made are based on recommendations from the […]