Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Benson team wins fourth annual Gary Newell walleye tournament

Email

Jay and Jack Benson took first place Saturday in the fourth annual Gary Newell Memorial Eagles Walleye Tournament on lakes Bemidji and Irving.

Fishing was good as 150 anglers caught 260 walleyes and released alive 257 fish to fight another day. Forty boats brought in a limit of five fish.

The Bensons had a total of 16.30 pounds, edging out runnersup Larry Eichstad and John Church with 16.03 pounds. Eichstad and Church also took big fish honors with a 6.92-pound lunker.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness