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Cass Lake will be the site of the regular season's final West Division event for the Cabela's Master Walleye Circuit anglers.

The fishermen will hit the water starting at 7:30 a.m. today (Friday) and the two-day tournament will conclude Saturday with the 3:30 p.m. final weigh-in.

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In addition to $32,240 in total prize money, including $11,100 to the winning team, the anglers are competing for one of 45 positions in the circuit's 2012 national tournament.

This week's field will include the top eight teams in the West Division.

Many area anglers are also among the 62 teams entered in the event. The local teams include Buck Leeper of Guthrie and Chad Benson of Bemidji, Dan Fuller and Pat McSharry of Bemidji, Jason Adams of Bemidji who is teamed with Chad Lohr of Watertown, S.D., Ryan Klein of Bemidji and Jon Ross of Hines, Al Ruzek of Cass Lake and Matt Conzemius of Bemidji, Mark Christianson of Walker and Harold Lueck of Laporte, Brad Zubke of Laporte who is fishing with Mike Abrahamson of Brainerd, Jerry Bergeron of Cass Lake and Steve Weickert of Bemidji, Kelly Juelson of Hines and Jay Reiplinger of Bemidji, Carl Adams and Mike Barclay of Blackduck, Dean Kvalevog of Bemidji who is fishing with Toby Kvalevog of Brainerd plus Perry Dreyer of Laporte who is paired with Chuck Barth of Melrose.

The anglers are allowed to fish Cass, Buck, Andrusia, Big Wolf, Kitchi and Pike Bay.

The tournament format allows the teams to weigh their top five walleyes and the minimum size is 15 inches.

Following today's 3:30 p.m. weigh-in at Stony Point Resort the tournament organizers will sponsor a youth and family clinic. Along with fishing tips from the anglers, 50 youngsters will receive rods and reels, tackle and other gifts. A new bicycle donated by Clem's Hardware of Cass Lake will also be given away.

All area youth are invited to the clinic and everyone is welcome to watch each day's weigh-in at Stony Point.

Y pmiller@bemidjipioneer.com

Cass Lake will be the site of the regular season's final West Division event for the Cabela's Master Walleye Circuit anglers.

The fishermen will hit the water starting at 7:30 a.m. today (Friday) and the two-day tournament will conclude Saturday with the 3:30 p.m. final weigh-in.

In addition to $32,240 in total prize money, including $11,100 to the winning team, the anglers are competing for one of 45 positions in the circuit's 2012 national tournament.

This week's field will include the top eight teams in the West Division.

Many area anglers are also among the 62 teams entered in the event. The local teams include Buck Leeper of Guthrie and Chad Benson of Bemidji, Dan Fuller and Pat McSharry of Bemidji, Jason Adams of Bemidji who is teamed with Chad Lohr of Watertown, S.D., Ryan Klein of Bemidji and Jon Ross of Hines, Al Ruzek of Cass Lake and Matt Conzemius of Bemidji, Mark Christianson of Walker and Harold Lueck of Laporte, Brad Zubke of Laporte who is fishing with Mike Abrahamson of Brainerd, Jerry Bergeron of Cass Lake and Steve Weickert of Bemidji, Kelly Juelson of Hines and Jay Reiplinger of Bemidji, Carl Adams and Mike Barclay of Blackduck, Dean Kvalevog of Bemidji who is fishing with Toby Kvalevog of Brainerd plus Perry Dreyer of Laporte who is paired with Chuck Barth of Melrose.

The anglers are allowed to fish Cass, Buck, Andrusia, Big Wolf, Kitchi and Pike Bay.

The tournament format allows the teams to weigh their top five walleyes and the minimum size is 15 inches.

Following today's 3:30 p.m. weigh-in at Stony Point Resort the tournament organizers will sponsor a youth and family clinic. Along with fishing tips from the anglers, 50 youngsters will receive rods and reels, tackle and other gifts. A new bicycle donated by Clem's Hardware of Cass Lake will also be given away.

All area youth are invited to the clinic and everyone is welcome to watch each day's weigh-in at Stony Point.

pmiller@bemidjipioneer.com

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Pat Miller

Pat Miller is the sports editor at the Pioneer.

(218) 333-9200
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