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Corey Bohn

Public invited to Minnewaska Fall Walleye Classic weigh-in Sept. 12-13

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The public is invited to attend the weigh-ins at this year's Warrior Boats Lake Minnewaska Fall Walleye Classic on Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 12-13.

Weigh-ins will begin at 3:30 on Saturday and at 3 p.m. on Sunday at Torgy's on Lake Minnewaska. Come on out to Torgy's on Sunday and watch the Vikings game at noon and catch the weigh-ins immediately following the game. We will interview the top 10 teams at the conclusion of the weigh-ins each day.

88 teams will be fishing this year's Fall Walleye Classic with a first place payout of $7,000. 11 of the 88 teams in this year's tournament field will have the opportunity to win an additional $7,500 in Warrior Boats Manufacturer Contingency Cash if owning (orignal owner), fishing from and winning, in a 2008 Warrior Boat, for a possible first place payout of $14,500.

Fishing action begins Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 a.m. This year's tournament field will feature many of the top teams from throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin and both Dakota's including 4 of the past 5 Fall Walleye Classic champions.

"This will be the most competitive field date," said Fall Walleye Classic tournament director, Corey Bohn. "Most of the top 10 from the past five years are fishing, along with Alexandria Spring Walleye Classic champions, Bryan Winterfeldt and Darrin Herd. Throw in a couple of the top pros from the AIM pro walleye series and an FLW Tour championship qualifier, and it's an extremely competitive field."

"Early indications from the teams in town prefishing indicates the fish are on a pretty decent bite, so hopefully we'll see a good bite for this year's tournament," added Bohn. "It's suppose to cool off some beginning Wednesday with temps in the low to mid 60's from Wednesday through the tournament on Sunday. It's going to be a little cooler, but fairly stable those last few days and through the tournament. Hopefully the fish cooperate."

Hope to see you at the weigh-ins at Torgy's both days.

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from the downtown stoplight, head west past Dairy Queen and follow the road along the lake. You'll eventually drive right to Torgy's.

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Corey, can you post results here when you have an opportunity? Thanks a lot.

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go to the tourney HSOforum at www dot [YouNeedAuthorization] dot com. Its been up since the day after the tourney. CB

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