SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The National Walleye Tour Presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s will host its third regular-season event on Lake Erie at Huron, Ohio, June 24-25. The tournament circuit features a pro-am style format and guarantees over 100 percent payback.
Registration will take place at Mesenburg Hall (545 Cleveland Rd. West, Huron, OH 44839) and is set for 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. with the anglers meeting set to begin at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23. Pro- and co-angler pairings will be announced at the pre-tournament meeting. Anglers will launch Thursday and Friday mornings at 7 a.m. from Huron City Boat Ramp (41 Cleveland Rd. E, Huron, OH 444839) and return to the ramp for weigh-in at 3 p.m. each day.
Anglers who are participating in any of the numerous contingency prize programs are encouraged to submit all pertinent information when you check in online to remain eligible for any potential bonus money.
As always, all NWT events will deliver 100 percent payback. New for 2021 – A fully rigged Ranger 2080MS with a Mercury 250, plus cash, is guaranteed for first place at each event – a minimum total value of $78,000. First-place also offers potential boat and motor upgrades. Anglers that fish all three regular-season events, in addition to the top points leaders, will qualify for the three-day, entry-fee championship.
The National Walleye Tour includes unmatched television and media coverage, allowing a national audience to watch the action unfold from each event throughout the season. Airing on multiple national and regional networks, the NWT will be seen on the Pursuit Channel, CBS Sports Network, NBC SportsNet Chicago, Wild TV Canada, and the World Fishing Network. Additionally, NWT has a large digital presence where episodes can be seen 24×7 on Outdoor Action TV, Pursuit UP, Fishing TV, and others; plus all weigh-ins are streamed live on Outdoor Action TV, our website, and social media.
National Walleye Tour events are made possible through the sponsorship and continued support of these well-respected brands: Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Ranger Boats, Mercury, Lucas Oil, Nitro, AFTCO, Triton Boats, Power-Pole, Berkley, Abu Garcia, Sunline, Valley Fashions, T-H Marine, Atlas and G-Juice.
For more details, anglers are encouraged to call 612-424-0708 or check out the website at www.nationalwalleyetour.com. From here, site visitors can learn more about the NWT, view the TV schedule and learn more about what’s in store for 2021 season.
2021 NWT scheduled events:
June 24-25 – Lake Erie (Huron, Ohio)
July 29-30 – Lake Oahe (Mobridge, S.D.)
Championship – September 22-24 – Otter Tail Lake (Otter Tail Lake, Minn.)