Share this article

print logo

Options abound for Southtowns Walleye tourney

Get ready to rumble for walleye on Lake Erie. The Southtowns Walleye Association of WNY will be hosting its 34th Annual Walleye Tournament June 9 to 17 – bigger and better than ever. There is a deadline to enter and that’s June 8 at 8 p.m. at the group’s club house located at 5895 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg.

Coordinated by the largest walleye club in the country, this contest pays back 200 places. There is a new prize structure and more money will be given away at the top end, all based on the weight of a single fish. Minimum length to weigh in is a 26-inch ‘eye. Check out the details of weigh stations and hours at www.southtownswalleye.org.

There are some details that you need to pay attention to, such as you must be a club member to be able to compete ($35). In addition, the main tournament cost is $50. There are other options that you can buy,  such as a four-day Calcutta for $40 and a nine-day Calcutta for $100. There’s an optional $5 Walleye Wallet, too. If it sounds a little intimidating, stop down to the Southtowns Walleye monthly meetings, slated for May 17 and June 7 at 7:30 p.m. There will be qualified tournament personnel in attendance to answer all your questions.

There are no comments - be the first to comment