UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Lake Seminole

Steil’s stunner

Steil’s stunner

BISMARCK, N.D. — When his friend and travel partner Tony Renner weighed in an astonishing 24-pound, 8-ounce bag on day three, Scott Steil knew he would have his work cut out for him on the final day of the FLW Walleye Tour Championship. But even with an 8-pound hill to climb, he refused to believe he was fishing for second. And as it turned out, he was right. READ MORE »

Steil takes Walmart FLW Walleye Tour Championship

BISMARCK, N.D. – Pro Scott Steil of Richmond, Minn., caught five walleyes weighing 21 pounds, 4 ounces to give him a two-day total of 10 walleyes weighing 37 pounds, 12 ounces to win the Walmart FLW Walleye Tour Championship presented by Berkley on the Missouri River in Bismarck, N.D. Steil earned $105,000 for his title in the nationally televised tournament that featured 108 anglers from 16 states and Canada. READ MORE »

Tony’s time

Tony’s time

BISMARCK, N.D. – Tony Renner has been fishing the Walmart FLW Walleye for seven years and has been fishing competitively for nearly 15. But he calls today the biggest of his career. READ MORE »

Renner’s dream day results in 8-pound lead

Renner’s dream day results in 8-pound lead

BISMARCK, N.D. – All week long Tony Renner had been contemplating whether to stay close and fish the Missouri River or head south towards the North Dakota-South Dakota border and fish the head of Lake Oahe. After qualifying for the final round in the river, he decided it was best to stick with what got him this far. That decision turned out to be the wisest one he’s made in his seven years as an FLW Walleye Tour pro. READ MORE »

Tears of Joy

Tears of Joy

BISMARCK, N.D. – At 68 years young, Lowell Joy has been walleye fishing in the Bemidji, Minn., area for half a century. But he’s never had a better outing than day three at the 2009 FLW Walleye Tour Championship on the Missouri River. READ MORE »

Renner takes big lead in Walmart FLW Walleye Tour Championship

BISMARCK, N.D. – Pro Tony Renner of Hutchinson, Minn., and co-angler Lowell Joy of Bemidji, Minn., brought in five walleyes weighing 24 pounds, 8 ounces to help Renner lead the Walmart FLW Walleye Tour Championship presented by Berkley on the Missouri River in Bismarck, N.D. Renner holds a lead of 8 pounds over his closest rivals in the nationally televised tournament that features 108 anglers from 16 states and Canada fishing for top awards of $105,000 in the Pro Division and $14,000 in the Co-angler Division. READ MORE »

Ten battle the elements

Ten battle the elements

BISMARCK, N.D. – The weather during the opening round of the 2009 Walmart FLW Walleye Tour Championship was brutal. And, amazingly, it continues to deteriorate. This may sound like a broken record, but it’s a reality for the 10 pro and 10 co-angler finalists. READ MORE »

Riley coasts to the cutoff

Riley coasts to the cutoff

BISMARCK, N.D. – The wind switched from the southeast to the northwest on day two of the Walmart FLW Walleye Tour Championship. Yesterday, the wind fought against the Missouri River current, but Thursday with more flow, the walleyes repositioned themselves. Pro Todd Riley once again made the necessary adjustments – sacking a workmanlike 12-5 to retain his lead at the halfway point in the tournament. READ MORE »

Riley keeps lead in Walmart FLW Walleye Tour Championship

BISMARCK, N.D. – Pro Todd Riley of Amery, Wis., caught five walleyes weighing 12 pounds, 5 ounces to give him a two-day catch of 10 walleyes weighing 35 pounds, 9 ounces to lead the Walmart FLW Walleye Tour Championship presented by Berkley on the Missouri River in Bismarck, N.D. Riley caught five walleyes weighing 23 pounds, 4 ounces on day one. The nationally televised championship tournament featured 108 anglers from 16 states and Canada fishing for top awards of $105,000 in the Pro Division and $14,000 in the Co-angler Division. READ MORE »

Pressure mounts, temps drop

Pressure mounts, temps drop

BISMARCK, N.D. – Repeatedly uttered at Wednesday’s weigh-in were the words “brutal” and “tough.” Those were references to the sustained 30-mph winds anglers battled throughout the day. Believe it or not, those conditions are about to get worse. In addition to the wind, the field will deal with colder temps and steady rain on day two of the Walmart FLW Walleye Tour Championship. READ MORE »

Riley races to big lead

Riley races to big lead

BISMARCK, N.D. – Windy doesn’t even begin to describe day one of the Walmart FLW Walleye Tour Championship on the Missouri River. Sustained 30-mph winds from the southeast confused both the fish and the anglers. But not even Mother Nature can stop Todd Riley, the hottest walleye fisherman on the planet. READ MORE »

Riley takes early lead in Walmart FLW Walleye Tour Championship

BISMARCK, N.D. – Pro Todd Riley of Amery, Wis., and co-angler Jimmy Cox of Bono, Ark., brought in five walleyes weighing 23 pounds, 4 ounces to lead the Walmart FLW Walleye Tour Championship presented by Berkley on the Missouri River in Bismarck, N.D. The pair holds a lead of 7 pounds, 7 ounces over their closest rivals in the nationally televised tournament that features 108 anglers from 16 states and Canada fishing for top awards of $105,000 in the Pro Division and $14,000 in the Co-angler Division. READ MORE »

Cold front curveball

Cold front curveball

BISMARCK, N.D. – After an unseasonably cool summer in the Midwest, most of September was a pleasant surprise. With high temperatures repeatedly hitting the mid-70s, September was nicer than most of June and July. Then on Sunday, Sept. 27, a vicious cold front came ripping down from Canada. The front, which possessed freezing temperatures and 60 mph winds, has dramatically changed the scene at the 2009 Walmart FLW Walleye Tour Championship. READ MORE »

Pundits’ Picks Walleye: Missouri River

Pundits’ Picks Walleye: Missouri River

Welcome to the final installment of Pundits’ Picks. After a long season of walleye prognostication, it all comes down to this: three qualifying pundits competing in a winner-take-all championship. For the second consecutive season, that championship will take place in Bismarck, the capital city of North Dakota. READ MORE »