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Olson owns Oahe

Olson owns Oahe

PIERRE, S.D. — Eric Olson has passed many significant milestones in his 11 years as an FLW Walleye pro: a half-dozen top-10 finishes, championship berths, over $140,000 in earnings and high-profile sponsorships. But despite those accomplishments, he’s traveled the tour with a glaring hole in his record – no winner’s trophy. That all changed Saturday when he netted his first Walleye Tour win on Lake Oahe. READ MORE »

Olson wins FLW Walleye Tour event on Lake Oahe

PIERRE, S.D. – Pro Eric Olson of Red Wing, Minn., and co-angler David Hosek of White Bear Lake, Minn., caught 5 walleyes weighing 15 pounds, 8 ounces to win the FLW Walleye Tour Western Division tournament on Oahe Lake. Olson had a three-day catch of 15 walleyes weighing 45-7. He won by nearly 2-pounds over his closest competitor and took home $36,157* for his efforts. READ MORE »

Hosek nets co-angler crown on Oahe

Hosek nets co-angler crown on Oahe

PIERRE, S.D. — David Hosek of White Bear Lake, Minn., took over the Co-angler Division lead Friday and didn’t look back, winning the event Saturday after fishing with pro champion Eric Olson of Red Wing, Minn. READ MORE »

Only one can take Oahe crown

Only one can take Oahe crown

PIERRE, S.D. — This is what they came for, what they hoped for, what they worked for: a shot at victory on Lake Oahe. After two days of fishing, a field of 116 FLW Walleye Tour anglers has been pared down to the best performing 10 pros and their co-angler counterparts, who will fish one final day Saturday in this Western Division event. READ MORE »

Olson in the zone

Olson in the zone

PIERRE, S.D. — Longtime Walleye Tour pro Eric Olson has experienced a bit of a dry spell over the last few years, but Friday’s thunderstorms didn’t rain on his parade a bit. The pro from Red Wing, Minn., sacked the walleyes again today on Lake Oahe to take over the lead with a two-day total of 29 pounds, 15 ounces. READ MORE »

Olson leads FLW Walleye Tour event on Lake Oahe

PIERRE, S.D. – Pro Eric Olson of Red Wing, Minn., and co-angler Robert Dube of Williston, N.D., caught five walleyes weighing 15 pounds, 2 ounces Friday to propel into the lead at the FLW Walleye Tour Western Division tournament on Lake Oahe. Olson now has a two-day catch of 10 walleyes weighing 29-15 and a 1-pound, 12-ounce lead over second place pro Paul Steffen of Pierre, S.D., going into the final day of competition. Anglers from 14 states are fishing for top awards of up to $35,000 in the Pro Division and up to $7,500 in the Co-angler Division. READ MORE »

Big day on big water

Big day on big water

PIERRE, S.D. — A slight rain subsided just in time for the 7 a.m. FLW Walleye Tour takeoff Friday from Spring Creek on Lake Oahe. Though the 58 pros and as many co-anglers fishing in this Western Division event may face some minor weather challenges today, including stiffer early winds than yesterday, something else looms larger on the horizon: the top-10 cut. READ MORE »

McQuoid sets pace on Oahe

McQuoid sets pace on Oahe

PIERRE, S.D. — FLW Walleye Tour anglers didn’t have much trouble finding fish Thursday on Lake Oahe in central South Dakota: 60 percent of the field weighed a five-walleye tournament limit. Catching two over 20 inches was another story. But Cabela’s pro Kevin McQuoid of Isle, Minn., made it seem easy, as he nonchalantly weighed a 15-pound, 5-ounce limit to take the lead on day one of the Western Division event. READ MORE »

McQuoid leads FLW Walleye Tour event on Lake Oahe

PIERRE, S.D. – Pro Kevin McQuoid of Isle, Minn., and co-angler Ron Lowry of Lakewood, Colo., brought in five walleyes weighing 15 pounds, 5 ounces Thursday to lead day one of the FLW Walleye Tour Western Division tournament on Lake Oahe. The pair now holds a very narrow 4-ounce lead over their closest rivals in an event featuring 58 pros and 58 co-anglers representing 14 states from across the country competing for top awards of $35,000 in the Pro Division and $7,500 in the Co-angler Division. READ MORE »

On Oahe

On Oahe

PIERRE, S.D. — The FLW Walleye Tour may have hit Lake Oahe at just the right time for a fruitful Western Division tournament, taking place June 24-26 on the nation’s fourth largest reservoir by volume. According to anglers prefishing the tournament as well as some locals, the walleye bite is starting to warm up on this Missouri River reservoir above the Oahe Dam. READ MORE »

Wertz, Meyer win National Guard Soldier Appreciation tourney

Wertz, Meyer win National Guard Soldier Appreciation tourney

PIERRE, S.D. – Sgt. Jason Wertz of Redfield, S.D., and Sgt. John Meyer of Brookings, S.D., won the FLW Walleye National Guard Soldier Appreciation tournament held on Lake Oahe Tuesday. The team, fishing with pro Kevin McQuoid of Isle, Minn., caught three walleyes for a total of 7 pounds, 8 ounces to take the title and bragging rights among their peers. READ MORE »