National Walleye Tour Presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s will host its next event at Garrison, North Dakota, on Lake Sakakawea, September 10-11. The tournament circuit features a pro-am style format and guarantees over 100 percent payback.he
The Garrison event will take place at Fort Stevenson State Park (1252A 41st Ave. NW, Garrison, ND 58540). Registration/Check-In will take place online with procedures being emailed to anglers with their online confirmation. Pro- and co-angler pairings will be announced at the pre-tournament meeting and will be texted to each angler.
Anglers will launch Thursday and Friday mornings at 7 a.m. from the Garrison Bay Boat Ramp with the weigh-in set for 3 p.m. at Fort Stevenson State Park. Spectators will not be allowed at this event.
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 2020 – 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, AFTCO, Triton Boats, Power-Pole, Berkley, Abu Garcia, Sunline, Valley Fashions, T-H Marine, Atlas, G-Juice, Powertex Group.
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 2020 season.
2020 NWT scheduled events:
Sept. 10-11 – Garrison, N.D.
Oct. 14-16 – Huron, Ohio