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BORIS, GLAZA WIN WAL-MART RCL WALLEYE LEAGUE
SUPER TOURNAMENT ON LAKE WINNEBAGO
OSHKOSH, Wis. (July 12, 2004) – Boater Rick Boris of Antioch, Ill.,
caught a two-day total of 10 walleyes weighing 27 pounds, 13 ounces to
claim victory at the Wal-Mart RCL Walleye League Super Tournament presented
by Evinrude held Saturday and Sunday on Lake Winnebago near Oshkosh. Boris
earned $4,950 plus a $750 bonus for the win in the final Wisconsin Division
event of the season.
Boris caught his walleyes on a crawler harness with
a drop weight 50 feet up the line. The RCL League rookie trolled the rig
at about 1.5 mph.
Rounding out the top five boaters were Nicolas Schertz
of McFarland (10 walleyes, 27 pounds, 3 ounces, $2,750); Kyle Harmsen of
Waupun (10 walleyes, 26 pounds, 12 ounces, $2,475); Steven Slabe of Oshkosh
(10 walleyes, 25 pounds, 9 ounces, $2,200); and Lynn Niklasch of Oconomowoc
(10 walleyes, 24 pounds, 13 ounces, $1,760).
Niklasch also won the 2004 points title in the Wisconsin
Kevin Glaza of Wisconsin Rapids won the Co-angler
Division with 10 walleyes weighing 28 pounds, 5 ounces. Glaza and his boater
partners used spinner rigs and crawler harnesses in the Winnaconne area.
They caught their walleyes in 5 to 7 feet of water in rocky areas. Glaza,
who earned $2,475 in his second division victory of the season, also claimed
the co-angler points title in the Wisconsin Division.
Rounding out the top five co-anglers were Bob Bach
of Brown Deer (10 walleyes, 27 pounds, 12 ounces, $1,375 plus $200 bonus);
Joshua Blosser of Lodi (10 walleyes, 25 pounds, 13 ounces, $1,237); Daniel
Spielbauer of South Milwaukee (10 walleyes, 25 pounds, 8 ounces, $1,100
plus $125 bonus); and Jeff Hattendorf of Oak Creek (10 walleyes, 24 pounds,
11 ounces, $880).
Boaters and co-anglers who finish in the top 25
in final points standings in each RCL Walleye League division will advance
to the $100,000 RCL League Finals Sept. 2-4 on Bays de Noc in Escanaba,
Mich. The winning boater at the finals will receive an Evinrude-or Yamaha-powered
Ranger, Crestliner or Lund boat. Every angler who receives weight credit
in a tournament earns points, with 200 points awarded to the winner, 199
points for second, and so on, except for Super Tournaments, which award
300 points to the winner, 298 to second, and so on.
Wal-Mart RCL Walleye League boaters and co-anglers
fish together for a combined boat weight, with boaters competing against
other boaters and co-anglers fishing against other co-anglers. The Wal-Mart
RCL Walleye League meets the needs of America’s fishing masses by providing
professionally administered, close-to-home, affordable events with lucrative
The Wal-Mart RCL Walleye League is administered
by FLW Outdoors, the world’s leading marketer of competitive fishing. Other
FLW Outdoors-sanctioned tournament trails include the Wal-Mart RCL Walleye
Tour, the world’s most lucrative walleye-fishing series; the Wal-Mart FLW
Tour, the world’s most lucrative bass-fishing series; the EverStart Series,
designed as a pathway to the FLW Tour; the Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League
for weekend anglers; and the Wal-Mart Texas Tournament Trail.
Wal-Mart and many of America’s most respected companies
support FLW Outdoors and its six tournament trails. Wal-Mart has been the
title sponsor of FLW Outdoors since 1997. For a complete list of FLW Outdoors
sponsors and for more information about the premier products and services
they offer, please visit FLWOutdoors.com.
For more information about the Wal-Mart RCL Walleye
League or to enter a tournament, call (270) 252-1000 or visit FLWOutdoors.com.