2014 Geraldton Walleye Classic Champions! Roger Mayer and Jeff Rooney

1st place, Roger Mayer and Jeff Rooney from Thunder Bay with a combined Total pounds of 29.9

 

The Geraldton Walleye Classic was well attended and very much enjoyed by all again this year. The weather holding out nicely it a wonderful weekend for all. The Black flies and mosquitos were held back by nice breeze winds. The kick-start to the event was the parade of boats on Friday evening and it was something else to see, 30 floats participating in the parade! The angler and spectator made their way to McLeod Park where the registration done a detail explanation/review of the rules. Followed by the Calcutta’s and live entertainment. It was nice to see all of the spectator visit the event and supporting their favorite team. The winner of this year free entry draw was Katie Del Bianco .
Big fish this year was a big one, 7.37 lbs caught by Chris Viel from Thunder bay.
80% of our anglers come from outside the Greenstone area, giving our local economy a welcome “tourism” boost. Talk about being serious about their sport! With $10000 as first prize, these people meant business! Again a big thanks to all the volunteers that help to make this event. The GWC is one of the greatest Fishing tournament in Northern Ontario! As usual big thanks to Donna Pelletier the lead organizer of the event. Also a big thanks to all of our sponsors! Plan are already in the works for next years tournament!

Here are this years winner:
1st place, Roger Mayer and Jeff Rooney from Thunder Bay with a combined Total pounds of 29.9
2nd Place, Bruce Hewitson and Andy Smith from Thunder Bay with a combined total pounds of 25.88
3rd place, Denis Martin from Hearst and Perry Caverson from Sudbury with a combined total pounds 23.73
4th place, Keith and Darolyn Hryciw from Thunder Bay with a combined total pounds of 23.5
5th place, Andrew Bennett and Ken Casey from Thunder Bay with a combined total pounds of 22.91
6th place, Glenn Leroux and Trevor Zimak from Thunder Bay with a combined total pounds of 22.5
7th place, Tom Mitrovic and Chris Viel from Thunder Bay with a combined total pounds of 20.57
8th place, Jean-Paul LaFlamme and Guy Viel from Hearst with a combined total pounds of 20.56
9th place, James Smedley and James Armstrong from Thunder Bay with a combined total pounds 19.3
10th Place, Ernie Ukrainec and Peter Hanaik from Thunder Bay with a combined total pounds 18.96

The 2015 Geraldton Walleye Classic already has 67 of the 115 alloted spots registered!! Make sure to register now to secure your team for next year’s event at geraldtonwalleyeclassic.ca.

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Big fish this year was a big one, 7.37 lbs caught by Chris Viel from Thunder bay

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The 2015 Geraldton Walleye Classic already has 67 of the 115 allotted spots registered!!
Make sure to register now to secure your team for next year’s event at geraldtonwalleyeclassic.ca.

 

Reprinted with permission from The Times Star

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