It was a great day on the Wabigoon chain of lakes for many of the 135 teams in the 28th annual tbaytel Walleye Masters tournament in Dryden. The big bag of the day goes to Dryden's Scott Lee and David Compardo at 20.10lbs - a full two-thirds of last year's winning weight!
The big fish of day one was also caught by the day one leaders, weighing in at 8.38lbs. Their "smaller" big fish was still a hefty 7.74lbs. That pair of walleyes helped launch them to a stong day one lead in the tournament. Here are the official Day 1 top 5:
|Position||Team #:||Captain||Partner||Day 1||Day 2||Total||Off Lead|
|1||116||Scott Lee||David Compardo||20.10||0.00||20.10||0.00|
|2||73||Donald Yurkiw||Heather Yurkiw||19.07||0.00||19.07||-1.03|
|3||75||Lonnie Lundmark||Carissa Lundmark||17.18||0.00||17.18||-2.92|
|4||130||Greg Davies||Cal Ritchie||16.95||0.00||16.95||-3.15|
|5||45||Dale Charbonneau||Karl Martens||15.97||0.00||15.97||
The boats launch again at 7am Sunday, June 18th, from Government Dock. The flights return at 3:30/3:45/4:00pm. Listen for updates throughout the afternoon on CKDR. If you want to watch, the weigh-ins will be streamed live, starting around 4pm. Links to view it are available at www.drydenwalleyemasters.com.