Save the date for the 42nd Annual Iowa Great Lakes Walleye Weekend
Each year the Iowa Great Lakes Area kicks off walleye season with the Iowa Great Lakes Area Walleye Weekend tournament put on by the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. Ten walleye are tagged and released in to the chain of Iowa Great Lakes. Starting at midnight on Saturday, May 4th you can cast your chance at catching one of these 10 tagged walleye worth $42,000! There are many other chances to win prizes all weekend long – from the largest fish categories to the raffle prizes at the awards luncheon.
The weekend’s tournament ends at 11:59am on Sunday, May 5th. Make sure to sign up for the extended contest giving you a chance to catch one of the remaining tagged walleye from 12:00pm Sunday, May 5th to 11:59pm on August 31st. The first 3 tagged walleye caught during the extended contest are paid out a percentage of the registration fees all summer long!