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Cabela’s MWC Announces 2012 Tournament Schedule

MKnippenbergRBuddieHz2Oct. 15, 2011—Prairie du Chien, WI—World-class fishing, premier destinations and hefty payouts are on tap in the 2012 Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit schedule.

“We worked with our anglers to select the best fisheries—at peak fishing times—to put together a great lineup of destinations for our 28th season,” said Executive Director Dan Johnson.

The MWC’s 2012 schedule is as follows:

March 24-25 Illinois River at Spring Valley, Illinois

April 13-15 Detroit River at Trenton, Michigan

April 27-29 Pueblo Reservoir at Pueblo, Colorado

May 18-20 Lake Erie at Huron, Ohio

May 31-June 1 Mille Lacs Lake at Isle, Minnesota; held in conjunction with first two days of Cabela’s National Team Championship, which concludes June 2 (top 25 teams)

June 29-July 1 Lake Winnebago at Oshkosh, Wisconsin

July 27-29 Lake Oahe at Mobridge, South Dakota

Aug. 24-26 St. Mary’s River at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Sept 14-16 Cass Lake Minnesota at Stony Point Resort

2012 Cabela’s MWC World Walleye Championship
Oct. 18-20 Mississippi River Pools 9-10 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin

2013 Cabela’s MWC World Walleye Championship
Oct. 17-19 Bays de Noc at Escanaba, Michigan

For 2012, the Circuit is eliminating divisions. Teams may fish any three events of their choice to earn points for the no-entry-fee World Walleye Championship, and four tournaments for the Team of the Year race.

Cabela’s, the World’s Foremost Outfitter for hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, is wrapping up its tenth season as title sponsor of the MWC. Official sponsors include: Berkley Gulp!, Ranger Boats, Mercury Marine, MotorGuide, Lowrance, Fishouflage, Versus (Vs.) Television Network and North American Fishing Club. Associate Sponsors include: Berkley Trilene, Energizer, O2 Marine Technologies, Northland Fishing Tackle, Ryjus, Reflections, Worldwide Marine Insurance, The Walleye Federation, RPM Outdoor Sports, Sea Grant and Wildlife Forever.

Concluding its 27th season, the Cabela’s MWC is the oldest team circuit in walleye fishing. The Circuit’s proven team format lets competitors choose their partner and double their fun, all while splitting expenses. For details visit masterswalleyecircuit.com; or email[email protected].