Gaines And Rhoades Grab Day One Lead At Cabela’s MWC World Walleye Championship

Randall Gaines and Mike Rhoades

Randall Gaines and Mike Rhoades

Green Bay, Wisc.—Oct. 6, 2016—Randall Gaines of Salem, Ohio, and Mike Rhoades of South Bend, Indiana, sacked an impressive 27-pound, 11-ounce 5-fish limit to top the 48-team field on day one of the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit’s 2016 World Walleye Championship.

Wisconsin’s Michael Lenarduzzi and Douglas McDonough are in second place with 26-07, followed by 2015 Cabela’s MWC World Walleye Champions Greg Whitson and Mark Campeau of Ontario with 23-01.

A total of 154 walleyes weighing 441 pounds, 11 ounces crossed the scale today.


The championship runs Oct. 6-8 on the Fox River and Wisconsin waters of Green Bay out of Green Bay, Wisconsin. The action continues tomorrow morning at 8 a.m.