Lund(R) Pro Anglers Dominate Leech Lake Walleye Tournament

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 Jun 9th, 2022 by Keith Worrall 

Modified Jun 9th, 2022 at 9:11 PM

New York Mills, Minn. – Lund® Boats, legendary manufacturer of aluminum and fiberglass fishing boats, announced today that Lund professional anglers have swept the top three spots in the recent Leech Lake Walleye Tournament. Held Saturday, June 4 through Sunday, June 5, the tournament took place in Walker, Minn.

The teams of Chuck Hasse and Randy Topper took first place, Dylan Maki and Joe Bricko took second and Sean Colter and Dave Hernesman came in third. In addition, five other Lund teams landed in the top twenty. The team of Hasse and Topper finished the event with a total bag of walleye measuring just over 48-inches to take home the $15,400 prize.

The tournament was a two-day event that included 155 boats and 310 anglers. Anglers were required to fish in teams of two, take pictures of the fish and take a video showing the live release of the fish. Walleye tournaments have been a tradition on Leech Lake for over 25 years. The entire Leech Lake community has strongly supported tournaments over the years with dozens of volunteers working to make them a success.

“We are so pleased to see so many of our pro team successfully competing in this exciting event,” says Ryan Sproule, Pro-Staff and Special Events Coordinator, Lund Boats. “We have always supported professional and amateur anglers alike and this tournament is a fun way for them to show off their skills. We’d like to congratulate Chuck and Randy and all of our top-class anglers.”

To learn more about Lund’s full line of aluminum and fiberglass fishing boats, visit www.lundboats.com.

About Lund Boats:
Lund® has been producing aluminum and fiberglass fishing, sport, hunting, and utility boats in Minnesota’s lake country since 1948, leading with products that exceed the demands of the most dedicated outdoorsmen. Howard Lund founded Lund® boats in 1948, with the goal of building the most durable and functional fishing boats in the nascent aluminum boat industry. Craftsmanship was the key to producing the highest quality boats, and from the beginning, our manufacturing principles have been to hire the best employees available to build the best boat possible with the best materials available. Over the decades, Lund has become the most revered name in aluminum boats, with resale values among the highest in the industry and boats that are passed from generation to generation. Today, the company thrives thanks to its reputation for quality fishing boats that last a lifetime and more. www.lundboats.com

About Brunswick
Headquartered in Mettawa, Ill., Brunswick Corporation’s leading consumer brands include Mercury Marine outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrive and inboard packages; Mercury global parts and accessories including propellers and SmartCraft electronics; Advanced Systems Group, which includes industry-leading brands like MotorGuide, Attwood, Mastervolt, Blue Sea Systems, CZone, and ASG Connect system integrators; Land ’N’ Sea, BLA, Payne’s Marine, Kellogg Marine, and Lankhorst Taselaar marine parts distribution; Mercury and Quicksilver parts and oils; Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris, Heyday, Lowe, Lund, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray, Thunder Jet and Uttern boats; Boating Services Network, Freedom Boat Club and Boat Class.  For more information, visit brunswick.com.

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