Leo and Leon Houle win WWA Cass Lake Event
May 23rd, 2005 by OutdoorsFIRST
Modified May 23rd, 2005 at 12:00 AM
Howling winds, rain, and plain bad weather didn’t deter veteran tournament anglers Leon and Leo Houle from winning the May 22nd World Walleye Association tournament held on Cass Lake out of Stoney Point Resort.The First Place team of Leo and Leon fished Pike Bay keying on weed lines in 17′ Lindy Rigging minnows. Five bites yielded 4 fish for the winning team, including the tournament’s big fish at 4.54 pounds. Total weight taking home the first place check for $1130 was 12.75 pounds.Second place went to Brett King and Doug Gardner with a total weight of 6.08 pounds. Doug and Brett fished in 7 to 20 feet of water with shiners and leeches to put 4 fish in the net. There were also many smaller fish caught by the second place team using this technique on Kitchie Doug and Brett took home $474.Chad Benson and Joe Edlund took third with a total weight of 4.23 pounds.The World Walleye Association is proudly sponsored by Yar Craft Boats. Special thanks to Jim and Karen at Stoney Point Resort. The World Walleye Association was established in 1999 with the vision of leading tournament fishing into the next millennium. The WWA was founded by Steve Poll, Professional Tournament Angler and Executive Director of the World Walleye Association. The World Walleye Association’s team tournament circuits are designed BY fishermen – FOR fishermen.. The World Walleye Association is also a strong supporting member of the National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA).