Rumpca and Reed Win WAT at Prairie du Chien
Sep 28th, 2005 by OutdoorsFIRST
Modified Sep 28th, 2005 at 12:00 AM
Thirty-one teams battled the rain and grass as they competed in the last regular season Walleye Anglers Trail tournament for the 2005 season at Prairie du Chien, WI. Impressive baskets of fish were brought in both days of the tournament.The team of Doug Rumpca and Kyle Reed of Winona, MN brought to the scales a 2 day total of 51.30 lbs. to capture 1st. Place and a check for $3,000.00. Statistics:Air Temperature: Low 50’s to mid 70’sWater Temperature: 68 degrees# of fish weighed:197Total weight: 472.20Awards:1st. Place – $3,000 – Doug Rumpca, Winona, MN & Kyle Reed, Winona, MN.2nd. Place – $1,500 – Mike Glynn & Maury Schmerbach, Dubuque, IA. 3rd. Place – $900 – Tom Millenkamp, Dyersville, IA & Steve Kopp, Dubuque, IA.4th. Place – $600 – John Mannerino, Chicago, IL & Mark Michael, Princeton, IL.5th. Place – $500- Mike Konrath, Plainfield, IL & Chad Carroll, Machesny Park, IL6th. Place – $500 – Ken Kramer, Holmen, WI. & Larry Erickson, LaCrosse, WI.7th. Place – $500 – Bob Thill, LaCrosse, WI. & Eric Litshen, LaCrosse, WI.Big Fish – $310 – Mike Konrath, Plainfield Il.Mack Lures “Just Out Of The Money” Award – $50.00 Tackle CreditWalleye Central “Just Out Of The Money” Award – $50.00Steve & Angie Haugen, Marion, IA Northern Battery “Charging Up The Field” Award – (2) 3100 BatteriesChad Myhre, Stoddard WI. & Chad Ostoff, Ferryville, WI.Falling Rock Bar & Bait “Middle of the Channel” Award – $100Mike Martine, Chaseburg, WI. & Terry Mueller, Stoddard, WI.Richter Anchor “25 Pound Award” – 25 lb. Richter AnchorLarry Schlueter, Garber, IA, Doug Grobe, Savanah, IlThe Walleye Anglers Trail is supported by these fine sponsors:ÿ The Dubuque Advertiser, Bird Chevrolet, Happy Joe’s Pizza, Falling Rock Bar & Grill, Anderson Weber Toyota, Clark Boat Co., WalleyeFIRST.com, Ezee Steps, Inc. (Boat Trailer Steps), Walleye Central, Miller Electric (Dubuque & Clinton), Cabela’s & Richter Anchor.See www.walleyeanglerstrail.com for complete tournament results and “team of the year” standings.