WalleyeFIRST Announces Ironman Sponsors
Aug 10th, 2006 by OutdoorsFIRST
Modified Aug 10th, 2006 at 12:00 AM
Rhinelander, WI – WalleyeFIRST annonced the addition of four new sponsors to its 2006 Ironman Rankings. Lund Boats, StowMaster Net, E-cell, and Kwik Pfyt have all been added as 2006 Ironman Sponsors.WalleyeFIRST’s Steve Worrall noted, “The eight Ironman anglers of 2006 have demonstrated a special commitment to the sport of Professional Walleye Fishing. Their fishing and travel schedule can be so grueling, that it oftentimes puts them at a disadvantage in certain events, especially where prefishing periods overlap. The new sponsors, though their support, have shown a similar commitment to the sport and the acheivements of the Ironmen.”Grand PrizeThe highest ranking Ironman Angler of 2006 will be awarded one entry fee into a 2007 In-Fisherman Professional Walleye Trail event of their choice, a product prize package, and the 2006 Ironman trophy. The awards will be presented at the 2006 PWT Championship.In 2006, eight anglers are competing in the Ironman. The 2006 WalleyeFIRST Ironman participants are: Rick FranklinBill OrtizScott FairbairnTommy SkarlisPete HarshTodd RileyDan StierTom BackerThe WalleyeFIRST Ironman Rankings rates the top “three-circuit” anglers in Professional Walleye Fishing. Anglers competing in all events in The Professional Walleye Trail’s Regional and Super Pro divisions, as well as the FLW Walleye Tour are eligible. Ironman walleye anglers fish a grueling fourteen tournament schedule between the months of April and October.The Ironman Rankings are computed using the World Walleye Rankings Formula, the only professional walleye angler ranking system in existence. The Ironman homepage can be viewed at http://walleye.outdoorsfirst.com/ironman.WalleyeFIRST Ironman sponsors include: Stowmaster, the world’s first landing net specially engineered and patented to be fish-friendly, ultra-strong, tangle-free and easily stowable. E-cell, a hydrogen enclosed fuel cell employing the same advanced technology that powers hybrid vehicles. KWIK PFYT, a Mud Flap System specially designed to provide the ultimate rock and tar protection for your trailer, boat, ATV, or snowmobile. Lund Boats of New York Mills, MN, an industry-leading boat builder and innovator for more than 50 years.