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Minnesota Public Power Walleye Tournament - June 2

Wednesday, May 9, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Shari Wormwood
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Saturday, June 2, 2018


7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Rush Lake, Ottertail, MN


The night before, Friday, June 1, we'll hold a FISH FRY.


Tournament Headquarters:

Hook, Line and Sucher Resort and Campground
36052 Rush Lake Loop, Ottertail, MN 56571

Entry Fee:

Electric Utility Employee Rate - $25 per person/$50 per boat*
Non-Utility Registrant (vendor) Rate - $75 per person/$150 per boat*
*Limit of 2 people per team/boat.

Registration is limited to the first 50 teams (2 people per boat). Space is not guaranteed; register early for best availablity.

NOTE: Full payment must accompany registration. No registration accepted without payment.

Prize Money:

Prize money is based on 30 teams. Prizes will be adjusted proportionately for less than 30 entries. Prizes are based on the combined total weight of 6 or fewer fish from one boat:

1st Place: $500
2nd Place: $300
3rd Place: $200
4th Place: $140
5th Place: $130
6th Place: $120

Largest Walleye, by length
NOTE: Must be minimum 24" to qualify.

1st Place: $100

Tournament Regulations:

  • Catch & release is strongly encouraged.
  • Fish harvested have size restrictions and must comply with MN DNR regulations.
  • Tournament Fish Limit: 6 or fewer walleye. Only 1 walleye greater than 20 inches.
  • Fish must be a minimum of 14 inches plus "gilling" to qualify as a weigh-able fish.
  • All tournament anglers must check in at headquarters before 6:15 AM. Shotgun start at 7:00 AM from Hook, Line and Sucher Resort.
  • The only weigh station for this tournament is located at Hook, Line and Sucher Resort dock. No exceptions!
  • The tournament shall promptly conclude at 3:00 PM. All entrants are required to check in at the weigh-in station, regardless if any fish were caught.
  • All MN state fishing regulations & boating laws shall be adhered to. Participants may be disqualified if not.
  • Tournament Coordinators and its sponsors are not liable for any accidents, loss or damage of any property, or personal injury in conjunction with this tournament. A Waiver must be completed prior to participation.
  • Any discrepancies of weight, length or other tournament matters shall be determined by the Tournament Coordinators.

Tournament Proceeds:
All proceeds will be donated to the lineworker training programs at Minnesota West Community College, Minnesota State Community and Technical College and Dakota County Technical College.

Local Lodging:

Availability is limited. Please reserve now!

Tournament headquarters: Hook, Line and Sucher Resort and Campground, 36052 Rush Lake Loop, Ottertail, MN 56571. For cabins, call 877-346-6007 or 218-280-9624 (cell).

Wil-O-Wood Resort, 36282 Rush Lake Loop, Ottertail MN 56571. For cabins, call 800-848-4866.

Hidden Haven Resort, 36242 Rush Lake Loop, Ottertail, MN 56571. For cabins, call 847-867-6736.

Elm Haven Resort, 35852 Rush Lake Loop, Ottertail, MN 56571. For cabins, call 218-367-2797.

Shady Grove Resort, 35686 Rush Lake Loop, Ottertail, MN 56571. For cabins, call 218-346-6040 or 218-298-0496 (cell).

Four Seasons Resort, 35232 Rush Lake Loop, Ottertail MN 56571. For cabins, call 888-263-4210 or 218-367-2792.

The Otter Supper Club and Lodge, 306 North Hwy 78, Ottertail MN 56571. For lodging, call 218-367-2525.

Contact Tournament Coordinators:

Dave Lundberg - 218-590-8049
Todd McMichael - 701-373-5826

MMUA will issue a refund (less $10 processing fee per person) provided MMUA is notified of the cancellation by 4:30 PM on May 11, 2018. Sorry, no refunds after May 11.


By registering for this event, I, the attendee(s), authorize Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association (MMUA) to photograph me at this event and use such photographs in MMUA marketing materials (both electronic and print). I understand that I will not be paid for giving this consent.

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