Wendt Wins Okoboji, Holds Off a Surging Nelly!

It’s been touted as the biggest year in tour history and as the familiar crowd of veteran anglers filled the Dickinson County Fairgrounds to mingle with this year’s rookie class, you could start to see it take shape. 64 anglers, representing four different states anxiously awaited the words they’ve been waiting to hear all year. “Welcome to stop number one of the 2024 Champions Tour season.” […]

2024 Champions Tour Preview

As we approach the 2024 Champions Tour Season, Presented by Skeeter Boats, the anticipation is building for a highly anticipated schedule. This season the Champions Tour will be featuring 2 brand new venues, including Lake Okoboji and the St. Croix River, but as usual we have an ‘ol reliable on the schedule and that is no other than Gull Lake. […]

Minnesota’s Snowbird

There’s a group of Minnesota Anglers who simply cannot stand the winters, and because of this, have become “Snowbirds”. Heading south for warmer weather, and open water bites. Rather than fishing through a singular hole, they prefer exploring the depths with their boats in warmer climates. One of the newest members of this crew? Minnesota Legend, Brad Leifermann. […]

The Angler of the Year

An angler who’s been a staple of the Champions Tour for years now, and who’s always in the discussion no matter the body of water, Arnold Helgerson. The shallow water expert, and some would say, “dock fishing guru” outlasted our field of incredible anglers to take home this award in 2023 […]