SD angler wins FLW Walleye Tour Championship

Bismarck, N.D. (AP) – South Dakota angler Dan Stier won the
National Guard FLW Walleye Tour Championship on the Missouri River
in North Dakota with a final-day catch Sunday of five fish weighing
a total of 18 pounds, 14 ounces.

The angler from Mina, S.D., had a four-day catch of 18 walleyes
weighing 69 pounds, 4 ounces. He won by more than 4 pounds and took
home more than $70,000.

The tournament featured 40 of the worlds’ top professional
walleye anglers. Dean Arnoldussen of Appelton, Wis., was runner-up,
followed by Chris Gilman of Chisago City, Minn.; David Andersen of
Amery, Wis.; and Bill Shimota of Lonsdale, Minn.

Todd Dankert of Anoka, Minn., was the top amateur in the
tournament, with a three-day catch of 15 walleyes weighing 58
pounds, 12 ounces. He won $7,000.


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