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MN Daily Update: Sentencing complete in walleye tournament cheating scandal

Lake Erie Walleye Tournament Trail Director Jason Fischer (left) confronts angler Jacob Runyan (right) with lead weights that were stuffed into the bellies of walleyes caught by Runyan and his partner, Chase Cominsky (not pictured) during a tournament last fall on Lake Erie. (Photo courtesy of the Lake Erie Walleye Trail)

Two tournament fishermen who pleaded guilty to felony cheating charges after they were disqualified from the Lake Erie Walleye Trail (LEWT) Championship in September of 2022 are sentenced.

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