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Crazy Eyes team wins New York’s Sunset Bay Shootout on Lake Erie

Wyatt Bartoo, 15, of Fredonia, N.Y., holds up the big fish for the Crazy Eyes team that helped them win the 2023 Sunset Bay Shootout held July 13-15 on Lake Erie. (Photo by Wes Bartoo)

It was the 13th annual Sunset Bay Walleye Shootout on July 15 and a record number of competing teams topped out at 160 squads, all vying for $425,000 in cash and prizes. In the end it was the winning trio of Wes Bartoo, of Fredonia, and his “Crazy Eyes” team, made up of his 15-year-old son Wyatt and Will Baker, of Brocton, who boated away with a check for $20,000 by virtue of a six-fish tournament limit weighing 35.27 pounds of ‘eyes.

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