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Bass Pro Shops Rossford Walleye roundup boasts event’s largest number of entries

In this Sept. 17, 2003 file photo, a walleye is shown after being taken during a fishing trip...
In this Sept. 17, 2003 file photo, a walleye is shown after being taken during a fishing trip in Lake Erie near Marblehead, Ohio. (AP Photo/Daniel Miller, File) (Source: Daniel Miller)(WDTV)
Published: Mar. 12, 2021 at 12:10 PM EST
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ROSSFORD, Ohio (WTVG) - Walleye anglers from across the nation are coming together once again for the Bass Pro Shops 2021 Rossford Walleye Roundup on April 2-3.

The event is open to two-person teams, with an event-record 40 teams registered as of March 10. The entry fee is $500 per team. The winning team is on track to win more than $20,000, with payouts based upon entries and registrations.

Tournament fishing will take place between 7 a.m.-3 p.m. each day and will launch from Cullen Park, with Ohio and Michigan waters of Lake Erie open; no Canadian waters are permitted.

Activities, final weigh-in, and awards will be hosted at Bass Pro Shops in Rossford.

Weigh-ins will start at the staging area outside of Bass Pro Shops as soon as the boats arrive back from Cullen Park, approximately 4:30 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday.  Bleachers will be set up for observers and Country Lane BBQ will be on site on Friday evening.

The payout is 100% of all registration fees plus additional cash prizes for the Largest 1-Day Bag Weight and Big Fish Purse.

Go to www.RossfordWalleyeRoundup.com for more details or to register.

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