Walleye Weekend Brings in Large Crowds

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It was a fun filled, and fish filled weekend at Walleye Weekend and they celebrated its 40th anniversary. 

The centerpiece for this weekend was the Mercury Marine National Walleye Tournament on Lake Winnebago that brings in nearly 300 boats and 600 contestants. 

The weekend also offered live music, softball and basketball tournaments and a charity motorcycle ride. 

Between fishing, entertainment and activities, the weekend lures in over 80,000 people to Lakeside Park in Fond du Lac. 

The winner of the Mercury Marine National Walleye Tournament received $4,000 and a brand new Mercury boat. 

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