Minnesota Public Power Walleye Tournament

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Minnesota Public Power Walleye Tournament

Date: June 3, 2023
  • Jun 3, 2023 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Bladow Beach Resort & Campground, 36052 Rush Lake Loop, Ottertail, MN 56571
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Schedule - Event will be held rain or shine

Saturday, June 3
Before 6:15 AM - Check In
7:00 AM-3:00 PM - Tournament
5:00 PM - Prize/Awards Presentation & Cook Out

Plus, join us for our FISH FRY for all registered participants starting around 5:30 PM the night before - Friday, June 2. All activities take place at Bladow Beach Resort.


Rush Lake, Ottertail, Minnesota

Tournament Headquarters

Bladow Beach Resort & Campground
36052 Rush Lake Loop, Ottertail, MN 56571

Tournament Regulations

  • Catch & release is strongly encouraged.
  • Fish harvested have size restrictions and must comply with MN DNR regulations.
  • Tournament Fish Limit: 6 or fewer walleye. Only 1 walleye greater than 20 inches.
  • Fish must be a minimum of 14 inches plus “gilling” to qualify as a weigh-able fish.
  • Largest Walleye format will be catch, photo and release; see additional requirements below.
  • All tournament anglers must check in at tournament headquarters before 6:15 AM. Shotgun start at 7:00 AM from Bladow Beach Resort.
  • The only weigh station for this tournament is located at Bladow Beach Resort dock. No exceptions!
  • The tournament shall promptly conclude at 3:00 PM. All entrants are required to check in at the weigh-in station, regardless if any fish were caught.
  • All Minnesota state fishing regulations & boating laws shall be adhered to. Participants may be disqualified if not.
  • Tournament Coordinators and its sponsors are not liable for any accidents, loss or damage of any property, or personal injury in conjunction with this tournament. A Waiver must be completed prior to participation.
  • Any discrepancies of weight, length, or other tournament matters shall be determined by Tournament Coordinators the day of event.

Largest Walleye Requirements:

  • The largest walleye is determine by total overall length. Fish must be minimum 24" to qualify.
  • ​The largest walleye is part of your 6 fish bag limit. It will be added to your total weight using a length/weight conversion chart.
  • You must provide a digital photo of your largest walleye while resting on a "Bump Board" or "Hawg Trough" style measuring device
  • After taking the photo, we encourage the immediate release of your largest walleye.

Entry Fee (Must be Two-person Team/Boat)

Electric Utility Employee:  $30/person
Non-Utility Employee (associate member/supplier/vendor): $80/person
Payment must accompany registration.

NOTE: Registration limited to the first 50 teams. Space is not guaranteed. Deadline to register is May 17 or when registration is full.

Proceeds from this event will be donated to the line work training programs in Minnesota.


Cancellations are subject to a $25 processing fee per person if received by 4:30 pm on May 17, 2023. No refunds issued after May 17.


By registering for this event, participant authorizes Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association (MMUA) to photograph me at this event and use such photographs in MMUA marketing materials (both electronic and print). I understand that I will not be paid for giving this consent.


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