Devils Lake, ND – Johnnie Candle of Devils Lake, ND and partner Dave Noble of Dixon, IL, once again showed that they are one of the top teams in competitive walleye angling.
On June 1, 2012 they placed 3rd out of 125 teams competing in the Masters Walleye Circuit event. Then on June 2nd the duo placed 10th out of 213 teams competing in the Cabela’s National Team Championship. The events were held simultaneously on Mille Lacs Lake in central Minnesota. The top 25 finish in the National Team Championship earns the team All-American Status for 2012.
The MWC event was the first of the year for Candle and Noble. They will also compete at Lake Winnebago, WI, Lake Oahe, SD and Cass Lake, MN later this year. The goal is to score enough points to qualify for the prestigious World Walleye Championship which they won in 2010.
The National Team Championship consists of teams from all across the country that were awarded spots from their local clubs and tournament circuits. Johnnie and Dave represented the Lake Region Anglers Association from Devils Lake, ND. This is the largest team championship for walleye anglers in the country. This was the 2nd time in 3 years that the team has finished in the top ten in this event. Read More