MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (April 29, 2013) – Pro-angler Korey Sprengel, of Beaver Dam, Wis., brought 26.81 pounds of walleye to the scales to win the inaugural event of the Cabela’s National Walleye Tour (NWT) at Red Wing, Minn., on April 27. Mike Bosch, of Mandan, N.D., took home the co-angler first-place prize with a 25.66-pound two-day total.
Sprengel, a former winner on the FLW tour, was the only angler who brought in the five-fish limit on both days of the event; weighing 16.69 pounds the first day and 10.12 pounds on the final day.
The winning pro-angler attributes good weather and having a great partner as the key to an enjoyable and successful day on the water. “We had great weather for the derby, definitely made it enjoyable.” said Sprengel. “My co-angler helped a ton. He was a great advantage during the event.”
As promised, the NWT delivered an unprecedented boat and contingency payout. By winning the first-place prize and participating in the Ranger Cup, Mercury Marine and Cabela’s Angler Cash programs, Sprengel won a total of $71,500. Read More