Well, it's on!  The 3rd annual Dakota Fish Fest Walleye Tournament at Heart Butte Dam (Lake Tschida) on Saturday, June 13th.  The cost of the tournament is $150 dollars per team and it will be limited to the first 70 teams.

Cash prizes will be awarded for the top 10 anglers.  They include $2,500 dollars for first place.  2nd place will receive $1180.  3rd place will score $760.  4th place will receive $700.  5th place gets $500.  6th place will pay out $420.  7th place gets $380.  8th place walks away with $290.  9th place scores $200 and 10th place will pick up $170.

In addition, the largest Walleye will earn $300 dollars thanks to Veracity Motors, and the largest Northern Pike will make $200 dollars thanks to Curtis Rud Oil.

Dakota Fish Fest is also looking for volunteers to help out with the tournament.

All money must accompany the application.  Incomplete applications will not be allowed in the tournament.  You can get their application on the Dakota Fish Fest website HERE.  You can also get more information on the Dakota Fish Fest facebook page.

There will also be a Dakota Fish Fest kids tournament running at the same time on June 13th at Lake Tschida.  All fishing supplies will be provided.  The cost is only $10 dollars per youth angler and it will be limited to the first 50 kids.  Prizes will be awarded for the "largest bass", "largest fish" and "most fish."

What a great event for you and your family to take advantage of.  Fishing is the perfect social distancing activity and the Heart Butte Dam is a beautiful place to take the family.