Today's weigh in was one of the fastest Championship weigh ins on record, due to high winds and rain that pelted the weigh in ceremonies this afternoon.
Gusty winds kicked up several times, blowing coolers across the stage, knocking cameras over, and sending some people looking for shelter.
Two minutes later, the sun would come back out, the winds would settle, the rain subsided, and the weigh in continued.
Master of Ceremonies, Jim O'Rourke, did a great job moving anglers across the stage quickly.
Day 1 Bio Data:
Air Temp: 53 degrees at 7AM and 64 degrees at 5PM
Water Temp: 57 degrees
Skies: Partly Cloudy
Wind: 10-15 SSW at 7AM and 20-25mph WNW at 5PM w/gusts to 50
Waves: 4-6 feet
Mark Courts, the Harris, MN Pro brought in another 4 fish limit weighing in at 10.30 pounds, which was close to half of his 19.70 pounds from yesterday, giving him 30 pounds even today.
It was enough to secure his lead going into the final day of competition.
Weighing in at 14.58 pounds, Wisconsin's Pat Neu's 4 fish limit jumped him from 11th place into 2nd place.
Keith Kavajecz, another Wisconsinite, moved up from 6th place to 3rd place with a limit weighing 13.26 pounds today.
Rounding out the top 5, is 4th place finisher Mark Christianson of Walker, MN who's 4 fish limit weighed in less than yesterday's, but was still respectable at 11.03 pounds.
Mark Brumbaugh, of Arcanum, OH will go out in the number 5 spot tomorrow, after weighing in a basket of 4 fish for 14.53 pounds. He also had the "Big Fish" of the tournament with a chunky 6 plus pound fish today!
Only the top 25 competitors will fish the final day of the 2008 PWT Championship tomorrow.
Check back with us tomorrow, to find out who will take home the title of "Champion"!
Today's PWT Results can be found by clicking here:
MWC at Green Bay
The Masters Walleye Circuit kicked off today in the Bay of Green Bay.
Results can be found by clicking here:
The team of Tony Kobriger and Dan Zwick are leading the pack with a weight of 27.32 pounds.
The MWC event has 148 boats and the bay is putting out respectable weights.
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