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Forum staff reports , Published August 08 2013

Area anglers fare well at MWC tournament

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. – Chad Maloy and Don Denning of Fargo placed fifth at last week’s Masters Walleye Circuit fishing tournament on Devils Lake – including catching the biggest fish.

Maloy and Denning placed fifth with a total weight of 29 pounds, 3 ounces – more than 16 pounds less than the championship team of Travor Diegel and Paul Steffen of Pierre, S.D.

Maloy and Denning landed a nine-pound walleye, worth $714 from the big fish pot.

Diegel and Steffen caught a total weight of 45 pounds, 10 ounces – 11 pounds more than second-place finishers Allan Freidig and Clinton Devier of Devils Lake. The win earned Diegel and Steffen $11,100. Freidig and Devier won $5,700.

Troy Morris of Fargo team up with Kevin Breuer of Robbinsdale, Minn., to finish third with a weight total of 33 pounds 14 ounces