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The 2016 Governor's Cup Walleye Tournament is July 7-9. The full schedule of events is below!
Saturday, July 9th 2016
Governor's Cup Winners
Top 5:
1. Norm Sillerud & J.R. Rasmusan, Glasgow, 58.92 lbs.
2. Wayne Wilcox, Laurel & Chris Grotjohn, Belgrade, 49.08 lbs.
3. Landon Holte, Fort Peck & Casey Holte, Bismarck, 48.66 lbs.
4. Ted Toavs, Wolf Point & Paul Wemmer, Nashua, 48.4 lbs.
5. Rodney Glasoe, Nashua & Tyler Johnson, Nashua 48.19 lbs.

Click here for full results

Friday, July 8th 2016
Day one top 5 (unofficial)
1. Rodney Glasoe and Tyler Johnson, Nashua 37.71
2. Norm Sillerud and J.R. Rasmusan, Glasgow 33.56
3. Trevor Kleppelid and Todd Kleppelid, Circle 28.50
4. Ed Sugg and Bill Sugg, Glasgow 27.77
5. Mike Newton, Glendive and Randy Redfern, Billings 27.28
Wednesday, July 6th 2016
29th Annual Montana Governor's Cup Walleye Fishing Tournament
Thursday, July 7:
8:00-12:00 p.m. - Guys & Gals Tournament- $25 Entry Fee
3:00 p.m. - Governor’s Cup Registration Starts, Kiwanis Park
5:00 p.m. - Governor’s Cup Mandatory Rules Meeting– Kiwanis Park
5:30-6:30 p.m.- Anglers And Sponsors Only Picnic – Kiwanis Park
6:00 p.m. - Calcutta- Kiwanis Park

Friday, July 8:
6:45 a.m. - Opening Ceremony– National Anthem
7:00 a.m. - 29th Annual Mt Gov. Cup Tournament Begins -Fort Peck
3:00 p.m. - Weigh-ins start
5:00 p.m. - Scores Posted At Kiwanis Park- Emcee Joe Herbold
5:00 p.m. - Fish Fry At Kiwanis Park, Open To The Public!
Good Food/Cold Beverages/Raffles/Exclusive Merchandise!
Raffles: $500 Gas Raffle From Ezzies, Big Green Egg Grill, Yeti Cooler, 50/50 & Lots More!
Visit With Participating Fisherman & Sponsors
6:00 p.m.- Calcutta – Friday Day Money & Big Fish Awarded

Saturday July 9:
6:45 a.m. – Opening Ceremony– National Anthem
7:00 a.m. – Final Day For Fishing The 29th Annual Gov. Cup At The Fort Peck Marina
7:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.– Youth Fishing Tournament @ Kiwanis Park
3:00 p.m.–weigh-ins Start
5:00 p.m.-final scores posted, Kiwanis Park By Emcee Joe Herbold Winners Announced And Prizes Awarded

Saturday, July 11th 2015
Youth Fishing Results
Governor's Cup Youth Fishing Results- 124 participants with 191 fish caught

5 and under
1st- Beau Belik of Sawer, North Dakota

6 and 7 years old
1st- Brayden Carrick of Glasgow, Montana

8 and 9 years old
1st- Allie Palm of Glasgow, Montana

10 and 11 years old
1st- Jacob Johnson- Plains, Montana

12 and over
1st- Colt Stevens of Saco, Montana

Saturday, July 11th 2015
Lawson And Kittleson Win 2015 Montana Governor's Cup
It was a windy and hot day for fishing during Day 2 of the Montana Governor’s Cup Walleye Tournament on Fort Peck Lake.

With temperatures over 90 degrees and winds reaching 25 mph things got a little hectic in the late afternoon as teams started to head in to the Fort Peck Marina to check in.

The team with the top weight on Day 2 was Sam Lawson and Clay Kittleson of Fort Peck who caught 20.5 pounds of walleye.

The big walleye of Day 2 was caught by Chad Formanek of Wheatland, Wyoming and Nick Reid of Colstrip, Montana with a 14.37 pound walleye.

The overall winner of the Montana Governor’s Cup Walleye Tournament ended up Sam Lawson and Clay Kittleson who had 14.02 pounds on Day 1 and 20.5 pounds on Day 2 for the total of 34.52 pounds.

Top 10 Teams:

1- Sam Lawson and Clay Kittleson- 34.52 pounds
2- Luke Sundby of Williston, North Dakota and Eli Williams of Williston with 32.66 pounds
3. Kevin Lynch of Huntley and Mike Block of Lovell, Wyoming with 31.24 pounds
4. Martin Reichert of Billings and Danny Reichert of Billings with 28.3 pounds
5. Fuzz Carnahan of Malta and Jay Boardman of Frannie, Wyoming with 27.77 pounds
6. Kennie Williams of Lewistown and Travis Scott of Harlowton with 27.24 pounds
7. Chris Rossol of Sidney and Ken Rossol of Sidney with 26.92 pounds
8. Jack Schilla of Valier and Pat Bannon with 26.15 pounds
9. Josh Moore of Sidney and Beau Melby of Sidney with 25.57 pounds
10. Tood Dooley of Sidney and Sam Syte of Sidney with 25.41 pounds

Friday, July 10th 2015
Day 1 Results
It was a beautiful day on Fort Peck Lake on Friday as 200 teams hit the water trying to earn the title of Champions of the 28th Annual Montana Governor’s Cup Walleye Tournament.

Day 1 of the tourney featured hot conditions with temperatures over 90 degrees and a slight breeze.

The team of Jack Schilla of Valier, Montana and Pat Bannon of Deer Lodge, Montana had the top weight of the day with 23.94 pounds.

Bill Sinks of Jordan, Montana and Scott Griffin of Sunburst, Montana brought in 21.28 pounds for 2nd place and Kris Keller of Wolf Point, Montana and Glenn Eimers of White Lake, South Dakota caught 19.38 pounds for 3rd place after Day 1.

The team of Keller and Elmers also had the big walleye of Day 1 at 13.25 pounds.

200 teams are entered into the Governor’s Cup with close to $100,000 in cash and prizes awarded after the tourney is complete on Saturday.

Day 2 action will start at 7am on Saturday out of the Fort Peck Marina.

1. Jack Schilla (Valier) and Pat Bannon (Deer Lodge) 23.94 pounds
2. Bill Sinks (Jordan) and Scott Griffin (Sunburst) 21.28 pounds
3. Kris Keller (Wolf Point) and Glenn Elmers (Whitelake, SD) 19.38 pounds
4. Todd Doley (Sidney) and Sam Syte (Sidney) 19.20 pounds
5. Chris Rossol (Sidney) and Ken Rossol (Sidney) 19.08 pounds
6. Kennie Williams (Lewistown) and Travis Scott (Harlowtown) 18.44 pounds
7. Kevin Harper (Billings) and William Legate (Grand Rapids, MI) 17.44 pounds
8. Luke Sundby (Williston) and Eli Williams (Williston) 17.10 pounds
9. Dana Lutz (Williston) and Justin Krieger (Williston) 16.98 pounds
10. Randy Redfern (Billings) and Mike Newton (Glendive) 15.96 pounds

Thursday, July 9th 2015
Fisherman's Breakfast Each Day
Relay for Life is having a Fisherman’s Breakfast July 10th & 11th at the Marina in Fort Peck. It will be from 4:30 - 9:30a.m. with all donations go for Relay for Life. The public is welcome. Served will be biscuits w/sausage gravy, pancakes, sausage, bacon & eggs, coffee, tea & hot chocolate. To go orders will also be available.
Thursday, July 9th 2015
Youth Fishing Tournament & Water Carnival
The Montana Governor’s Cup Youth Fishing Tournament is Sat. July 11th at the Kiwanis Park Fishing Ponds. Registration is from 7:45-8:30a.m. with fishing from 8:30-11:30a.m. Lunch, provided by Thrivent Financial - Shelly George, will be from 11:30a.m. – 12noon followed by the awards. For more information call the Glasgow Chamber, 228-2222.

The Fort Peck Interpretive Center is having a Water Carnival Sat. July 11th, following the kids fishing tournament. This event begins at 1:30p.m. & will have fun water safety activities such as Electric Mini Boats, Relay Races, & the Hypothermia Challenge. Plus Face Painting, cotton candy, popcorn, outdoor lawn games & t-shirt printing (t-shirt provided). There will be a water balloon toss at 3p.m. & at 4p.m. they will end the Carnival with a pinata. Everything is free so bring the family out for a fun afternoon.

Monday, July 6th 2015
28th Annual Montana Governor's Cup Walleye Tournament
Thursday, July 9:
8:00-12:00 p.m. - Guys & Gals Tournament- $25 Entry Fee
3:00 p.m. - Governor’s Cup Registration Starts, Kiwanis Park
5:00 p.m. - Governor’s Cup Mandatory Rules Meeting– Kiwanis Park
5:30 p.m. – Governor’s Cup Patrol Boat Mandatory Rules Meeting
5:30-6:30 p.m.- Anglers And Sponsors Only Picnic – Kiwanis Park
6:00 p.m. - Calcutta- Kiwanis Park

Friday, July 10:
6:45 a.m. - Opening Ceremony– National Anthem– Haley Stone
7:00 a.m. - 28th Annual Mt Gov. Cup Tournament Begins -Fort Peck
5:00 p.m. - Scores Posted At Kiwanis Park- Emcee Joe Herbold
5:00 p.m. - Fish Fry At Kiwanis Park, Open To The Public!
Good Food/Cold Beverages/Raffles/Exclusive Merchandise!
Raffles: $500 Gas Raffle From Ezzies, Costa Del Mar Sunglasses, Big Green Egg Grill, Yeti Cooler & Lots More!
Visit With Participating Fisherman & Sponsors
6:00 p.m.- Calcutta – Friday Day Money & Big Fish Awarded

Saturday July 11:
6:45 a.m. – Opening Ceremony– National Anthem– Haley Stone
7:00 a.m. – Final Day For Fishing The 28th Annual Gov. Cup At The Fort Peck Marina
7:45–12:30p.m.– Youth Fishing Tournament @ Kiwanis Park
3:00 p.m.–weigh-ins Start
5:00 p.m.-final Scores Posted, Kiwanis Park By Emcee Joe Herbold Winners Announced And Prizes Awarded

Sunday, July 13th 2014
Top 10 Results
1st Place: Jesse and Monica Reuter Sidney, Montana with 44.05 pounds
2nd Place: Kyle Vine from Vita, Montana and Colby Tocnitti from Bismarck, North Dakota with 42.04 pounds
3rd Place: Marvin and Donald Johnson. Marvin is from Fort Peck , Donald is from Great Falls they had 37.17 pounds
4th Place: David Corns from Pinehaven, Wyoming and Joe Baird from Gillette, Wyoming with 33.9 pounds
5th Place: Chris and Jeff Kwansby from Circle, Montana 32.7 pounds
6th Place: Scott Sundheim and Cindy Sundheim from Fairview, 32.34 pounds
7th place: Ken Schmidt of Glasgow and Ken Schmidt of Billings, 32.28 pounds
8th place: Dan Barton and Cole Barton of Gilette, WY, 32.06 pounds
9th place: Trevor Verhasselt and Jeff Nagle of Sidney, MT, 32 pounds
10th place: Mitch Hall and Charlie Long of Glasgow, 31.32 pounds

Full results

Saturday, July 12th 2014
Reuters Win 2014 Gov Cup
Jesse Reuter and Monica Reuter won the 2014 Montana Governor's Cup Walleye Tournament, adding another 13.5 pounds of walleye on Saturday to total 44.05 pounds over the two days.

They won $10,825 as the 2014 champions. We will post more scores as we receive them.

Friday, July 11th 2014
Day #1
Jesse Reuter and Monica Reuter in 1st place of Mt Gov Cup Walleye Tourney. 30.55 pounds including a 14.03 pounder.
Download full day 1 results here
TOP 30
1 Jesse Reuter Sidney, MT Monica Reuter Sidney, MT 30.55
2 Scott Sundheim Fairview, MT Cindy Sundheim Fairview, MT 24.08
3 Kenny Kepp Hardin, MT Shane Morse Hardin, MT 23.44
4 Trevor Verhasselt Sidney, MT Jeff Nagle Sidney, MT 22.04
5 Kevin Miller Glasgow, MT Dave Burg Williston, ND 18.7
6 Ted Toavs Wolf Point, MT Taylor Toavs Wolf Point, MT 18.49
7 Gene Pronto Wolf Point, MT Johnny Schlosser Conrad, MT 18.06
8 David Corns Pine Haven, WY Joe Baird Gillette, WY 17.9
9 Dan Barton Gillette, WY Cole Barton Gillette, WY 17.48
10 Dan Majeske Billings, MT Douglas Sipe Billings, MT 17.32
11 Clint Thomas Jordan, MT Layne Thomas Jordan, MT 17.2
12 JR Rasmusan Glasgow, MT Norm Sillerud Glasgow, MT 17.18
13 Daryl Belik Tioga, ND James Sandbeck Grand Forks, MN 15.82
14 Kyle Vine Vida, MT Colby Tocnetti Bismark, ND 15.74
15 Kevin Sanford Bismark, ND Chase Wisness Keene, ND 15.56
16 Kelly Brunelle Williston, ND Rick Green Billings, MT 15.44
17 Mitch Hall Glasgow, MT Charlie Long Glasgow, MT 15.28
18 Todd Koessl Billings, MT Jon Koessl Bozeman, MT 14.86
19 Bill Hinrichs Fort Peck, MT Rex Sikval Circle, MT 14.48
20 Kelvin Morehouse Glasgow, MT Adam Morehouse Glasgow, MT 14.04
21 Mike Gibbs Glendive, MT Aspen Gibbs Glendive, MT 14.04
22 Dayton Wick Sidney, MT Douglas Wick Sidney,MT 14
23 Tyler VanderMars Glasgow, MT Latrisha VanderMars Glasgow, MT 13.9
24 Landon Holte Fort Peck, MT Casey Holte Mandan, ND 13.72
25 Ernie Sugg Glasgow, MT William Sugg Glasgow, MT 13.6
26 Darrell Bocek Dayton, WY Paul Verley Sheridan, WY 13.48
27 Dustin Mortenson Williston, ND Jason Eggebrecht Fort Peck, MT 13.22
28 Kevin Anthony Billings, MT Dan Anthony Billings, MT 13.12
29 Travis Berreth Glendive, MT Ron Berreth Glendive, MT 13.06
30 Dalon Kyke Baker, MT Mark Ferrell Baker, MT 13
Monday, July 7th 2014
2014 Schedule
27th Annual Montana Governor’s Cup Walleye Tournament Schedule July 10, 11 & 12

Thursday, July 10:
8:00-12:00 p.m. - Guys & Gals Tournament- $25 Entry Fee
3:00 p.m. - Governor’s Cup Registration Starts, Kiwanis Park
5:00 p.m. -Governor’s Cup Mandatory Rules Meeting– Kiwanis Park
5:30p.m. – Governor’s Cup Patrol Boat Mandatory Rules Meeting
5:30-6:30 p.m. - Anglers And Sponsors Only Picnic– Kiwanis Park
6:00 p.m. - Calcutta,Lucas Strommen Auctioneer - Kiwanis Park

Friday, July 11:
6:45 a.m. - Opening Ceremony– National Anthem By Hailey Stone
7:00 a.m. -27th Annual Mt Gov. Cup Tournament Begins -Fort Peck
4:30 p.m. - Scores Posted At Kiwanis Park- Emcee Joe Herbold
5:00 p.m. -Fish Fry At Kiwanis Park, Open To The Public!
- Good Food/Cold Beverages/Raffles/Exclusive Merchandise!
-Raffles: $500 Gas Raffle From Ezzie's, 2015 Mt Governor’s Cup Free Entry, Big Green Egg Grill, Yeti Cooler & Lots More!
- Visit With Participating Fisherman & Sponsors
6:00 p.m. - Calcutta, Lucas Strommen Auctioneer– Friday Day Money & Big Fish Awarded

Saturday July 12:
6:45 a.m. – Opening Ceremony– National Anthem By Hailey Stone
7:00 a.m. – Final Day For Fishing The 27th Annual Gov. Cup At The Fort Peck Marina
7:45–12:30– Youth Fishing Tournament @ Kiwanis Park
3:00 p.m. –Weigh-Ins Start
4:30 p.m. -Final Scores Posted, Kiwanis Park By Emcee Joe Herbold Winners Announced And Prizes Awarded

Sunday, July 12th 2009
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