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Craig Jameson (right) and his professional partner, Josh Vanderweide, show off some of the walleye they caught on the opening day of the national tournament.

Jameson places fourth at National Walleye Tour championships

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A text message led to Craig Jameson taking fourth place in the Cabela’s National Walleye Tour national championships on Devil’s Lake in North Dakota on Sept. 19-21.


Jameson wasn’t scheduled to compete in the national championships after fishing in one event on the tour this summer. Ten days before the national tournament, he received a text message saying there were a few spots available in the 82-boat field. Jameson jumped at the chance to compete.

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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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