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Thunder Bay team wins back-to-back Walleye Masters

By Ryan Forbes Jun 19, 2023 | 8:55 AM

The team of Scott Abraham and Frank Lombardo have walked away with the top prize of TbayTel’s Dryden Walleye Masters for the second year in a row.

The pair of Thunder Bay anglers brought in 42.66 lbs of walleye to claim their $10,000 prize and boat package, over 6 lbs ahead of Blair and Jeff Dingwall – who won the tournament in 2019 – but finished in second place with 36.53 lbs.

Abraham and Lombardo also reeled in the tournament’s big fish at 11.64 lbs on day 1.

Scott Dingwall and Jay Samsal finished third overall with 36.10 lbs, Brandon Kamm and Rene Boileau finished fourth with 35.37 lbs, and the team of Steven Beaudoin and Brad Murdick finished fifth with 32.96 lbs.

Full results can be found HERE.

Over 100 teams were registered for the annual tournament on Wabigoon Lake with weigh-ins at the Dryden Memorial Arena. The 32nd annual event did not run in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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