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Triton Walleye Pro John Kolinski Lands PWT Angler of the Year Title

Posted: 8/5/2002

Ashland City, TN (8-5-02) – Triton walleye pro John Kolinski of Menasha, WI, recently capped a strong season with the most coveted trophy in walleye fishing…The Professional Walleye Trail (PWT) Angler of the Year. For his success In-Fisherman/PWT awarded John $25,000 cash. He also set a new PWT Angler of the Year weight record, 361.65 pounds, beating Gary Parsons’ nine-year-old record by 11 pounds. John will lead walleye fishing’s best into the September 12-14 PWT Championship in Bismarck, ND.

The Professional Walleye Trail is the most prestigious walleye tournament trail in the nation, with six qualifying events and one championship annually. The events are televised on In-Fisherman TV at the conclusion of each season.

Congratulation John and good luck in Bismarck!