ARKDALE, Wis. - Boater Glenn Chenier of Gladstone and co-angler Richard Heuss of Racine, Wis. came in second overall in the FLW Walleye League Wisconsin Division event Saturday on Lake Petenwell here.
Chenier and Heuss brought in three walleye, weighing 6 pounds, 4 ounces, to finish behind Nicholas Schertz of Tomahawk, Wis. and co-angler Todd Rieder of Fond Du Lac, Wis. (five walleye, 7 pounds, 4 ounces). Chenier claimed $1,890 in prize money for his efforts and Heuss earned $945.
Boaters and co-anglers are randomly placed paired for these one-day events and fish together for a combined weight. Boaters are pitted against other boaters and co-anglers against other co-anglers, with payouts to the top 20 places.
The four walleye divisions - Michigan, Heartland, Minnesota and Wisconsin - host three events each season. Participating anglers vie for points at each event, with the top 30 boaters and the top 30 co-anglers utlimately advancing to the Walleye League finals Sept. 17-19 on Lake Wissota in Chippewa Hills, Wis.