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(1/18/19, Rossford OH) Registration is now open for the 2019 Rossford Walleye Roundup. The fishing tournament, sponsored by Bass Pro and the Rossford Convention & Visitors Bureau, will take place May 3-4, 2019.  This is the third year for this annual event, which is expected to draw fishermen and their families from all over the Midwest.

The Bass Pro Shops Rossford Walleye Roundup is open to all 2-person teams. Payouts are based on the number of entries and anticipated to return an estimated $25,000 back to the winning teams.

Tournament hours will be 7:30 am-4 pm each day. Michigan and Ohio waters of Lake Erie are open for tournament fishing. No Canadian Waters are permitted. The two-day event will be headquartered at the Rossford Marina with activities, final weigh-in, and awards at Bass Pro Shops in Rossford. 

Entry fee is $500 per team consisting of 2 anglers.

Teams that register and and pay for the 2019 Tournament by February 28, 2019 will receive these bonuses from Bass Pro Shops:


Area Rossford hotels have planned special room rates for fisherman from May 1-5, 2019, available on the website.  A reception will be held on Friday evening at the Hampton Inn & Suites, and Saturday night will feature a special closing event.

The Rossford CVB will distribute the walleye catches to area nonprofits from teams that choose to donate their catches.   Sponsorships for the tournament are available and can be found on the website.

For more details and online registration:  www.VisitRossfordOhio.com  or  www.RossfordWalleyeRoundup.com .  For questions, contact Beth Genson, Executive Director, Rossford Convention and Visitors Bureau at 855-765-5451 or bethgenson@visitrossfordohio.com.