CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Lorain County will offer a $1,000 “bounty” to the angler who reels in the heaviest walleye caught in Lake Erie.
The Lorain County Visitor’s Bureau announced the “Lorain County Bounty Fish” contest on Wednesday, as part of the upcoming Walleye Fall Brawl fishing derby.
Anglers must be registered in the Walleye Fall Brawl competition to be eligible for the bounty prize. As of Thursday afternoon, nearly 4,000 participants have registered.
The Walleye Fall Brawl even begins Friday, Oct. 19 and runs through Dec. 2. The grand prize for the overall winner at the Walleye Fall Brawl is a new boat.