The Wolf Man Fishing Team pocketed a $5,050 grand prize for winning the Erie PA Sport Fishing Association’s sixth annual Summer Slam Sunday.
Capt. Todd McKinney’s crew won the open division title with a two-day catch of 418.50 pounds of walleye and steelhead. Wolf Man Fishing Team led wire-to-wire to top runner-up Team Big Cat, captained by Greg Catrabone, and third-place Team Vision Quest V and Capt. Pete Alex.
The open division’s biggest steelhead was a 14.30-pounder caught by Team Heart Beat, which also caught the biggest walleye, at 10.40 pounds.
Team Ditch Chicken won the amateur division and $3,350 with a two-day catch of 273.10 pounds. Ditch Chicken, captained by Paul Snyder, beat runner-up Team Slow Boat by 2.40 pounds. Day One leader Team Double Up was third at 267.50 pounds.
Team Riggers and Triggers had big steelhead honors with a 10.70-pound fish. Ditch Chicken’s 10.60-pound walleye was the biggest caught in the amateur division.
There were 55 boats in the Lake Erie tournament, three more than in 2010.
Full Open results here. Full Amateur results here. Big Fish Friday results here.
The next EPSFA tournament is the Fall Trout Challenge Oct. 23.