Adam Zakarowsky scores big in the first week of the 2016 Walleye Derby Invitational with a 30 1/4 inch 9.82 pound walleye caught on Friday , 10/28/2016. Slowing trolling a Berkley Flicker Minnow a couple hours before sunset, Adam hooked up his biggest walleye in his new ( new to him) Thompson boat. “It was a great feeling catching a big walleye, I have been catching a lot of smaller walleyes and it was refreshing to catch a mature fish”, said Adam. ” The new boat fishes great”.
The 2016 Walleye Derby Invitational has a $100 weekly prize for the heaviest walleye weighed in each week and a grand prize for the heaviest walleye weighed in over the 28 day fishing contest. First week big fish sponsor was local fishing club, CALEF. Adam has won week number one and is currently first place in the overall standings.