For The Courier
Jesse and Monica Reuter of Sidney won the 2014 Montana Governor's Cup Walleye Tournament, taking home $10,825 prize money. Their total catch was 44.05 pounds over the two days, including 13.5 pounds from Saturday.
The 27th annual Montana Governor's Cup Walley Tournament took place over the weekend in Fort Peck.
The tournament hosted over 140 teams during the weekend and saw Jesse and Monica Reuter of Sidney take first prize in a tournament that draws competitors from across the region.
In winning the Governor's Cup, the duo took home more than $10,000 in prize money while the second and third place winners took home $8,150 and $4,900 respectively. The top 30 results are posted below. Numbers are in pounds.
Attempts to contact the winning team were unsuccessful at the time of publication.
1. Jesse Reuter and Monica Reuter 44.05; 2. Kyle Vine and Colby Tocnitti 42.04; 3. Marvin Johnson and Donald Johnson 37.17; 4. David Corns and Joe Baird 33.90; 5. Chris Kwansby and Jeff Kwansby 32.70; 6. Scott Sundheim and Cindy Sundheim 32.34; 7. Ken Schmidt and Ken Schmidt 32.28; 8. Dan Barton and Cole Barton 32.06; 9. Trevor Verhasselt and Jeff Nagle 32.00;
10. Mitch Hall and Charlie Long 31.32; 11. Kenny Kepp and Shane Morse 30.80; 12. JR Rasmusan and Norm Sillerud 29.54; 13. Darrell Bocek and Paul Verley 29.53; 14. Mike Williams and Dell Wohlers 28.64; 15. Travis Berreth and Ron Berreth 28.14; 16. Bryce Loudon and Trevor Kleppelid 26.82; 17. Dan Majeske and Douglas Sipe 26.44; 18. Clint Thomas and Layne Thomas 26.12; 19. Doug Komrosky and Ole Komrosky 25.83; 20. Danny Nygard and Robert Nygard 25.70; 21. Mitch Griebel and Ron Sandford 25.00; 22 Kevin Sanford and Chase Wisness 24.66; 23. Kevin Anthony and Dan Anthony 24.54; 24. Shawn Melland and Brad Sanford 24.52; 25. Joe Kavon and Alvin Hollatz 23.92; 26. Todd Koessl and Jon Koessl 23.92; 27. Tony Albright and Dalyn McCann 23.88;
28. Brent Smith and Jacob Morris 23.80; 29. John Britzman and Ricci Olson 23.62; 30. Ron McNary and Karl Merk 23.60.