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Ranger Cup Walleye Makes First Pay-Out

FLIPPIN, AR (October 4, 2002) The inaugural season for the Ranger Cup Walleye program is near its completion with the RCL Championship in full swing. The Ranger Cup Walleye program tracked the finishes of Ranger Cup participants fishing the pro side of regular season tournaments in the RCL and PWT circuits. Ranger Cup Walleye pays out more than $30,000 in cash and prizes to the top five Ranger Cup Walleye participants.

The Ranger Cup Walleye winners are as follows:

Place Name Hometown Award
1 Pete Harsh Sauk Centre, MN (1) special Ranger Cup Edition 620VS with matching Ranger Trail Trailer, boat cover & champion jacket.
2 Todd Riley Amery, WI $5,000
3 Eric Naig Cylinder, IA $4,000
4 Tim Minnema Markesan, WI $3,000
5 Ron Gazvoda Lakewood, CO $1,500

The Ranger® Cup, since its beginning, has awarded more than $850,000 in cash and prizes to qualified Ranger Boat owners fishing the pro divisions of leading tournament circuits nationwide. Anyone owning a new or used Ranger boat and meeting clothing and decal requirements is eligible to compete in the cash contingency program.

“Ranger Cup has been a great way for us to thank our competitive angling customers for their loyalty,” stated Ranger Boats President Randy Hopper.

Registration forms for the Ranger Cup also available from Ranger Boat dealers. Registration can also be completed on-line at or by contacting Ranger Cup Promotions at (870) 453-2222, Ext. 2247.

Ranger® Boats, headquartered in Flippin, Ark., is the nation’s largest manufacturer of premium fiberglass fishing boats, including a series of bass, multi-species and saltwater boats. Founded in 1968 by Forrest L. Wood, Ranger Boats continues its philosophy of “building legends…one at a time.” For more information visit or call 1-800-373-2628.

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