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Bigwater Fishing with Ross Robertson
Bigwater Fishing with Ross Robertson

Episode 49 · 3 months ago

Lake Erie Walleye Tournament Cheating Scandal - Jason Fischer of LEWT and Fall Brawl

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

We're Talking with Lake Erie Walleye Trail Director Jason Fischer about the cheating scandal that rocked tournament fishing on September 30th. Fischer shares his thoughts on what led to the suspicion, how they got caught and the aftermath of the revelation of the cheating. He and Lake Erie Slam director Craig Lewis discuss what steps need to be taken in future tournaments and in the popular Lake Erie Walleye Derbies like Walleye Slam and Fall Brawl Capt. Ross Robertson has made his complete living chasing walleye as a full time professional angler for more than 20 years. Through the years he has worn many hats including time as a fishing guide, boat salesman, TV host, outdoor writer, product designer, tournament fisherman, speaker, radio host and podcaster to name a few. Ross fishes ice-out to ice-up on the Great Lakes. He spends the majority of the year walleye fishing on Lake Erie’s Western and Central basins.  

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