Registration closes Saturday for annual SD Walleye Classic in Akaska


The annual South Dakota Walleye Classic and Festival is July 20-23 in Akaska.

The two-day fishing tournament, which is now part of the Northern Oahe Walleye Series, is July 21-22. For this year’s tournament, the number of teams was increased to 75 and the tournament boundaries have also been expanded. The registration deadline is Saturday, and registrations can be found online at

In addition to the fishing tournament, the weekend is full of family activities such as model airplane demonstrations, kid’s games, a craft fair and dances.

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