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OUTDOORS: Fresno Challenge canceled due to COVID-19

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Last updated 6/11/2020 at 7:44am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

This weekend, Fresno Reservoir was supposed to be filled with walleye fisherman from around the state. But, the annual Fresno Challenge fishing tournament was called off because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The coronavirus has gotten in the way of a lot over the last few months. And even though the event is held in the great outdoors, the same was true for the area's biggest fishing tournament.

The Fresno Walleye Challenge, part of the Walleyes Unlimited Series, was scheduled for this weekend at Fresno Resevoir. However, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the tournament, and the junior day, were canceled.

"The Fresno Chapter has made the difficult decision to cancel its upcoming tournament scheduled for June 13th and 14th. We feel this is in the best interest of the members of our commun...

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