Cabela's National Walleye Tour coming to Northeast Wisconsin for championship event

A walleye swims in Shawano Lake, April 15, 2016. (WLUK/Eric Peterson)

MARINETTE (WLUK) -- Cabela's National Walleye Tour (NWT) has announced its 2017 schedule which includes a stop in Northeast Wisconsin.

Marinette will host the NWT Championship in August of 2017.

The 2017 schedule includes three regular-season events and a championship. All events will be nationally televised.

Official registration for the new season starts Jan. 2, 2017.

The NWT will also be in Wisconsin in Prairie du Chien in June.

In June of 2016, the NWT held an event in Sturgeon Bay.

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