Registration Opens in March 2023 for the 45th Mercury National Walleye Tournament

The 45th annual Mercury National Walleye Tournament is coming in 2023. Which team will win the 45th annual event? Registration opens in March 2023 so sign up early! Stay tuned!

June 10-11, 2023, on Lake Winnebago, at Oven Island in Fond du Lac’s Lakeside Park is were the live action will take place and we will all find out together.  Tournament weigh-ins and entrance to the festival is free and open to the public, we look forward to seeing each of you there!

Once again this year’s event will donate thousands of dollars to Walleye Conservation as it has done for more than 4 decades! In total, the annual Mercury National Walleye Tournament has donated not thousands but HUNDREDS of thousands of dollars in support of Walleye Conservation specifically on Lake Winnebago and in general.

Chad and Josh Liedke take 43rd Annual Mercury National Walleye Tournament win!

CONGRATULATIONS! 2021 Winners Chad and Josh Liedke

FULL Final results are on the results page and pictures of our top 85 team place winners are uploaded to Facebook here!  

All prize checks, plaques & prize certificates will be mailed to the addresses you registered with this week.

Thank you all for fishing the 43rd annual Mercury National Walleye Tournament! We look forward to seeing you under “more familiar” layout and operations in 2022 for the 44th annual event!



WELCOME to the Mercury National Home Page

WELCOME to the Official home page of the Mercury National Walleye Tournament.

2021 is in the record books, congratulations to all the anglers. We are already planning for 2022! We are looking forward to the 44th year of this Walleye Weekend event in 2022 and we plan to continue the same high standards set by those who have done such an outstanding job of laying the foundation for the last 4 decades with the Mercury Nationals!

This will be your home for all things Mercury National including:

  • June 11-12, 2022
    • All entries will be taken ONLINE ONLY  just as the last few years have been! Simple, Secure ONLINE registration and entry fee payment processing! Starting  on a March 2022 exact date TBA
    • The same great payouts!
    • Real-time LIVE digital leaderboard!
    • Immediate daily results are posted after each day’s weigh-in.
    • Supplement for the awesome job of fish care being done already with the addition of a LIVE release boat and other state-of-the-art equipment.
    • State of the art streamlined weigh-in process
    • and more!