Machesney Park man to lead walleye circuit.

January 16, 2010 at 09:16 AM

Dan Palmer of Machesney Park recently was named tournament director of the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit.

Palmer, 38, was a fish judge with the circuit the past three years.

As director, he will oversee the tournaments, work with sponsors and local tourism bureaus, and host the circuit’s TV show on the Versus channel.

The circuit has nine stops with a championship Oct. 13-16 at Prairie du Chien, Wis. The opening event is March 27-28 on the Illinois River out of Spring Valley.

More information on the tournaments is available at

Palmer will be a speaker at the Rockford Fishing Outdoor Expo March 5-7.