2015 Montana Walleye Governor’s Cup is Full!
By rowdyrob

Posted: June 25, 2015

The 2015 Montana Walleye Governor’s Cup has reached their full capacity at 200 teams and is now the largest Walleye Tournament in Montana.  If you would still like to participate, you can get on the waiting list by contacting the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce @ 406-228-2222.

Additional information below:

The 28th Annual Montana Governor’s Cup Walleye Tournament is now full with 200 two-person teams competing for nearly $100,000 in cash and prizes.


The tourney is set for Fort Peck Lake on July 9th, 10th and 11th. With a 100% payback on all entry fees, day money and big fish contests, this year’s tournament will be the biggest in history.

The winning team will take home a $15,000 first place prize making the Governor’s Cup the most lucrative walleye tournament in Montana.


It’s been since 2002 that the Governor’s Cup has reached the limit of 200 teams. There was a stretch from 1998-2002 that the tournament was filled at the 200 maximum amount of teams.

The tourney hit hard times and entries fell as low as 70 in 2007 but has been rebounding in recent years. Last year’s tourney had 142 teams entered.


A waiting list is being comprised by the Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture for this year’s tourney. If you are interested in being on the waiting list you need to contact the Glasgow Chamber at 406-228-2222 or by email at chamber@nemont.net. A deposit of $150 is required to be put on the waiting list for the Governor’s Cup.


The tourney starts on Thursday, July 9th with a rules meeting and the actual tourney fishing is set for July 10th and 11th based out of the Fort Peck Marina.