Melfort Accident- Two anglers killed in Saskatchewan car accident

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Steve Taylor and Cody Strass killed in Saskatchewan car accident

Steve Taylor, Walleye Wars supporter and his friend, Cody Strass, his fishing partner, have died in a fatal accident that happened on Monday, September 2021 in Saskatchewan, Melfort.

The nature of the car collision of the Last Mountain Fall Walleye Classic has not been disclosed. The Authorities are still investigating to release the preliminary investigation report.

Steve Taylor Death – Obituary

Cody Strass Death – Obituary

Who is Steve Taylor?

Steve was a Walleye Wars supporter from Day 1 including fishing multiple of our events, and placing 2nd in the very first Walleye Wars tournament.

He was said to have achieved the ultimate recognition just last night after being awarded the Saskatchewan Walleye Trail’s Angler of the Year award.

Family and friends of the deceased who are in mourning spirit, took to their social media page to express their grief and send their condolences.

“It is with broken hearts we say goodbye to our Son Steve Taylor, a collision took his life and that of his fishing partner early this morning. We are in great grief, my last photo of Steve he sent to me late last night was of him winning the Angler of the year award on the Sask WALLEYE Trail.

The smile on his face says it all we know have all comfort knowing that he is in the arms of Jesus right now discussing the subject of fishing. Well done good and faithful servant. We are so thankful for the time He lent u to us. Said Becky Taylor, the parent of Steve.”

According to Walleye Wars, “the tournament fishing community in Saskatchewan is mourning the losses of two of its very best anglers and people today. A tragic accident late night claimed the lives of Steve Taylor and Cody Strass just hours after the conclusion of the Last Mountain Fall Walleye Classic.

Steve was a Walleye Wars supporter from Day 1 including fishing multiple of our events, and placing 2nd in the very first Walleye Wars tournament. He achieved the ultimate recognition just last night after being awarded the Saskatchewan Walleye Trail’s Angler of the Year award.

I first met Cody about 8 years ago while he was guiding at Selwyn Lake. On the very first day of our trip, he put my best friend on the Lake Trout of a lifetime, which ended up being the camp’s biggest that year. We’ve kept in touch ever since and always had great conversation when we ran into each other at tournaments.
From myself and everyone at MyCatch, rest easy to two of the best. Our thoughts are with your families and friends.”

The guys will be missed by all.

Our condolences to the families and friends as well as the walleye tournament brothers on this irreparable loss.