The team of Matt Elliott and Victor Rini shattered the previous record for largest catch with a bag weighing 35.14 Lbs., at our Liberty Reservoir tournament 9/17/16. The previous record of 32.90 Lbs. was caught at Prettyboy Reservoir by the team of Waino Anderson and Ron Wolfe. That record remained uncontested for more than 13 years. Matt and Victor took first place in the tournament and also claimed the largemouth lunker prize with a 5.52 Lb largemouth. The team of Chad Wisner and Leonard Wisner took second place with 25.57 Lbs. Third place went to the team of Waino Anderson and Ron Wolfe with 21.34 Lbs. Waino and Ron also won the Smallmouth lunker prize with a 3.19 Lb. smallmouth. Congratulations to all competitors.
Our fourth tournament of the 2016 season was, by all accounts, a tough one. Prettyboy Reservoir handed all of the competitors a real test of their abilities. Emerging as the champions of this challenge was the team of Waino Anderson and Ron Wolfe. Their 17.91 LB limit included the tournament Largemouth lunker weighing 3.49 Lbs. Second place honors went to the team of Craig Gordon and Holden Wolfe, with a limit weighing 15.67 Lbs. Craig and Holden also brought in the lunker Smallmouth, which weighed 2.81 Lbs. Rob Bertazon and Ron Broadwater claimed third place with a 13.17 Lbs limit. Congratulations to Waino, Ron, Craig, Holden, Rob and Ron. Great effort!
As always, thanks to those who helped with the registration and weigh in. This help is greatly appreciated.
Our next club tournament will be at Liberty on Saturday 9/17/16.
Our next Weekday Warrior Open will be held at Prettyboy Reservoir on Wednesday 9/21/16. We look forward to a good turnout.
The Weekday Warrior Open at Liberty Reservoir on 8/10/16 was a challenging event, with only 4 limits brought to the scales. The team of Chad Wisner and Mark Onheiser took 1st place with an 8-fish limit weighing 16.58 Lbs. Their limit included the tournament lunker, a 5.05 Lb largemouth. The team of Ian Walker and Larry Bertholdt claimed second place with an eight fish limit weighing 13.71 Lbs.
Thanks to all who participated. We hope to see all of you at our next Weekday Warrior Open on 9/21/16 at Prettyboy Reservoir.
Thanks again to Anglers Express for providing additional prizes to the top two teams.
Congratulations to Matt Elliott & Steve Snider, (substituting for Victor Rini), for their first place finish at Loch Raven. Their 22.26 Lb. bag gave them a significant lead over the field on this tough fishing day. The team of Steve Allender and Mindy Clevenger took second place honors with an impressive limit totaling 19.08 Lbs. Third place was claimed by the team of Rob Bertazon and Ron Broadwater with a limit that weighed 18.71 Lbs. The Largemouth lunker, weighed 4.27 Lbs and was brought to the scales by the team of Rob Bertazon and Ron Broadwater. Finally, the team of Russell Brown and Tom Kobus claimed the Smallmouth lunker award with a 1.22 Lb. Smallmouth. Congratulations again to Matt, Steve S., Steve A. Mindy, Ron, Rob, Russell and Tom. Well Done!
Special thanks to Chad, Holden,and Bobby for all of their help with morning check-in and with the weigh-in.
As always, our deepest appreciation and thanks go out to our sponsors Anglers Express!
Our next tournament will be held Saturday 8/6 at Loch Raven.
Note: Because this is a Saturday tournament, our last practice day will be Tuesday 8/2. After Tuesday, Loch Raven will be off-limits until tournament day.