We hosted our "Buddy" tournament on Father's Day. There were a total of 12 boats that registered. The weather was brutal...at 4:30am the humidity was so awful that you needed a Stihl saw to cut through it. Results are below. Thanks to our Tournament Director Lee, for taking point on this, setting up and breaking down for registration and weigh-ins. Also, thanks to Shawn McCaul for helping at weigh ins. 1st place, Scott Kraemer and Tyler Grabb with 4 fish, 13.38 lbs. 2nd place, Steve Kaczinsskl and Seth Walter with 4 fish, 12.54 lbs. 3rd place, James Brooks and Randy Kline with 4 fish, 10.14 lbs. Lunker, Dave Kimenhour and Keith Thomas with a 4.70 lb. Largemouth Thanks to all of the anglers that came out and fished to make it a great day!!
What a day it was....The cold, the wind, oh yea and the rain, made for a tough day. Ron claims the title this year with 5 fish for 11.44 pounds. Jess Salmon came out of hiding and took second place with 9.51 pounds. Steve Rhoads redeemed himself from his first outing and took third place with 9 pounds. First place lunker went to Ron as well, with a 2.81. There was a two way tie for second with Chuck Ward and prospective member, Jen Walck with 2.56. Rounding out places 4 - 10: Glen, Joe, Chuck, Mike, Rich, Dave, Rob There was a total of 34 fish caught and released to fight another day for a total weight of 64.09 Even though the weather was questionable at best, I think everyone had a blast!!!
Blue Mountain Bassmasters will be holding our SPRING OPEN BUDDY Tournament on Sunday, JUNE 18th at Lake Nockamixon. Tournament application can be found here.
(10/11/2015 Lake Hopatcong, NJ) For our final stop of the 2015 tournament trail, the club made a scheduling change and held our tournament at Lake Hopatcong. This the club's 2nd stop at Lake Hopatcong this year. Joe Dziedzic would cruise to victory with a 4-fish 10.03 lb. bag. Joe's bag easily beat the rest of the field. Rounding out the top 3 were (2) Rich Heiserman 2.85 lbs and (3) Ron Wolf 2.45 lbs. Joe and Rich were the only anglers to record more than 1 keeper. Joe also recorded lunker with a 3.55 lb largemouth. Overall, the club recorded 12 bass for 21.61 lbs (1.80 lb avg).
(9/20/2015 Harvey's Lake, PA) For our 8th and next to last tournament, the club visited Harvey's Lake. Chuck Ward would take honors with a 4 fish 6.76 lb bag. Rounding out the top 3 were (2) Ron Wolf 5.48 lbs and (3) Norm Post 4.18 lbs. Glenn Pyatt recorded lunker with a 3.42 lb largemouth. Overall, the club recorded 18 bass for 31.53 lbs (1.75 lb avg). With only the Susquehanna Flats remaining, Glenn Pyatt (125 points) has moved out to a large lead over Dave Birchler (108 points) and Norm Post (101 points). Next Stop: Northeast River (Susquehanna Flats) on 10/11.
(8/30/2015 Duck Harbor, PA) The 7th tournament of the 2015 tournament trail resulted in a location change to Duck Harbor, PA. Duck Harbor would prove to be a challenge with only 10 bass recorded. Lynn Post earned victory with a 3 fish 4.61 lb bag. Lynn edged Chuck Ward's 3.29 lb bag and Dave Birchler's 3.1 lb bag. Dave and Lynn were only anglers to record more than 1 keeper. Chuck Ward earned tournament lunker with a 3.29 lb lunker. Overall, the club weighed 10 bass for 17.72 lbs (1.77 lb avg). Although not super productive, the 10 bass still crush our Merrill Creek tournament to open the 2015 season!! With 2 stops remaining, the 2015 Angler of The Year race is tight with Glenn (106 points) leading Dave Birchler (101 points). Next Stop: Harvey's Lake,PA on 9/20.
(8/15/2015 Henderson Harbor, NY) For our 2nd two day tournament of the year, the club travelled across the state of NY from Cayuga to Henderson Harbor. Wind would be the key word of the day on this tournament. Mother Nature didn't stop Glenn Pyatt from recording his 3rd victory of the year with a 9 fish 26.15lb total. Glenn's bag narrowly beat Norm Post's 23.91 lbs. John Welsh rounded out the top 3 with a 17.73 lb total. Lynn Post recorded tournament lunker with a 4.74 lb largemouth. Lynn's lunker was slightly below Rich's YTD lunker of 4.82lbs from Cayuga. Overall, the club record a 2 day total of 41 bass for a total weight of 102.54 lbs (2.50 lb avg). Next Stop: Prompton Dam, PA on 8/30.
(7/19/2015 Lake Cayuga, NY) For our first two day tournament of the year, the club made a trek to Lake Cayuga, NJ. This tournament would support the phrase LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!! Norm Post brought home victory with a 2 day 10 fish 28.31 lb bag. Norm's bag edged limits of 26.89 lbs from Jess Salmon and 23.74 lbs from Glenn Pyatt. In the lunker pool, Rich Heiserman would record a 4.82 lb lunker. Rich's catch moves him into first in the YTD lunker pool. Overall, the club record a 2 day total of 66 bass for a total weight of 148.70 lbs (2.25 lb avg). Next Stop: Henderson Harbor, NY on 8/15.
(6/28/2015 Swartswood Lake, NJ) For our 4th tournament, the club visited Swartswood Lake, NJ. Rich Heiserman took top honors with a 3 fish 8.1 lb bag. Rounding out the top 3 were: (2) Norm Post 7.4 lbs and (3) Rob Fischl 6.4 lbs. Lee Buskirk recorded tournament lunker with a 3.84 lb largemouth. The club recorded 20 bass for a total weight of 43.53 lbs (2.18 lb avg). Next Stop: Lake Cayuga, NY.
(5/31/2015 Susquehanna Flats - Elk Neck, MD) The 3rd tournament of the year brought the club to the Susquehanna Flats @ Elk Neck. This is the club's first time at Elk Neck in quite some time. Glenn Pyatt would continue his winning ways with a 4 fish 12.91 lb. bag. This is Glenn's 2nd win in a row. Glenn's bag edged Joe Dziedzic 10.61 lbs. and Jess Salmon 10.44 lbs. Joe Dziedzic would win lunker with a 4.4 lb largemouth. The club recorded 16 bass for a total weight of 43.18 lbs (2.70 lb avg). Next Stop: Swartswood Lake, NJ (June 28th)