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Welcome to the 2019 Berkley Team Series Ohio Division.

The 2019 schedule is posted and on lakes that provide great fishing but will also challange you with different types of venues. Again this year we will have a very attractive payout equal or better than most other series tournaments in Ohio. From the series events, if you qualify, you will be able to compete in a district event where you can move on to our National Championship with over $100,000. in cash and prizes including two Basscat/Mercury prize packages available to those that finish at the top.

40 Boat Field Total Payout over $5000

First Place —$2500. + Plaques

Big Bass—$200. + Plaque

Top Eight Teams Receive a Check 

R.E. Becker Builders 4.19 Challenge - $500. Bonus To Team With a Winning Weight Ending in 4.19  (one winner per year)

Bobcat of Lima Extra Bucks - $100. Drawing for all Teams Present at the End of the Event and Not in the Money                                   

Freedom Outdoors Cash - $100. Highest Finishing Team not in the money fishing in a Freedom Boat                                   

BERKLEY CAST FOR CASH (20 Boat Field and Membership Required)

$250. Highest Finishing Team with Membership.

$150. Second Highest Finishing Team with membership

For Rules and to Sign up go to www.berkley.com/castforcash

The Bonus Bucks program will also be available to teams that are looking to increase the payout. This program is optional and is $25. per team with a 100% payback to three teams who are in the program based on the way they finish. .

A membership is required which will allow you to fish any Fishers of Men tournament. There are two memberships a $40.individual membership and a $60. family membership (both have a $2.50 processing fee). Kids fishing in Legacy do not need a membership.  


Click here to pay Memberships on line.

THERE WILL BE NO OFF LIMIT period for our events except from the beginning of the Friday night pre-tournament meeting until launch on Saturday.

THE FRIDAY NIGHT MEETING will consist of check-in period, meal, inspirational speaker, door prizes, business meeting and boat draw. If one of the members of the team attends this meeting the team will be given 50 points towards the end of year Point Championship. Remember if your work or any other reason does not allow you to attend you can still fish the event but you will lose the 50 points. 

FINISH IN THE TOP 80% of the Division and fish three events you will be eligible to fish in the District Qualifying Championship. If you fish all 5 of the division events you will be eligible to fish all District Championships around the country.

THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP FIELD will be made up of the Division Point Champions, top 20% of the District Championship fields and top male/female team and top adult/junior team from each District Championship. If qualifiers can't attend we will drop down to the next qualifier to fill the event. 

Pay Entries on line or Click here for entry form.

FOM Fees
Enter Angler Names:
Tournament Location

If not paid on line. entries should be sent to the Division Director one week prior to the tournament. Entries will be accepted at the Friday night meeting but a $25. Late fee may be assessed. If you will be paying your entry fee at the Friday night meeting you must notify the Director before Wednesday morning of tournament week of your intent to fish. If entries are paid on Friday night one member of the team must be in attendance at the meeting. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE RAMP

Fishers of Men would like to thank our National Sponsors for all that they do: Bass Cat Boats, Mercury, Berkley, Abu Garcia, Shakespeare, Spiderwire, Strike King, Power Pole, Kings Home, RayMarine, Duckett, Gator Guards, Buckeye Lures, HydroWave, Jacobs Glass, Kistler, and TH Marine.

Also thanks to our local sponsors Click on link for their web page Freedom Outdoors R. E. Becker Builders Harvest Baptist Church Bobcat of Lima The Stitchery Covington Ohio, J Brown Custom Rods & L.B.A Baits

Director Information

Bill Cochensparger
5525 W Breese Rd
Lima, OH 45806
(419) 204-9031

Division Chaplain

Steve Dungan (937) 603-0355 scdungan@frontier.com

Division Events

Rocky Fork  McCoppin Rd  March 30, 2019  Results  
Doug Hanes Memorial Ice Breaker Open  Moundwood  April 06, 2019  Results  
Alum Creek  New Galena  April 27, 2019  Results  
Indian Lake State Park  Moundwood  May 18, 2019  Results  
Grand Lake St Marys  East Bank  June 01, 2019  Details  
Lake Erie  West Harbour  July 13, 2019  Details  

Division Standings

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