Championship Day of The Fishers of Men Team Series District 8 Championship Presented by Berkley is underway from beautiful Bull Shoals Lake in Theodosia Missouri. We will crown a Champion today and 7 teams will earn a berth into the National Championship March 12th -14th on the Harris Chain of lakes in Leesburg, Fl. Look out Mickey here we come.
The weather for day two has changed a little from yesterday as we have cooler temperatures this morning with some cloud cover as the 22 teams began to leave in search of a limit of bass hopefully toped off with a good size kicker fish. As the day progressed the clouds gave way to sunshine and warm beautiful weather.
After all the teams had weighed their fish it was time to crown the champion. The AR NW team of Arthur Fortin and Caleb Cline climb all the way from 5th place to take the win with a five fish limit weighing 15.38 lbs. giving them a two day total of 27.39 lbs. The team of Dillon Statler and Ryan Groeteke from MO Ozarks had a five fish limit weighing 11.42 lbs. giving them a total of 26.63 lbs. for the two days to take home second place. Dillon and Ryan also had big fish for day two weighing a 5.42 Largemouth. Third place went to the Al North West team of Mike Crump and Del Colvin with a total weight for two days of 24.44 lbs. Fourth place went to Larry and Phillip Harris from TN Central with a two day weight of 23.79lbs. The AR NW team of Justin Keister and Jason Mathews rounded out the top five with a total weight for two days of 22.33 lbs.
The following teams earned a berth into the National Championship, Arthur Fortin and Caleb Cline, Mike Crump and Del Colvin, Larry and Phillip Harris, Justin Keister and Jason Mathews, Dwayne and Malissa Lewis, David and David Zech Honey, Clarence and Tom Ethridge the highest finishing BassCat Owner.
Thanks to the Theodosia Community and the following local Sponsors that helped make this Championship such a success, Theodosia United Methodist Church, Wing & Fin Resort, Biltmore Resort, Tom’s Taxidermy, Thunder Bay Resort, Shockey’s Boat Repair & Tackle, Lost Woods Golf Course & Pub, Theodosia Outdoors Sportsman & Tackle, Boyd Garrison Enterprise, Lowell Strong Farm Bureau, Pontiac Cove & Marina, Cookies Restaurant, Gainesville Building, Supply, Doreen Gimlen Ozark County Realty, Nabatak Wholesale Tackle & Southern Ozark Appraisals.
Fishers of Men would like to thank all of our fine sponsors; BassCat Boats, Mercury, Berkley, ABU Garcia, Spider Wire, Shakespeare, Strike King Lure Company, Power-Pole, Jim Hudson Toyota, Duckett Fishing, Bass Boat Technologies, Amphibia Eyeware, Buckeye Lures, T-H Marine, Gator Guards, Frogg Toggs, Jacobs Glass and Valley Fashions.
District 8 Championship on Bull Shoals-Day 2 - 10/05/19
RESULTS: | View Multiday Day Results | Day 1 | Day 2 |
1st Place Arthur Fortin & Caleb Cline 27.39 lbs.
2nd Plae Dillon Statler & Ryan Groeteke 26.63 lbs.
3rd Place Mike Crump & Del Colvin 24.44 lbs.
4th Place Larry & Phillip Harris 23.79 lbs.
5th Place Justin Keister & Jason Mathews
Dwayne & Malissa Lewis Highest M/F
David & David Zech Honey Highest Finishing A/J
Highest Berkley Cast for Cash Kevin & Bryan Jackson
2nd Finishing Berkley Cast for Cash Cledas Manuel & Dave Austin