Saturday was a beautiful day for a fishing tournament. Temps were in the 70's with partly cloudy skies and a nice breeze perfect for catching bass. 20 boats set out to catch the winning bag at Lake Springfield. With a field full of local sticks it was the team from the North that took home the victory. The Adult / Junior team of Paul Paskevicius and Matteo Turano who would best the field with a winning weight of 15.88 lbs and catch the big bass of the tournament with a Largemouth that weighed 4.66 lbs. The victory would earn them $1,700.00. Congratualtions to Paul and Matteo!
2nd Place was a new team from the Springfield area. Zach Pierce and Mike Daley would finish with 14.45 lbs earning them $700 plus 1st in the Bonus Bucks totaling $825.00
3rd Place was the team of Herb Rush and sub Bob Rush ith a total weight of 14.19 lbs earning them $400 Plus 2nd Place Bonus Bucks and 1st Place in the Berkley Cast for Cash, total prize money of $725.00
4th Place was the Male / Femal Team of Brian and Lauri Lopp with a limit wegihing 14.13 lbs earning them $200 plus 3rd Place in Bonus Bucks and 2nd Place in the Berkley Cast fro Cash, total prize money $400
Just our of the Money Lucas Oil Prize of 1 Gallon each, some fuel treatment and Slickmist Detail Kit was Daniel Weikle and sub Danny Weikle with 14.12 lbs. Weikle and Weikle also were drawn for the two Custom Denali Rods from The Direction TV.
Our next Team Series Event will be June 29 at Lake Springfield.
We would like to thank all our local sponsors for making our events so much fun. Thanks to Scheeels, The Direction, Lucas Oil Products, Angler Assets, Capitol Outdoors, Trophies of Grace Outdoors, Ben Green Insurance and RT Graphics.
Lake Springfield - 06/08/19
DIVISION YEAR TO DATE STANDINGS: | 2019 | 2018 |
|Place||Team||Members||# Fish||Big Fish||Gross||Penalty||Net Wt||Points|
Steven Rush |
Jim McCune |
1st Place Paskevicius / Turano 15.88 lbs with Big Bass 4.66
1st Place Hardware
2nd Place Pierce / Daley with 14.45 lbs
3rd Place Rush / Rush with 14.19 lbs
4th Place Lopp / Lopp with 14.13 lbs
Just out of the money Lucas Oil winners Weikle / Weikle
The Direction out of the money Rods Weikle / Weikle