WON Bass Teams
Michael Rooke and Tim Wilsterman took first place with five
fish weighing 14.57 pounds. Their big fish was 3.86, and they took
home $2,460 for their efforts.
National Bass West
Martinez Feb 18: J. Turner and J. Waits won with five fish
weighing 18.42 pounds. They flipped jigs and used Senkos in the back
of the lake and took home $1,812.
Martinez March 4: J. Turner and J. Waits won this one, too,
with the same pattern. This time their five fish weighed 24.59
pounds, and they won $1,150.
Powell Region Teams at Powell Feb 25-26: Jim Bishop and Bill
Carlquest won with five fish weighing 14.91 pounds, including a 4.42
largemouth. They netted $1,970.
Couples at Roosevelt Feb 18: Carla Gray and Steve Foutch won
with just three fish that weighed a whopping 13.65 pounds, including
a 7.66-pounder. Foutch had to fish alone because of a scheduling
conflict, and he caught his fish on spider jigs in 20 to 30 feet of
water in the Humbug. First prize was $2,600 from a prize fund of
over $7,000 in cash and merchandise.
Teams at Bartlett Feb 25:
Reggie Frieswyk of Gilbert and Eric Schook of Scottsdale won
the tournament with a six-fish limit weighing 17.70 pounds. They
shared a total of $3,893 from a prize fun of over $16K. They fished
crankbaits in the river end to catch their limit, which included a
Best Bet (aluminum) at Bartlett Mar 4: Robin Jackson of
Scottsdale and Joe Denson of Phoenix won with a six-fish limit
weighing 16.13 pounds, including a5.40-pounder. They won $2,400 from
a pot of more than $10,000. They fished grubs and spinnerbaits in
muddy water in the river end of the lake.
Pleasant Feb 11: cancelled due to high winds
Havasu Mar 4: Brett Hite and Mark Poe had five fish weighing
17.55 pounds, including a 4.88-pounder. They won $6,138.
Central AZ at Pleasant Feb 18: Dean Kreuzer and Steve
Czerniski won $3,260 with a sack weighing 15.3 pounds, including
their big fish at 4.1.
Colorado River at Mohave Feb 11: Ray Lillard and Jake Rucker
won with 18.74 pounds, including a 5.16 largemouth. They won $984.
Yuma at Fishers Landing Feb. 25: Craig Johnson and Don
Johnson took home $1,520 for 14.68 pounds, which included a
Mid-Week Draw Teams at Bartlett Feb. 22: Dave Rice and John
Reichard took first-place honors and the Big Fish pot with a
total weight of 12.07 lbs which included the big fish of 4.15 lbs.
The weapon of choice was"Bomber A" crank bait (dark green, black,
white and orange belly) fished fairly quickly off large rocky points
in about 7 feet of water. The team took home $300.
Mid-Week Draw Teams at Alamo March 15: First place was taken
by Terry Tassin and John Reichard with 12.85 pounds, including a big
fish weighing 5.78 pounds. They took home $480. Tassin and Reichard
caught their fish on crappie- and crawfish-pattern Bomber crankbaits.
They cranked the center of the lake on both north and south sides
Teams at Pleasant Feb. 25: Rich DeWane and Charlie Dains won
with 13.59 pounds, including the second place Big Fish at 4.68
pounds. DeWane and Dains fished jigs and Carolina rigs in a variety
of colors at the north end of the lake. They were in a cove and
caught their fish ten to twenty feet deep. They earned $3,134.
Pro Am at Bartlett Feb. 4: Doug Pingree and Jason White won
the pro-am with a five-fish limit weighing 13.20 pounds. They took
home a combined total of $1,944. That’s the second win in a row for
pro Pingree. He put 7.04 pounds in the livewell, and his non-boater
partner added a 2.9-pounder. White’s fish was the Big Fish of the
tournament on the amateur side.
Couples at Bartlett Feb. 4: Tim and Claudine Price came out
on top in a very tough tournament. It took just two fish to win it,
with a total weight of 2.83 pounds. They received $320.