March 2006

Arizona Tournament Results

The Winners: January To Mid-February

Compiled By Margie Anderson

WON Bass Teams:

Lake Havasu Feb 11: Buck Brown and Paul Tassie won with a five-fish limit weighing 16.73 pounds. They took home $3,375.

Lake Mead Jan 21: Darrel Dagdigian and Mike Folkstead took first with 14.52 pounds and won $1,455.

Lake Martinez, Fishers’ Landing Jan 14: Terry Foreman and Ron Overman won $2,985 with 14.84 pounds.

National Bass West

Lake Martinez, Fishers’ Landing Jan. 28: The team of Lute and Lute took home $1822 for 11.82 pounds.

Anglers’ Choice

Region 2, Colorado River teams: Lake Mead Feb 11: Nick Kristich and Eric Kunkle brought a 14.73 pound sack to the scales to take home $4,165.

Region 2, Southern Colorado River teams: Lake Havasu Jan 28: Ryan Krost and Rich Iannolo won $3020 with 13.79 pounds.

FLW Stren Series

Lake Havasu Feb 1: 16-year-old John Billheimer Jr. of Discovery Bay, Calif., became the youngest-ever Stren Series pro champion by catching 19 pounds, 12 ounces in the final round of the Western Division season opener. He was throwing a deep-diving crankbait (Bill Norman DD-22 in crawdad) under the bridge, and he took home a cool 50 grand.

All Star/Best Bet

All Star Teams: Lake Pleasant Jan 21: Ben Matsubu and Frank Burchi won $3,850 with a 21.74-pound limit.

All Star Couples: Bartlett Lake Jan 7: Jennifer and Wes McCracken brought 12.77 pounds to the scales to win $2000.

Best Bet Teams (aluminum boats): Bartlett Lake Jan 28: Woodrow Fields and John Rosinski took home $2,100 for 11.52 pounds.

American Bass

Colorado River teams: Lake Havasu Jan 21: David and Barbie Trott won $980 for their 17.54-pound bag of bass.

Monterey Bass

Pro-Am: Doug Pingree and Jason White won at Bartlett Feb. 4: They weighed a combined five-fish limit of 13.20 lbs and won a combined total of $1,944.

Couples Tournament: Tim and Claudine Price won at Pleasant Feb. 4 by weighing 2.83 pounds, good for a check for $320.

Arizona Bass Fishing (ABF)

Roosevelt Lake Jan 14: The team of Mike Little and Clay McMains won $7,582 with an 18.40–pound sack.

Lake Pleasant Feb 11: cancelled due to high winds.