2017 IKA Season Opener - Lake James

Angola, IN
April 15th 5:00 am - April 15th 2:00 pm Eastern, 2017 • 1 Day Tourney
Let's get this season started!  To open it up, we'll be visiting the gorgeous natural chain of lakes in Northeast Indiana consisting of Lake James, Jimmerson Lake, Snow Lake, Big Otter Lake, Little Otter Lake, and Marsh Lake.

3 biggest bass (largemouth and/or smallmouth)

Tournament Headquarters

Former Bledsoe's Beach located on the channel between Lake James and Jimmerson Lake (https://goo.gl/maps/1KFQxDV4aeC2)

Allowable Launch Locations:

  • Tournament HQ (see above)
  • Jimmerson Lake Ramp (North) 
  • Big Otter Ramp
  • Marsh Lake Ramp
  • Pokagon State Park (beach)


Allowable Waters:

  • Lake James
  • Jimmerson Lake
  • Snow Lake
  • Big Otter Lake
  • Little Otter Lake
  • Marsh Lake

Notable Times:

  • 6:00 am - On-site registration begins (pay fees, turn in waiver, get Hawg Trough certified)
  • 6:30 am - Mandatory captain's meeting
  • 7:00 am - First cast
  • 2:00 pm - Tournament ends.  Be at HQ by this time.

Fees:

  • $40 entry fee paid in cash at on-site registration

TourneyX Angler Stats Available   
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Anglers: 71
Fish Caught: 113
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#1
Eric Stansberry
Eric StansberryE. Stansberry
(IN)
19.75"
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12.50"
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11.75"
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44.00"
19.75"
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12.50"
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11.75"
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#2
Mike Densel
Mike DenselM. Densel
(IN)
17.75"
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14.50"
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11.50"
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43.75"
17.75"
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14.50"
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11.50"
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#3
Jaxton Orr
TourneyX Jaxton OrrJ. Orr
(IN)
15.75"
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12.75"
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12.75"
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41.25"
15.75"
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12.75"
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12.75"
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#4
Alex Roberts
Alex RobertsA. Roberts
(OH)
14.75"
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13.75"
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12.75"
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41.25"
14.75"
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13.75"
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12.75"
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#5
Aidan Darlington
TourneyX Aidan DarlingtonA. Darlington
(IN)
14.75"
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13.25"
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12.00"
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40.00"
14.75"
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13.25"
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12.00"
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#6
Nathan Pickering
Nathan PickeringN. Pickering
(IN)
14.75"
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12.50"
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12.25"
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39.50"
14.75"
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12.50"
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12.25"
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#7
James Olekszyk
TourneyX James OlekszykJ. Olekszyk
(IN)
13.25"
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13.25"
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12.25"
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38.75"
13.25"
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13.25"
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12.25"
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#8
Reed Nicholson
Reed NicholsonR. Nicholson
(IN)
13.25"
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12.50"
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12.25"
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38.00"
13.25"
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12.50"
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12.25"
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#9
PVH
Paul Van HyfteP. Van Hyfte
(IN)
12.75"
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12.50"
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12.25"
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37.50"
12.75"
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12.50"
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12.25"
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#10
basil romanovich
Basil RomanovichB. Romanovich
(IN)
13.00"
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12.25"
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12.00"
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37.25"
13.00"
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12.25"
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12.00"
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#11
JM
John McLarenJ. McLaren
(CO)
13.75"
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11.75"
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11.50"
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37.00"
13.75"
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11.75"
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11.50"
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#12
Nick Matthews
TourneyX Nick MatthewsN. Matthews
(IN)
13.25"
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11.75"
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11.50"
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36.50"
13.25"
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11.75"
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11.50"
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#13
Ivan France
TourneyX Ivan FranceI. France
(IN)
13.50"
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11.50"
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11.25"
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36.25"
13.50"
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11.50"
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11.25"
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#14
Kyle Shoemaker
Kyle ShoemakerK. Shoemaker
(IN)
12.00"
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11.75"
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11.25"
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35.00"
12.00"
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11.75"
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11.25"
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#15
Justin Flatter
Justin FlatterJ. Flatter
(IN)
12.25"
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11.25"
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11.25"
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34.75"
12.25"
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11.25"
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11.25"
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#16
AB
Anthony BurressA. Burress
(IN)
11.75"
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11.50"
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11.25"
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34.50"
11.75"
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11.50"
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11.25"
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#17
JM
Jerry MitchellJ. Mitchell
12.50"
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12.25"
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8.75"
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33.50"
12.50"
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12.25"
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8.75"
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#18
SC
TourneyX Salvador ChavezS. Chavez
(IN)
12.00"
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11.00"
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10.25"
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33.25"
12.00"
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11.00"
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10.25"
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#19
Robert Ogletree
Robert OgletreeR. Ogletree
(IN)
11.25"
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11.25"
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10.75"
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33.25"
11.25"
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11.25"
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10.75"
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#20
BG
Brad GrovesB. Groves
(IN)
11.50"
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11.25"
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10.25"
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33.00"
11.50"
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11.25"
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10.25"
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#21
Alan Reed
Alan ReedA. Reed
(IN)
11.75"
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11.25"
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8.75"
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31.75"
11.75"
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11.25"
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8.75"
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#22
Andrew Rediker
Andrew RedikerA. Rediker
(IN)
11.25"
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11.00"
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9.50"
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31.75"
11.25"
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11.00"
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9.50"
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#23
Joe Gentry
TourneyX Joe GentryJ. Gentry
(IN)
17.25"
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14.25"
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31.50"
17.25"
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14.25"
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#24
JW
Joel WalterJ. Walter
(IN)
13.75"
SM Bass
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13.50"
SM Bass
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27.25"
13.75"
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13.50"
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#25
Rich Allen
Rich AllenR. Allen
(IN)
12.50"
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12.25"
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24.75"
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12.25"
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#26
Jim Orr
TourneyX Jim OrrJ. Orr
(IN)
12.25"
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12.00"
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24.25"
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12.00"
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#27
CC
Chris CookC. Cook
(IN)
11.50"
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10.50"
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22.00"
11.50"
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10.50"
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#28
Joe Ruwoldt
TourneyX Joe RuwoldtJ. Ruwoldt
(OH)
14.25"
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14.25"
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#29
Dan Herrmann
Dan HerrmannD. Herrmann
(IN)
14.25"
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14.25"
14.25"
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#30
Ron Irwin
Ron IrwinR. Irwin
(IN)
13.50"
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13.50"
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#31
Jason Bowersock
Jason BowersockJ. Bowersock
(IN)
13.50"
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13.50"
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#32
JY
Jason YoungJ. Young
(IN)
12.50"
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#33
NS
Nick SwanN. Swan
(IN)
12.25"
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#34
Manny Avila
Manny AvilaM. Avila
(IN)
12.00"
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12.00"
12.00"
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#35
Shawn Mickelson
Shawn MickelsonS. Mickelson
(IN)
11.25"
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11.25"
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#36
Joe Armstrong
Joe ArmstrongJ. Armstrong
(IN)
11.25"
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11.25"
11.25"
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#37
Joshua Kennedy
Joshua KennedyJ. Kennedy
(IN)
11.00"
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11.00"
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#38
Matt Gibson
Matt GibsonM. Gibson
(IN)
10.75"
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10.75"
10.75"
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#39
Jeff Gulachek
Jeff GulachekJ. Gulachek
(IN)
10.75"
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10.75"
10.75"
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#40
Levi Johnson
Levi JohnsonL. Johnson
(IN)
10.50"
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10.50"
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#41
Joseph Wulitich
TourneyX Joseph WulitichJ. Wulitich
(IN)
10.00"
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10.00"
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#42
Tyler Bailey
Tyler BaileyT. Bailey
(IN)
0"
#43
NB
Nic BeeryN. Beery
(IN)
0"
#44
MB
Mike BergerM. Berger
(IN)
0"
#45
Jake DeMink
Jake DeMinkJ. DeMink
(MI)
0"
#46
SD
Scott DoeringS. Doering
(IN)
0"
#47
Ryan Farrar
Ryan FarrarR. Farrar
(IN)
0"
#48
Cole Garland
Cole GarlandC. Garland
(IN)
0"
#49
Zac Gibbs
Zac GibbsZ. Gibbs
(IN)
0"
#50
Tommy Ginder
Tommy GinderT. Ginder
(IN)
0"
#51
Lane Harris
Lane HarrisL. Harris
(IN)
0"
#52
John Howard
John HowardJ. Howard
(IN)
0"
#53
Michael Matthews
Michael MatthewsM. Matthews
(IN)
0"
#54
AM
Andrew McCulloughA. McCullough
(IN)
0"
#55
JJ Merimonti
JJ MerimontiJ. Merimonti
(IN)
0"
#56
BM
Brett MeyerB. Meyer
(IN)
0"
#57
EN
Eric NicholsonE. Nicholson
(IN)
0"
#58
Tyler Perdue
Tyler PerdueT. Perdue
(IN)
0"
#59
Andrew Piesyk Jr.
Andrew Piesyk Jr.A. Piesyk Jr.
(IN)
0"
#60
Andrew Piesyk Sr.
Andrew Piesyk Sr.A. Piesyk Sr.
(IN)
0"
#61
AS
Alex SmallmanA. Smallman
(IN)
0"
#62
Brandon Smith
Brandon SmithB. Smith
(IN)
0"
#63
Carter Summey
Carter SummeyC. Summey
(IN)
0"
#64
SS
Sonny SwartzS. Swartz
(MI)
0"
#65
Ryan Sweat
Ryan SweatR. Sweat
(IN)
0"
#66
Jeremiah Thompson
Jeremiah ThompsonJ. Thompson
(IN)
0"
#67
TV
Todd VoreisT. Voreis
(IN)
0"
#68
Aaron Wilson
Aaron WilsonA. Wilson
(IN)
0"
#69
NW
Nate WrightN. Wright
(IN)
0"
#70
Terry Wright
Terry WrightT. Wright
(IN)
0"
#71
CZ
Clint ZehrC. Zehr
(IN)
0"

Hourly Weigh-In For Saturday, Apr 15th, 2017

Hour 2 (6:00 am - 6:59 am)
Jaxton Orr
Jaxton OrrJ. OrrFort Wayne, IN
15.75"Bass
Hour 3 (7:00 am - 7:59 am)
Nick Matthews
Nick MatthewsN. MatthewsNoblesville, IN
13.25"Bass
Hour 4 (8:00 am - 8:59 am)
Alex Roberts
Alex RobertsA. RobertsFostoria, OH
13.75"Bass
Hour 5 (9:00 am - 9:59 am)
Nathan Pickering
Nathan PickeringN. PickeringCicero, IN
14.75"Bass
Hour 6 (10:00 am - 10:59 am)
Aidan Darlington
Aidan DarlingtonA. DarlingtonNoblesville, IN
14.75"Bass
Hour 7 (11:00 am - 11:59 am)
Alex Roberts
Alex RobertsA. RobertsFostoria, OH
14.75"Bass
Hour 8 (12:00 pm - 12:59 pm)
Joe Gentry
Joe GentryJ. GentryNineveh, IN
17.25"Bass
Hour 9 (1:00 pm - 1:59 pm)
Eric Stansberry
Eric StansberryE. StansberryLafayette, IN
19.75"Bass

Daily Big Fish

Apr 15th, 2017
Eric Stansberry
Eric StansberryE. StansberryLafayette, IN
19.75"Bass

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