2007 TBF Kansas Youth State Championship,
Sponsored by The BASS Federation Of
Kansas, Lowrance Electronics and The Bass Pro Shop, Olathe.
Hillsdale Lake, Miami County KS. 5/20/07
11-14 yr old: State Champion: Kash “Money” Kruep
15-18 yr old: State Champion: Chandler Young
The lake was just right for this event, warming trend, flooded 71 degree, willow saplings and rocks were the key to success for both anglers.
Kash Kruep: Using his 5’-6” Berkley Lighting Rod, with 1276 Abu matic reel, 12 # Big Game green line, used a pitching technique, with a Creature Bait – Texas Rigged to land the only 5 fish limit and Big Bass of the event with a 17 ¼ in. lunker and the Win!
Chandler Young: Using a 7’, Techna AV Fenwick rod, married up, ABU Revo STX, with 15# Big Game Green line, used a double willow spinnerbiat for his first fish of the day, and switched up to pitching a Creature Bait, Texas rigged, to land his last 2 keeper bass, during the high sun of the day, for the Win!
This was the 2nd year for the TBF Youth Program, in Kansas, and with no entry fee all the youngsters went home with some really nice prizes; Rod and Reel Combo, tackle bag, lures, hooks, sinkers, fish tape measurer, etc. These fine young men will be headed to the TBF/FLW National Championship set for August 4th & 5th, in Hot Spring Arkansas, on Lake Hamilton.
Wish them Luck!
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A special thanks to:
· TBF Board members: Jason Baird; President, Dennis Hamel; Vice President, Scott Hamel; Tournament Director, Steve Davenport; Secretary/Web Master, Kerry Kruep; Treasurer.
· Paul Marsh, Bass Pro Shops, Olathe.
· Adult, TBF State Team Members for use of their boats and time – Kit Lueg, Bob Garver, Mick Hays, Matt Wolf.