2010 TBFKS State Team Qualifier Results

johnnyThe Bass Federation of Kansas completed its annual two day qualifying event for the 2011 State Team at Wilson Reservoir near Sylvan Grove KS. This year’s event had 47 entries and Christian Hamel, one of our youth, joined us on Sunday ….

Lake elevation was at 1515.93 per the US Army Corp of Engineers with a surface temperature of 85 degrees. Weigh-ins were scheduled for Saturday and Sunday for 3PM at Wilson State Park Hell Creek Ramp. 

Saturday morning brought sunny skies mixed in with some clouds, humid conditions and a slight breeze. Boats launched approximately 6 AM. Saturdays weigh-in brought 18 four fish limits and a total of 121 fish to the scales weighing in at 268.06lbs.

Sunday morning was a slightly different story with the launch being delayed some by cloud cover and a chance of rain during the day. We launched approximately 6:15AM. Rain materialized late morning with a light shower. Enough for some to dawn on the rain jackets others did not. Sundays weigh-in 17 four fish limits and a total of 104 fish to the scales weighing in at 230.23lbs.

SONY DSCTotal number of fish weighed in 225 which weighed in at 497.79lbs. average weight per fish 2.21lbs.

Johnny Starks of Conway Springs KS walked away with the honors of winning the tournament with two 4 fish limits weighing in at 21.17lbs. Johnny was followed closely behind in second place by Kyle Klein of Goodland KS also catching two 4 fish limits for a total weight of 20.32lbs. Both of these gentlemen held big bass honors Johnny on day one with a 6.91lb bass and Kyle on Sunday with 5.23lb bass. Final results below:

Place First Name Last Name Total Weight  
*1 Johnny Starks

21.17

 
*2 Kyle Klein

20.32

 
*3 Robert Garver

19.79

 
*4 Don Glick

18.57

 
*5 Michael Blaha

18.02

 
*6 Jeff Brin

17.08

 
*7 Nick Brown

16.85

 
*8 Dennis Forbes

16.74

 
*9 Justin Bengtson

16.50

 
*10 Jason Baird

16.17

 
*11 Jody Pfannenstiel

15.36

 
*12 Steve Davenport

14.94

 
*13 Ed Berends

14.36

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 14 Dell Mettlen JR

13.71

 
15 Scott Hamel

13.12

 
16 Dylan Webb

13.12

 
17 Kelly Dunn

12.96

 
18 Shawn Sulzman

12.45

 
19 Justin Brin

12.1

 
20 Tim Strunk

12.02

 
21 Larry Riffey

11.41

 
22 Jeremy Dinneen

11.4

 
23 Gale Brown

11.15

 
24 Dennis Hamel

11.06

 
25 Lynn Gragg

10.97

 
26 Drew Blackwood

10.81

 
27 Larry Freesemann

10.6

 
28 Larry Stoafer

10.37

 
29 Tyler Garver

9.85

 
30 Travis Tunnell

9.48

 
31 Steve Witt

9.35

 
32 Jason Brin

9.07

 
33 Stan Byquist

8.75

 
34 Buddy Ludes

8.26

 
35 Matt King

7.26

 
36 Travis Perret

6.47

 
37 Kevin Dowell

6.43

 
38 Tim Cox

5.06

 
39 Mark Hamel

4.25

 
40 Chris Savoie

2.66

 
41 Kurtis Stoffel

2.3

 
42 Brent Neis

2.18

 
43 David Heffel

1.98

 
44 Darrell Brown

1.32

 
45 Will Gable

0

 
46 Tom Klenke

0

 
47 Chris Scherbring

0

 

 2011 State Team Members are:

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Johnny Starks, Kyle Klein, Robert Garver, Don Glick, Mike Blaha, Jeff Brin, Nick Brown, Dennis Forbes, Justin Bengtson, Jason Baird, Jody Pfannensteil, Steve Davenport, Ed Berends

Our Ranger Cup winners were Nick Brown (left) and Dennis Forbes (right). Nick finished in 7thplace and Dennis Forbes finished in 8thplace

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Our venue at Wilson State Park

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A special thanks to all those who made this event possible assisting in setting up the weigh in area, organizing the weigh-in slips, assisting with raffle and prize drawings your help and assistance was deeply appreciated. I would have mentioned names but did not want to miss anyone. Once again thank you for your assistance.

TBFKS would like to thank our sponsors: Ranger Boats, Lowrance, SolarBat Sunglasses, Berkely, Chevy Trucks, Evinrude, National Guard, FLW Outdoors and TBF.