UPCOMING EVENT: PHOENIX BASS FISHING LEAGUE - 2020 - Lake Wylie

Weisenburger Nets Title on Indian Lake

Weisenburger Nets Title on Indian Lake
Kyle Weisenburger of Ottawa, Ohio, weighed four bass totaling 6 pounds, 5 ounces Sunday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Buckeye Division Super Tournament on Indian Lake with a two-day total of eight bass weighing 12 pounds, 11 ounces. For his victory, Weisenburger earned $3,971.

Kyle Weisenburger of Ottawa, Ohio, weighed four bass totaling 6 pounds, 5 ounces Sunday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Buckeye Division Super Tournament on Indian Lake with a two-day total of eight bass weighing 12 pounds, 11 ounces. For his victory, Weisenburger earned $3,971.

“I started off the tournament by targeting channels and pockets, especially ones where there were baitfish crammed into the backs,” said Weisenburger of his third win in FLW competition. “I used a black spinnerbait and also flipped  the grass with a green-pumpkin-colored Bass Shack Baits Boss Hog.”

Weisenburger said he was able to catch one fish before a storm moved through the area and then three more after it passed.

“On Sunday I focused on the pocket where I had caught my final three fish the day before,” said Weisenburger. “The wind had repositioned the grass so I needed to adjust my approach a bit. I found out how the baitfish were relating to the grass and brought in my first fish at 9 a.m. – a 3-pound kicker.”

After boating a couple of more keepers, Weisenburger said he casted a buzzbait to a grass edge and caught his final keeper around 2 p.m. before heading in to the scale.

The top 10 boaters:

1st:          Kyle Weisenburger, Ottawa, Ohio, eight bass, 12-11, $3,971

2nd:         Jeremie Barker, Middletown, Ohio, five bass, 10-2, $1,985

3rd:          Bob Logan, Waynesfield, Ohio, four bass, 8-7, $1,324

4th:          Jeremy Tenwalde , Fort Jennings, Ohio, seven bass, 8-7, $927

5th:          Dick Shaffer, Rockford, Ohio, five bass, 7-8, $794

6th:          Ronald Nutter, Newark, Ohio, three bass, 6-9, $728

7th:          David Scales, Marysville, Ohio, three bass, 6-5, $662

8th:          Jay Ellis, Celina, Ohio, three bass, 5-8, $596

9th:          Charlie Smith, Union, Ky., three bass, 5-3, $529

10th:        Levi Northup, Tipp City, Ohio, two bass, 4-8, $463              

Complete results can be found here.  

Northup caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the pro division, a fish weighing 3 pounds, 4 ounces and earned the day’s Big Bass award of $427.

 

Willoughby wins co-angler title

Logan Willoughby of New Philadelphia, Ohio, won the co-angler division and $1,986 with a two-day total of four bass weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces.

The top 10 co-anglers:

1st:          Logan Willoughby, New Philadelphia, Ohio, four bass, 7-3, $1,986

2nd:         Bill Turvey, Oak Hill, Ohio, two bass, 3-15, $993

3rd:          Daniel Shuga, Botkins, Ohio, two bass, 3-10, $660

4th:          Kirk Mannon, Scottown, Ohio, two bass, 2-13, $463

5th:          William Fieler, Cincinnati, Ohio, one bass, 2-9, $397

6th:          Doyle Donnett, Minster, Ohio, two bass, 2-5, $364

7th:          Gary Hoffman, Stoutsville, Ohio, one bass, 2-3, $331

8th:          Rob Plummer, Waynesville, Ohio, one bass, 1-12, $298

9th:          Dustin Bowers, Englewood, Ohio, one bass, 1-9, $265

10th:        Brian Zelinskas, Beavercreek, Ohio, one bass, 1-5, $232

Willoughby also caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the co-angler division and earned the day’s Big Bass award of $214.

The top 50 boaters and 50 co-anglers based on point standings now qualify for the Oct. 8-10 Regional Championship on the Potomac River in Marbury, Maryland. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and $20,000, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.

 

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