Volume 86 Issue 2 Club Website: HTTP://www.puyalluphawghunters.com     December 2004

Puyallup Hawg Hunters

Doug Jorgensen with Big Fish for the Year - 6.91 pounds

Tom Melowitz - 2004 Angler of the Year

         2005 State Team 
Based upon the final standings for 2004 and subject to the individual fishing the 2005 Puyallup Hawg Hunters state team will be:
Boaters: Tom Melowitz, Ken Ganancial, Mike Hostetter, Larry Williams and Bryan Vance,
Non Boaters:  Rick Knauer, Wes Williams, Paul Jones, Joe Scheperle and Frank White.  Final 2004 Standings are on the club WEB Site.  Congratulations to all of the 2005 team members especially to Larry Williams, Rick Knauer and Wes Williams for making the club team for the first time.

Federation Tournaments

There will be 4 Federation Tournaments over 2 weekends for 2005.  The entry fees will be $150 for all 4 tournaments which will be paid by the club.  The dates are April 30th and May 1st on Lake Washington and July 16th and 17th on Pot Holes.

        Lake Washington

We had 26 members fish the Lake Washington club tournament on 10/24/04.  Ten club members brought fish to the scales for the 3:00 pm weigh in.  Congratulations to Doug Jorgensen for first place with the only 5 fish limit of 11.68 pounds and Mike Buse for second with 10.9 pounds and Ken Ganancial for third place with 10.37 pounds.  Larry Williams had the big fish of 3.95 pounds.  Complete results can be found on the club WEB site.

  Doug Jorgensen wins at Washington

    2005 Tournament Schedule

Subject to getting Coast Guard permits for next year the 2005 tournament permits we have for club tournaments are:
Sammamish - April 10
Silver Lake - May 14/15
Snake River - June 11/12
Tri Cities - July 9/10
Lower Columbia - August 20/21
Pot Holes - September 17/18
Lake Washington - October 23

    Year End Awards
Angler of Year - Tom Melowitz for the second straight year and the 6th time.
Big Fish
- Doug Jorgensen with a 6.91 largemouth.  The largest fish caught since the award started.
Most Improved
- No eligible angler improved from 2003 to 2004.
Klutz - Art Soto was the 2004 Klutz of the Year for falling in the water at the Riffe Lake Tournament.

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