Volume 81 Issue 3 Club Website: HTTP://www.puyalluphawghunters.com     November 2003

Puyallup Hawg Hunters

 

 

Ken Ganancial
  Lake Washington Winner

Frank White with a nice Lake Washington bass

      Mickelsen 2003 Results

We had 24 entries in the 2003 Bob Mickelsen Memorial tournament.   The weather was great and we generated $1700 for Mary Bridge Children's Hospital as well as more than 24 toys for the kids.  Many thanks to the sponsors, participants and club members that worked to make the tournament a success.  Congratulations to the team of Rob Towers and Mike Hostetter for 1st place with 13.07 #'s.  Mike

 
Buse had the tournament big fish of 5.79 pounds.


 
The complete results can be found on the club Web Site.  Other club members that fished:  Tom Melowitz and Rea Long - 2nd place, Mike Buse and Ken Ganancial - 8th place, Frank White and West Williams - 9th place, Rick Knauer and Kenn Brainerd - 14th place, Joe Scheperle and Art Soto  - 17th place and Larry Willaims and Jim Littrel - 18th place.

 
 Lake Washington Results
 
We had 14 club members fishing the last club tournament of the year on Lake Washington.  The wind howled all day  and only 6 club members  caught fish.  Congratulations to Ken Ganancial for 1st place , Frank White for second place and a whopping 5.45 # big fish and Doug Jorgensen for 3rd place.  It's worth noting that there was a 100% bass tournament the same day where the team of Brush and Petroski weighed a 5 fish limit of 25.71 pounds.  What a bag! The complete results are on the club Web Site.
 
            2003 Awards
 
The 2003 season is over and the 2003 award winners are:
 
Angler of the Year - Tom Melowitz
 

 
Most Improved  -  Gerald Dunn
 

 
Big Fish  5. 87 #'s  - Rob Towers
 

 

   Yamamoto Products
 
Tom Melowitz is again this year putting together an order to Yamamoto.  Last year Joe Perrin and Mike Buse jumped in when I went to Texas and helped out.  We must buy a minimum quantity of 5 for a style and color ordered.  So unless someone else orders the same thing as you ordered you will have to order a minimum quantity of  5 for everything you order. 

       2004 Tournament  
          Lakes Selected
 
The tournament committee finalized the club tournament lakes for 2004.   Permits have been entered and barring no conflicts at the November Federation conflict resolution meeting the lakes and dates are:

March 27 -  Lake Sammamish Open
October 23 - Bob Mickelsen Memorial on Lake Washington

             Club Tournaments

March 28   - Lake Sammamish
May 1-2 -  Potholes Reservoir
June 12 - 13 -  Duck Lake
July 10 -11 -  Riffe Lake
August 7 - 8 - Lake Roosevelt
September 18 - 19th  -  Columbia River (Tri-Cities)
October 24 -  Lake Washington

 
       2004 State Team
 
Based upon the results of the 7 club tournaments the 2004 State Team will be:
Boaters:  Tom Melowitz, Ken Ganancial, Mike Buse, Doug Jorgensen and Bryan Vance.  Non Boaters: Joe Scheperle,  Larry Guck, Gerald Dunn, Frank White and Kenn Brainerd.  The alternate for 2004 is Art Soto. 

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