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Apr 22

2015 District 3 Tournament 1 Results

Apr 17

2015 Mr Bass Kickoff

Apr 15


Again this year a very special event will be held on Raystown Lake.  PLEASE bring your boat for 1, 2 or all 3 days and take a kid and their families fishing.  These children are facing life threatening illnesses.  These few days bring a lot of joy to the children and their families.  Come on out, fish for smallies out of season (with the blessing of the PA Fish and Boat Commission) and watch sheer joy spread across a kids face as they pull in a big one.  You don’t even need a license (if you haven’t bought one yet).  You need a license but the families do not.

Rough schedule:

  • May 1st meet families at the motel (families and Our Wish members only)
  • May 2nd meet at Aitch boat launch Raystown Lake take kids fishing, lunch and diner
  • May 3rd meet at launch take kids fishing eat lunch depart

For more information and to sign up to help contact Bob Stiver:  stiver2827@atlanticbb.net    or     814-943-4504 (H)

Bob, thanks for running the event again this year!

Apr 08


Mr. Bass Kickoff will be April 17th and 18th at Smallwood state park on the Potomac River. I apologize for the lack of information but have had some setbacks in securing the venue for the meeting. As of right now the Mandatory meeting will be at 6:00pm at Smallwood State park in Pavilion #2 which is located in the Main parking lot of the boat parking.  We will keep this meeting brief. I am still accepting application up until Tuesday the 14th.  Launch will be Safe light to 3:00pm on both days. Please make sure that at the meeting you come with your Ranger Bucks cards and $20.00 to cover both day lunker pot.  I will post later tonight with a list of applications already received. Please reach out and call me if your interested in fishing but haven’t submitted your app.  If you can’t attend the meeting then you must have a representative there on your behalf with your cell phone number.  Contact me at Bruce Bramer 215-407-7087. More to follow.  Please see post on Message board with Applications received.

Ranger Bucks is $225.00 for 1st,  125.00 for 2nd and $75.00 for 3rd.

Apr 08

District 3 Tournament April 19, 2015

Angler list posted on message board

District 3 – 4/19/15 – Potomac River

Come out the Sunday after Mr Bass and fish the first District 3 tournament of 2015!

Location (same as Mr Bass)
Potomac River
Smallwood State Park
2750 Sweden Point Road
Marbury, MD 20658

Gate opens at 5:00 am and we will launch after everyone is ready to go and we have a morning meeting. Plan on fishing 8 hours.
Lunker will be collected the morning of tournament and we will have a 50/50 drawing.

District 3 welcomes every PA TBF angler to fish and we offer a Angler and Co angler of the year award. Anyone can win these awards, not just District 3 members. We usually have some good prizes and offer a great payback to our competitors!

Application cut-off is Monday 4/13/15. No exceptions!

Please check the message board for a updated list of applications received.

Use the “individual tournament” application on the “tournament” page.

Please send all applications and questions to:
Josh Hoshour
130 Old Mill road
Ephrata, PA 17522
717-271-3079 cell

I look forward to a great 2015 season!

Mar 05

District 2 – Williamsport, Antlers – 4/12/15

The tournament has been cancelled due to unsafe water conditions.

New permit was submitted for Sunday, July 26th. This was the earliest that this could be re-scheduled due to conflicts with other tournaments. Please call, text, or email me to let me know if you want to transfer your application and payment to the re-scheduled date, transfer it for the June 28th Sayers tournament, or if you want your money back (if paid by check, I can shred it or return it). Thanks.

Location – Williamsport, PA
Launch Site – Antlers Launch
Dates – Sunday, April 12th
Time – 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, (if we can launch earlier we will try)
Registration – 5:45 am to 6:45 am

Do not launch your boat until you have checked in, completed the boat check and met up with your co-angler.
This will be a 3 fish tournament, 15″ minimum.
No culling of dead fish. Dead fish MUST be taken with you.
Lunker Fee is $10. Lunker must be a live fish.
All PA Boating and Fishing rules and regulation must be adhered to at all times.
All PA Bass tournament rules apply.
Angler must fish from the front deck and the Co-Angler must fish from the rear deck only.

It is suggested that the cost of the gas/oil used during the day be shared between the boater and the rider.

This will be a trailered weigh in. When you weigh-in, come up to the table, turn in your numbers, get and sign your weigh-in slips (keep them), then get in line for a bag (CANNOT use your own). Get your fish from your boat; have bag dinked & weighed. Give me your slip, verify weight and get your yellow copy. Return fish to water and return bags to table where you got them.

Last boat will call out numbers and each boat will launch every 10 seconds.

The tournament committee (District Officers present) will make the decision to hold a fog delay if necessary for safety. If so, the committee will make decisions regarding take off time, extending fishing hours, etc.

SAFETY – Life jackets MUST be worn when the outboard motor is running. This includes coming in to beach the boat, taking the boat on and off the trailer. If you are on the boat, the outboard is running, life jacket MUST be on for all aboard. Failure to do so can result in disqualification in the tournament.

1st – $ TBD
2nd – $ TBD
3rd – $ TBD
1st – $ TBD
2nd – $ TBD
3rd – $ TBD

These are applications with payments that I have received to date. Updated 4/8/15. This is not the pairing.

Anglers (* denotes guaranteed)
1. Steve Lowe – Kickin Bass Baits
2. Stosh Wisniewski – Washberry*
3. Casey Magargle – Washberry*
4. George Barnes – Washberry
5. Robert Parmer Sr. – Washberry
6. Mark Gruszkiewicz – Leggett’s Creek*
7. Charlie Sykes – Susquehanna Valley
8. Bob DeHaas – Hunters Run*
9. Clyde Houseknecht – Washberry
10. Matt Lovallo – Hunters Run
11. Wayne Gates – Hunters Run*
12. Rex Magargle – Washberry (verbal)
13. Bill Boysha – Kickin Bass Baits*
14. Richard Wright – Washberry
15. Keith Houseknecht – Kickin Bass Baits
16. Harry Wert – Kickin Bass Baits
17. Donn Troutman – Susquehanna Valley*
18. Terry Olmstead – Hunters Run (verbal)
19. Joe Shady – Hunters Run
20. Bill Showers – Kickin Bass Baits (verbal)
21. Jason Shipton – Washberry (verbal)

Co-Anglers (* denotes guaranteed)
1. Brett Dalrymple – Washberry
2. Daryl Hunsberger – Washberry*
3. Kevin Zimmerman – Washberry*
4. Richard Jordan Jr. – Washberry
5. Eddie Laforme – Washberry
6. Jim Wilkins – Hunters Run*
7. Tim Rundle – Brandywine
8. David Kozlansky – Leggett’s Creek*
9. Scott Laukhuff – Hunters Run
10. Dean Orndorf Jr. – Hunters Run*
11. River Mertz – Washberry
12. Troy Beck Jr. – Kickin Bass Baits*
13. Nick Osman – Washberry
14. Maurice Hudson Jr. – Brandywine
15. Anthony Kashiwsky – Bassmasters of Crawford County
16. Nate Lieb – Hunters Run
17. Gene Snyder Jr. – Susquehanna Valley*
18. Garrett Enders – Washberry
19. Michael Foreman – Susquehanna Valley
20. Michael Hock – Kickin Bass Baits
21. Chad Wolfe – Washberry (verbal)

We will be monitoring the river level this week to decide if it will be safe to fish or not.

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