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2018 WhiteFish and Woman

I’m sure that tournament fishing has caused more than 1 divorce in my past 40 yrs of running tounament….HOWEVER we have never seen a wedding come out of one of the tournaments I have participated in….Karl Klemen stopped by at the Woman Lake weigh-in. I asked why Karl and Brian Blaeser has not entered. Karl’s commented he was a little bit busy this morning as he and LoraLee exchanged vows Sunday. Karl and LoraLee met after one of the NorthStar Tournament Series events 2 years ago…and now they are married. Karl credits meeting LoraLee with the NSTT !!

Congratulations LoraLee and Karl.

Matt Garfield & Mark Shirley pulled off a double win….Rain, wind, cold, more wind….not at all like the pre-fish days on Thurs and Friday.
· Whitefish: Mark and Matt brought in a 6.29 smallie that put them over the top with a total of a 5 fish total of 21.20 #’s. 2nd place went to John Janousek and Mark Stanges @ 19.98. Pat Jeffries & Kurt Johnson brought in 17.89 #’s for 3rd.
· Woman Lake: again, Mark and Matt brought a great bag with 5 fish weighing in @ 25.09 #’s and a big fish (largemouth) @ 5.23 #’s. Connor O’Connor (as all know him) fished by himself and brought in a nice bag @ 23.50 #’s for 2nd. 3rd place went to Janousek and Stanges with 19.83 #’s. 4th place Parker Knutson & Trevor Kraker @ 19.27 #’s.

Special thanxxxx go out to MoonLite Bay for allowing us to host the tournament on the Whitefish Chain and Full Stringer Bait in Longville for allowing us to hold the weigh-in at their docks. Thank You


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Woman Lake

Woman Lake – Saturday June 3rd.
Once again, possibly a better lake than Mille Lac, average weight brought to the scales was an amazing 4.377 #’s per fish.  Top weight of 24.83 #’s was brought to the scales by John Janousek and Mark Stangness – just short of a 5 # average per fish.  Second and third place weights were registered at 24.44 #’s by teams Connor Leagjeld/Lee Dueland & Brian Blaeser/Karl Kleman.  Connor and Lee had the big fish tie breaker (5.95 #’s) vs Brian & Karl @ 5.54 #’s, thus taking 2
nd & 3rd respectively.  The lowest 5 fish bag limit brought to the scales was still almost 4 #’s per fish @ 19.13 #’s.  Total recap attached.
Bob, Lee and myself want to especially thank all the anglers working with the new procedure @ weigh-in.. the DNR is happy, and it really wasn’t too bad.  Additionally we want to thank everyone with working out the parking regulations at Woman Lake.  Don’t know where everyone parked, but I already got a ‘thank you’ of sorts from Henry Drewes – DNR fisheries director out of Bemidji.







Whitefish – Friday June 2nd.
Tom Petron & Cory Putman brought 5 fish to the weigh-in @ Moonlite Bay with a 21.92 # bag for 1
st place.  2nd place went to Dave Hartig & Eric Kielb  with 21.18.  3rd went to Mark Shirley & Matt Garfield @ 20.51 and Dean Capra and Jim Severson brought 21.48 #’s for 4th.