Trousil and Klemm Take the Win on the Chain

Trevor Trousil and Matt Klemm
1st Place - Matt Klemm and Trevor Trousil - 21.25 pounds

On Saturday June 3rd anglers took to the Le Homme Dieu Chain for the first event of the 2023 season. Conditions were balmy with a light breeze and lots of sun.

When the weigh in concluded at Carlos State Park the team of Matt Klemm and Trevor Trousil came out on top with a bag of 6 Smallmouths that weighed 21.25.  In second place was Cody Rupert and Dustin Ziesemer with a bag consisting of 5 Smallmouth and 1 Largemouth for 20.89. Rounding out the top 3 was Jeremy Schrantz and Luke Thang with 4 Smallmouth and 2 Largemouth for 20.82.

Big Bass for the event was a 4.93 Largemouth weighed in by Troy and Sarah Jutting that was good for $300 dollars in FXR gear and puts them in the lead for the season long Big Bass. Teams competing in all 3 events are eligible for the Lakes Area Arms Big Bass award that will give the winners two $500  gift cards to Lakes Area Arms.

Please support our two amazing sponsors FXR and Lakes Area Arms.

Looking forward, the next event will be on Minnewaska on July 8th with take-off and weigh in at Waters Edge in Starbuck, MN.

Complete results

2023 Reel Team Bass Schedule

6/3/2023 Le Homme Dieu Chain
7/8/2023 Minnewaska
8/5/2023 Ida


Team of the Year - Trevor Trousil and Matt Klemm

Team of the Year - Matt Klemm and Trevor Trousil

Big Fish of the Year - Matt Klemm and Trevor Trousil

Matt and Trevor also had big fish of the year, a 4.66 Smallmouth caught on Minnewaska. They win Gift Certificates for guns from Alex Pro Firearms.


Rupert and Zeismer Win on Le Homme DIeu

Trevor Trousil and Matt Klemm
1st Place - Cody Rupert and Dustin Zeismer - 21.83 pounds
Weights on the chain were very close with Cody and Dustin narrowly topping the field on the Le Homme DIeu chain with a bag of 21.83 pounds. In second place was Mike Schultz and Tony Groskreutz with 21.65 pounds and Mike and Wyatt Mohr came in third with 21.03. 
Complete results

Schwerlzer and Patterson First on Ida

Trevor Trousil and Matt Klemm
1st Place - Rick Schwerzler and Doug Patterson - 20.68 pounds
Rick Swerzler and Doug Patterson came out on top on a pleasant July Saturday on Lake Ida. Their bag of 20.68 pounds was good for the win. Jon Englund and Kyle Wicklund were not far behind with 19.95 pounds to take second. Coming in third was the team of Scott Johnson and Scott Hawes with 19.71 pounds.
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Krause and Groskreutz Take Opener

Trevor Trousil and Matt Klemm
1st Place - Tony Groskreutz and Brian Krause - 21.94 pounds
Brian Krause and Tony Groskreutz pulled out the win for the season opener on Lake Minnewaska with a 21.94 pound bag of largemouth bass. Coming in second were Cody Rupert and Dustin Ziesmer with a mixed bag of largemouth and smallmouth that weighed 20.23 pounds. And, with all smallmouth, Matt Klemm and Trevor Trousil were third with 19.36 pounds and the big bass at 4.66 pounds.
Complete results