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.
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.