Bass tournament results and standings (to submit results, email them to email@example.com):
Nanticoke Conservation Club’s annual Susquehanna River Bass Tournament on Saturday, June 28 (Heavy rain in New York increased the river level presenting muddy water and difficult conditions for anglers; 12 boats and 24 anglers participated):
1. Dan Byorick Sr./Dan Byorick Jr. - 7 lbs. 6.8 oz.
2. Chris Berger/Ted Smith Jr. - 6 lbs. 12.2 oz.
3. John Aten/Justin Aten - 1 lb. 15.8 oz.
Lunker - Dan Byorick Jr. - 2 lbs. 9.0 oz.
PA Bass Casters club tournament at Oneida Lake in NY on June 29:
1. Joe and Ken Kosloski - 5 fish, 16.62 lbs.
2. Joe Lasecki and Mike Musial - 5 fish, 15.67 lbs.
3. Manny Hicks and Jess Hicks - 5 fish, 15.61 lbs.
4. Andrew Johnson and Eric Tamot - 5 fish, 15.43 lbs.
5. Ron Dopko and John Niezgoda - 5 fish, 14.62 lbs.
Lunker award - Bill Allabaugh and Leon Morgan - 4.04 lb. largemouth
PA Bass Bandits tournament at Harveys Lake on June 29 (Club president Neil Marcen reports a great topwater bite in the morning and then anglers switched to dropshot, crankbaits, spinnerbaits and Senkos after the wun came up. Marcen said there were a lot of healthy largemouth and smallmouth weighed in. Water temperature was 77 degrees):
1. Charles Duddek - 3 fish, 9.27 lbs
2. Myron Bella - 3 fish, 9.06 lbs.
3. Mike Zelinsky Jr. - 3 fish, 8.06 lbs.
Lunker - Alex Powotich - 3.97 lb. largemouth
Harveys Lake Wednesday Night Bass Tournament
July 2 results (27 boats, 46 anglers; 33 fish weighed in, including 25 largemouth and eight smallmouth. Twelve fish exceed two-and-a-half pounds):
1. R. Valer - 3.64 lbs.
2. S. Kucharski - 3.51 lbs.
3. G. Hogan - 3.36 lbs.
4. C. Duddeck - 3.16 lbs.
5. G. Mikulski Sr. - 3.11 lbs.
Top 5 Overall Standings (total weight)
1. . Kurutz - 8.9 lbs.
2. G. Mikulski Sr. - 8.03 lbs.
3. S Hovanec - 7.94 lbs.
4. C Cutter - 7.62 lbs.
5. G. Mikuski Jr. - 7.51 lbs.
Suskie Bassmasters Wednesday Night River Series
July 2 results (48 anglers; total membership is 75; Trophies sponsored by Wizard Accounting Services):
1. Chuck Saypack - 2.25 lbs.
2. Frank Slymock - 2.20 lbs.
3. Chet Williams - 2.11 lbs.
Small fish pool - Mike Nicholas - .73 lbs.
Upcoming area bass tournaments (If you would like to add a tournament to the list or report the results of a tournament, email Tom Venesky at firstname.lastname@example.org - standings will begin to be published next Sunday)
The Suskie Bassmasters will host a Wednesday tournament each week on the Susquehanna River beginning June 18. The tournament will be held at the boat launch in Nesbitt Park and registration begins at 4:30 p.m. Launch is at 6 p.m. and weigh-in is at 9 p.m. For more information, visit:
The Harveys Lake Wednesday Night Bass Tournament will run weekly, from June 18 to Sept. 10. The championship round will include the top 30 anglers based on total weight over 12 weeks and will be worth $1,200. The lunker tournament (each angler weighing one fish) will begin at 6 p.m. with weigh-in at 9 p.m. at the launch. Registration is at 4:30 p.m. Entry fee is $15 with a one-time $10 fee to be eligible for the championship round. For more information, call Duke Dalley at 991-0080 or visit http://dukedalley.wix.com/hlwnbt.
PA Bass Bandits will hold the following tournaments this summer (for more information visit www.bassbandits.com or www.nepafishing.com):
July 20 at Lake Winola, 6 a.m. to noon
July 27 at Duck Harbor, 6 a.m. to noon
Aug. 10 at Lackawanna State Park, 6 a.m. to noon
Sept. 7 at Lake Wallenpaupack (Mangan Cove), 6 a.m. to noon
Spet. 14 at White Oak Pond, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Spet. 28 at Promised Land State Park (Burley inlet launch), 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Oct. 5 at Lake Carey, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Oct. 12 at Lake Wallenpaupack (championship), 1 a.m. to 1 p.m.
PA Bass Casters will host the following club tournaments this summer (for more information call Dan at 570-762-1469):
July 13 at Promised Land State Park
July 27 at Prompton Dam
Aug. 9-10 at Cayuga and Otisco lakes in NY
Aug. 24 at Harveys Lake
Aug. 31 at Lake Carey (Open tournament)
Spet. 14 at Beltzville Dam
Sept. 21 at Francis Walter Dam
Sept. 28 at Lake Wallenpaupack
Oct. 4-5 at Oneida in NY
Oct. 26 at Harveys Lake (Open tournament)
Pennsylvania Kayak Fishing Association will hold three tournaments this summer (for more information, visit www.pkfa.org):
July 19 - Susquehana Jamma Kayak Fishing Tournament, 7:30 a.m. in Tunkhannock
July 27 - Second Annual Shickshinny Kayak Fishing Tournament (Suskie Slamma with separate powerboat and kayak division)
Kayak-Anglers.com will hold the following tournaments this summer (for more information, visit www.kayak-anglers.com):
July 12 at Tunkhannock
Aug. 2 at Brady’s Lake
Aug. 23 at Bloomsburg
Sept. 13 at Shohola/Lake Greeley
Oct. 4 at Harveys Lake
The Blytheburn Lake Association will hold two bass tournaments at Blytheburn Lake on Blytheburn Road in Mountain Top from 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m on Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, Sept. 14. Entry fee is $40 per team and the tournament is limited to 10 boats. Reservations are being accepted. For more information call 570-868-6895 or 570-678-5261.