1997 Tournament Results

Angler of the Year Standings
State Qualifier Standings
May 3 Pool 5, 5A, 6 & 7
June 21 Bald Eagle
July 19 Washington Lake
August 12 Minnetonka
Sept 20 & 21 Bay Lake
Oct 11 Forest Lake
Tournament & Lake Stats
Big Bass of the Year
Heavy Stringers of the Year


John Stears, Angler of the Year!

Angler Total
John Stears 308
Nick Bowlus 299
Dick Dorman 287
Jeff Becker 278
Jay Hodge 266
Steve Braddish 264
Joe Preston 246
Brent Haimes 246
Don Conroy 245
Larry Burtis 233
Mike Kepp 231
Steve Holets 216
Mike McNeilus 202
Stan Larson 178
Mitch Isch 178
Lanny Isensee 140
John Peters 94
Kevin Pose 92
Tim Allen 76
Dan Christopherson 70
Dan Krueger 68
Jose Perez 62
Joe Perez 38
Wally Abbott 0

State Standings

Place Angler Total
1 John Stears 303
2 Nick Bowlus 273
3 Dick Dorman 264
4 Jay Hodge 261
5 Jeff Becker 249
6 Don Conroy 245
7 Brent Haimes 241
8 Steve Braddish 236
9 Mike Kepp 226
10 Joe Preston 219
11 Steve Holets 211
12 Larry Burtis 206
13 Mike McNeilus 197
14 Stan Larson 178
15 Mitch Isch 178
16 Lanny Isensee 140
17 John Peters 94
18 Kevin Pose 92
19 Tim Allen 76
20 Dan Christopherson 70
21 Dan Krueger 68
22 Jose Perez 62
23 Joe Perez 38
24 Wally Abbott 0

 

3-May-97 Pool 5, 5A, 6 & 7
Angler Fish Weight Big Fish Points
1 Kevin Pose 5 10.70 2.70 55
2 Dick Dorman 4 8.30 3.55 52
3 Steve Braddish 3 5.85 3.10 49
4 Joe Preston 2 5.30 3.45 46
5 John Stears 2 4.85 3.35 43
6 Jeff Becker 1 2.35 2.35 41
7 Nick Bowlus 1 2.10 2.10 39
8 Don Conroy 1 1.70 1.70 37
9 Larry Burtis 1 1.60 1.60 35
10 Tim Allen 0 0.00   5
11 Stan Larson 0 0.00   5
12 Joe Peters 0 0.00   5
13 Jay Hodge 0 0.00   5
14 Brent Haimes 0 0.00   5
15 Mike Kepp 0 0.00   5
16 Mike McNeilus 0 0.00   5
17 Lanny Isensee 0 0.00   5
18 Mitch Ish 0 0.00   5
19 Steve Holets 0 0.00   5
Total 20 42.75   19
         
  Avg Wght # Fish    
  per Fish per Angler    
  2.14 1.05    

 

21-Jun-97 Bald Eagle
Angler Fish Weight Big Fish Points
1 Nick Bowlus 5 12.70 4.15 55
2 Don Conroy 5 11.40 3.13 52
3 John Stears 5 8.05 2.25 49
4 Jay Hodge 4 7.80 3.40 46
5 Lanny Isensee 5 7.55 2.35 43
6 Brent Haimes 5 7.15 2.35 41
7 Larry Burtis 5 7.15 2.50 39
8 Mike Kepp 4 6.00 2.05 37
9 Stan Larson 3 5.25 2.40 35
10 Dan Krueger 2 4.95 3.20 33
11 Mitch Isch 3 3.60 1.75 32
12 Joe Preston 3 3.30 1.15 31
13 Mike McNeilus 2 3.25 2.35 30
14 Jeff Becker 2 2.85 1.60 29
15 Steve Braddish 2 2.80 1.80 28
16 Kevin Pose 2 2.20 1.25 27
17 Steve Holets 1 2.00 2.00 26
18 John Peters 1 1.55 1.55 25
19 Tim Allen 1 1.45 1.45 24
20 Dick Dorman 1 1.30 1.30 23
Total 61 102.30   20
         
  Avg Wght # Fish    
  per Fish per Angler    
  1.68 3.05    

 

19-Jul-97 Washington
Angler Fish Weight Big Fish Points
1 Dick Dorman 5 11.30 3.35 55
2 John Stears 5 10.35 2.95 52
3 Jay Hodge 5 9.50 2.65 49
4 Nick Bowlus 5 8.30 2.65 46
5 Brent Haimes 5 7.60 1.95 43
6 Steve Holets 5 7.30 1.70 41
7 Larry Burtis 4 6.70 3.00 39
8 Stan Larson 3 6.05 2.65 37
9 Lanny Isensee 5 5.80   35
10 Jeff Becker 2 5.35 2.90 33
11 Steve Braddish 4 4.50 1.40 32
12 Jose Perez 3 4.45 2.30 31
13 Mitch Isch 3 3.80 1.55 30
14 Mike Kepp 1 2.15 2.15 29
15 Joe Perez 1 2.10 2.10 28
16 Joe Preston 1 1.45 1.45 27
17 Mike McNeilus 1 1.30 1.30 26
18 Joe Peters 0 0.00   5
Total 58 98.00   18
         
  Avg Wght # Fish    
  per Fish per Angler    
  1.69 3.22    

 

12-Aug-97 Minnetonka
Angler Fish Weight Big Fish Points
1 Jeff Becker 5 14.70 3.50 55
2 Mike McNeilus 4 14.15 5.10 52
3 John Stears 5 12.70 3.05 49
4 Joe Preston 5 9.85 3.65 46
5 Mike Kepp 5 9.10 4.05 43
6 Nick Bowlus 5 8.95 3.40 41
7 Jay Hodge 5 8.80 2.70 39
8 Steve Holets 5 7.75 2.25 37
9 Dan Christopherson 5 7.30 1.95 35
10 Steve Braddish 3 7.05 2.90 33
11 Dick Dorman 4 5.95   32
12 Brent Haimes 5 5.50   31
13 Rick Kruger 3 3.80 1.30 30
14 Larry Burtis 2 3.15 1.85 29
15 Don Conroy 2 2.80   28
16 Stan Larson 2 2.80   27
17 Jose Perez 2 2.40 1.50 26
18 Lanny Isensee 1 0.90 0.90 25
19 Tim Allen 0 0.00   5
20 Kevin Pose 0 0.00   5
21 Joe Perez 0 0.00   5
Total 68 127.65   21
         
  Avg Wght # Fish    
  per Fish per Angler    
  1.88 3.24    

 

20-Sep-97 Bay Lake Day 1
Angler Fish Weight Big Fish Points
1 John Stears 5 13.95 3.65 55
2 Brent Haimes 5 9.80 2.65 52
3 Mitch Isch 4 9.15 3.45 49
4 Don Conroy 5 9.10 2.35 46
5 Nick Bowlus 5 8.85 3.50 43
6 Steve Braddish 5 8.30 2.00 41
7 Stan Larson 5 7.95 2.00 39
8 Dick Dorman 5 7.80 2.05 37
9 Steve Holets 3 6.75 2.60 35
10 Mike Kepp 4 6.45 2.75 33
11 Larry Burtis 2 5.00 3.10 32
12 Jeff Becker 2 3.80   31
13 Dan Christopherson 2 3.75 2.15 30
14 John Peters 3 3.50   29
15 Joe Preston 1 3.25 3.25 28
16 Lanny Isensee 1 2.75 2.75 27
17 Jay Hodge 2 2.50   26
18 Mike McNeilus 1 1.25 1.25 25
19 Tim Allen 0 0.00   5
Total 60 113.90   19
         
  Avg Wght # Fish    
  per Fish per Angler    
  1.90 3.16    

 

21-Sep-97 Bay Lake Day 2
Angler Fish Weight Big Fish Points
1 John Stears 5 9.45 2.35 55
2 Jeff Becker 5 8.75 3.05 52
3 Dick Dorman 5 8.10 3.00 49
4 Jay Hodge 3 6.95 2.95 46
5 Mike Kepp 3 6.60 2.50 43
6 Steve Holets 4 6.40 1.80 41
7 Don Conroy 4 5.50 1.55 39
8 Tim Allen 3 4.95 2.65 37
9 Stan Larson 2 4.40 2.70 35
10 Joe Preston 2 4.35 3.40 33
11 Mitch Isch 2 4.20 2.70 32
12 Mike McNeilus 3 3.60 1.55 31
13 John Peters 2 2.50   30
14 Steve Braddish 1 2.20 2.20 29
15 Brent Haimes 1 1.90 1.90 28
16 Larry Burtis 1 1.65 1.65 27
17 Nick Bowlus 1 1.35 1.35 26
18 Dan Christopherson 0 0.00   5
19 Lanny Isensee 0 0.00   5
Total 47 82.85   19
         
  Avg Wght # Fish    
  per Fish per Angler    
  1.76 2.47    

 

11-Oct-97 Forest
Angler Fish Weight Big Fish Points
1 Jay Hodge 4 13.25 4.25 55
2 Steve Braddish 5 12.95 4.15 52
3 Nick Bowlus 5 11.25 4.55 49
4 Brent Haimes 5 9.30 3.05 46
5 Don Conroy 5 6.60 2.25 43
6 Mike Kepp 4 5.80 2.45 41
7 Dick Dorman 2 4.20 2.60 39
8 Jeff Becker 2 4.15   37
9 Joe Preston 2 3.60 2.55 35
10 Mike McNeilus 2 3.00 1.70 33
11 Larry Burtis 2 2.30 1.15 32
12 Steve Holets 1 1.90 1.90 31
13 Mitch Isch 1 1.45 1.45 30
14 Kevin Pose 0 0.00   5
14 Joe Perez 0 0.00   5
14 Jose Perez 0 0.00   5
14 Dan Krueger 0 0.00   5
14 John Stears 0 0.00   5
Total 40 79.75   18
         
  Avg Wght # Fish    
  per Fish per Angler    
  1.99 2.22    


Lake Stats

Lake or # of # of Fish Total Avg Weight # of Fish
Yr. River Pool Anglers Caught Weight Per Fish Per Angler
1997 Pool 5, 5A, 6 & 7 19 20 42.75 2.14 1.05
1997 Bald Eagle 20 61 102.30 1.68 3.05
1997 Washington 18 58 98.00 1.69 3.22
1997 Minnetonka 21 68 127.65 1.88 3.24
1997 Bay Lake 19 60 113.90 1.90 3.16
1997 Bay Lake 19 47 82.85 1.76 2.47
1997 Forest Lake 18 40 79.75 1.99 2.22
1997 Avg / Total 19 354 647.20 1.83 2.64


Big Bass
* Bass over 4.5 lbs or Big Bass winners qualify
* Red denotes won Big Bass of tournament

1997 May Pool 5, 5A, 6 & 7 Dick Dorman 3.55
1997 June Bald Eagle Nick Bowlus 4.15
1997 July Washington Dick Dorman 3.35
1997 August Minnetonka Mike McNeilus 5.10
1997 September Bay Lake John Stears 3.65
1997 September Bay Lake Joe Preston 3.40
1997 October Forest Lake Nick Bowlus 4.55


Heavy Stringers
* Stringers over 14 lbs or winning stringers qualify
* Red denotes won tournament

1997 May Pool 5, 5A, 6 & 7 Kevin Pose 10.70
1997 June Bald Eagle Nick Bowlus 12.70
1997 July Washington Dick Dorman 11.30
1997 August Minnetonka Jeff Becker 14.70
1997 August Minnetonka Mike McNeilus 14.15
1997 September Bay Lake John Stears 13.95
1997 September Bay Lake John Stears 9.45
1997 October Forest Lake Jay Hodge 13.25