Badwater Bass Tourney Winners

July 15, 2019

Wendy Gehlhoff

press release

“Flippin’ Fools” from Marinette, WI was the winning team at the July 13th Badwater Bass Tourney on the Twin Falls Flowage in Florence, WI. Alan Baxter and Tony Marcusen registered 6 bass weighing a total of 14.95 lbs. They received a cash prize of $1,688. The largest single bass, a large mouth weighing 3.75 lbs, was caught by Kent Hultstrand from Iron Mountain, MI and netted by nephew Jacob Smith from Florence, WI. They received a Hummingbird Helix 5 fish finder donated by event sponsor Nine Lakes Sport & Marine and a sweatshirt donated by Whisler Outdoors Sport & Bait. The top 7 teams received cash prizes totaling $3,563. The 8th-10th place teams received prizes donated by the following businesses: Maxsells Restaurant & Suites, El Capitan Supper Club, Tavern on Central, Saloon No. 2, Northern Lites and Wild Rivers. We appreciate our business sponsors. Thank you to event organizers and volunteers Pat Smith, Katie Renschen, Tommy Podnar, Lisa Smith, Kyle Smith, Lori Moore, and Wendy Gehlhoff. Next year’s tourney will be Saturday, July 11th, 2020.

Top 10 finishers were:
1st: Alan Baxter, Tony Marcusen (14.95 lbs) from Marinette, WI
2nd: Brian Schultz, Duane Halvas (14.75 lbs) from Marquette, MI
3rd: Scott and Virginia Essermann (14.5 lbs) from Townsend, WI
4th: Hank DeClark Sr, Hank DeClark Jr (14.4 lbs) from Kingsford, MI
5th: Anthony Getchell, Mike Winkler (13.55 lbs) from Menominee, MI
6th: Eric Eichman, Tyler Hermes (11 lbs) from Green Bay, WI
7th: Eric Van Iten, Reid Curtis (10.4 lbs) from Green Bay, WI
8th: Tom Homan, Zach Wallace (9.8 lbs) from Cecil, WI
9th: Rodney DeClark, John Trulock (9.75 lbs) from Kingsford, MI
10th: Aaron Prescott, Jeff Pestka (8.95 lbs) from Menominee, MI

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