Badwater Bass Tourney Winners

July 12, 2021

Author:  
Wendy Gehlhoff

Source:  
news article

Team “Cherry Optical” from Marinette, WI won first place at the July 10th Badwater Bass Tourney on the Twin Falls Flowage in Florence, WI.  Josh Nerat and Adam Cherry registered six bass weighing a total of 19.70 lbs.  They received a cash prize of $1,687.50.  They also caught the largest single bass, a large mouth weighing 4.30 lbs (19.0 inches long) winning a Hummingbird Helix 5 fish finder donated by event sponsor Nine Lakes Sport & Marine on US 2 in Florence.  The top 7 teams received cash prizes totaling $3,563.  The 8th-10th place teams received prizes from the following Florence businesses:  El Capitan Supper Club, Whisler Outdoors, Saloon No. 2, Ash’s Restaurant, Mine Shaft Bar & Grill at Camping in the Clouds and Barb’s Cafe.  We truly appreciate these sponsors and hope you will visit their businesses.  The Tourney filled up last week with 50 registered boats from all over Wisconsin and Upper Michigan.  Next year’s tourney will be Saturday, July 16th, 2022.  
Top 10 finishers were:
1st:  Josh Nerat, Adam Cherry (19.7 lbs) from Marinette, WI
2nd:  Rodney DeClark, John Trulock (16.65 lbs) from Kingsford, MI
3rd:  Tom Homan, Zach Wallace (14.20 lbs) from Cecil, WI
4th:  Reid Curtis, Matt Liebeck (13.95 lbs) from Green Bay, WI
5th:  Bryan Schwaller, Jed Popp (12.90 lbs) from Wausaukee, WI
6th:  Zack Bozile, Trever Rathbun (12.60 lbs) from Iron Mountain, MI
7th:  Chris Lewis, Matt Lewis (11.95 lbs) from Green Bay, WI
8th:  George Freeman, Hunter Fortner (11.35 lbs) from Iron Mountain, MI
9th:  Tom Tryba, Jon Cieslak (11.05 lbs) from Mt. Pleasant, WI
10th: Mike & Kyle Komorowski (10.30 lbs) from Oak Creek, WI
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