Bass tournament results and standings (to submit results, email them to firstname.lastname@example.org):
PA Bass Casters club tournament at Lake Carey on July 6 (Club president Joe Kosloski reported 23 boats with six bringing in a limit of five fish; 40 fish weighed for a total of 65 lbs.; conditions were cool and foggy in the morning with clear skies later, and very weedy conditions in the lake which made fishing tough):
1. Buzz Frazier and Jared Ganz - 5 fish, 8.71 lbs.
2. Joe Zombek II and Jonathan Kelley Jr. - 5 fish, 8.29 lbs.
3. Joe and Ken Kosloski - 5 fish, 7.98 lbs.
4. John and Russell - 5 fish, 7.92 lbs.
5. Joe Lasecki and Mike Musial - 5 fish, 7.38 lbs.
Lunker award - Joe Zombek II and Jonathan Kelley Jr. - 2.60 lb. largemouth
PA Bass Bandits tournament at Prompton Lake in Wayne County on July 6 (Club president Neil Marcen reported water temperatures ranging from 62 to 77 degrees and jigs, spinnerbaits and Senkos were the hot lures):
1. Dave Santarelli (guest) - 3 largemouths, 8.04 lbs.
2. Mike Zelinski Jr. - 3 largemouths, 7.13 lbs.
3. Kevin Evans - 3 largemouths, 6.60 lbs.
4. Paul Middleton - 2 largemouths, 1 smallmouth, 5.53 lbs.
Lunker - Mike Zelinski Jr. - 4.59 lb. largemouth
Suskie Bassmasters Wednesday Night River Series
July 9 results (48 anglers with a 70 percent weigh-in rate; membership is at 77 members; Average weight of the smallmouth bass weighed in was 1.39 lbs.; Trophies sponsored by Jim Lacomis):
1. Lori Mrochko - 2.0 lbs.
2. Andy Nealon - 1.86 lbs.
3. Chris Ostrowski - 1.82 lbs.
Small fish pool - Dan Byorick Jr. - .68 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 email@example.com - 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 (Reminder - slot limit in place, three fish limit under 12 inches or over 18 inches, and no wake until 10 a.m.)
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):
Today 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):
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.