2019 Fishing Results / Gallery

Find out who landed the big fish at our past tournaments. Who is making the best shots and photos of the best of yours, and our catches without bragging board.

2019 Big Fish Contest

These are the winners of the 2019 Big Fish Contest. Thank you!

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2019 Christmas Party

On Saturday, December 14th, we had our annual Christmas Party that went well. Fifty-three people all ate well, Prime Rib and a great selection of potluck dishes. Everyone had a great time. I was proud of our club, and the effort by everyone to help make this one of the best Christmas Parties ever.

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St. Joe River Chapter Challenge

Congratulations to the Battle Creek Steelheaders winning the Traveling Trophy for the Winter Challenge, 67 Fishermen,28 Boats caught 55 fish. Battle Creek 35.33 lbs. South West 29.48 lbs.

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2019 St. Joe River Fall Steelhead

Great turnout! 14 boats and 38 fishermen.
Thanks, Joe

  • 1st place Paul LaJoie 24.3 lbs.

  • 2nd place Tony Wolte 23.3 lbs.

  • 3rd place Bob Lausman 21.2 lbs.

  • 4th place Todd Brill 9.14 lbs.

  • Big fish Elmer Rudlaff 12.9 lbs.

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Some fish caught in Ohio on Lake Erie

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2019 Kalamazoo River Trout Quest

We had great turnout for Kalamazoo River Trout Quest. We had 27 fishermen in 11 boats competing for $175.00 in prize money. 24 fish were caught and the results are as follows. Subway Sandwiches were served again and we were done by 2:30 again. Thanks to everyone for showing up.

  • 1st place: Nate Shur  29.14 lbs.

  • 2nd place: Kevin Outz 22.9 lbs.

  • 3rd place: Paul Lajoie 22.8 lbs

  • 4th place: Don Oman 14.7 lbs

  • Big Fish: Nate Shur 12.1 lbs.

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2019 Kalamazoo River Memorial

Great turnout for the River Tournament held on October 19th with 31 fishermen in 13 boats.

  • 1st Place: Paul Lajoie

  • 2nd Place: Tim Eager

  • 3rd Place: Ben Knoll

  • 4th Place: Kevin Ouzts

  • Big Fish: Paul Lajoie

2019 Lake Michigan Memorial

We had great Lake Michigan Memorial Tournament at South Haven this past Saturday with 8 Boats with 21 people fishing.

  • 1st place: Rolfe Niezel 9 fish 75 lbs

  • 2nd place: Greg Peck, Dave Middleton, Ben Knoll 9 fish 70.4 lbs

  • 3rd place: Frank Lash 8 fish 56.14 lbs

  • Big Fish: Jerry Knapper 22.25

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2019 Pan Fish/Family Picnic Winners

We had a fair turnout this year, down a bit from past years. All in all, everyone had a great time. We had 20 people fish this year with 5 of those being Kids.
Thanks, Dan Foster

 Tournament Results:

  • 1st Place Adult Divisions

  • Blue Gills: (5) Bob Deyoung, 2# 4oz

  • Mixed Panfish: (5) Jeff Root, 4# 6oz

  • Pike:  (1) Jim Norris, 11# 8oz

  • 1st Place Kids Divisions

  • Blue Gills: (5) Noah, 1# 5oz

  • Mixed Panfish: (5) Jordan, 1# 1oz

  • Bass: (1) Hunter 1# 5oz

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2019 Connie McGowan Invitational

Prize winners of the Battle Creek Steelheaders - Connie McGowan tournament on Lake Erie and a gallery of photos.
1st place: Ed Blissick his crew members Milt Bennet and Jim Rudnick.
2nd place: Denny Knoll his crew members Ben knoll and Steve Janke.
3rd place: Dave Shingledecker his crew members Jim Wyngarden and Roger Jacobs.
4th place: Bart Mauk his crew members Lisa Mauk, Chad Buck, and Larry Ricco.
5th place: Tony Haskamp, David Haskamp, Hunter Haskamp, John Danes, and Dave Shaffer.
Big Fish Winner: Dan Foster his crew Sara Foster, Dan Mitchel, and Ken Miller.
Thanks Greg Peck                      

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2019 Trip Swap

Had a great weekend with our Trip Swap friends. Almost got our limit on Saturday and we got our limit on Sunday. Thanks to everyone who worked to put this event together and everyone who participated, it certainly was a great dinner. Looking forward to next year.

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2019 Lake Michigan Coho Blast

Saturday, April 6 Coho Blast. We had perfect weather 7 boats with 23 people, weighing in 51 Fish. 1st place, Tim Eager 2nd place, Kurt Stark 3rd place, Dave Foster. Big Fish winner, John Bibbings boat.

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2019 St. Joe River Chapter Challenge

We had 15 fisherman for the Chapter Challenge caught 11 fish Battle Creek Chapter caught 4 fish and South West caught 7 with the Traveling Trophy going to South West with a 3 fish weight of 24.11 lbs to 15.5 lbs for Battle Creek. Ben Knoll caught the largest fish for Battle Creek 7.3 lbs. and Rich Ford caught a fish weighing 10.2 for big fish for Southwest also biggest for the Tournament.

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Past Years Fishing Results