Marcheshi Dominates and Wins by 5 Pounds on Clear Lake!
2nd stop of the 2015 tour with the Sonoma County Belly
Boat Bass club is completed. 23 angler showed up at California’s
famed Clear Lake to see who would be the winner of the oldest float
tube club in the world. The date was March 15th, the blast off was
at the Oaks launch ramp, and time was 6:15am. The weather was overcast
and warm with water temps 59-63 degrees. We had our runners permit
but still most anglers stayed in the keys.
was one angler who did use the runners permit and when he came back
to the scales at 3:30pm, Kevin Marcheshi had a
limit weighing 17.52 pounds and that was enough for 1st place. 2nd
place was our treasure, photographer, and web master Mike
Ayers with 12.96 pounds and big fish weighing 7.47 pounds.
3rd place goes to Matt Nyiri with 11.05 pounds.
4th was Bill Badding with 3 fish for 10.52 pounds,
and his best finish ever. We rounded out the top five with Chris
Quinones weighing in 10.40 pounds. Congratulations to all
the top anglers!
We did great with our Redwood Empire food drive as 13 cans of food
were donated at the awards ceremony. The angler who weighed in the
least at this event was Deren Kozenko, Deren received a CatchemCaro
custom JA Quick top water bait. Then once again we raffled off another
new fishing rod. This time it was a sweet Dobyns Savvy 704 rod and
lucky angler to win it was Mike Miller. The raffle was free of charge
and brought to you by The CatchemCaro Bait Co. Congrats Mike and
Deren, we hope everyone had fun and once again the officers ran
a smooth show. And a special thanks goes out to DJ and Todd for
donating their time and Rangers for our release boat. Its guys like
them that do great things for the club just to help out a bunch
of fishing nuts. Next tour stop is again at Clear Lake with the
B-N-T club at their Open event. This is sure to be a blast as it
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Bredel Kicks of the 2015 Season with Big Win on Berryessa!
32 years the Sonoma County Belly Boat Bass Club officially started
another season on Lake Berryessa in the Napa wine country. 32 years
ago there were 9 anglers in little round tubes floating in the center
of Lake Alsanjo patiently waiting for me to blast them off. 32 years
later we had 21 anglers in fully rigged kick boats impatiently waiting
near a boat ramp while another club started launching there big
glitter rockets. The weather was perfect and
the fish were chewing in the shallows for most and the drop shoter's
had some fun too. When it came time to weigh in and see were the
cards would lie it was Jordan Brendel with the
winning limit of 17.66 and he just nudged out the big Jason
Cullen who weighed in 5 fish for 17.66 and 2nd place. Then
we have Matt Nyiri with 13.80 for 3rd place and
he swears it wasn’t the drop shot rod that did it for him.
Close behind Matt was our runner up at the 2014 TOC, and one of
our young guns, Jacob Hoch. The kid weighed in
5 fish for 13.27 and 4th place. Keep an eye on this young SCBBBC
member as he and his posse’ are really heating up. Scott
Caven let us all know he’s here to stay after weighing
in a limit for 13.02 and I’m sure we’ll be reading more
about this SCBBBC member in the next couple event’s.
Deren Kozenko took home the big fish award with
a 5.44 pounder that must have made him feel real good all day long
while basking in the 70 degree weather while fishing the season
opener for the SCBBBC. The fun didn’t stop there, oh no! Deren
also won the free raffle prize sponsored by the CatchemCaro
Bait Co. That prize was one G-Loomis 6’6” Med
cranking rod. And it was our new tournament director Mark Harrison
who took home the last place fish award donated by the CatchemCaro
Bait Co. One real nice JA Quick top water bait.
We collected 7 cans of food for our clubs 2015 charity event. Keep
those cans coming to every meeting and tournament? SCBBBC membership
packages were given out to everyone, shirts, calendars, decals.
The goal for 2015 is FUN. I think we all had some fun. See you all
at the next club meeting. full
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Angler of the Year – Jon Graves
Jon Graves claims this year’s most coveted award, Angler of
the Year. Jon won 4 times this year and scored a total of 470 total
points. Jon is now a 2 time AOY winner. Congratulations Ukiah Jon!
Tournament of Champions - Deren Kozenko
Deren beat this years best in the club anglers with a solid two
day limit of 25 plus pounds. Beating the best is so sweet!
Rookie of the Year – Joe Grulich
Fishing his first full season as a Scbbbc member Joe Grulich wins
the Rookie of the Year award. Congratulations Joe.