Even though years of diligent work went in to providing this compilation of important information, some ambiguities still exist. The answer though remains fairly simple for those who utilize our many rivers and streams. We must be willing, if not eager, to recognize and respect all lands, especially those that fall under private ownership, whether we agree with it or not.
Henry Cavazos narrowly took first place at the Kokomo Bass Anglers’ club tournament held on Lake Shafer. Cavazos won the event with five largemouth totaling 8.65 pounds. Jim Lorts snagged second place with five fish dropping the electronic scales at 8.6 pounds. The tourney’s “big bass” topped out at just over 2 pounds and was carried in by Ty Kendall.
Phil Reel won last Monday’s Kokomo Reservoir open team bass tourney, hosted by Cardwell Construction and Kokomo Marine, with five bass weighing 8.17 pounds. Doug Pence and Dick Mugg finished second with four bass topping out at 7.54 pounds. Brian Hamilton and Reed Kaiser took home the weekly event’s “big bass” trophy with a largemouth bass tipping the scales at 2.69 pounds.
Dave Catt and Mike Clark took the top spot at last Tuesday’s Delphi-Delco team bass tourney with two largemouth weighing 3 pounds, 15 ounces. Second place and “big fish” honors went to Bob Rose and Wayne Nolder with a single fish weighing 3 pounds, 2 ounces.
John Martino is the Tribune’s outdoors columnist. He may be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.