South Jersey Bass Club Association

Open Buddy Tournament Results

Date:   June 22, 2003

Location:  Union Lake

Host Club:  South Jersey Bass Club Association

Results:
Click on underlined names for photos.   New photos added on August 28 are at bottom.
Place Boater Partner No. of Fish Total Weight
1 John Taylor Joe Taylor 7 14.95 lbs
2 Chris Smith Mitch Smith 7 14.50 lbs
3 Shawn Mangan Michael Morgan 7 14.34 lbs
4 Rich Weatherby Mark Weatherby 7 12.85 lbs
5 Mike Torrissi John Scianni 6 12.29 lbs
6 Joe DiDomenico Mike Reynolds 5 11.63 lbs
7 Drew Scarpa Joe Zohil? 6 11.31 lbs
8 Brian Tirelli Tom Bernardi 7 10.21 lbs
9 John Malick Tom Miskofsky 4 9.69 lbs
10 Pablo Velazquez Martin Burger 5 9.65 lbs
11 Mike Stevanius Mike Fichcera 6 9.28 lbs
12 Roger Knudsen Clayton Edmonson 6 9.21 lbs
13 John Franchetta Roy Henry 4 8.57 lbs
14 Greg Stretch Nelson Hares ? 8.03 lbs
15 Scott Schappell Ed Kaplan 5 (1 dead) 7.94 lbs
16 William Murrey Joe Murrey 4 7.91 lbs
17 Ed Adams   3 7.38 lbs
18 Ted Bowman Jim Magee 6 6.90 lbs
19 Al Purdy David Hayes 4 6.21 lbs
20 Mark Bower Sonny Pappalardo 4 5.93 lbs
21 Michael Wright Ken Wright 4 5.87 lbs
22 Craig Townsend Kenn Don 3 5.62 lbs
22 Steven Cram Rob Casmer 3 5.46 lbs
24 Chris Oeser Ken Merlock 3 5.44 lbs
25 Thomas Haddock Brian Smith 2 5.00 lbs
26 Ted Cannon Ted Henning 3 4.71 lbs
27 Bill Jakymczuk Mike Simms 1 4.02 lbs
28 Dave Ruble Steven Smith 3 3.83 lbs
29 Kirk Hewitt Jerry Lilly 2 3.78 lbs
30 Mike Marino Nick Marino 3 3.66 lbs
31 Fred Lentz Bill Duckardt 2 3.62 lbs
32 Chad Funk Jake Fowler 2 3.03 lbs
33 Walter Moler Victoria Moler 2 2.91 lbs
34 Bill Weathers Tom Harding 1 2.64 lbs
35 Bobby Griffith Mike King 1 2.33 lbs
36 Tino Calabrese J Bermedez 1 1.24 lbs
37 Brian Keister Tom Mason ? ?
37 Mike Coply Dave Pierce    
37 Rick Starn Doug Starn    
37 Troy Burger Jason Burger    
37 Bill Patton John Sweet    
37 Albert Martha Greg DiPalma    
37 John Bell Kevin Kuziw?    
37 Rich Brunis Francis Pratt    
37 Rich Naticchione Don Souders    
37 Don Reed Doug Reed    
37 Rich Nickel Mike Volpe    
37 Lee Sockwell Allen Lorenzo    
37 John Carpenter Dave Laurelli    

"The New Jersey Angler" Magazine Morning Lunker Winner:
 
Boater Partner Weight
Bill Jakymczuk Mike Sims 4.02 lbs

Overall Lunker Winner:
 
Boater Partner Weight
Greg Stretch Nelson Hares 4.82 lbs

Comments:  49 boats were entered.  Of 143 bass weighed in, all but two were released alive.  The top five finishing teams received cash prizes.  The top three finishing teams were also awarded plaques, as were "The New Jersey Angler Magazine Morning Lunker" winner and the overall lunker winner.  Also, free copies of The New Jersey Angler magazine were given out and the winners of "The New Jersey Angler Magazine Morning Lunker" were given NJA hats.
 
 
Winners - Jack Taylor & Joe Taylor
with SJBCA President Carmen Bersani (blue shirt)
2nd - Mitch Smith & Chris Smith
with Carmen Bersani
3rd - Shawn Mangan & Michael Morgan
with Carmen Bersani
4th - Rich Weatherby & Mark Weatherby
with Carmen Bersani
5th -Mike Torrissi & John Scianni
with Carmen Bersani
"The New Jersey Angler" Morning Lunker - 
Bill Jakymczuk & Mike Sims
with Carmen Bersani
Overall Lunker - Nelson Hares & Greg Stretch
with Carmen Bersani


New Photos Added on August 27 (photos provided by Curt Bobzin of The New Jersey Angler)
 
Joe Taylor with one of his team's
winning bass.
Chris Smith with two of his
2nd place team's beauties.
Greg Stretch with his lunker winner.
A couple of nice Union Lake bass
(one of each flavor!).
SJBCA President Carmen Bersani and
Vice President Steve Steinmetz
handle the weigh-in duties.