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updated:9/20/17

2017 RENEGADE DIVISION 15

Wednesday Night Bass Tournaments

ENTRY FEE: $45 per boat, includes big bass
$30 Yearly membership fee
CONTACT: Greg Church 574-268-2708 gdchurch@embarqmail.com
OR
Todd Sautter 574-527-9208 tsautter@kcgov.com
Fish 10 of the 12 tournaments to fish the National Classic at Kentucky/Barkley Lakes in October 2017
www.renegadebasstournaments.com
May 3 WAWASEE DNR 5pm – 8:30pm
May 10 WAWASEE DNR 5pm – 8:30pm
May 17 WAWASEE DNR 5pm – 8:30pm
May 24 WAWASEE DNR 5pm – 8:30pm
May 31 WAWASEE DNR 5pm – 8:30pm
Jun 7 WAWASEE DNR 5pm – 8:30pm
Jun 14 WAWASEE DNR 5pm – 8:30pm
Jun 21 WAWASEE DNR 5pm – 8:30pm
Jun 28 WAWASEE DNR 5pm – 8:30pm
Jul 12 WAWASEE DNR 5pm – 8:30pm
Jul 19 WAWASEE DNR 5pm – 8:30pm
Jul 26 WAWASEE DNR 5pm – 8:30pm
Aug 2 WAWASEE Cancellation Make Up Date DNR 5pm – 8:30pm

2017 C-City Bass Anglers Opens

ENTRY FEE: $60.00 per boat w/ $10.00 for Big Bass.
80% payback for 3 places up to 20 boats.
100 % payback for Big Bass
CONTACT: Steve Parker (260) 417-2264
Apr 8 Palastine DNR Ramp 7am to 3pm
May 13 Wawasee Syracuse Ramp 7am to 3pm
Jun 10 Wawasee Syracuse Ramp 6am to 2pm
Jul 15 Sylvan DNR Ramp 6am to 2pm
Aug 26 Wawasee Syracuse Ramp 7am to 3pm
Sep 9 Sylvan DNR Ramp 7am to 3pm

Beat The Weeds
TWO Day Tournament

ENTRY FEE: $100 Entry Fee includes Big Bass both days
80% Payback
CONTACT: Mitch Hayes 219-716-4808
Apr 15 Manitou DNR Ramp
Apr 16 Palestine DNR Ramp

Maxie Fall Slammer
TWO Day Tournament

ENTRY FEE: $100 Entry Fee includes Big Bass both days
80% Payback
CONTACT: Mitch Hayes 219-716-4808
Oct 21 Maxinkuckee DNR Ramp
Oct 22 Palestine DNR Ramp

R & B Bass Circuit

The East and West Divisions require a team membership fee of $30, and entry for each event is $70.
These events payback 100%. The opens do not require a membership fee, and entry is $60.
The opens payback 80%. More information can be found at www.randbbasscircuit.com
East Division Directors:
Jim Graham 260-406-2672
Greg Rekeweg 260-307-1411
Apr 15 Hamilton Lake 7:30 – 2:30
May 20 Lake Tippecanoe Tippy Dance Hall 6:30 – 1:30
Jun 18 Lake St. Clair Harley Ensign Ramp 6:30 – 2:30
Jul 29 Sylvan Lake DNR Ramp 6:30 – 1:30
Aug 12 Waldron Chain Duke’s Bridge Ramp 7:00 – 2:00
Sep 17 Winona Lake Kosciusko Fairgrounds 7:30 – 2:30
Oct 7 TBD
West Division Directors:
Andy Buss 574-993-3028
John DuPont 574-870-7817
Apr 29 Lake Wawasee Syracuse Ramp 7:30 – 2:30
May 13 Winona Lake Kosciusko Fairgrounds 6:30 – 1:30
Jun 10 St. Joe River Maggies Landing 6:30 – 2:30
Jul 8 Austin Lake DNR Ramp 6:30 – 1:30
Aug 19 Eagle/Juno Lakes Clear H20 Tackle 7:00 – 2:00
Sep 9 Diamond Lake DNR Ramp 7:30 – 2:30
Oct 7 TBD
Open Tournaments Directors:
Andy Buss 574-993-3028
John DuPont 574-870-7817
Mar 25 Lake Wawasee Syracuse Ramp 8am – 2pm
Apr 1 Lake Manitou 8am – 2pm

Weekend Angler
Bass Tournament Circuit

ENTRY FEE: $75 – Includes Big Bass
No Membership Fee/No Boat Limit
50/50 Raffle Towards Classic Payout
CONTACT: Mark Weaver mjweaver@ersinc.net or (260) 691-9159
Apr 15 Sylvan DNR 8:00 – 3:00
Apr 29 Winona Fair Grounds 7:30 – 2:30 $5 Launch
May 13 Webster Backwater Lake 7:00 – 2:00 $7 Parking
Jun 10 Randall Chain (MI) Waffle Farm 7:00 – 2:00 $5 Launch
Jul 8 Wawasee Syracuse Lake 6:30 – 1:30
Aug 12 Clear Clear Lake Marina 7:00 – 2:00 $10 Launch
Sep 9 Jimmerson DNR 7:30 – 2:30
Sep 30 Classic – Hamilton DNR 8:00 – 3:00

Casting Couples

All tournaments but OPEN’s, must be one male and one female
ENTRY FEE: $40, $5-membership each (unless under 16yrs old). 100% payback!
Must fish 2 tournaments to qualify for Classic.
CONTACT: Rick Kedik 269-240-4917 rkedik13@yahoo.com
Facebook: MichianaCastingCouples
Apr 22 OPEN Maxinkuckee ($50-entry plus $5-bigbass) single, 2 person team, man & or woman team.
May 13 Pine/Stone (Laporte,IN.) 7am-1pm
June 10 Diamond Lake (Cass, MI.) 6am-12pm
July 15 Coldwater Coldwater, MI. Narrows Rd.) 6am-12pm
Jul 29 OPEN TBA 6am- 1pm
Aug 12 PawPaw (Coloma, MI. launch in channels) 6am-1pm
Sep 2 Magician (Sisters lakes, MI.) 7am-1pm
Sep 30 Classic TBA 8am-3pm

Best 5 Bass Club
Open Team Tournaments

ENTRY: $60
CONTACT: Curtiss Werner 574-276-8224
Jun 3 Wawasee Syracuse ramp 6:30am-2pm
Jul 9 Diamond Lake 6:30am-2pm

River Wednesday Niters

$30 entry fee
2 over 15″ and 3 under 12″
5:00pm – sunset.
Fish 10 of the 20 events to qualify for the classic.
Mark Fennell (260)463-1259
www.riverwednesdays.com
Apr 19 St. Joe River Maggie’s
Apr 26 St. Joe River 6-span
May 3 St. Joe River Maggie Maggie’s
May 10 St. Joe River Merrifield
May 17 St. Joe River Maggie’s
May 24 St. Joe River Memorial
May 31 St. Joe River Maggie’s
Jun 7 St. Joe River 6-span
Jun 14 St. Joe River Maggie’s
Jun 21 St. Joe River Merrifield
Jun 28 St. Joe River Maggie’s
Jul 5 St. Joe River Memorial
Jul 12 St. Joe River Maggie’s
Jul 19 St. Joe River 6-span
Jul 26 St. Joe River Maggie’s
Aug 2 St. Joe River Merrifield
Aug 9 St. Joe River Maggie’s
Aug 16 St. Joe River Memorial
Aug 23 St. Joe River Maggie’s
Aug 30 St. Joe River 6-span
Sep 24 Classic TBD

River Wednesday Opens

ENTRY FEE: $60 entry fee includes BB
no membership needed
Mark Fennell (260)463-1259
Apr 23 Maxinkuckee 7:00-2:00
May 7 Wawasee Syracuse Ramp 6:30-1:30
Jun 4 St.Joe River Maggies 6:30-1:30
Jul 15-16 St.Clair CANCELLED
Aug 6 Templene 7-2:00

Fulton County Bass Masters
Open Tournament Trail

ENTRY FEE: $40.00 per boat, includes big bass. 40 boat limit
CONTACT: (574-527-6613) Rick.Rogers00@comcast.net www.fcbassmasters.com
Apr 22 Winona Fairgrounds ($5 parking fee) 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM
May 20 Barbee Public ($5 parking fee) 6:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Jun 10 Tippecanoe Dance Hall ($5 parking fee) 6:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Jul 15 Webster Off-site ($5 parking fee) 6:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Aug 5 Wawasee DNR ramp 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Sep 2 Maxinkuckee Farm house ($5 parking fee) 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Sep 23 Classic: Dewart Public 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM

DAY & NIGHT TOURNAMENTS

ENTRY FEE: $60.00 includes BB,Payback 100%
CONTACT: Dave Lautt (574)835-1970
Pat Thacker (574)268-4966
May 13 Maxi 6:30am-2:30pm
May 27 Tippy 6am-2pm
Jun 17 Pine/Stone 6am-2pm
Jun 24 Webster 6am-2pm
Jul 1 Webster 9pm-5am
Jul 22 Dewart 9pm-5am
Aug 12 Winona 9pm-5am
Aug 19 Barbee 9pm-5am

MANITOU HAWG DAWGS TUESDAY NIGHT TOURNAMENTS

ENTRY FEE: $30 Includes $5 BIG BASS, $5 Club PAYBACK 3 Places
CONTACT: MITCH HAYES 219-716-4808
Apr 18 Manitou DNR 6PM – 9PM
May 2 Manitou DNR 6PM – 9PM
May 16 Nyona DNR 6PM – 9PM
May 30 Manitou DNR 6PM – 9PM
Jun 13 Nyona DNR 6PM – 9PM
Jun 27 Manitou DNR 6PM – 9PM
Jul 11 Nyona DNR 6PM – 9PM
Jul 25 Manitou DNR 6PM – 9PM
Aug 8 Nyona DNR 6PM – 9PM
Aug 22 Manitou DNR 6PM – 9PM
Sep 5 Nyona DNR 6PM – 9PM
Sep 19 Manitou DNR 6PM – 9PM
Oct 3 Manitou DNR 6PM – 9PM

MAXINKUCKEE HAWG DAWGS THURSDAY NIGHT TOURNAMENTS

ENTRY FEE: $40 Includes $5 BIG BASS, $5 Club PAYBACK 3 Places
CONTACT: DAVE LAUTT 574-835-1970
Apr 13 Maxinkuckee DNR 6PM – 9PM
Apr 27 Maxinkuckee DNR 6PM – 9PM
May 11 Maxinkuckee DNR 6PM – 9PM
May 25 Maxinkuckee DNR 6PM – 9PM
Jun 8 Maxinkuckee DNR 6PM – 9PM
Jun 22 Maxinkuckee DNR 6PM – 9PM
Jul 6 Maxinkuckee DNR 6PM – 9PM
Jul 20 Maxinkuckee DNR 6PM – 9PM
Aug 3 Maxinkuckee DNR 6PM – 9PM
Aug 17 Maxinkuckee DNR 6PM – 9PM
Aug 31 Maxinkuckee DNR 6PM – 9PM
Sep 14 Maxinkuckee DNR 6PM – 9PM
Sep 28 Maxinkuckee DNR 6PM – 9PM
Oct 12 Maxinkuckee DNR 6PM – 9PM

HALL’S AUTOMOTIVE
TOURNAMENT TRAIL

100% Pay back
$80 Entry includes big bass
Jason Hall 574-551-1334
Joe Hammond 574-551-2922
Apr 8 Wawasee Syracuse Ramp
May 6 Wawasee Syracuse Ramp
Jun 17 Wawasee Syracuse Ramp
Jul 15 Wawasee Syracuse Ramp
Aug 19 Wawasee Syracuse Ramp
Sep 16-17 Classic must fish or pay for all 5 to qualify

Pro Tackle Outfitters
THURSDAY BASS LEAGUE

ENTRY: $42.00
MEMBERSHIP: $30.00 per team
Jason Hall 574-551-1334
Joe Hammond 574-551-2922
May 4 Wawasee DNR Ramp 5:00PM – 8:30PM
May 11 Wawasee DNR Ramp 5:00PM – 8:30PM
May 18 Wawasee DNR Ramp 5:00PM – 8:30PM
May 25 Wawasee DNR Ramp 5:00PM – 8:30PM
Jun 1 Wawasee DNR Ramp 5:00PM – 8:30PM
Jun 8 Wawasee DNR Ramp 5:00PM – 8:30PM
Jun 15 Wawasee DNR Ramp 5:00PM – 8:30PM
Jun 22 Wawasee DNR Ramp 5:00PM – 8:30PM
Jun 29 Wawasee DNR Ramp 5:00PM – 8:30PM
Jul 13 Wawasee DNR Ramp 5:00PM – 8:30PM
Jul 20 Wawasee DNR Ramp 5:00PM – 8:30PM
Jul 27 Wawasee DNR Ramp 5:00PM – 8:30PM
Aug 10 Wawasee Championship DNR Ramp 5:00PM – 8:30PM

Peru Bass Masters Open Tournaments

Contact: 574-727-1651
Apr 9 Manitou DNR
May 7 Winona Fairgrounds
Jun 11 Tippecanoe Dance Hall
Jul 8 Dewart – night Public
Aug 5 Winona – night Fairgrounds
Sep 9 Dewart – night Public
Oct 8 Maxinkuckee Classic Public

Anglers Dream Division 15

Tournament Directors Randy Forszt 219-921-6375, Dewayne Wilda 574-315-7893
Apr 30 Lake Maxinkuckee DNR Ramp
May 27 Lake Maxinkuckee DNR Ramp
Jun 17 Lake Maxinkuckee DNR Ramp
Jul 15 Lake Maxinkuckee DNR Ramp
Aug 19 Lake Maxinkuckee DNR Ramp
Sep 9 Lake Maxinkuckee DNR Ramp

Peru Bass Masters Open Tournaments

Contact: 574-727-1651
Apr 9 Manitou DNR
May 7 Winona Fairgrounds
Jun 11 Tippecanoe Dance Hall
Jul 8 Dewart – night Public
Aug 5 Winona – night Fairgrounds
Sep 9 Dewart – night Public
Oct 8 Maxinkuckee Classic Public

USA BASSIN
Potato Creek Div IN30

ENTRY: $60 includes big bass
Optional $40 side pot
MEMBERSHIP is $30 per team.
2 days off limits prior to each event.
CONTACT: Tom Billings 219-331-4175
www.usabassin.com
Apr 22 Potato Creek West 7:00am-3:00pm
May 20 Potato Creek West 7:00am-3:00pm
Jun 10 Potato Creek West 6:00am-2:00pm
Jul 15 Potato Creek West 6:00am-2:00pm
Aug 19 Potato Creek West 6:00am-2:00pm

Zone 1 Open Tournament

CONTACT: Mike Goins 574-298-0208
May 6 Lake Sylvan DNR Ramp

Auburn Bassmasters Opens

Contact : Denny Cook
260-385-7545
Apr 23 Hamilton 7am-2pm $65 includes BB DNR ramp

Zimmerbiomet Employees

May 6 Winona

L.M.B.T. Opens

$60 entry plus $10 membership fee
Contact: Chet Perry 574-344-9332
Apr 9 Dukes Bridge
Apr 29 Palestine
May 21 Webster Lake
Jun 11 Juno
Jul 22 Clear Lake
Aug 20 St Joe River Constatine
Sep 17 Fish, Finch Saddlebag
Oct 22 Maxinkuckee Classic

Always Fish 4 Five

$60 entry plus $10 membership fee
All tournaments will be just before safelight to 3pm
Contact Tommy Hodle 260-702-6341
Or Facebook “Always Fish 4 Five”
Mar 19 Sylvan Public ramp
Apr 2 Hamilton Public ramp
May 13 Dallas Chain Witmer ramp
Jun 11 Clear Lake Public ramp
Jul 9 Webster Public ramp
Aug 6 James Corner Landing
Sep 17 Wawasee Syracuse ramp
Oct 15 Championship TBA

B&B Bass Tournament Circuit

Director Jason brinkman (260)242-6101
40.00 Entry per boat
6:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Apr 8 Webster
Apr 22 Big Turkey
May 6 Dallas
May 20 Clear
Jun 3 Golden
Jun 24 James Jimmerson Ramp
Jul 15 Wawassee
Jul 29 Hamilton
Aug 12 Sylvan
Aug 26 Dukes
Sep 9 Classic TBD

Bass Junkies Opens

$50.00 per boat cash at ramp.
$5.00 per boat for big bass
$5.00 per boat for classic pot
100% pay out.
Dan Powell 260-585-3664 Scott Sizemore 260-302-6515
Apr 23 Dallas Chain Whitmer Ramp 7:00am-2:00pm
May 21 Sylvan Lake 6:30am-1:30pm
Jun 11 Wawassee DNR Ramp 6:30am-1:30pm
Jul 16 Palestine Lake 6:30am-1:30pm
Aug 6 Webster Lake 7:00am-2:00pm
Aug 27 Dukes Bridge 7:00am-2:00pm
Sep 24 Hamilton Lake 7:30am-2:30pm
Oct 1 TBD by draw 8:00am-4:00pm

Tony Rossi Bennett Memorial
Big Bass Bonanza

ENTRY: $150 – Big bass paid every 2 hours
CONTACT: Kevin Reese 812-820-2040
Apr 9 Patoka South Ramp

Kosciusko Co. Firemen Association
Bass Tournaments

Contact: Rick Hurley 574-527-0743
Jun 24 Winona Lake
Sep 30 Winona Lake

L&L Single Man
Bass Circuit

One man per boat $40 per tournament
All tournaments start at or close to sunrise and last 8 hours
Contacts: Mike Lytle (260) 710-0128
Aaron Likens (260) 336-4561
May 27 Dewart
Jun 3 Waldron
Jun 24 James Jimmerson ramp
Jul 22 Webster
Aug 5 Waldron
Sep 2 Leo/Cedarville

Ernie Bontrager Memorial Tournament

ENTRY: $75.00 + Optional $10 Big Bass
CONTACT: Bryan Seymour 574-612-3732
Art Kentgen 574-206-0796
Aug 12 Lake Wawasee Syracuse Ramp 7am-3pm

USA Bassin IN-545 Spring Series

Troy Thornburg 574-529-0694
tthornburg70@gmail.com
Apr 8 Chapman DNR ramp 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Apr 22 Dukes Bridge DNR ramp 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
May 13 Tippicanoe Dance Hall 6:30 am – 2:30 pm
Jun 3 Winona Fairgrounds 6:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jun 17 Dewart DNR ramp

Bill Bates Memorial/Benefit Bass Tournament

$60 per boat. Meeting at the beach at 6:30.
All parking at the school. Shuttle provided.
Contact Brian Light 260-367-1909
May 7 Hamilton Lake DNR ramp 7:00-3:00

USA Bassin Northern Indiana Spring Division

John 574-274-7251
Apr 23 St.Joe Maggies 7-3
May 27 St.Joe Maggies 7-3
June 17 St.Joe 6-Span 6-2
Jul 9 St.Joe Maggies 6-2
Aug 26 St.Joe Maggies 6-2

Peru Bass Masters Open Tournaments

Entry Fee: $35.00
Big Bass: $5.00 (Optional)
Winona and Tippecanoe requires a $5.00 ramp fee
To quality for the classic, you must fish at least 1 tournament.
Contact Info: Glen Hall- 574-727-1651-Text or call
Ralph Ross- 765-461-0325-Text or call
May 7 Winona 7am-3pm
Jun 11 Tippecanoe 6am-2pm
Jul 8 Dewart (Night) 6pm-2am
Aug 5 Winona (Night) 6pm-2am
Sep 9 Dewart (Night) 6pm-2am
Oct 8 Maxinkuckee (Classic) 8am-4pm

St. Joe Valley Bass Masters Annual Benefit Tournament

$80 per team includes Big Bass.
St. Joe Valley Bass Masters
Oct 22 Diamond Lake DNR ramp 8:00-3:00

John C. Bradley Memorial Tourney
sponsored by MarCo Bass Masters

$50 entry includes big bass
5 fish limit.
50 boat maximum
Contact Jonathon Bradley to register:
hrindy@yahoo.com, 765-427-7455
Sep 24 Lake Maxi Safe Light – 7 hours

Always Fish 4 Five Opener

$50 entry includes $10BB 100% payout
Contact: Tommy Hodle 260-702-6341
Jun 17 Webster Lake 6am-2pm

Women’s Veterans United

$60 entry includes big bass
Contact: Paul Grove 574-261-8836
Jul 22 St. Joe River Maggie’s Landing 6am-2pm

Always Fish 4 Five Opener

$60 entry
Contact: Tommy Hodle 260-702-6341
More details on Facebook
Aug 20 Leo/Cedarville Res Riverside Garden Park

Grace in Action Bass Classic

$40 entry 50 boat limit
Contact: Brendon Sutter 574-825-0802
Register at Tackle Shack, Middlebury or online Grace Community Church website
Aug 19 Wawasee DNR 7am to noon

Palistine Open Tournaments

$50 entry includes big bass
Contact: David Lautt 1-574-835-1970
Pat Thacker 1-574-268-4966
a1978bassman@yahoo.com
Oct 7 Palistine 8am-4pm
Oct 14 Palistine 8am-4pm
Nov 4 Palistine 8am-4pm

Polar Bear Open

Bass Tournaments

$50 cash at ramp per boat
Includes: $5 big bass and $5 critter pot
100% payback 1 in 4
Lee Duracz 574-322-8564 duraczl@gmail.com
Nov 4 Austin Lake 7:30-2:30
Nov 11 Eagle Lake 7:30-2:30
Nov 18 Maxi 7:30-2:30
Nov 26 Dukes Bridge 8:00-3:00