Aug 2017 Newsletter

Leavenworth Bass Club

Newsletter and General Membership Meeting Minutes


August 7th, 2017


2017 Officers


President Dennis Edwards (913)-683-3195
Vice-President Larry Stoafer (913)-240-5254
Treasurer Ken Hackworth (913)-240-4884
Secretary Bill Horvath (913)-306-1110
Webmaster Brent Goss (913)-775-2063
Youth Committee Bill Horvath (913)-306-1110
Conservation Director Eric Verburg (719)-332-1052
Members at Large Ray Cates (816)-588-8351
Members at Large Stephen Smith (785)-304-0587
Tournament  Director Mark Luna (913)-683-0230
Tournament Committee Mike Brooks (913)-680-8721
Tournament Committee Ray Cates (816)-588-8351
Tournament Committee Dennis Edwards (913)-683-3195
Tournament Committee Bill Gevedon (913)-306-4198
Tournament Committee Bob Greene (913)-240-4474
Tournament Committee Bob Jorgensen (913)-683-1708
Tournament Committee Danny Lee (913)-683-2855
Tournament Committee Larry Stoafer (913)-240-5254


The next club meeting will be on September 11th due to the Labor Day holiday.  The meeting will be at the Rod and Gun clubhouse.


The website is located at the following address:  if you need assistance signing up for the forum, contact the webmaster.


Welcome: The Leavenworth Bass Club held its monthly meeting on August 7th at the Ft Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club.  There were 20 members present. The president called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.





Secretary Report:

  • No July newsletter was documented or emailed.


Treasurer Report: 

  • LBC checking account beginning balance is $6,988.27 and the ending balance is $6,718.27. The Fishing For Freedom beginning balance is $31,988.64 and the ending balance is $32,738.64. Pay Pal has $1,164.00.
  • The Treasurer’s report was approved as read.


Conservation Committee Report:  None.


Youth Director Report:

  • The Kansas Bass nation is raffling off Brent Chapman’s boat and Fishing’s Future (Bill is the KS state coordinator) is one of the recipients of the raffle. This organization provides the equipment we use at our Fishing for Freedom event and numerous kid’s events we support. Please go to for more detail. Only 1000 tickets @ $100 each will be sold.


  • Banquet Committee: Mike Brooks says we’re having a banquet on January 20th,  2018.


Webmaster Report: Brent has added the latest newsletter and tournament results.


Vice President Report:

  • Anyone needing the post access pass needs to  renew now.
  • The MOBASS state team tournament will be held at Truman on 28-29 October. If you are interested in participating, contact Larry to sign up.


President Report:   None

Fishing for Freedom:  if you can provide a boat and take a wounded warrior fishing, please go  the website and register.

Old Business:  None


New Business:  Steve thanked all the members for the prayers and support during his medical stay.


New Members:  None


New Equipment Report: None


Outside Activities:  None


Alibis:  None


Tournament Director’s Report:





Mozingo, main ramp, launch is at 6:00 AM, & weigh-in at 2:00


  Launch Order

Mozingo, July 29th,2017

# Boater Co Angler  
1 Stephen Smith Lou Engler  
2 Randy Kenton Bill Frederick  
3 Garrett Cates Johnathan Hester  
4 Dennis Edwards Hayes Edwards  
5 Larry Stoafer Ray Cates  
6 Brett Goss Mark Stadel  
7 Jell Sell Eric Verburg  
8 Jim Wyatt    
9 Bob Jorgensen    
10 Mike Rasco    
11 Danny Lee    
12 Bill Horvath    
13 Bill Gevedon    
14 Rich Pearl    
15 Mike Brooks    
16 Mark Luna    


Mozingo, July 29th, 2017
1st Mike Brooks 5 13.05 Deep trees by the dam
2nd Larry Stoafer 5 11.99 Brush in 6-12’ on a Neko rig
3rd Randy Kenton 4 10.49 Chatterbait shallow, senko deep
4th Mark Luna 4 10.49 Black/blue jig & 7” senko
5th Garrett Cates 4 10.39 Senkos in brush



1st Jim Wyatt 4.76 Pitching brush
2nd Bill Horvath 4.01 J-rig w/Rage Tail Craw
1st Johnathan Hester 4.40 10” power worm
2nd Eric Verburg 3.26 Wacky rigged black/blue senko


The free tournament entry was won by Eric Verburg.


The free gas card from Shoreline Boat & RV Repair was won by Rich Pearl.


Mark  Luna won the raffle ticket for Brent Chapman’s.


There being no further official business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:50.


SUBMITTED BY:                                          APPROVED BY:


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Bill Horvath                                                   Dennis Edwards

Secretary                                                       President

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