August Newsletter

Leavenworth Bass Club

Newsletter and General Membership Meeting Minutes

August 5th, 2019

2019 Officers

President Bob Greene (913)-240-4474
Vice-President Mike Brooks (913)-680-8721
Treasurer Ken Hackworth (913)-240-4884
Secretary Bill Horvath (913)-306-1110
Webmaster Ray Hillebrand (913)-683-0500
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

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  • The Leavenworth Bass Club held their meeting on August 5th 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:

  • The newsletter for the July 1st was mailed to all current members. A motion was made to accept the newsletter as written, motion was seconded and approved by majority vote.

Treasurer Report: 

  • LBC checking account beginning balance was $7,746.26 and the ending balance is $8,776.05. The Fishing for Freedom account beginning balance was $27,232.44 and the ending balance is $29,482.44. The Pay Pal account has $265.82.
  • A motion was made to accept the Treasurer’s report as read, motion seconded and was approved by majority vote.

Conservation Committee Report: No report.

Youth Director Report: The fishing club at NWMSU in Maryville will host a tournament at Mozingo on the 19th of October. More details as I get them.

Banquet Committee:  Mike has scheduled the banquet for January 25th, 2020.

Webmaster Report:  Webmaster reported that he is working to get the web page current.

Vice President Report: No report.

President Report:

  • Bob commented that it appeared we have ZERO dead fish at Mozingo in July on an extremely hot day. The club did a good taking care of the fish.
  • Bob reported that Ray Hillebrand will be the captain of the MOBASS state team for our club. Right now there are 4 teams, so if anyone is interested in joining, coordinate thru Ray.

Fishing for Freedom: Larry reported we have 110 boaters signed up to date. Warrior signup has been suspended until the date gets closer.  As always, volunteers are needed. See the website at

Old Business: Nothing to report.

New Business: Nothing to report.

New Members:  None.

New Equipment Report:  Nothing to report.

Outside Activities: several members finished high enough to make the Kansas FLW state team. Congrats to Ray Cates, Bill Gevedon, Ray Hillebrand and Larry Stoafer.

Alibis: None

Tournament Director:

Mozingo, Saturday, July 20th, 2019
1st Garrett Cates 4 12.94 Mostly Senkos
2nd Ray Cates 5 11.29 Trees in 6-10 FOW, Zoom mag worm
3rd Mike Brooks 4 11.13 Red shad Senkos and tubes
4th Bob Jorgensen 4 10.03 Watermelon red Senkos & CBs
5th Danny Lee 4   9.01 White chatterbaits
1st Steve Read 4.59  
2nd Bob Greene 4.24
1st Hayes Edwards 3.55  
2nd Jason Bryant 3.11

The next tournament will be at Mozingo. Take is scheduled for 6:00 AM, weigh-in at the main ramp at 3:00 PM.

Reminder about the No-CULL rule.

Bring Ice to cool the water in the live wells.

Saturday, July 20th, 2019

BOAT # Boater Co Angler
1 Rich Pearl Jason Bryant
2 Hayes Edwards Ray Cates
3 Eric Verburg Casey Witt
4 Jim Wyatt John Cruz
5 Steve Read Jack Millar
6 Mike Brooks Brett Goss
7 Bob Jorgensen Bill Frederick
8 Mark Luna  
9 Larry Stoafer  
10 Bob Greene  
11 Bill Horvath  
12 Bill Gevedon  
13 Randy Kenton  

Thanks to Mike Brooks and Bill Horvath for the door prizes.

The free tournament entry was won by Bill Gevedon.

There being no further official business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:34.

SUBMITTED BY:                                           APPROVED BY:

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Bill Horvath                                                   Bob Greene

Secretary                                                       President

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