June 2018 Newsletter

Leavenworth Bass Club

Newsletter and General Membership Meeting Minutes


June 4th, 2018


2018 Officers

President Bob Greene (913)-240-4474
Vice-President Randy Kenton (913)-927-6777
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 July 2nd. Just a note, that the September meeting is currently scheduled for Labor Day. Expect a new date, possibly August 27th or Sept 4th.


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


Welcome: The Leavenworth Bass Club held its monthly meeting on April 30th 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 April 2018 newsletter was emailed to all current members and posted on the web site. The Secretary’s report was approved as read.


Treasurer Report:  LBC checking account beginning balance was $5,631.86 and the ending balance is $6,156.86. The Fishing for Freedom account beginning balance was $24,744.92 and the ending balance is $25,744.92. the Pay Pal account has $96.80. The Treasurer’s report was approved as read.


Conservation Committee Report:  Eric asked for all members to bring their used plastics to the next meeting so he can collect them and ship another package to Whopper Baits.


Youth Director Report:

  • There are several youth events happening in the next few weeks and details will be discussed at the next meeting, to include:
    • June 23rd, the annual Leavenworth County kids fishing derby at Happy Hollow. As many as possible
    • June 30th, the postponed Bearcat Open at Mozingo. Team or individual event.


Banquet Committee: Mike Brooks says everything is on track.


Webmaster Report: Brent has updated the web site.


Vice President Report:  None.


President Report:  Bob reminded the membership that if you are the lucky winner of one of the Smithville Marine gift cards, please use it or pass t to another member who will. Its important that Smithville Marine sees us actually using the gift cards they provide.


Fishing for Freedom:  No issues


Old Business:  None


New Business:  Brett Ware offered to host a BBQ at his new building in Maryville before our July tournament. Details will be discussed at the July meeting


New Members:  None

New Equipment Report:  None


Outside Activities: None


Alibis: None








Tournament Director:

 Tournament Results




Table Rock, Saturday, May 5th, 2018
1st Ray Cates 5 12.85 Shaky head, white senko, wacky, jigs
2nd Garrett Cates 5 11.78 Shaky head, white senko, wacky, jigs
3rd Bob Jorgensen 5 9 Ned, shallow
4th Rich Pearl 4 96 ?
5th Bob Greene 3 7.77 Jerkbait, finesse worm
  Table Rock, Saturday, May 5th, 2018, Big Bass  
  1st Garrett Cates 3.86    
  2nd Bob Greene 3.44
  1st Ray Cates 3.45    
  2nd Ray Hillebrand 2.44
Table Rock, Sunday, May 6th, 2018
1st Rich Pearl 5 12.67 Bed fish
2nd Ray Cates 5 10.93 Shaky head, white senko, wacky, jigs
3rd Larry Stoafer 5 10,68 ?
4th Garrett Cates 5 10.43 Shaky head, white senko, wacky, jigs
4th Stephen Smith 4 8.87 ?


Table Rock, Sunday, May 6th, 2018, Big Bass
1st Mark Luna 3.74  
2nd Bob Greene 3.26
1st Ray Cates 3.22  
2nd Danny Lee 1.99



Hudson Tournament, June 9th & 10th, 2018


Take off is 5:30 or safe light whichever is later on Saturday & Sunday

 Weigh in at Hudson Inn, 3:00 Saturday, 2:00 Sunday

No Trailering

BOAT Table Rock (May 5th 2018) Table Rock (May 6th 2018)
# Boater Co Angler Boater Co Angler
1 Larry Stoafer   Dennis Edwards Ray Cates
2 Bill Gevedon Bill Frederick Garrett Cates  
3 Frank Carroll   Steve Read Jack Millar
4 Jeff Sell   Bob Greene  
5 Mark Luna Danny Lee Rich Pearl Ken Hackworth
6 Bob Jorgensen   Mike Brooks  
7 Mike Brooks   Bob Jorgensen  
8 Rich Pearl Ken Hackworth Mark Luna Danny Lee
9 Bob Greene   Jeff Sell  
10 Steve Read Jack Millar Frank Carroll  
11 Garrett Cates   Bill Gevedon Bill Frederick
12 Dennis Edwards Ray Cates Larry Stoafer  


The free tournament entry was won by Frank Carroll


The Smithville Marine gift certificates were won by Ray Hillebrand & Ray Cates


There being no further official business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:34


Brett Ware, from Tightlines UV gave a terrific overview of how UV light is affected by water depth and how UV lures appear to fish vs us. Brett also gave away numerous packs of his lures to the members present. Great presentation much appreciated by the members.



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Bill Horvath                                                   Bob Greene

Secretary                                                       President

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