2017 Tom Botos Memorial Charity Team Bass Tournament

2017 Tom Botos Memorial Charity Team Bass Tournament

It will change how you fish!

Tom Botos Memorial Charity Team Bass Tournament

July 5, 2017 - Lake: Mill Creek, Marshall, IL

  • Major League Fishing Style
  • 14 Teams Competing
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Prizes
  • Anglers will fish as a team
  • Live Leaderboard

Rules FAQs

Format

  • Each Boat will have 2 Angler
  • Real Time Scoring / Penalties
  • Lake: Off Limits 12 Hours
  • All Scorable Fish Count
  • Bass Must Measure 12" or More
  • Three 2 1/2 Hour Periods

Mike Botos / Missy Farmer

Missy the first Female ILF Angler

ILF Anglers Ty Coon / Clayton Hill

Jeffery Moor / Chas Messersmith

Jeffery landing a 2 lb 11oz Bass

ILF Anglers Ty Coon / Clayton Hill

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August 5, 2017, Mill Creek Lake, Marshall, IL

The 1st Annual Tom Botos Memorial Tournament took place on Mill Creek Lake in Illinois. There is no better way to honor Tom Botos than to have a tournament on his favorite lake. All the proceeds will go to Char Sheehan. She is the wife of Bob Sheehan. Bob is a great friend of Tom and Mike Botos. Char is currently battling Breast Cancer. The tournament is being ran by Indy League Fishing. Refreshments will be provided by the Botos Family at the conclusion of the tournament. There will also be a raffle and 50/50 pot. Tom would be so happy to see so many people supporting a great cause in his honor..

Fourteen Teams competed see the results below. Total funds rasied for the charity $960.
Total fish caught 129 for a total weight of 167 lbs 6 ozs.

Tom Botos Memorial Charity Team Bass Tournament
Major League Fishing Style

Place Anglers Weight Average Biggest Fish # of Fish Penalties
1st Derek Coon / Will Newlin 24 lb 14 oz 1 lb 04 oz 2 lb 02 oz 20 2 minutes
2nd Todd Taylor / Trevor Hunter 20 lb 13 oz 1 lb 08 oz 2 lb 10 oz 14 2 minutes
3rd Ray Turner / Matt Jones 17 lb 02 oz 1 lb 04 oz 2 lb 08 oz 14 6 minutes
4th Tim Cornelius / Casey Cornelius 16 lb 01 oz 1 lb 05 oz 3 lb 02 oz 12 4 minutes
5th BillLiffick / ThomasSpandau 15 lb 02 oz 1 lb 08 oz 2 lb 08 oz 10 4 minutes
6th Ted McClintick / Jeff Pontius 13 lb 11 oz 1 lb 02 oz 2 lb 00 oz 12 0 minutes
7th Mike Botos / Byron Johnson 13 lb 02 oz 1 lb 05 oz 2 lb 09 oz 10 2 minutes
8th Robert Gosnell / Jason Gosnell 11 lb 02 oz 1 lb 06 oz 2 lb 08 oz 8 4 minutes
9th Scott Bradford / Jeffrey Moor 10 lb 15 oz 1 lb 06 oz 2 lb 11 oz 8 4 minutes
10th Andrew Kelley / Carl Hoadley 9 lb 05 oz 1 lb 05 oz 3 lb 00 oz 7 6 minutes
11th Chase Jacobs / Cash Jacobs 9 lb 04 oz 1 lb 05 oz 2 lb 02 oz 7 2 minutes
12th Mike Schwomeyer / George Dugger 9 lb 00 oz 1 lb 03 oz 1 lb 09 oz 8 2 minutes
13th Chas Messersmith / Colson Head 3 lb 11 oz 0 lb 15 oz 1 lb 07 oz 4 4 minutes
14th Kenny Farmer / Missy Farmer 3 lb 03 oz 1 lb 01 oz 1 lb 04 oz 3 0 minutes