2017 Kahlo Qualifying Series #3 Profiles

2017 Kahlo Qualifying Series #3 Profiles

It will change how you fish!

Series #3 Details

  • 23 Anglers - 2 Qualifying Rounds 1 Championship
  • Each Qualifying Round will have 11 or 12 Anglers
  • Top 6 Anglers in each Qualifying Round Advance to Championship
  • Bottom 6 Anglers in each Qualifying Round are Eliminated
  • Championship:* 1st $2,600, 2nd $980, 3rd $480, 4th $250
  • No Payout in Qualifying Rounds
  • *Payout based on 23 Anglers Competing

Rules FAQs Schedule

Anglers by Round

Format

  • Each Boat will have 1 Angler,
    1 Boat Official
  • Real Time Scoring / Penalties
  • Lake Announced 24-48 hours Prior
  • All Scorable Fish Count
  • Bass Must Measure 12" or More
  • Three 2 hour Periods
  • Points Sereis - Kalho Challenge Kup

Anglers Profiles Shown in Random Order

ILF Angler Mike Botos

Mike Botos

  • Competitive Fishing: 16 yrs
  • Rig: Phoenix 619
    Mercury Pro XS200
  • Favorite Angler: Chris Lane
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: PBJ Crustables
  • Series Fished: ILF 2015/16, Fishers of Men, USA Bassin. Indy Bass Club, Anglers Dream and Anglers Choice.
  • Occupation: District Supervisor - TNG
  • From: Indianapolis, IN
ILF Angler Aaron Hochstedler

Aaron Hochstedler

  • Competitive Fishing: 28 yrs
  • Rig: BassCat Courar 20
    Mercury 250
  • Favorite Angler: Randy Howell
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Beef Jerkey
  • Series Fished: ILF 2015/16, Anglers Choice, Indiana Bass Nation Team Trail and IBF
  • Occupation: Millwright
  • From: Greentown, IN
Dustin Kelso

Dustin Kelso

  • Competitive Fish: 12 yrs
  • Rig: Nitro Z6 / 115 Mercury
  • Favorite Angler: Greg Hackney
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Beef Jerky
  • Series Fished: Indy Bass Club and WRBM
  • Occupation: Business Analyst
  • From: Camby, IN
ILF Angler Ethan Shaw

Ethan Shaw

  • Competitive Fish: 5 yrs
  • Rig:
  • Favorite Angler: Jacob Wheeler
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Beef Jerky or a sandwich
  • Series Fished: ILF 2015, IBF high school, BASS high school, Indy Bass Club, Tuesday nights at Geist, Thursday nights at Morse
  • Occupation: High school student, Market District
  • From: Carmel, IN
Griffin Fernandes

Griffin Fernandes

  • Competitive Fish: 4 yrs
  • Rig: 2002 Triton TR185/ Mercury XR6 150hp
  • Favorite Angler: Jacob Wheeler
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Uncrustables
  • Series Fished: BFL, IN bass nation high school trail, Indiana bass federation youth/ highschool trail, tuesday nights, USA bassin, Anglers choice
  • Occupation: High School Student
  • From: Indianapolis, IN
Justin Romines

Justin Romines

  • Competitive Fish: 15yrs
  • Rig: Triton TR201 / Mercury 200
  • Favorite Angler: Scott Martin
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Beef Jerky
  • Series Fished: Fisher of Men, ABA Weekend Series, ABA Draw Series
  • Occupation: Owner / Rayjus Outdoors
  • From: Morris, IL
ILF Angler Rob Kelley

Rob Kelley

  • Competitive Fishing: 11 yrs
  • Rig: Skeeter FX20 / 250 SHO
  • Favorite Angler: Rick Clunn
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Jerky
  • Series Fished: ILF 2016, Fishers of Men, IBF Trail, Top-8's
  • Occupation: Senior Manager / Ryder Logistics
  • From: Indianapolis, IN
ILF Angler Jason Kiser

Jason Kiser

  • Competitive Fish: 3 yrs
  • Rig: Ranger 521 / Mercury 250
  • Favorite Angler: Todd Hollowell
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Little Debbie Oatmeal Pie
  • Series Fished: Anglers Choice, Anglers Dream, USA Bassin, Morse Thursday Night, Morse Friday Night, Local Opens
  • Occupation: Director of Operations Commercial Department / Custom Concrete Co Inc
  • From: Noblesville, IN
Lloyd Rush

Lloyd Rush

  • Competitive Fish: 10 yrs
  • Rig: Triton 19x2 / Mercury 225 ProXS
  • Favorite Angler: Mike Iaconelli
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Hostess apple pie
  • Series Fished: Poor man's bass club ilf boater/non boater citizen's energy group tournaments
  • Occupation: Jobsetter at Allison Transmission Inc
  • From: Greenwood, IN
ILF Angler Brian Roberts

Brian Roberts

  • Competitive Fishing: 29 yrs
  • Rig:Skeeter 2X
    Yamaha 200
  • Favorite Angler: Larry Nixon
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Beef Jerky and Grape Propel
  • Series Fished: ILF 2015/16, BFL, IBF, Fishers on Men, Angler's Choice, Purdue Bass Club, Lafayette Bassmasters
  • Occupation: Machinist at Oerlikon Fairfield, Associate Broker for Bershire Hathaway HomeServices and Brian Roberts Outdoors
  • From: Mulberry, IN
Matt Jones

Matt Jones

  • Competitive Fish: 20 yrs
  • Rig: 520 Ranger / 225 Mercury
  • Favorite Angler: Greg Hackney
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Joe's Jerky
  • Series Fished: Angler's Choice, BFL, IBF, USA Bassin
  • Occupation: Engineer / Reishauer USA
  • From: KoKomo, IN
ILF Angler Tyler Peters

Tyler Peters

  • Competitive Fish: 8 yrs
  • Rig: Phoenix 920 Pro XP / Mercury 250 Pro XS
  • Favorite Angler: Greg Hackney
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Beef Jerky, Twizlers
  • Series Fished: ILF 2017, USA Bass, Anglers Choice, Bullseye Trail, FLW-Co Angler, BFL
  • Occupation: NAPA Sales
  • From: Tipton, IN
ILF Angler Josh Ray

Josh Ray

  • Competitive Fishing: 21 yrs
  • Rig:Bass Cat Pantera II
    Evinrude ETec 200
  • Favorite Angler: Brent Ehrler
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Clausen Dill Pickles, PBJ Uncrustables
  • Series Fished: ILF 2015/16, IBC, BFL Hoosier Division, USA Bassin (Geist, Waveland, Mill Creek)
  • Occupation: Owner - Indy Technologies
  • From: Indianapolis, IN
Zach Grounds

Zach Grounds

  • Competitive Fish: 10 yrs
  • Rig: Cougar FTD / Mercury Pro XS
  • Favorite Angler: Steve Kennedy
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Cliff Bars
  • Series Fished: Costa Series and BFL
  • Occupation: Project Manager InPwr, Inc.
  • From: Pendleton, IN
ILF Angler Josh McDermott

Josh McDermott

  • Competitive Fishing: 21 yrs
  • Rig: Skeeter FX20
    Yamaha VMax 250
  • Favorite Angler: Jacob Wheeler
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: I just fish
  • Series Fished: ILF2015/16, Inaugural Champion, White River Bassmasters, Local Jackpots
  • Occupation: Owner - CTSI, a local telecommunications contractor
  • From: Fishers, IN
ILF Angler Damon Woodard

Damon Woodard

  • Competitive Fish: 9 yrs
  • Rig:
  • Favorite Angler: Brent Ehrler and Chad Pipkens
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Peanut Butter and Jelly
  • Series Fished: BFL, R and B Circuit, Fulton County Opens, BASS State Finals, FLW Top 8
  • Occupation: Production at Forest River
  • From: Warsaw, IN
ILF Angler Steve Bowcock

Steve Bowcock

  • Competitive Fishing: 8 yrs
  • Rig: Basscat Cougar 04 / Mercury Pro XB 250
  • Favorite Angler: Brandon Palaniuk
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Deer Jerky & Gatorade
  • Series Fished: FLW Costa, Bassmasters Opens, BFL
  • Occupation: Electrician
  • From: Bridgeport, IL
ILF Angler Lee Duracz

Lee Duracz

  • Competitive Fishing: 14 yrs
  • Rig: Cobra 201
    225 Yamaha Vmax
  • Favorite Angler: Jami Young
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Nutty Bars
  • Series Fished: Anglers Choice, TBF, Bass Nation, H2o weekend, Smac, R and B, Living the Dream
  • Occupation:
  • From: Elkhart, IN
ILF Angler Russ Chargualaf

Russ Chargualaf

  • Competitive Fish: 9 yrs
  • Rig: Ranger 521vx / Yamaha 225
  • Favorite Angler: Jacob Wheeler
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Beef Jerky
  • Series Fished: B.A.S.S. Opens, BFL, IBF, Anglers Dream
  • Occupation: Hancock County EMA First Responder
  • From: McCordsville, Indiana
ILF Angler Michael Blanch

Michael Blanch

  • Competitive Fishing: 26 yrs
  • Rig: Ranger 461 VS
    150 Johnson
  • Favorite Angler: Skeet Reese
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Pop Tarts
  • Series Fished: ILF 2016, IBF, BFL Hoosier Div.,Hoosier Open Seniors, BASS Southern Opens
  • Occupation: Greens keeper,mower. Lakeview Greens
  • From: Yorktown, IN
ILF Angler Jim Miller

Jim Miller

  • Competitive Fishing: 11 yrs
  • Rig: Ranger 521vx / Yamaha 225
  • Favorite Angler: KVD
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Bobby Adams roll ups
  • Series Fished: ILF 2015, Anglers Choice, IBF, IBC, USA Bassin, Hendrick County Bassmaster
  • Occupation: Co Owner Brownsburg Auto Center
  • From: Pittsboro, IN
ILF Angler Robert Cowart

Robert Cowart

  • Competitive Fish: long time
  • Rig:19 foot Cobra / Mecury 200
  • Favorite Angler: Billy Westmoreland
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: None just fish
  • Series Fished:
  • Occupation:
  • From: Alexandria, IN
ILF Angler Randy Kafka

Randy Kafka

  • Competitive Fishing: 20 yrs
  • Rig:
  • Favorite Angler: Gerwald Swindle and Ott DeFoe
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Beef Sticks and Gatorade
  • Series Fished: Angler Choice,R&B Bass Circuit,Smac, Michigan TBF State
  • Occupation: Owner of B&N Custom Baits / Lippert Components
  • From: Elkhart, IN