2018 Kahlo Select Series #1 Anglers

2018 Kahlo Select Series #1 Anglers

It will change how you fish!

Kahlo Select Series #1 Details

  • 23 Anglers - 2 Qualifying Rounds 1 Championship
  • Each Qualifying Round will have 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 $955, 3rd $475, 4th $285
  • No Payout in Qualifying Rounds
  • *Payout is only in the Championship and is based on 23 Anglers Competing
  • Ranking based on 2017 performance

Rules FAQs

Format

  • Each Boat will have 1 Angler,
    1 Boat Official
  • Real Time Scoring / Penalties
  • Location Announced 48 hours Prior
  • All Scorable Fish Count
  • Bass Must Weigh 1lb or More
  • Three 2 or 2 1/2 Hour Periods
  • Points Sereis - Kalho Challenge Kup

Kahlo Select Series 1 CHAMPIONSHIP

May 12, 2018 - Morse Reservoir - Noblesville, IN

12 Anglers Competing for a Total Purse of $4,315

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Aaron Hochstedler

Rank #6

ILF Angler Aaron Hochstedler

1st Place
15 lb 11 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 28 yrs
  • Rig: BassCat Courar 20
    Mercury 250
  • Favorite Angler: Randy Howell
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Beef Jerkey
  • Series Fished: ILF 2015,2016,2017, Anglers Choice, Indiana Bass Nation Team Trail and IBF
  • Occupation: Millwright
  • From: Greentown, IN

Phil Reel

Rank #7

ILF Angler Phil Reel

2nd Place
15 lb 06 oz
Penalties: 2 min

  • Competitive Fish: 31yrs
  • Rig: Ranger 119 / Mercury 225
  • Favorite Angler: Larry Nixon
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Turkey sandwich and apple
  • Series Fished: ILF 2017, IBF Trail, TBF, Bullseye Trail, Redman Trail
  • Occupation: Job Setter / Chrysler Casting
  • From: Kokomo, IN

Matt Krieg

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Matt Krieg

3rd Place
8 lb 15 oz
Penalties: 4 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 20yrs
  • Rig: 202 Blazer / 225 Yamaha
  • Favorite Angler: Gerald Swindle
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Snows Beef jerky
  • Series Fished: IBF, Anglers Choice
  • Occupation: Crane Tech. Hoosier Crane
  • From: Kokomo, IN

Charles Willis

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Charles Willis

4th Place
8 lb 04 oz
Penalties: 2 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 14 yrs
  • Rig: Ranger 520VX Commanche
    Mercury OptiMax 225
  • Favorite Angler: Jason Christie
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Peanut butter crackers
  • Series Fished: Ever Starts, BFL, OMBTT
  • Occupation: Drilling Coordinator 7NT Engineering
  • From: Kettering, OH

John Fogleman

Rank #33

ILF Angler John Fogleman

5th Place
6 lb 10 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fish: 30yrs
  • Rig: Phoenix 21 PHX 250 SHO
  • Favorite Angler: KVD
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Cold Pizza
  • Series Fished: ILF 2017
  • Occupation: General Manager - Kahlo Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram
  • From: Fishers, IN

Brad Hostetler Jr

Rank #13

ILF Angler Brad Hostetler Jr

6th Place
6 lb 02 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 12 yrs
  • Rig: Ranger 2521 / Mercury Pro XS250
  • Favorite Angler: Edwin Evers and Jason Christie
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Beef Jerky and Water
  • Series Fished: ILF 2016 - 2017, Hoosier BFL, FLW Costa Series, Hoosier Open Team Trail, BASS Nation, Indiana Bass Federation
  • Occupation: Construction Manager / Citizens Energy Group
  • From: Franklin, IN

Carl Pieper

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Carl Pieper

7th Place
5 lb 01 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 20yrs
  • Rig: Rager Z20 , Yamaha
  • Favorite Angler: Jason Christie
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Peanut butter crackers
  • Series Fished: Flw Bfl Co , Flw Costa Co , Indiana BASS Nation club , Indiana BASS Federation, Anglers Choice , Renagade Marine
  • Occupation: Auto Body, Refinish Tech / Arrow Auto Body
  • From: Leesburg, Indiana

Curtiss Werner

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Curtiss Werner

8th Place
4 lb 02 oz
Penalties: 6 min

  • Competitive Fishing:20 yrs
  • Rig: Bass Cat Cougar FTD
    Mercury 250
  • Favorite Angler: Greg Hackney
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Beef Jerky
  • Series Fished: lots of different ones over the years.
  • Occupation: AM General / inventory control / Money Mouth Baits / owner
  • From: Osceloa, IN

Fred Claar

Rank #24

ILF Angler Fred Claar

9th Place
4 lb 00 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fish: 11+ Yrs
  • Rig: G3 Pro 185 Yamaha 150
  • Favorite Angler: Mike Iaconelli
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Deer Jerky
  • Series Fished: ILF 2017, Local opens , Monday night Kokomo Bullseye Trail
  • Occupation: Relief operator , BraunAbility
  • From: Lake Bruce, IN

Lee Duracz

Rank #2

ILF Angler Lee Duracz

10th Place
2 lb 09 oz
Penalties: 2 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 15 yrs
  • Rig: Cobra 201
    225 Yamaha Vmax
  • Favorite Angler: Jami Young
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Nutty Bars
  • Series Fished: ILF 2017, Anglers Choice, TBF, Bass Nation, H2o weekend, Smac, R and B, Living the Dream
  • Occupation:
  • From: Elkhart, IN

Myron Higbie

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Myron Higbie

11th Place
1 lb 09 oz
Penalties: 2 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 20 yrs
  • Rig: 99 Triton TR20
    Mercury 200
  • Favorite Angler: Gerald Swindle
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Snikers
  • Series Fished: USA Bassin, Local Clubs
  • Occupation: Supervisor Champion Target
  • From: Richmond, IN

Randy Kafka

Rank #20

ILF Angler Randy Kafka

12 Place
1 lb 03 oz
Penalties: 12 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 21 yrs
  • Rig: R81 Sport Ranger
    150 Mercury
  • Favorite Angler: Gerwald Swindle and Ott DeFoe
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Beef Sticks and Gatorade
  • Series Fished: ILF 2017, Angler Choice,R&B Bass Circuit,Smac, Michigan TBF State
  • Occupation: Owner of B&N Custom Baits / Lippert Components
  • From: Elkhart, IN

Kahlo Select Series 1 Qualifying Round 1

April 7, 2018 - Geist Reservoir - Indianapolis, IN

11 Anglers Competing Top 6 Advance to Championship

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Phil Reel

Rank #7

ILF Angler Phil Reel

Advanced
16 lb 13 oz
Penalties: 4 min

  • Competitive Fish: 31yrs
  • Rig: Ranger 119 / Mercury 225
  • Favorite Angler: Larry Nixon
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Turkey sandwich and apple
  • Series Fished: ILF 2017, IBF Trail, TBF, Bullseye Trail, Redman Trail
  • Occupation: Job Setter / Chrysler Casting
  • From: Kokomo, IN

Fred Claar

Rank #24

ILF Angler Fred Claar

Advanced
13 lb 07 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fish: 11+ Yrs
  • Rig: G3 Pro 185 Yamaha 150
  • Favorite Angler: Mike Iaconelli
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Deer Jerky
  • Series Fished: ILF 2017, Local opens , Monday night Kokomo Bullseye Trail
  • Occupation: Relief operator , BraunAbility
  • From: Lake Bruce, IN

Charles Willis

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Charles Willis

Advanced
12 lb 08 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 14 yrs
  • Rig: Ranger 520VX Commanche
    Mercury OptiMax 225
  • Favorite Angler: Jason Christie
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Peanut butter crackers
  • Series Fished: Ever Starts, BFL, OMBTT
  • Occupation: Drilling Coordinator 7NT Engineering
  • From: Kettering, OH

Aaron Hochstedler

Rank #6

ILF Angler Aaron Hochstedler

Advanced
10 lb 06 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 28 yrs
  • Rig: BassCat Courar 20
    Mercury 250
  • Favorite Angler: Randy Howell
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Beef Jerkey
  • Series Fished: ILF 2015,2016,2017, Anglers Choice, Indiana Bass Nation Team Trail and IBF
  • Occupation: Millwright
  • From: Greentown, IN

Carl Pieper

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Carl Pieper

Advanced
8 lb 14 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 20yrs
  • Rig: Rager Z20 , Yamaha
  • Favorite Angler: Jason Christie
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Peanut butter crackers
  • Series Fished: Flw Bfl Co , Flw Costa Co , Indiana BASS Nation club , Indiana BASS Federation, Anglers Choice , Renagade Marine
  • Occupation: Auto Body, Refinish Tech / Arrow Auto Body
  • From: Leesburg, Indiana

Matt Krieg

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Matt Krieg

Advanced
8 lb 12 oz
Penalties: 4 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 20yrs
  • Rig: 202 Blazer / 225 Yamaha
  • Favorite Angler: Gerald Swindle
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Snows Beef jerky
  • Series Fished: IBF, Anglers Choice
  • Occupation: Crane Tech. Hoosier Crane
  • From: Kokomo, IN

Jason Kiser

Rank #17

ILF Angler Jason Kiser

Eliminated
5 lb 09 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 4 yrs
  • Rig: 2017 Ranger Z520
    Mercury 250 Pro XS
  • Favorite Angler: Gerald Swindle
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Little Debbie oatmeal pie
  • Series Fished: Anglers Choice, Anglers Dream, USA Bassin, ILF 2017
  • Occupation: Director of Construction Grand Industrial LLC
  • From: Noblesville, IN

Michael Blanch

Rank #22

ILF Angler Michael Blanch

Eliminated
4 lb 10 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 27 yrs
  • Rig: Ranger 521C Evinrude G2 250
  • Favorite Angler: Skeet Reese
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Pop Tarts
  • Series Fished: ILF 2016 - 2017, IBF, BFL Hoosier Div.,Hoosier Open Seniors, BASS Southern Opens
  • Occupation: Greens keeper,mower. Lakeview Greens
  • From: Yorktown, IN

Greg Evans

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Greg Evans

Eliminated
2 lb 02 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 25yrs
  • Rig: 2004 Ranger 520VX
  • Favorite Angler: The Disciple, Peter
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Ham and cheese sandwich
  • Series Fished: BFL's and BASS tournaments
  • Occupation: Account Manager for Rinker Materials
  • From: Noblesville, IN

Amy King

Rank #1

ILF Angler Amy King

Eliminated
0 lb 00 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fish: 5 yrs
  • Rig: Triton TR19 Yamaha 200 VMax
  • Favorite Angler: Bill Lowen
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Cheese
  • Series Fished: IBG, Anglers Choice
  • Occupation: Internal Quality Coordinator
  • From: Lafayette, IN

Matt Jones

Rank #35

ILF Angler Matt Jones

Eliminated
0 lb 00 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fish: 21 yrs
  • Rig: 520 Ranger / 225 Mercury
  • Favorite Angler: Greg Hackney
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Joe's Jerky
  • Series Fished: ILF 2017, Angler's Choice, BFL, IBF, USA Bassin
  • Occupation: Engineer / Reishauer USA
  • From: Kokomo, IN

Kahlo Select Series 1 Qualifying Round 2

April 22, 2018 - Big & Little Lake Chapeman - Warsaw, IN

12 Anglers Competing Top 6 Advance to Championship

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Lee Duracz

Rank #2

ILF Angler Lee Duracz

Advanced
25 lb 15 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 15 yrs
  • Rig: Cobra 201
    225 Yamaha Vmax
  • Favorite Angler: Jami Young
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Nutty Bars
  • Series Fished: ILF 2017, Anglers Choice, TBF, Bass Nation, H2o weekend, Smac, R and B, Living the Dream
  • Occupation:
  • From: Elkhart, IN

Brad Hostetler Jr

Rank #13

ILF Angler Brad Hostetler Jr

Advanced
19 lb 03 oz
Penalties: 4 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 12 yrs
  • Rig: Ranger 2521 / Mercury Pro XS250
  • Favorite Angler: Edwin Evers and Jason Christie
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Beef Jerky and Water
  • Series Fished: ILF 2016 - 2017, Hoosier BFL, FLW Costa Series, Hoosier Open Team Trail, BASS Nation, Indiana Bass Federation
  • Occupation: Construction Manager / Citizens Energy Group
  • From: Franklin, IN

Randy Kafka

Rank #20

ILF Angler Randy Kafka

Advanced
16 lb 15 oz
Penalties: 2 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 21 yrs
  • Rig: R81 Sport Ranger
    150 Mercury
  • Favorite Angler: Gerwald Swindle and Ott DeFoe
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Beef Sticks and Gatorade
  • Series Fished: ILF 2017, Angler Choice,R&B Bass Circuit,Smac, Michigan TBF State
  • Occupation: Owner of B&N Custom Baits / Lippert Components
  • From: Elkhart, IN

Curtiss Werner

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Curtiss Werner

Advanced
16 lb 02 oz
Penalties: 4 min

  • Competitive Fishing:20 yrs
  • Rig: Bass Cat Cougar FTD
    Mercury 250
  • Favorite Angler: Greg Hackney
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Beef Jerky
  • Series Fished: lots of different ones over the years.
  • Occupation: AM General / inventory control / Money Mouth Baits / owner
  • From: Osceloa, IN

John Fogleman

Rank #33

ILF Angler John Fogleman

Advanced
12 lb 00 oz
Penalties: 6 min

  • Competitive Fish: 30yrs
  • Rig: Phoenix 21 PHX 250 SHO
  • Favorite Angler: KVD
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Cold Pizza
  • Series Fished: ILF 2017
  • Occupation: General Manager - Kahlo Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram
  • From: Fishers, IN

Myron Higbie

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Myron Higbie

Advanced
9 lb 06 oz
Penalties: 2 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 20 yrs
  • Rig: 99 Triton TR20
    Mercury 200
  • Favorite Angler: Gerald Swindle
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Snikers
  • Series Fished: USA Bassin, Local Clubs
  • Occupation: Supervisor Champion Target
  • From: Richmond, IN

Kevin Kahlo

Rank #37

ILF Angler Kevin Kahlo

Eliminated
7 lb 01 oz
Penalties: 2 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 25 yrs
  • Rig: 19ft Gambler
    150 Mercury
  • Favorite Angler: Jacob Wheeler
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Lunchables
  • Series Fished: ILF 2015/16/17, White River Bassmaster
  • Occupation: Vice President - Kahlo Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram
  • From: Noblesville, IN

John Naviaux

Not Ranked

ILF Angler John Naviaux

Eliminated
5 lb 01 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 22yrs
  • Rig: 2011 Lowe Stinger 175
    Mercury 90hp Command Thrust
  • Favorite Angler: Bill Dance
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: my wife packs my lunch
  • Series Fished: West indy bass club / USA bassin
  • Occupation: President Indy Gutters / President Seamless Restoration
  • From: Indianapolis IN

Jim Miller

Rank #32

ILF Angler Jim Miller

Eliminated
4 lb 05 oz
Penalties: 2 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 12 yrs
  • Rig: Ranger 521vx / Yamaha 225
  • Favorite Angler: KVD
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Bobby Adams roll ups
  • Series Fished: ILF 2015 / 2016, Anglers Choice, IBF, IBC, USA Bassin, Hendrick County Bassmaster
  • Occupation: Co Owner Brownsburg Auto Center
  • From: Pittsboro, IN

Mike Horning

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Mike Horning

Eliminated
3 lb 03 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 12 yrs
  • Rig: Blazer Sport 175z
    Mercury 60/40 Jet
  • Favorite Angler: Jason Christie
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: PB&J
  • Series Fished: ILF 2015/16, Anglers Choice and USA Bassin
  • Occupation: Chase - Retail Mortgage Banking
  • From: Cicero, IN

Gary McClure

Rank #21

ILF Angler Gary McClure

Eliminated
2 lb 14 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fish: 27 yrs
  • Rig: BassCat Pantera 19 / Mercury 200
  • Favorite Angler: Ott and Ike
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Jerky
  • Series Fished: ILF 2017, Bass N Gals kids tournaments, BFL , IBF, Top 8 and various Opens
  • Occupation: Spangle Fasteners Outside Sales
  • From: St. Joe, IN

Don Spencer

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Don Spencer

Eliminated
0 lb 00 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 6 yrs
  • Rig: Legend V20/Mercury 250 ProXS
  • Favorite Angler: G-man
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Boiled eggs w/hot sauce
  • Series Fished: ILF, US Anglers Choice, Charity tournaments
  • Occupation: Professional Engineer/Spencer Engineering
  • From: Brownsburg, IN