2018 ILF Lake Drive Marine Select Qualify Series #2 Anglers

2018 ILF Lake Drive Marine Select Qualify Series #2 Anglers

It will change how you fish!

Lake Drive Marine Select Series #2 Details
A Qualifying Series for the 2018 Kahlo KUP Select Championship Series

  • 24 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 $2,700, 2nd $1,000, 3rd $500, 4th $300
  • No Payout in Qualifying Rounds
  • *Payout is only in the Championship and is based on 24 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 hour Periods
  • Points Sereis - Kalho Challenge Kup

Lake Drive Marine Select Series 2 Championship

Sunday August 12, 2018 - Lake James & Jimmerson Lake

12 Anglers Competing for a Total Purse of $4,500

See All Photos Live Leaderboard June 23, 2018

Phill Duracz

Ranked #36

ILF Angle Phill Duracz

1st Place
20 lb 00 oz
Penalties: 4 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 15 yrs
  • Rig: 2003 Ranger VX521 W/ 250 Merc XS
  • Favorite Angler: Gerald Swindle
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Snickers
  • Series Fished: TBF, BFL, Angers Choice, USA Bassin
  • Occupation: Merchandiser Great Lakes Coca-Cola
  • From: Chesterton, IN

Lee Duracz

Ranked #2

ILF Angler Lee Duracz

2nd Place
15 lb 13 oz
Penalties 2 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 15 yrs
  • Rig: Cobra 201
    225 Yamaha Vmax
  • Favorite Angler: Mariko Izumi
  • 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

Randy Walls

Ranked #59

ILF Angler Randy Walls

3rd Place
12 lb 13 oz
Penalties: 4 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 25 yrs
  • Rig: 2016 Tracker TWX 175, 60 Mercury 4 stroke
  • Favorite Angler: Hank Parker
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Fig Newtons
  • Series Fished: Angler's Dream, USA Bassin, various opens
  • Occupation: Director of Human Resources, Walsh & Kelly Inc
  • From: Mishawaka, IN

Ron Fabiszak

Ranked #27

ILF Angler Ron Fabiszak

4th Place
12 lb 00 oz
Penalties 4 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 27 years
  • Rig: Ranger Z521 / Yamaha 250
  • Favorite Angler: Bubba
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Pretzel Rods
  • Series Fished: FLW Tour, FLW Costa/Everstart Series, USA Bassin, R&B Bass Circuit, D&R Tournament
  • Occupation: Independent Contractor
  • From: South Ben, IN

Ron O’Keefe

Ranked #26

ILF Angler Ron O’Keefe

5th Place
11 lb 00 oz
Penalties: 2 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 25yrs
  • Rig: Nitro Z8
  • Favorite Angler: KVD, Ott Defoe
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Venison sticks
  • Series Fished: Tri State, NBAA, BAM, DnR
  • Occupation: Product Manager in Automotive
  • From: Hastings, Michigan

Gary Straber

Ranked #10

ILF Angler Gary Straber

6th Place
10 lb 09 oz
Penalties 2 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 37 yrs
  • Rig:Nitor 898
    Mercury 200
  • Favorite Angler: Gerald Swindle
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Star Crunch (but only after a limit)
  • Series Fished: ILF 2015/16/17, Federation (80's/90's),BFL, Fishers of Men, Angler's Dream, USA Bassin
  • Occupation: Sales Rep Edlo Sales and Engineering
  • From: Indianapolis, IN

Jim Miller

Ranked #15

ILF Angler Jim Miller

7th Place
9 lb 10 oz
Penalties: 4 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

Art Kerns

Ranked #21

ILF Angler Art Kerns

8th Place
9 lb 06 oz
Penalties: 4 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 25 yrs
  • Rig: 2003 Ranger 195 Yamaha 200
  • Favorite Angler: Kevin VanDam
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Nutty Bars
  • Series Fished: Anglers Choice, Indiana Bass Club
  • Occupation: Retired Local 150 Operator
  • From: Wheatfield, IN

Dewayne Eck

Ranked #47

ILF Angler Dewayne Eck

9th Place
6 lb 07 oz
Penalties: 8 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 20 yrs
  • Rig: 2013 Ranger Z522 Yamaha 250SHO
  • Favorite Angler: Bryan Thrift
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Uncrustables
  • Series Fished: FLW, BFL, COSTA, B.a.s.s. northern open
  • Occupation: General Manager Lagrange Country Dodge
  • From: Fremont, Indiana

Braden Atwood

Ranked #14

ILF Angler Braden Atwood

10th Place
5 lb 10 oz
Penalties 4 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 4yrs
  • Rig: 98 Skeeter ZX201/Mercury 150 EFI
  • Favorite Angler: James Watson
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Rice Crispy Treats
  • Series Fished: FLW, YETI College Fishing, Cabela’s Colligate Series, KY Bass Open Trail
  • Occupation: Plumbing - Atwood Plumbing
  • From: Danville, KY

Michael Blanch

Ranked #49

ILF Angler Michael Blanch

11 Place
2 lb 01 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

Mark Flotow

Ranked #42

ILF Angler Mark Flotow

12th Place
2 lb 00 oz
Penalties 6 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 20 yrs
  • Rig: Nitro CDX Mercury 225 Optimax
  • Favorite Angler: Jacob Wheeler
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Peanuts
  • Series Fished: Anglers Dream, USA Bassin
  • Occupation: Shipping Supervisor at Lewis Bakeries
  • From: LaPorte, IN

Lake Drive Marine Select Series 2 Qualifying Round 1

Saturday June 23, 2018

12 Anglers Competing Top 6 Advance to Championship

See All Photos

Live Leaderboard June 23, 2018

Live Leaderboard
June 23, 2018

Braden Atwood

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Braden Atwood

Advanced
8 lb 12 oz
Penalties 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 4yrs
  • Rig: 98 Skeeter ZX201/Mercury 150 EFI
  • Favorite Angler: James Watson
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Rice Crispy Treats
  • Series Fished: FLW, YETI College Fishing, Cabela’s Colligate Series, KY Bass Open Trail
  • Occupation: Plumbing - Atwood Plumbing
  • From: Danville, KY

Ron Fabiszak

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Ron Fabiszak

Advanced
7 lb 09 oz
Penalties 6 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 27 years
  • Rig: Ranger Z521 / Yamaha 250
  • Favorite Angler: Bubba
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Pretzel Rods
  • Series Fished: FLW Tour, FLW Costa/Everstart Series, USA Bassin, R&B Bass Circuit, D&R Tournament
  • Occupation: Independent Contractor
  • From: South Ben, IN

Mark Flotow

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Mark Flotow

Advanced
7 lb 09 oz
Penalties 2 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 20 yrs
  • Rig: Nitro CDX Mercury 225 Optimax
  • Favorite Angler: Jacob Wheeler
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Peanuts
  • Series Fished: Anglers Dream, USA Bassin
  • Occupation: Shipping Supervisor at Lewis Bakeries
  • From: LaPorte, IN

Lee Duracz

Ranked #2

ILF Angler Lee Duracz

Advanced
7 lb 03 oz
Penalties 4 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 15 yrs
  • Rig: Cobra 201
    225 Yamaha Vmax
  • Favorite Angler: Mariko Izumi
  • 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

Gary Straber

Ranked #8

ILF Angler Gary Straber

Advanced
7 lb 01 oz
Penalties 4 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 37 yrs
  • Rig:Nitor 898
    Mercury 200
  • Favorite Angler: Gerald Swindle
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Star Crunch (but only after a limit)
  • Series Fished: ILF 2015/16/17, Federation (80's/90's),BFL, Fishers of Men, Angler's Dream, USA Bassin
  • Occupation: Sales Rep Edlo Sales and Engineering
  • From: Indianapolis, IN

Michael Blanch

Ranked #32

ILF Angler Michael Blanch

Advanced
6 lb 12 oz
Penalties 2 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

Doug Chopson Jr

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Doug Chopson Jr

Eliminated
4 lb 15 oz
Penalties 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: Rookie
  • Rig: 1996 Stratos 278 150 Johnson
  • Favorite Angler: Mark Zona
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: I’m too busy catching fish!
  • Series Fished: FLW club (Northern Bass Anglers)
  • Occupation: Tooling Engineer at Zimmer Biomet
  • From: Columbia City, IN

Carl Pieper

Ranked #41

ILF Angler Carl Pieper

Eliminated
4 lb 09 oz
Penalties 3 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 20yrs
  • Rig: Rager Z20 , Yamaha
  • Favorite Angler: Jason Christie
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Peanut butter crackers
  • Series Fished: ILF 2018, 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

Kevin Warner

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Kevin Warner

Eliminated
3 lb 10 oz
Penalties 2 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 30 yrs
  • Rig: Skeeter 20i Yamaha 250
  • Favorite Angler: Denny Grauer
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Jerky or Dried Fruit
  • Series Fished:USA Bassin, Anglers Choice, Midwest Sportsman and more
  • Occupation: CNC Machine Set Up Sport Truck USA
  • From: Litchfield, MI

Scott Delpha

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Scott Delpha

Eliminated
1 lb 06 oz
Penalties 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 15 yrs
  • Rig: Ranger 520C Mercury
  • Favorite Angler: Aaron Martens
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Beef Jerky
  • Series Fished: White River Bassmasters, USA Bassin, FLW BFL's
  • Occupation: Assistant General Manager Darling International Inc.
  • From: Fishers, IN

Roman Yoder

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Roman Yoder

Eliminated
1 lb 04 oz
Penalties 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 15yrs
  • Rig: Skeeter FX20 Yamaha 250
  • Favorite Angler: Keven VanDam
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Deer Salami
  • Series Fished: Local
  • Occupation: Owner of LCR Contracting LLC
  • From: Stanford, KY

Austin Anderson

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Austin Anderson

Eliminated
0 lb 0 oz
Penalties 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 5 yrs
  • Rig: Phoenix 721/ Mercury 250 Pro XS
  • Favorite Angler: Jacob Wheeler
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Combos
  • Series Fished: Local open tournaments
  • Occupation: Operator/ Steel Dynamics Inc.
  • From: Ashley, Indiana

Lake Drive Marine Select Series 2 Qualifying Round 2

Sunday June 24, 2018

12 Anglers Competing Top 6 Advance to Championship

See All Photos

Live Leaderboard June 24, 2018

Live Leaderboard
June 24, 2018

Jim Miller

Ranked #48

ILF Angler Jim Miller

Advanced
16 lb 03 oz
Penalties: 12 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

Art Kerns

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Art Kerns

Advanced
16 lb 01 oz
Penalties: 4 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 25 yrs
  • Rig: 2003 Ranger 195 Yamaha 200
  • Favorite Angler: Kevin VanDam
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Nutty Bars
  • Series Fished: Anglers Choice, Indiana Bass Club
  • Occupation: Retired Local 150 Operator
  • From: Wheatfield, IN

Phill Duracz

Ranked #26

ILF Angle Phill Duracz

Advanced
15 lb 07 oz
Penalties: 4 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 15 yrs
  • Rig: 2003 Ranger VX521 W/ 250 Merc XS
  • Favorite Angler: Gerald Swindle
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Snickers
  • Series Fished: TBF, BFL, Angers Choice, USA Bassin
  • Occupation: Merchandiser Great Lakes Coca-Cola
  • From: Chesterton, IN

Dewayne Eck

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Dewayne Eck

Advanced
11 lb 06 oz
Penalties: 2 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 20 yrs
  • Rig: 2013 Ranger Z522 Yamaha 250SHO
  • Favorite Angler: Bryan Thrift
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Uncrustables
  • Series Fished: FLW, BFL, COSTA, B.a.s.s. northern open
  • Occupation: General Manager Lagrange Country Dodge
  • From: Fremont, Indiana

Randy Walls

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Randy Walls

Advanced
8 lb 13 oz
Penalties: 10 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 25 yrs
  • Rig: 2016 Tracker TWX 175, 60 Mercury 4 stroke
  • Favorite Angler: Hank Parker
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Fig Newtons
  • Series Fished: Angler's Dream, USA Bassin, various opens
  • Occupation: Director of Human Resources, Walsh & Kelly Inc
  • From: Mishawaka, IN

Ron O’Keefe

Ranked #17

ILF Angler Ron O’Keefe

Advanced
6 lb 10 oz
Penalties: 6 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 25yrs
  • Rig: Nitro Z8
  • Favorite Angler: KVD, Ott Defoe
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Venison sticks
  • Series Fished: Tri State, NBAA, BAM, DnR
  • Occupation: Product Manager in Automotive
  • From: Hastings, Michigan

Rob Kelley

Ranked #9

ILF Angler Rob Kelley

Eliminated
6 lb 04 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 12 yrs
  • Rig: Skeeter FX20 / 250 SHO
  • Favorite Angler: Rick Clunn
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Jerky
  • Series Fished: ILF 2016-17, Fishers of Men, IBF Trail, Top-8's
  • Occupation: Senior Manager / Ryder Logistics
  • From: Indianapolis, IN

Jake Rossi

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Jake Rossi

Eliminated
5 lb 00 oz
Penalties: 4 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 3 yrs
  • Rig: 2006 Ranger 188VX Mercury Optimax 150
  • Favorite Angler: Gerald Swindle
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Ritz Crackers
  • Series Fished: Ohio HS State Champ, Buckeye Bassmasters and more
  • Occupation: High School Student, Fujiamas Japanese Steakhouse
  • From: Columbus, OH

Damon Woodard

Ranked #1

ILF Angler Aaron Damon Woodward

Eliminated
3 lb 15 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fish: 10 yrs
  • Rig:
  • Favorite Angler: Brent Ehrler and Chad Pipkens
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Peanut Butter and Jelly
  • Series Fished: ILF 2017, BFL, R and B Circuit, Fulton County Opens, BASS State Finals, FLW Top 8
  • Occupation: Production at Forest River
  • From: Warsaw, IN

Lance Tresenriter

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Lance Tresenriter

Eliminated
3 lb 07 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 15yrs
  • Rig: Ranger/Mercury Pro XS
  • Favorite Angler: Greg Hackney
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Cliff Bars
  • Series Fished: BFL, TBF, R&B
  • Occupation: Wildlife Biologist
  • From: Angola, IN

Ricky Thompson Sr

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Ricky Thompson Sr

Eliminated
2 lb 15 oz
Penalties: 10 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 8 yrs
  • Rig: 2003 Ranger 521 VX OptiMaxx 225
  • Favorite Angler: Kevin Vandam
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Sandwich
  • Series Fished: Anglers Dream, Anglers Choice, Local Events
  • Occupation: Retired Carpender
  • From: Valparaiso, IN

Andrew Troyer

Not Ranked

ILF Angler Andrew Troyer

Eliminated
0 lb 00 oz
Penalties: 4 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 7 yrs
  • Rig: 1992 Skeeter 200SX. 200 HP Yamaha
  • Favorite Angler: Gerald Swindle
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Jerky and Granola Bars
  • Series Fished: R&B bass circuit and local tournaments
  • Occupation: factory worker, Keystone RV
  • From: Syracuse, IN