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Wieda's Marine Select Series 1 Details

  • 22 Anglers - 2 Qualifying Rounds 1 Championship
  • Each Qualifying Round will have up to 12 Anglers
  • Top 6 Anglers in each Qualifying Round Advance to Championship
  • Bottom remaining Anglers in each Qualifying Round are Eliminated
  • Payout Championship:* 1st $2,475, 2nd $920, 3rd $455, 4th $275
  • *Payouts are based on 22 Anglers Competing in the Series

ILF / MLF Format

  • 1 Angler per Boat
  • 1 Boat Official per Boat
  • Real Time Scoring / Penalties
  • All Scorable Fish Count
  • Bass Must Weigh 1lb or More
  • Three 2 or 2 1/2 hour Periods
  • Points Sereis - Kalho Select Kup

Wieda's Marine Select Series 1 Championship

May 5, 2019 Lake: Summit Lake New Castle IN, IN

Payout Championship: 1st $2,475, 2nd $920, 3rd $455, 4th $275

Championship Anglers

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Marc Fishburn
ILF Angler Marc Fishburn

1st Place
15 lb 05 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 5 yrs
  • Rig: Legend V20 250 Mercury ProXS
  • Favorite Angler: Kevin VanDam
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Gatorade and Jerky
  • Series Fished: USA Bassin, Big Bass Splash
  • Occupation: Retired Army
  • From: Cloverdale, IN
Michael Powell
ILF Angler Michael Powell

2nd Place
10 lb 09 oz
Penalties: 2 min

  • Competitive Fish: 30 yrs
  • Rig: Ranger z20/M225
  • Favorite Angler: Gman
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: PB Crackers
  • Series Fished: BFL, Clubs, Federation, IBL Buddy TX
  • Occupation: URD Teck, Robert Henry Corp.
  • From: Greendale IN
Kevin Moeller
ILF Angler Kevin Moeller

3rd Place
6 lb 09 oz
Penalties: 2 min

  • Competitive Fish: 20 Yrs
  • Rig: 2015 Phoenix 919 / 225hp Mercury ProXS
  • Favorite Angler: Charley Hartley
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: None
  • Series Fished: BPSOTT, 100% westside club, TBS Elites, USA Bassin Caesar's Creek
  • Occupation: Accountant for the City of Forest Park
  • From: Lebanon OH
Phil Hunt
ILF Angler Phil Hunt

4th Place
6 lb 03 oz
Penalties: 2 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 35 yrs
  • Rig: Falcon / Mercury
  • Favorite Angler: Bill Lowen
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Nutty Bars
  • Series Fished: BFL, IBF, Everstart
  • Occupation: Owner Phil Hunt Custome Lures
  • From: Connersville, IN
Aaron Hochstedler
ILF Angler Aaron Hochstedler

5th Place
5 lb 14 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
Curtis McCreery
ILF Angler Curtis McCreery

6th Place
2 lb 07 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fish: 15 yrs
  • Rig: Skeeter ZX225 / Yamaho 250
  • Favorite Angler: Tim Hortons
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Check Mix
  • Series Fished: Club, IBN,IBF
  • Occupation: Industrial machine repair Cummins Engine Plant
  • From: Columbus IN
Dennis Donovan
ILF Angler Dennis Donovan

7th Place
0 lb 00 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fish: 32 yrs
  • Rig: Skeeter-XZT190-Gray&Red / Y175
  • Favorite Angler: KVD and Aaron Martins
  • Favorite on the Water Snack:
  • Series Fished: Westside Bass Club, Hoosier Opens, USA Bass opens and Ohio Rive
  • Occupation: Owner/CEO of Barncraft Buildings (Post Frame Builder)
  • From: Hamilton OH
Steven Sydnor
ILF Angler Steven Sydnor

8th Place
0 lb 00 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fish: 20 yrs
  • Rig: Skeeter/Y250
  • Favorite Angler: James Watson
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Peanut butter & crackers
  • Series Fished: BFL, Grant County club Owen County
  • Occupation:
  • From: Dry Ridge KY

Wieda's Marine Select Series 1 Qualifying Round 1

March 31, 2019 - Guist Creek Lake, Shelbyville, KY

Round 1 Anglers

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Dennis Donovan
ILF Angler Dennis Donovan

Advanced
2 lb 14 oz
Penalties: 10 min

  • Competitive Fish: 32 yrs
  • Rig: Skeeter-XZT190-Gray&Red / Y175
  • Favorite Angler: KVD and Aaron Martins
  • Favorite on the Water Snack:
  • Series Fished: Westside Bass Club, Hoosier Opens, USA Bass opens and Ohio Rive
  • Occupation: Owner/CEO of Barncraft Buildings (Post Frame Builder)
  • From: Hamilton OH
Steven Sydnor
ILF Angler Steven Sydnor

Advanced
1 lb 02 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fish: 20 yrs
  • Rig: Skeeter/Y250
  • Favorite Angler: James Watson
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Peanut butter & crackers
  • Series Fished: BFL, Grant County club Owen County
  • Occupation:
  • From: Dry Ridge KY
Braden Atwood
ILF Angler Braden Atwood

Eliminated
0 lb 0 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 5 yrs
  • 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: Stanford, KY
Gary Straber
ILF Angler Gary Straber

Eliminated
0 lb 0 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 38 yrs
  • Rig:Nitor 898
    Mercury 200
  • Favorite Angler: James Watson
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Star Crunch
  • Series Fished: ILF 2015-2018, Federation (80's/90's),BFL, Fishers of Men, Angler's Dream, USA Bassin
  • Occupation: Sales Rep Edlo Sales and Engineering
  • From: Indianapolis, IN
Greg Evans
ILF Anglerf Greg Evans

Eliminated
0 lb 0 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 25yrs
  • Rig: 2019 Phoenix 721proXP
  • Favorite Angler: The Disciple, Peter
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Snows Beef Jerky
  • Series Fished: ILF, BFL's and BASS tournaments
  • Occupation: Account Manager for Rinker Materials
  • From: Noblesville, IN
Jeff Bowlin
ILF Angler Jeff Bowlin

Eliminated
0 lb 0 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fish: 25 yrs
  • Rig: Ranger Z520 Black/M250
  • Favorite Angler: Denny Brauer
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: peanut butter crackers
  • Series Fished: BASS FEDERATION, Salmoides Team Tournament Circuit, USA Bassin
  • Occupation: AT&T Cable Repair Technician
  • From: Germantown OH
Matt Cash
ILF Angler Matt Cash

Eliminated
0 lb 0 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fish: 18 yrs
  • Rig: Phoenix 921 PRoXP Silver Black Royal/Y250
  • Favorite Angler: Ott Defoe
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Gummy Worms w/ Bang Garlic
  • Series Fished: BFL, BASS, ABA, TBF
  • Occupation: Operations Mgr Ultra Pure Water Technologies
  • From: Fairfield OH
Mike Foster
ILF Angler Mike Foster

Eliminated
0 lb 0 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 18 yrs
  • Rig: Cobra Coos A201 Mercury XS250
  • Favorite Angler: Gerald Swindle
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Jerky or Trail Mix
  • Series Fished: Bassmasters Weekend Series, BFL’s, USA Bassin, local jackpot tourneys
  • Occupation: Eli Lilly
  • From: Terre Haute, IN
Taylor Pollitt
ILF Angler Taylor Pollitt

Eliminated
0 lb 0 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fish: 2 yrs
  • Rig: Ranger 198 p black/M150
  • Favorite Angler: KVD
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: granola bar
  • Series Fished:
  • Occupation: Technician at Mazak
  • From: Dry Ridge KY
Roman Yoder
ILF Angler Roman Yoder

Eliminated
0 lb 0 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

Wieda's Marine Select Series 1 Qualifying Round 2

April 20, 2019 - Cedar Creek Lake Stanford KY

Round 2 Anglers

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Phil Hunt
ILF Angler Phil Hunt

Advanced
39 lb 04 oz
Penalties: 4 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 35 yrs
  • Rig: Falcon / Mercury
  • Favorite Angler: Bill Lowen
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Nutty Bars
  • Series Fished: BFL, IBF, Everstart
  • Occupation: Owner Phil Hunt Custome Lures
  • From: Connersville, IN
Kevin Moeller
ILF Angler Kevin Moeller

Advanced
37 lb 0 oz
Penalties: 2 min

  • Competitive Fish: 20 Yrs
  • Rig: 2015 Phoenix 919 / 225hp Mercury ProXS
  • Favorite Angler: Charley Hartley
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: None
  • Series Fished: BPSOTT, 100% westside club, TBS Elites, USA Bassin Caesar's Creek
  • Occupation: Accountant for the City of Forest Park
  • From: Lebanon OH
Aaron Hochstedler
ILF Angler Aaron Hochstedler

Advanced
25 lb 04 oz
Penalties: 2 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
Curtis McCreery
ILF Angler Curtis McCreery

Advanced
22 lb 01 oz
Penalties: 4 min

  • Competitive Fish: 15 yrs
  • Rig: Skeeter ZX225 / Yamaho 250
  • Favorite Angler: Tim Hortons
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Check Mix
  • Series Fished: Club, IBN,IBF
  • Occupation: Industrial machine repair Cummins Engine Plant
  • From: Columbus IN
Michael Powell
ILF Angler Michael Powell

Advanced
20 lb 13 oz
Penalties: 2 min

  • Competitive Fish: 30 yrs
  • Rig: Ranger z20/M225
  • Favorite Angler: Gman
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: PB Crackers
  • Series Fished: BFL, Clubs, Federation, IBL Buddy TX
  • Occupation: URD Teck, Robert Henry Corp.
  • From: Greendale IN
Marc Fishburn
ILF Angler Marc Fishburn

Advanced
16 lb 07 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 5 yrs
  • Rig: Legend V20 250 Mercury ProXS
  • Favorite Angler: Kevin VanDam
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Gatorade and Jerky
  • Series Fished: USA Bassin, Big Bass Splash
  • Occupation: Retired Army
  • From: Cloverdale, IN
Sean Wieda
ILF Angler Sean Wieda

Eliminated
11 lb 07 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fish: 25 yrs
  • Rig: Skeeter FX 21 White/Y250 SHO
  • Favorite Angler: High School & Young Anglers
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Peperoni
  • Series Fished: Buckeye, Hoosier, and Mountain BFL. B.A.S.S. Opens, and FLW Series
  • Occupation: Owner Wieda's Marine
  • From: Florence KY
Jim Miller
ILF Angler Jim Miller

Eliminated
7 lb 06 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 12 yrs
  • Rig: Skeeter DX20 / Yamaha 250 SHO
  • 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
Jeff Gale
ILF Angler Jeff Gale

Eliminated
3 lb 15 oz
Penalties: 0 min

  • Competitive Fish: 27 yrs
  • Rig: Phoenix 919xp / Mercury 225 ProXS
  • Favorite Angler: Larry Nixon and Greg Hackney
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Water and PB&J
  • Series Fished: ILF 2017, USA Bassin
  • Occupation: Company Technical Architect at Navient
  • From: Fishers, IN
Jami Young
ILF Angler Jami Young

Eliminated
2 lb 12 oz
Penalties: 2 min

  • Competitive Fishing: 5 yrs
  • Rig: Cobra 201 Yamaha VMax 225
  • Favorite Angler: Gerald Swindle
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Pringles and Peach Tea
  • Series Fished: Anglers Choice, R & B, US Bassin, River Wednesdays, Livin the Dream
  • Occupation: HS Math Teacher
  • From: Greentown, IN
Casey Jones
ILF Angler Casey Jones

Eliminated
1 lb 11 oz
Penalties: 10 min

  • Competitive Fish: 20+ yrs
  • Rig: Phoenix 920 grey/Y250
  • Favorite Angler: Aaron Martens & Bill Lowen
  • Favorite on the Water Snack: Combos
  • Series Fished: Buckeye BFL, Bad Bass Champs, Great Lakes Series
  • Occupation: Specializing in Masonry Restoration
  • From: Louisville OH
Rob Kelley
ILF Angler Rob Kelley

Eliminated
0 lb 00 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: Greenwood, IN