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Big Fish Contest



2016 Big Fish Contest 

D&R Sports Center’s 2016 Big Fish Contest begins Saturday, April 30th and runs through Monday, September 5th. Thirteen different species of fish may be entered. There is no entry fee, but all entries must be caught within 50 miles of Kalamazoo. NO FROZEN FISH will be accepted for the contest. The contest standings will be posted here and will be updated weekly.

At the close of the contest, entries in first, second and third place will receive a gift card for D&R Sports Center. One Grand Prize will be awarded based on a random drawing from all entries at the end of the contest. ALL ENTRIES, even those that did not make the standings, will have a chance at the Grand Prize.

1st Place$25 D&R Sports Center Gift Card

2nd Place$20 D&R Sports Center Gift Card

3rd Place$15 D&R Sports Center Gift Card

Grand Prize: $100 D&R Sports Center Gift Card

Check out our Weekly Fishing Report for more details on where to go and what to use.

For more information on the Big Fish Contest and local fishing conditions call D&R Sports Center at 269-372-2277, open seven days a week.

                     

  

  

2016 Final Standings 

Updated September 5, 2016

Bluegill & Sunfish
First Place Jacob Potts 11 oz. 19 3/8 Points Austin Lake
Second Place Jennifer Christian 12 oz. 19 1/8 Points Maple Lake
Third Place Bernard Potts 8 oz. 16 5/8 Points Crooked Lake

Brook Trout
First Place Noah Gibbson 1 lb. 6 oz. 23 Points Gates Drain
Second Place
Third Place

Brown Trout
First Place Duane Petrosky 17 lbs. 8 oz. 53 4/8 Points Gull Lake
Second Place David Noggle 11 lbs. 15 oz. 46 6/8 Points Lake Michigan
Third Place Nick Reed  2 lbs. 9 oz. 28 7/8 Points Paw Paw River

Catfish
First Place Lonnie Williams 31 lbs. 2 oz. 65 3/8 Points Kalamazoo River
Second Place Kimberly Hooper 23 lbs. 8 oz. 62 4/8 Points Kalamazoo River
Third Place Shawn Dixon 19 lbs 4 oz. 55 1/8 Points Kalamazoo River

Crappie
First Place Brian Methner 1 lb. 12 oz. 26 4/8 Points Gull Lake
Second Place Leon Brown 1 lb. 9 oz. 25 5/8 Points Crooked Lake
Third Place Jacob Potts 1 lb. 2 oz. 22 6/8 Points Austin Lake

King Salmon
First Place Randy Rose 29 lbs. 12 oz. 66 2/8 Points Lake Michigan
Second Place Glen Campbell 25 lbs. 2 oz. 63 Points Lake Michigan
Third Place Glen Campbell 22 lbs. 9 oz. 62 4/8 Points Lake Michigan

Lake Trout
First Place Sheri Schweizer 11 lbs. 8 oz. 52 2/8 Points Lake Michigan
Second Place Mateusz Pach 13 lbs. 3 oz. 50 6/8 Points Lake Michigan
Third Place Glen Campbell 9 lbs. 13 oz. 46 4/8 Points Lake Michigan

Largemouth Bass
First Place Darrell Pennington 6 lbs. 10 oz. 39 Points Crooked Lake
Second Place Dan Grohs 5 lbs. 1 oz. 36 5/8 Points Long Lake
Third Place Andrew Lett 6 lbs. 2 oz. 36 4/8 Points Maple Lake

Northern Pike
First Place Daniel Grohs 11 lbs. 3 oz. 46 Points Wilkenson Lake
Second Place Logan Labrash 5 lbs. 4 oz. 41 Points Eagle Lake
Third Place Dustin Kirk 4 lbs. 2 oz. 38 4/8 Points Kalamazoo River

Smallmouth Bass
First Place Max Davis 4 lbs. 9 oz. 35 4/8 Points Black River
Second Place Jacob Potts 4 lbs. 14 oz. 35 2/8 Points Gull Lake
Third Place Joel Levy 4 lbs. 13 oz. 33 Points Austin Lake

Steelhead & Rainbow Trout
First Place Glen Campbell 15 lbs. 4 oz. 53 4/8 Points Lake Michigan
Second Place Julian Lawson 14 lbs. 11 oz. 53 Points Lake Michigan
Third Place Julian Lawson 13 lbs. 12 oz. 51 2/8 Points Lake Michigan

Walleye
First Place Joseph Fedyski 7 lbs. 2 oz. 41 7/8 Points Lake Michigan
Second Place Joseph Fedyski 1 lb. 8 oz. 24 6/8 Points Lake Michigan
Third Place

Yellow Perch
First Place Jacob Potts 1 lb. 2 oz. 22 6/8 Points Austin Lake
Second Place Jacob Potts  12 oz. 19 4/8 Points Austin Lake
Third Place Julian Lawson 11 oz. 18 6/8 Points Lake Michigan