The 32nd Anniversary Headwaters Chapter of Muskies, Inc. Spring Classic of Champions was held on June 9th and 10th. There were 71 boats entered with 142 people fishing the tournament. The headquarters for the tournament was Wild Eagle Lodge with fishing limited to the Lower Eagle River Chain.

The results of the tournament are as follows:

1st Place Team #43 Ron Crass - Phelps, WI 3 Fish 34 , 37 , 42 ins.

Linda Crass - Phelps, WI $7,100

2nd Place Team # 67 Tony Warkoczewski - Muskego, WI 3 Fish 34, 36 , 42 inches

Marty Moser - Grafton, WI $2,050

3rd Place Team # 4 Marvin Peterson - Conover, WI 2 Fish 37 , 46 inches

Terry Uhlenbrauck - DePere, WI $1,050

4th Place Team #34 William Taylor - Trevor, WI 2 Fish 38 , 40 inches

Don Asleson - Silver Lake, WI $400

5th Place Team #42 Fred Brogle - Eagle River, WI 2 Fish 35 , 36 inches

Ken McAfee - Lisle, IL $375

6th Place Team #44 Dan Pudlo - Eagle River, WI 2 Fish 34 , 35 inches

Alex Pudlo - Vandyne, WI $350

7th Place Team #41 Bryan Lieser - Yorkville, IL 2 Fish 34, 34 inches

Andrew Lieser- Sugar Grove, IL $325

8th Place Team #39 Bob Jacobs - Eagle River, WI 1 Fish 45 inches

Stephen Bassler, Jr. - Madison, WI $320

9th Place Team #58 Nate Osfar - Marathon City, WI 1 Fish 42 inches

Corey Huck - Stevens Point, WI $310

10th Place Team #2 Thomas Rizzio - Loves Park, IL 1 Fish 41 inches

James LaVern - Rockford, IL $300

Big Fish Saturday Team #39 Bob Jacobs & Stephen Bassler, Jr. 45 inches Fish $640
Big Fish Sunday Team #4 Marvin Peterson & Terry Uhlenbrauck 46 inches Fish $640

Fish Caught and Released: Saturday 21 Sunday 9 Total of 30 fish
Lakes fish were caught in: Catfish 9, Yellow Birch 6, Otter 5, Scattering Rice 3, Cranberry 2, Eagle 2, Duck 2, Watersmeet 1, Lynx 0 and Voyageur 0.

Out of 71 teams, 21 teams caught at least one fish which means 29% of the field scored. The largest fish for the tournament was 46 inches.


Next year is the 33rd Anniversary of the Spring Classic which will be held June 8th and 9th, 2013.

Jim & Carol Heffner, Tournament Directors