Bay De Noc Great Lakes Sportfishermen Results

The Bay De Noc Great Lakes Sportfishermen announce results of the annual Wal-Mart Bay’s Classic that took place out of Escanaba on August 8th. The event also held a NTC sidepot that 18 teams participated in. A total of 20 teams fished the event on the Bays for a great day on the water with every team catching fish. 9 teams finished approx 1 1/2 pounds out of first place, a true battle of some of the best walleye fisherman in the area.


The team of Don Alimenti and Steve Martin took honors weighing a 3 fish limit for 19.11 pounds. The first place team took home a $500.00 check and captured the NTC sidepot prize, which includes a paid spot in the 2016 Cabela’s National Team Championship in Escanaba. The remainder of the field finished as follows:


  1. Nick Kallio & Kyle Eastman                 19.3 pounds
  2. Todd Schram & Morgan Schram         18.12 pounds
  3. Pat Cassidy & Don Corbet                   18.8 pounds
  4. Brian Helgemo & Jim Helgemo            18.6 pounds
  5. Jim Peterson & Greg Joseph               18.4 pounds
  6. Lynn Hanisko & Shaun Porath             18.4 pounds
  7. Jerry Plourde & Charlie Jack                18.2 pounds
  8. Frank Sliva & Brendan Sliva                 18.1 pounds
  9. Neil Armatti & Kevin Lebeauf              17.13 pounds
  10. Scott Peterson & Jamie Tourangeau  17.12 pounds
  11. Bryan Anderson & Milt Anderson        17.7 pounds
  12. Jason Forvilly & Jon Way                    17.6 pounds
  13. Derek Parker & Ben Spriks                  16.1 pounds
  14. Loren Kositzky & Tom Tellefson          15.14 pounds
  15. Brian Houghton & Jaime Houghton     13.7 pounds
  16. Bert Wilson & Jerry Wery                    13.7 pounds
  17. Kevin Gartland & Mark Kallio              11.14 pounds
  18. Gordon Stone & William Webber        4.6 pounds
  19. John Creten & Christian Creten          2.10 pounds


The next NTC qualifier/sidepot club tournament (Cliff D’Arcy Memorial) will be held September 12th. The event will take place in Cedar River, Michigan at the Cedar River State boat ramp. Teams can sign up for the sidepot online on the TWF website. The winner of the sidepot (min 10 teams) will receive a spot in the 2016 Cabela’s NTC in Escanaba. For additional questions contact Jerry Plourde at 906-420-0022.