Great Lakes Kayak Fishing Series, 2018

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SEPTEMBER 8 - MANITOWOC MARINA, WISCONSIN

We had 18 participants for our final event, but only a total of 4 fish caught. Needless to say it was definitely a tough bite this year compared to last.   

In 3rd place with 29 inches was Nick Van Gompel who took home $165.13 in cash.

1st and 2nd place measured on the custom made Ketch board for us was too close, so we had the help of the Wisconsin DNR help officially measure the last 2 fish.

In 2nd place with 38.74 inches was Don Thompson and took home $247.69 in cash.

In 1st place with 38.97 was Chad Gulseth, which also landed him big fish and took home a combined total of $582.82 in cash.

Our AOY Winner this year winning $500 in cash, and Lowrance Hook 7 unit was Keith Gelhar with a total of 280 points. 

Trailing close behind him was Don Thompson with 270 point.

Our KBF National Championship slots were also awarded to the following:

Greg Vickers

Rodney Hicks

Lance Arnoldussen

Susie Roloff

Derek Akin

Congrats to everyone for a great season and we look forward to seeing you again in 2019!

Manitowoc Marina has been a Great Lakes Kayak Fishing Series Title Sponsor since 2014 where we introduced the first ever kayak fishing tournament for King Salmon on Lake Michigan. GLKFS is proud to have partnered with this family owned, locally operated full service marina in the heart of Manitowoc Wisconsin.