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Kansas Team Trail set to begin 2016 season!

Posted by director on January 19, 2016

We have worked really hard in the off season to bring you more options for the 2016 season.  Check out our regular season schedule to have a chance for our $5000.00 first place team prize.  We are planning a youth tournament in June and we are partnering again with Patriot Outdoor Adventures to support a wounded warrior tournament in September.  Stay tuned for details.


Kansas Team Trail Championship!

Posted by director on October 13, 2015

Michael Felber and Pat Hall prove their skills by hauling in a total of 17.88 lbs during our two day championship event on Milford Lake Oct 10th & 11th, earning them a $2000 check.

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Catching a 4.88 lb smallmouth directly in front of the weigh-in shelter to prove they belong at the top and earning a big bass bonus good for $360.00.2015Oct12Bass7.jpg

Winners of the Cedar Bluff Tournament and consistent performers throughout this season has earned them respect among all our anglers as one of the teams to beat.

Congratulations to second place finishers Tim Guenther and Kelly Ross for finishing the season at the top with 15.74 lbs for $700.00.

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Rounding out our top three was third place finishers Josh and Gale Brown weighing in 15.58 lbs for $300.00.

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Doug Smith and Tyler Nekolny Reign as Team Of the Year!

Posted by director on September 13, 2015

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Perry Lake certainly didn't disappoint this past weekend as our anglers descended upon this beautiful lake just north of Topeka, Kansas.  Hosted by the Perry State Park, managed by Ranger Michelle Campbell, Perry is thriving with big Kansas Blackbass.  There were 54 healthy bass brought to the scales pushing over 166.91 lbs including a 7 lb Largemouth caught by the Benjamin team.  But the story belonged to Doug Smith and Tyler Nekolny once again as they won their second KTT event of the year.  Doug and Tyler worked hard this year bringing into the scales a total of 18 bass weighing 48.52 lbs, winning two of our 5 regular season tournaments.  With their best four tournaments, they amassed 782 points to take the TOY title.  Their final tournament at Perry was equally impressive with a 5 bass limit totaling 17.82 lbs anchored by a solid largemouth weighing 6.08 lbs.  Their Perry Lake win netted them a total purse valued at $3,050.00 as well as bringing home the title.  TOY will be allowed to fish all of the 2016 regular season events for free.  Congratulations to all our teams who worked hard all year.  These are truly the best anglers and sportsmen the state of Kansas has to offer.

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Second Place, Lance Maldonado and Bryan Lindsley, brought in 13.50 lbs for a check totaling $525.00.

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Third Place, Josh and Gale Brown, weighed 13.46 lbs for $230.00.

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Fourth Place, Jason Baird and Chris Scherbring, weighed 12.74 lbs for $150.00.

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The Biggest Bass of the day caught by Jason and Jerry Benjamin toppled the scales at 7.00 lbs and cashed them a $240.00 prize.


2016 Schedule Is Set!

Posted by director on August 20, 2015

The 2016 Kansas Team Trail schedule is now posted.  Registration will open shortly after the Perry Lake tournament.  There will be some rule updates, so be sure to review the rules section prior to the first tournament of 2016. An example of some of the changes for 2016: We will move up the deadline for entry for each tournament to the Monday immediately prior to the tournament.  Entries after this deadline will be assessed a$25.00 late fee.  This is critical for planning the event and ensuring there is adequate space, safety arrangements, parking, food/services and allowing time for our sponsors to plan for any promotional opportunities.  Thank you all for a great 2015 season.  Hope to see you all return for 2016.  Kansas Team Trail 


Michael Felber and Pat Hall win Cedar Bluff

Posted by director on August 18, 2015

IMG_3464.JPGIt was a hot and windy day on Cedar Bluff Reservoir August 15th.  The anglers traveled far out west to fish our 4th stop on the Kansas Team Trail Circuit.  Many anglers found keeper bass difficult to come by with lot's of short fish reportedly caught throughout the day.  However, Michael Felber and Pat Hall caught two fish early in the morning on buzzbaits weighing 6.13 lbs to take home a grand prize package worth over $2,973.00, including a check for $1,323.00.  Second Place was Jeremy Jackson and AJ Farmer with two for 5.24 lbs winning them $417.00.  

IMG_3470.PNGThird Place was Trevis Unger and Jim Vaught with a slouch 4.98 lb biggest bass of the day for $208.00 plus $210.00 Big Bass Prize.  Fourth was Jason Leiker and Mitch Keeley with a 4.66 lb bass winning them $165.00.  There was very few fish brought to the scales, but the ones that were weighed were quality size bass averaging 3.50 lbs each. Thanks to all who made the trip out west and we will see you at Perry Lake September 12th.  KTT