Indiana : IN-47 Lake Santee Division

 

Event Schedule

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Contact Division Staff

Director

Chip Ayers
504 S. Poplar St.
Greensburg, IN 47240
812-593-8915
hayers@isp.in.gov

Assistant Director

Lisa Ayers
504 S. Poplar St.
Greensburg, IN 47240
317-750-1782
layers@isp.in.gov

 

 

News

*UPDATE* Lake Santee / Division IN-47

Here is the unofficial 2018 Lake Santee Bass Tournament schedule for the upcoming season. It should be noted that this has NOT been submitted to the L.S.P.O.A. Board for approval and IS subject to change. We are awaiting the release of a few other regional tournament trails before determining the official dates. Please take a moment and look over the dates as imput is always welcome from our anglers/teams.
P.S.- A little bird has told us that plans are being finalized for an additional USA Bassin' Regional to be held at Brookville Lake in the fall of 2018... Stay tuned for updates!
God Bless,
Lisa & Chip Ayers

SUNDAY APRIL 15, 2018 7:00 AM
SUNDAY MAY 20, 2018 6:30 AM
SUNDAY JUNE 10, 2018 6:00 AM
SUNDAY JULY 22, 2018 6:00 AM
SUNDAY AUGUST 12, 2018 6:30 AM

September 27, 2017

Well, that's a wrap!  The final event of the 2017 Lake Santee Bass Tournament season was held on Sunday, September 24th and what a great event we had.  While this was not a USA Bassin' sanctioned event, thirteen teams turned out to take part in the tournament which saw some of the hottest and stickiest weather of the entire summer.  Of those thirteen teams, seven were made up of some form of family members fishing together, be it father/son, brothers, or spouses.  It just goes to show that bass tournament fishing is a family activity enjoyed many of our members.

Speaking of husband and wife teams, Don and Bonnie Mohr came out with guns blazing, putting five bass on the scales which totaled 19.91 pounds! Wow! That included the events big bass of 5.92 lbs. and another bass nearly that big... Great job Big O and Bonnie!  Craig Duncan and his son-in-law, Kyle Hohenberger, finished in second place with 3 bass totaling 12.52 lbs.  The pair narrowly edged out the third place team of Paul Bruns and Chuck Sieg, who brought four bass to the scales for 12.18 lbs.  Great job to everyone taking part!

Following the tournament , all the competitors, along with a few special guests gathered in the Community Room for a wonderful meal provided by Paul Pank of Hilliard Lyons of Greensburg, IN.  Paul graciously sponsors a huge dinner at the last tournament of the season, something he has done for the past several years and his generosity is greatly appreciated.  Should you wish to obtain any financial advise, please consider Paul and all the great people at the Greensburg Hilliard Lyons.

We would also like to thank the Lake Santee POA Board for their continued support of our events and especially Board Member Carol Goodwin for sponsoring the plaques at this tournament.  Without the Board's support, our tournaments would not be possible. 

The only task remaining for the 2017 is the purchase of largemouth bass to be stocked in our Lake Santee.  As most everyone is aware, throughout the year, our fishermen donate money at each tournament.  That money is then used in the fall to purchase adult bass from Eric at Clear Creek Fishery in Martinsville, IN which are then, in turn, released into Lake Santee.  These bass are not part of the Association's fish stocking program, but are paid for out of the fishermen's pocket as a way of giving back to the resource.  To date, several hundred largemouth bass now call Lake Santee home because of our anglers generosity and caring, proving positive actions will always trump negative attitudes.

We would like to thank each and every person who either competed, supported through donations, assisted behind the scenes, or simply came to a weigh in for a great 2017.  We look forward to a bigger and better 2018.

God Bless,

Chip & Lisa Ayers

September 23, 2017

The plaques are ready, the food is ordered, and the shelter house and Community Room are reserved! Make plans to take part in the End of the Summer final bass tournament for the 2017 at beautiful Lake Santee tomorrow, September 24th. This is a non USA Bassin points event open to all Lake Santee P.O.A. members.  We will be fishing from 7:00 AM until 1:00 PM. The pretournament meeting will be held at 6:30 AM with boat draw and livewell check to follow. The meal, sponsored by Paul Pank at Hilliard Lyons of Greensburg, IN will be held after the weigh in and will begin at approximately 1:30 PM. We will see all of our anglers tomorrow!
God Bless,
Lisa & Chip Ayers

September 2, 2017

Our 2017 season has come to an end and we will begin looking forward to the 2018 season for the USA Bassin' Lake Santee Division 47. Congratulations to everyone for their successes and THANK YOU for making this our best season ever. 

As most are aware, many of our teams who take part in the Lake Santee Tournaments also participate in other circuits in our area. The State of Indiana DNR will hold their annual tournament draw in mid November, at which time most tournament organizations will set their schedules for the upcoming season.  SHOULD ANY TEAMS PLAN TO FISH OTHER CIRCUITS, PLEASE CONTACT US WITH THOSE DATES AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. As always, we will attempt to schedule around other circuits to accommodate our fishermen and avoid placing our events on the same days as other tournaments. Don't be caught in that trick box of not communicating with anyone, only to have two events overlap next season.

Good luck to everyone taking part in the various regionals.  We are sure you will represent Lake Santee IN-47 well, as some of the best fishermen in the Tri-State are found at Lake Santee.

God Bless,

Lisa & Chip Ayers

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Photos

  • Chip and Lisa Ayers 4-27-14

  • Anglers and weigh-in spectators 6-22-14

  • July 2017 Plaques

  • 2017 IN-47 Division Champions Paul Bruns & Chuck Sieg

Records

Division Champions

  • 2017 Paul Bruns / Charles Sieg
  • 2016 Rob Merriman / Tj Edwards
  • 2015 Philip Miller / Dustin Miller
  • 2014 Rick Kennedy / Adam Kennedy
  • 2013 Philip Miller / Dustin Miller

Season Standings

Tournament Winners

  • 08/13/2017 Chris Roberts - In / Adam Engleking
  • 07/09/2017 Kyle Hohenberger / Craig Duncan
  • 06/11/2017 Chris Roberts - In / Adam Engleking
  • 05/21/2017 Rob Merriman / Tj Edwards
  • 04/09/2017 Rob Merriman / Tj Edwards
  • 08/14/2016 Rob Merriman / Tj Edwards
  • 07/17/2016 Charles Sieg / Paul Bruns
  • 06/26/2016 Scott Perkins / Matt Perkins
  • 05/15/2016 Rob Merriman / Tj Edwards
  • 04/24/2016 Dustin Miller / Philip Miller
  • 08/23/2015 Philip Miller / Dustin Miller
  • 07/19/2015 Philip Miller / Dustin Miller
  • 06/14/2015 Rob Merriman / Tj Edwards
  • 05/17/2015 Craig Duncan / Kyle Hohenberger
  • 04/26/2015 Rick Kennedy / Adam Kennedy
  • 08/17/2014 Rick Kennedy / Adam Kennedy
  • 07/20/2014 Rick Kennedy / Adam Kennedy
  • 06/22/2014 Chip Ayers / Lisa Ayers
  • 05/18/2014 Rob Merriman / Tj Edwards
  • 04/27/2014 Charles Sieg / Paul Bruns
  • 08/18/2013 Philip Miller / Dustin Miller
  • 07/21/2013 Rick Kennedy / Adam Kennedy
  • 06/23/2013 Rob Merriman / Tj Edwards
  • 05/19/2013 Philip Miller / Dustin Miller
  • 04/21/2013 Charles Sieg / Paul Bruns

Highest Season Weight

  • 2017 43.84 lbs. Chris Roberts - In / Adam Engleking
  • 2016 59.14 lbs. Rob Merriman / Tj Edwards
  • 2015 64.32 lbs. Philip Miller / Dustin Miller
  • 2014 59.51 lbs. Rick Kennedy / Adam Kennedy
  • 2013 66.78 lbs. Philip Miller / Dustin Miller

Highest Winning Weight

  • 2017 20.54 lbs. Rob Merriman / Tj Edwards
  • 2016 21.30 lbs. Rob Merriman / Tj Edwards
  • 2015 18.50 lbs. Philip Miller / Dustin Miller
  • 2014 18.50 lbs. Rick Kennedy / Adam Kennedy
  • 2013 19.13 lbs. Philip Miller / Dustin Miller

Lowest Winning Weight

  • 2017 11.87 lbs. Chris Roberts - In / Adam Engleking
  • 2016 13.70 lbs. Rob Merriman / Tj Edwards
  • 2015 15.16 lbs. Rob Merriman / Tj Edwards
  • 2014 11.82 lbs. Charles Sieg / Paul Bruns
  • 2013 11.80 lbs. Rick Kennedy / Adam Kennedy

Big Bass

  • 2017 5.52 lbs. Chris Roberts - In / Adam Engleking
  • 2016 6.35 lbs. Bob Delay / Joe Fuentes
  • 2015 6.12 lbs. Ron Hamer / Bruce Hamer
  • 2014 5.50 lbs. Rick Kennedy / Adam Kennedy
  • 2013 5.44 lbs. Philip Miller / Dustin Miller

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