The Fishing Tournament Trail is published each Tuesday of the fishing season. To report results or upcoming tournaments, call 816-234-4319 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
▪ AT BLUE SPRINGS LAKE: Buddy bass tournament sponsored by Blue Springs Buddy Bass. When: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Takeoff site: Blue Springs Marina. Entry fee: $50 per team. More information: 816-550-5664.
▪ AT PERRY LAKE: Crappie tournament sponsored by the Kansas Crappie Club. When: 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Takeoff site: Lake Perry Marina. Entry fee: $50 per person. Note: Boat inspections start at 7 a.m., meeting starts at 7:30 a.m.
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▪ AT LAKE JACOMO: Buddy bass tournament sponsored by Jacomo Bass Club. When: 7 a.m. to noon Sunday. Takeoff site: north boat ramp. Entry fee: $40 per team. More information: 816-878-1996.
▪ BIG BASS BASH: Big-bass tournament Saturday and Sunday at Lake of the Ozarks. 1. Jon Hertzler, Wichita, 6.88 pounds, $71,500. 2. Brant Whittle, Kansas City, 6.65 pounds, $21,200. 3. Pat Kowal, Linn Creek, Mo., 6.64 pounds, $11,500.
▪ MIDWEST HAWGHUNTERS: Classic XXXII championship tournament Oct. 1-2 at Stockton Lake. 1. Charles Ayres, Walnut Grove, Mo. and Rodney Faught, Springfield, 8 bass, 20.78 pounds, $1,200. 2. Randy Collings, Webb City, Mo., and Sheldon Collings, Grove, Okla., 8 bass, 20.25 pounds, $900. First-day big bass: Collings team, 5.46 pounds, $300. Second-day big bass: Rodney Trites, Pittsburg, Kan., and Curt Williams, Windsor, Mo., 5.60 pounds, $$300.
▪ JACOMO BASS CLUB: Buddy bass tournament Sunday at Lake Jacomo. 1. Mike Rogers, Oak Grove, and Colton Campbell, Blue Springs, 4 bass, 8.50 pounds, $225. 2. Ronnie Beach and Charlie Hollingshead, Blue Springs, 2 bass, 7.20 pounds, $140. Big bass: Beach, 5.14 pounds, $70.
▪ BLUE SPRINGS BUDDY BASS: Buddy bass tournament Saturday at Blue Springs Lake. 1. Mike Young, Lee’s Summit, and Jason Conrad, Kansas City, 4 bass, 13.76 pounds, $140. 2. Chip Jarrett, Lee’s Summit, and Jim McCorkle, Raytown, 4 bass, 10.77 pounds, $90. Big bass: John Martin, Lee’s Summit, 4.18 pounds, $40.
▪ LONGVIEW BUDDY BASS: Buddy bass tournament Sunday at Longview Lake. 1. Chip Jarrett, Lee’s Summit, and Pat Harlan, Pleasant Hill, 4 bass, 13.99 pounds, $135. 2. Vince and Jim Hammond, Kansas City, 5.52 pounds, $60. Big bass: Jarrett and Harlan, 5.52 pounds, $60.