November Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes for November 11, 2020

President: Will Presley called meeting to order@7:05PM.

Members President: Al Evans, Bob Pharris, Bob Schinker, Chad Steman, Chris Fisher, Dale Mattox, Dave Sprow, James Maynard, Joe Frakas, Karl Guegold, Matt Bertram, Mark Kibble, Rob Doughty, Rich Carter, Scott Gordon, Ted Nixon, Tim Ward, & Will Presley

Recognition of Guest: None

Prospective New Members: Elizabeth Hrach and Tanner Ward

Treasure’s Report: $582.53

Gun Raffle: Tickets and money will need to be turned in at the January 13th meeting, prior to drawing. A total of $1,160.00 has already been turned in.

Reminder: Club dues are due for 2021 season….Club only $110.00, Club and Bass $165.00, Club and TBF $190.00, Club Bass and TBF $245.00. Add $5.00 if paying online.

TBF Membership Fee: $80.00, The following have confirmed they will be fishing the TBF, Al Evans, Bob Schinker, James Maynard, Karl Guegold, Rob Doughty, Rich Carter and Will Presley. Please let Will know if you are planning to fish the TBF by November 30th, as he will need to send in the rooster for 2021 season. Region 1 tournament will be held on Alum Creek

TBF Board Meeting scheduled for December 5th. The Open Meeting will more than likely be canceled due to COVID.

Pick Lakes for 2021 Season: Delaware Lake, Folds of Honor Tournament will be one of our club tournaments, scheduled for August 8th. We will also fish Lake Erie (2) day tournament. Please email or text James Maynard ( or 614-745-6588) your top 5 picks, to finish the lake picks. Here’s the top 7 lakes in the running so far (Rocky Fork, Indian Lake, Deer Creek, Clear Fork, Buckeye Lake, Alum Creek, and Grand Lake St. Mary’s.)

OBN 2021 Season Schedule: State Team Events (3)

Buckeye Lake – May 1st (Lee’s Island)

Lake Erie July 31st and August 1st, Club Championship (Sandusky Bay City Ramp)

Grand Lake St. Mary’s -June 5th (Celina Ramp)

Win Buckeye or Grand Lake St. Mary’s. That’s 4 spots, but you must fish both to be eligible for the state team. You can buy your way in for one of the events.

Two teams from the Club Championship Angler/Co-Angler make up 4 spots.

Angler/Co-Angler of the year points awarded on a 200 point system for Buckeye and Grand Lake St. Mary’s. Top 6 make it, making 12 spots.

OBN Team Trail 2021 Schedule:

Rocky Fork, April 17th, (East Shore Marine, Sail Boat Ramp)

Buckeye Lake, May 2nd, (Ramp TBD)

Grand Lake St. Mary’s, June 6th (Ramp TBD)

Delaware Lake,  August 7th (Ramp TBD)

Top Team from the Team Trail event will earn a spot in the Bassmaster Team Championship

Big Bass Splash: Lake Guntersville scheduled for March 25th – March 28th 2021

There will be no meeting in December, Happy Holidays to you and your family.

Next Meeting: January 13th, 2021 @ 7:00PM

Meeting Adjourned @ 7:40PM




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Rich Carter Wins Day 1 at Lake Erie


Rich Carter wins day 1 at Lake Erie

2nd Place Karl Guegold

3rd Place & Big Bass – Rob Doughty

4th Place – Will Presley

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Rod Russell Wins Lake Erie Day 2 Tournament


Rod Russell wins Lake Erie day 2 and Big Bass

Top (4) Left – Right Rod Russell, Blake Johnson, Will Presley and Scott Cooke

1st Place Rod Russell

2nd Place Blake Johnson

3rd Place Will Presley

4th Place Scott Cooke

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Will Presley Wins Detroit River Day 1

Congratulations to Will Presley on his win at the Detroit River….

1st Place – Will Presley – Right to left below

2nd Place – Brady Fairbanks

3rd Place – Chris Fisher

4th Place – Tim Ward

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Tim Ward Wins Detroit River Day 2

Congratulations to Tim Ward on his win at the Detroit River

1st Place right to left – Tim Ward

2nd Place – Terry Hall

3rd Place – Will Presley

4th Place – Dale Mattox

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October Meeting Minutes 2020

October Meeting Minutes 10/7/2020

President: Will Presley called meeting to order @ 7:01pm

Member Present: Bob Schinker, Christopher Fisher, Dale Mattox, Dave Sprow, James Maynard, Jason Fairbanks, Karl Guegold, Mark Kibble, Ray Lowe, Rob Doughty, Rod Russell, Rich Carter, Scott Cooke, Scott Gordon, Ted Nixon, Terry Hall and Will Presley

Recognition of Guest: None

Prospective New Member: Alan Jeffers

Treasures Report: $112.53

Club Dues for 2021 Season: Club Only $110.00, Club and Bass $165.00, Club and TBF $190.00, Club, Bass and TBF $245.00

Lake Erie Tournament Partner Draw

  1. Karl Guegold & Blake Johnson
  2. Rich Carter & Mike McClellan
  3. Bob Schinker & Colten Didion
  4. Brain Vogelsang & Kajuan Little
  5. Scott Cooke & Brady Fairbanks
  6. Matt Bertram & Dale Mattox
  7. Terry Hall & Jason Fairbanks
  8. Scott Gordon & Al Evans
  9. Rob Doughty
  10. Chris Fisher
  11. James Maynard
  12. Mark Kibble

Saturday, 10/10, fish from 7:30am – 4:00pm……Sunday, 10/11 fish from 7:30am – 2:00pm.

Gun Raffle: Tickets (500) were distributed to members for the drawing to be held at the January 13th meeting. Gun has been purchased.

Hartley Hawgs Hoover Fishing Seminar, will not be held at the school this year. If anyone know of place to host the seminar, please contact Karl.

President Will Presley, reviewed Ohio Bass Nations proposed tournament schedule, to get feedback from the members. Tournament dates will be post on the calendar once finalized.

Next Meeting: November 11th @ 7:00pm

Meeting Adjourned: 7:49pm


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Scott Gordon with The Columbus Bassmasters Finishes in Top 5 at TBF National – Semi-Finals

Scott Gordon, with the Columbus Bassmasters struggled on day 1, with only three fish coming late in the day for 5  plus pounds, putting him in 25th place going into day 2 of the TBF National Semi-Finals.  With his focus and determination on day 2, he finishes strong with 5 fish weighing in over 10 plus pounds, to finish in 5th place at TBF National Semi- Finals on Mosquito Lake.

Great Job Mr. Gordon !!


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September Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes

September 9th 2020

President: Will Presley called meeting to order at 7:01pm.

Members Present: Karl Guegold, bob Pharris, Rob Doughty, Rod Russell, Terry Hall, Will Presley, Kajuan Little, Scott Gordon, James Maynard, Matt Bertram, Rick Carter, Gerry Thomas, Al Evans, Bob Schinker, Joe Frakas, Christopher Fisher, Mark Kibble

Recognition of Guest: None

Prospective Members: Joshua Adkins and Jeff Williamson

Treasurer’s Report: $3,513.19

Old Business: New scales were purchased and work great.

Gun Raffle: Al will be purchasing a Smith & Wesson AR to be raffled off. Tickets will be 10.00 ea., with drawing set for January 13th @ the club meeting. Estimated cost of guns is $715.00

Detroit River Pairings:

Rod Russell – Dale Mattox                            Rob Doughty – Ted Nixon

Terry Hall – Will Presley                                Scott Gordon – Joe Wilcox

James Maynard – Colton Didon                  Matt Bertram – Al Evans

Bob Schinker – Jason Fairbanks                  Joe Frakas – Kajuan Little

Brian Vogelsang – Blake Johnson               Tim Ward – Brady Fairbanks

Ray Lowe – Dave Sprow                                Mark Kibble

Mike McClellan                                                 Karl Guegold

Chris Fisher                                                         Rich Carter

Damon Eley


Rooms have been reserved for Detroit:

Best Western Woodhaven Inn, 21700 West Rd, Woodhaven, MI 48183

Club will be looking to purchase a small sturdy folding table for new scales and equipment.

Next Tournament: Lake Erie Saturday, Oct 10th and Sunday, Oct 11th. Please let Rod Russell know if you are planning to fish the tournament as he will be setting up the pairings. The club will not be covering room expenses for this tournament. This will wrap up our season….

Boat Captain needed for the youth at Caesar Creek this Saturday 9/12. Please contact Karl if you are available to help.

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Mosquito Lake Results and Photos

Congratulations!!! Kajuan Little on your win at Mosquito Lake


1st Place Kajuan Little

2nd Place Will Presley








3rd Place Rich Carter

4th Place Rod Russell

Good Job guys!!

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August 2020 Meeting Minutes

August 12, 2020 Meeting Minutes

President: Will Presley call meeting to order at 7:05pm

Members Present: Al Evans, Andy Strickland, Bob Pharris, Bob Schinker, Brady Fairbanks, Chris Fisher, Dave Sprow, James Maynard, Kajuan Little, Karl Guegold, Matt Bertram, Mark Kibble, Mike McClellan, Mike Ross, Scott Gordon, Ted Nixon, Terry Hall, Tim Ward, Will Presley

Welcome: Gerry Thomas and Robert (Bob) Glosser to Columbus Bassmasters Family

Thanks to all of the CBM members who participated in the OBN Folds of Honor Tournament. There were a total of 19 teams, with 15 of them being CBM.

The club will be looking to reschedule tournaments for Tappan Lake and Buckeye Lake in October.

TBF wants to change their format next year. Everyone would fish the Championship to qualify for the Regional in 2022.

There will be no fundraiser football pool this year. The club is checking into possible doing a gun raffle.

Club members approved to purchase new scales, estimated cost around $450.00. Thank you for your time researching the best option for the club Matt Bertram.

Upcoming Tournaments:

Mosquito Lake, Sunday August 30th, at the Causeway Ramp

Detroit River is scheduled for September 19th and 20th and will remain at Elizabeth Park

Next Meeting: Wednesday, September 9th at 7:00pm.

Pairings for Mosquito Lake: 1) Dan Campbell – Jay Bucci 2) Karl Guegold – Colton Didion 3) James Maynard – Will Presley 4) Chris Fisher – Andy Strickland 5) Brian Vogelsang – Al Evans 6) Tim ward – Dale Mattox 7) Bob Schinker – John Hutson 8) Rod Russell – Brady Fairbanks 9) Matt Bartram – Robert Glosser 10) Joe Frakas – Kajuan Little

Boaters without co-angler: Scott Gordon, Ray Lowe, Joe Wilcox, Terry Hall, and Rich Carter

Co-Anglers to draw for partners at the ramp: Gerry Thomas and Blake Johnson

Meeting Adjourned: 7:38pm.




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