2016 Fall Rumble Walleye Tournament

Welcome to the First Annual Vics Sport Center Fall Rumble

The 2016 Fall Rumble – RESULTS

Well, if you weren’t there – you missed a heck of a show.

First, to ALL of the anglers that entered. THANK YOU very much for your support of our inaugural tournament. You all did a great job on a tough bite.

Second, to every one of our sponsors: Vic’s Sports Center, Offshore Tackle Company, Worldwide Marine Insurance, Cisco Fishing Systems, Northcoast Construction Company, Erie Outfitters, Warrior Lures, Fisherman Central, and Rodmakers Shop.

Without your support, we wouldn’t have the best prize pot in the business. Please anglers – support each and everyone of them. They make our fishing world go around.

Finally, a huge thanks to my tournament staff; Paul Holzheimer, Mark Wilmot, Zak Jobes, Nicholas Zart, George Noleff, Chris Duffus, and Grandpa Jobes. Without you guys, I would be bald today. Thank you very much.

Now to the fishing part of things. The Official Results;

  1. James Bowman, Marion Erb, Jason Kurtz. 37.30 lbs. $4100.00
  2. Dan DeBenedictis, Eric Frazier, Nick Oriole 35.52 lbs. $2100
  3. Ryan Buddie, Dan Smith, Ryan Soberay. 31.69 lbs $1100.
  4. Duane Miller, John Yoder, Nate Bowman. 29.53 lbs. $750
  5. Lyle Miller, Lynn Miller, Will Miller. 27.29 lbs $500
  6. Jared Meisterics, Scott Pochatek, Brian Thibert. 25.61 lbs. $300
  7. Paul Kerr, Angela Kerr,Brian Davies, Jeff Graves. 23.14 lbs. $250

Big Fish Award

First place: Dan DeBenedictis 9.57 lbs. $500
Second place: Brian Markham. 9.35 lbs.  $300

Vics Sports Center Boat Bonus

Jimmy Bowman  $300
Dan Smith  $200


2016 Lake Erie Fall Rumble Walleye Tournament

The beautiful City of Cleveland skyline

Vics Sports Center 2016 Fall Rumble

2016 Lake Erie Fall Rumble Walleye Tournament

National Team Championship Results

One spot awarded:

  1. James Bowman, Marion Erb
  2. Dan DeBenedictis, Eric Frazier
  3. Lyle Miller, Lynn Miller
  4. Jared Meisterics, Scott Pochatek
  5. Zak Jobes, Bryan Fisher
  6. Bryan Zwilling, Michael Selander
  7. Leroy Mast, Mervin Weaver
  8. Mike Schors, Nick Cacciacarne
  9. Frank Burkhart, Brycen Burkhart
  10. Nicholas Zart, Josh Swenson.
  11. Jason Harr, Dale Brindley
  12. Chris Duffus, Kevin Michnicki

First off – Congratulations to all the guys that cashed checks and did well.

  • Top teams were fishing in the Lorain area and in front of the launch.
  • Depth of water was ranging from 7-feet to 35-feet.
  • Trolling Perfect Tens, Husky Jerks, and F-18.
  • Speed was 1.5 to 1.9.

All you guys did a awesome job on a bite that no one knew how it was going to play out because of the previous weather.

It ended up being a beautiful night with some very nice fish coming to the scales.

THANK YOU again! See you in 2017!

Fish Strong,
Captain Gary Zart

P.S. And since I didn’t lose my mind, I plan on putting on a monster tournament next fall.

Stay tuned for details in the future…..


2016 Fall Rumble – Tournament Rules


Please join us on November 12th to fish the First (soon-to-be annual) Lake Erie Fall Rumble which promises to be a great walleye fishing tournament with many competitive anglers. This tournament will be:

WHEN:
November 12, 2016 (blow date of November 19th, 2016)
WHERE:
Edgewater State Park
~ 6500 Cleveland Memorial Shoreway ~ Cleveland, Ohio 44102
TIME:
4:00pm to 11:00pm

ENTRY FEE: $250 per team

TOURNAMENT PAYOUT (based on a full field of 60 boats)

1st: $5,000.00
2nd: $2,500.00
3rd: $2,000.00
4th: $1,500.00
5th: $1,000.00
6th: $750.00
7th: $500.00
8th: $300.00
9th: $250.00

BIG FISH:
1st: $750.00 | 2nd: $450.00

We are fortunate to have awesome sponsors for this event. Please support each and every one of them. Vics Sport Center, Cisco Fishing System, Worldwide Marine Insurance, Warrior Lures, Erie Outfitters, The Rodmakers Shop, Fishermans Central, and hopefully more to come!

4-person maximum
6-rods maximum
Children are welcome!

There will be at least 100% payback for this event.

2016 Lake Erie Fall Rumble Walleye Fishing Tournament

There are two ways to enter the Fall Rumble tournament. You can click here on Vics Boats and print off entry forms, or pick up an entry form at Rodmakers Shop, Erie Outfitters, or Fisherman Central.

Entry fee is $250 per team. Sign and send a check to:

Gary Zart
6896 Parma Park Blvd
Parma Heights, Ohio  44130

Any questions or concerns feel free to text Gary at 216-849-4954.
Hope to see you there – Fish Strong!