The team of boater Colter Lubben and Luce County Veteran Ken Rohloff won the 4th Annual Luce County Veterans Appreciation Bass Classic on South Manistique Lake, Sunday, June 13 with a five-fish limit weighing 13.04 pounds.
Lubben and Rohloff won the $650 first place prize, with Lubben also capturing the Newberry Motors Boater “Big Bass” award of $100.
Second place went to boater Teddi Baxter and veteran Bob Ottenhoff with 10.69 pounds.
Chris Sicotte and Jay Holnagel took 3rd place with 10.13. Holnagel also took the Newberry Motors Veteran “Big Bass” $100 prize for his 2.08 catch.
Tom Robbins, who fished solo due to a late veteran cancellation, took fourth place with 9.78.
Glenn Cook and Jerry Carnes rounded out the top five with 9.41.
Sixth place went to Pete Lieverse and Jeremy Sloane with 9.25.
P.J. Costa and Matt Payment took 7th with 8.39.
Eighth place was awarded to Ed Miles and Mel Uhlbeck with 8.03.
Ninth place was taken by Aaron Porcaro and Tim McBride with 6.97.
Tenth-place winners were Jeff Sicotte and Luce County Veteran Services Officer Rick Minard with 4.49.
Vance Mosely and Justin Robinson wrapped up 11th place with 3.22,
Twelfth place went to Josh Hardy and Dale Hardy with 1.65, and Scott Cormier, despite having a trolling motor fire and trailered early, finished 13th for $100 and a $25 Holiday Station Store gas card.
The 4th Annual Luce County Veterans Appreciation Bass Classic was presented by the Luce County Veterans Services Office, Newberry Motors, Rainbow Packing, the Pleasant Moose Lodge, Beaulieu Funeral Home, Newberry Bottling, North Star Chiropractic, Subway, U.P. Graphics, Chuck Johnson, Geri Minard and anonymous donors, Ken Stokes Photography, Waterfront Sport and Marine, the Fish & Hunt Shop, Zubaz, Enigma Fishing, Keel Shield/Gator Guards and 1450 WNBY.