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Payout on Cat Classic?

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There was 42 teams paid up as of Friday night at the rules meeting, and the cash was pro-rated acordingly by the format listed in the rules. See the link Rick posted for the format and payout details.

The big fish "Boss Hog" pots was signiicant for both days. Don't miss out on that if you enter in 2003! None of the top placers won the "Boss Hog" pots in 2002.

There will be many more teams in 2003, the way it looks 65 will be the cut off. Get in early to gain an early launch number for day #1. Day #2 launch order is set in order of finish on day #1.

The event will likely be based from Selkirk Park in 2003? Those details will come soon for 2003.

Look for a web site to be set up for details on the 2003 Cats Classic, including rules as well as deadlines for entry.

As soon as I get the details I will pass them along.

Backwater Eddy..><,sUMo,>

Backwater Guiding
"Ed on the RED"

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[This message has been edited by Backwater Eddy (edited 08-23-2002).]

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1ST Dean Opatz & Nick Vendel (MN) $3,500 + Trophies 183.30

2ND Ed Carlson & Shanon Bredeson (ND) $1,600 + Trophies 181.60

3RD Mark White & Nick Harris (MB) $1,000 + Trophies 180.50

4TH Leonard & Karen Trevena (SK) $900 177.65

5TH Michael Haney & Norman Tucker (NE) $800 177.35

6TH Charlie Thomas (IL) & Jim Moyer (TN) $700 175.15

7TH Dan Maddox & John Jenkins (NE) $600 170.15

8TH Rene Dube & Frank Cyr (MB) $500 167.55

9TH Maurice Sutherland & Rods, Reels & Line from 167.20
William Sutherland (MB) United Army Surplus Sales

10TH Mike Hedlund & Mark Swenson (MN) Rods, Reels & Line from 165.25
United Army Surplus Sales

11TH Rick Corbett & Brian Smith (ND) Net & Tackle Boxes from 164.60
United Army Surplus Sales

12TH Dallas Stevenson & Anne Marshall (MB) Net & Tackle Boxes from 164.25
United Army Surplus Sales

13TH Phil Boiteau & Rick Thiessen (MB) A 2 Nights Stay for 2 People 163.05
at the Rivercrest Motor Hotel

14TH Jeff Anderson (MN) & Dave Larsen (ND) A 2 Nights Stay for 2 People 159.90
at the Rivercrest Motor Hotel

15TH Tom Stennes & Jim Benson (MN) A 2 Nights Stay for 2 People 159.70
at the Daerwood Motor Inn

16TH Mike Rougeau & Brian Buchan (MB) 158.60

17TH Dan Dippel & Joe Dyer (IL) 154.75

18TH Marv & Juanita Miller (IL) 153.75

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19TH Rod Findley & Chase Sperry (CO) 150.65

20TH Nick & Allen Gorda (MB) AM-FM Radios from 144.50

21ST Ray Fawcett & Maurice Bouvier (MB) 143.95

22ND Larry Dorsch and Tim Hager (NE) 139.05

23RD Brent & Lyle Thompson (MB) 134.20

24TH Steve Tuttle & Les Vaughn (IA) 133.25

25TH Pat Lennox & Peter McKenzie (MB) 2 Prizes from Lockport Mohawk 123.80
and Barney Gargles in Selkirk

26TH Tom Walters & John Torres (NE) 123.05

27TH Dan Sramcik & Brian Block (NE) 122.75

28TH Darrell Dolinski & Ron Gerth (MB) 116.45

29TH Mike Sutherland & Floyd Flett (MB) 115.15

30TH Eric Thompson & Ray Lee (ND) 2 Tackle Boxes from 111.50
Skinners Restaurants

31ST Marshal Monk (MN) 111.30 & Kent Ludtke (ND)

32ND Robert Crawford & Bill Wade (IL) 107.90

33RD Curtis Homer & Paul Theberge (MB) 97.55

34TH David & Tom Molotowsky (MB) 96.25

35TH Dennis Sande & Tim Long (MN) 72.70

36TH Bob Sutherland & Stephen Murdock (MB) 71.75

37TH Todd Pagel & Randy Smith (WI) 68.85

38TH Gary & Bonnie Mounce (NE) 64.70

39TH Dale & Gary Snowdon (MB) 36.60

40TH Zeke Ivory & Daniel Stimpson (MB) 2 Trophies & 2 Putters from 22.25
Dale Esopenko Enterprises
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Darrell Dolinski & Ron Gerth (MB) 32.60 lbs $500


Michael Haney & Norman Tucker (NE) 26.60 lbs $485



Total Weight of All Eligible Fish - 5,332.75 lbs

Total Number of Eligible Fish - 264 Fish

Average Weight of All Eligible Fish - 20.20 lbs


Total Weight of All Eligible Fish - 6,251.85 lbs

Total Number of Eligible Fish - 323

Average Weight of All Eligible Fish - 19.35 lbs


Saturday, August 17th: The 80 anglers and the weigh teams had to
endure driving rain all morning with the wind
speed increasing up to 70 km/hr from the NW in
the afternoon. In the afternoon the temperature
only reached 15 C (60 F). It was truly a day of
misery for the anglers and the weigh teams who
tried desperately hard to keep their electronic
scales and receipt books as dry as possible.

Sunday, August 18th: It was very calm at start time and the day started
out with broken clouds. The temperature reached
about 22 C (71 F) by 2:00 p.m. It was a much more
enjoyable day of fishing for the 74 anglers who
ventured out.

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Number of Fish Weighing 15 lbs and Under = 27

Number of Fish Weighing 16 lbs = 20

Number of Fish Weighing 17 lbs = 25

Number of Fish Weighing 18 lbs = 34

Number of Fish Weighing 19 lbs = 41

Number of Fish Weighing 20 lbs = 45

Number of Fish Weighing 21 lbs = 46

Number of Fish Weighing 22 lbs = 26

Number of Fish Weighing 23 lbs = 13

Number of Fish Weighing 24 lbs = 9

Number of Fish Weighing 25 lbs = 8

Number of Fish Weighing 26 lbs = 2

Number of Fish Weighing 27 lbs = 4

Number of Fish Weighing 28 lbs and Over = 1

Total Fish Weighed By the Judges = 301

The Largest Fish in the Tournament Weighed 32.6 lbs

To all those anglers who competed in the 2002 Cats On The Red Catfish Classic
Stu McKay and I hope you enjoyed yourselves. As Tourney Co-Chairman I sincerely
apologize to those teams who had to exchange their prizes as the result of an error in
our weight recordings for a couple of teams. We hope when the tournament is held
next year that each team will have a representative checking out its total weight for
both days at the scorekeeper’s table. See Rule #9 for this year’s tournament.

This Final Report Prepared By: Dan Sernyk, Tournament Co-Chairman

Prepared On: Wednesday, August 21, 2002

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I was wondering what the payout for the Classic was, how many entries, low pay? Thank you.

Get 'er done

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Thanks Eddy,
Congrats on your 2nd place finish!! Hoping to fish in the tourny next year, but need to spend a day with you to learn a little about the Red.

Get 'er done

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It is a GREAT event!

I highly recomend anyone interested in sumo cats and a bit of friendly competition be sure to get in on the action in 2003.

It is a win-win type event, way too much fun to miss....Eh.


Backwater Eddy..><,sUMo,>

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"Ed on the RED"

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