Gunn Lake Boat Ramp
3198 State Park Dr, Middleville, MI 49333
October 9 & 10, 2021
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tickets for a 50/50 drawing will be sold during Registration. This helps pay for the costs to run the R&B.
The R & B Bass Circuit pays back 100%. Thus, every dollar that has been collected by all divisions throughout the season will be paid back at this event. Our account will have $0.00 after October 10.
Cost to participate is $100.
All R & B Bass Circuit tournaments pay back 1 spot for every 4 teams, with a maximum of 10 paid spots. Money has been added to the pot after each tournament and every dollar from the membership fee has also been added. To see how much has been collected, check out the Payback page.
A Big Bass Prize will be awarded each day.
We have received phone calls over the past few weeks asking for clarification on how to qualify for the classic and how Super Saturday Tournaments can be used as regular season tournaments in the event a team does not make an appearance at all three super events. Due to the way I had it typed and the confusion in our intent we have decided to make an adjustment. As directors we have discussed it and have made the following adjustment.
1) Any Team fishing a total of six Regular Season Tournaments has qualified for the classic. One Pay Skip is allowed!
2) Any Team fishing a total of three Super Saturday Tournaments has qualified for the classic. No Pay Skips allowed!
3) Any team that fishes either one Super Saturday Tournaments and five Regular Season Tournaments – or – * two Super Saturday Tournaments and four Regular Season Tournaments has qualified for the classic. NOTE: One Pay Skip is allowed in for regular season Tournaments. Points from the super Saturday tournaments are reduced by ½ to match the points awarded for a regular season tournament in determining boat starting order for the classic.
* The modification of the existing rule
Sorry for the Confusion
However, Tournament Directors do not count. If directors are fortunate to finish in the top 50%, they will not take a team out of the tournament. Hence, in the example above, if directors finished 5th place overall, the top 27 teams would actually qualify.
Rules & Boat Order
There will be no rule changes from the regular-season tournaments with the exception of starting order and length.
For teams fishing all 6 tournament in one division the starting order will be determined by the final Standings. The team standing in 1st place in the division with the highest average turnout will be boat 1. The team standing in 1st place in the division with the second highest average will be boat 2 and so on... Teams fishing 4 tournaments in one division and four in other divisions will start at the back and after all teams that have fished 6 regular tournaments. The order will then follow the same procedure as before by final standards and division with the highest average turnout.
Since Registration and the Pre-Tournament meeting will be conducted Friday night, teams should launch immediately upon arrival. Boat #1 will take off promptly at 8:00. If a team is not present when their number is called, they will be sent to the back of the line! To insure an 8:00 take off, it is vital all teams arrive early.
The tournament will be 8 hours long each day.
Take off will be held at The Gunn Lake State Park Ramp each day. A Michigan DNR Recreational Passport is Required to use the facility. Click on the link for details and directions.
All connecting waters will become off limits at 5:00 pm October 8th. No Exceptions!
Registration & Pre-Tournament Meeting
Registration will begin at 6:00 at the Gunn Lake Boat Ramp in the Starte Park (See the Above Address). At least one member from each team must register and be in attendance for the meeting afterward unless prior arrangements are made with the Tournament director/s in advance.
R & B Bass Circuit Classic
The cost to participate for the Classic is $100. Still, 100% of this money will be paid back. See below.
Adjusted Point Totals for teams qualified for the Classic
Boat Order Team # Team Names Total Points / Big Bass
1 Team #2 John Gipson and Chris Iodice 294
2 Team #21 Trent Rutherford & Ethan Rutherford 246
3 Team #26 Steve Kline & Mark Farver 225
4 Team #8 Rich Patton & Dave Morrow 218
5 Team #23 Cory Gaff & Bill Sutton Jr. 206
6 Team #4 Alan Walczak & Jessica Walczak 205
7 Team #42 Larry Stanley & Dave Terry 197
8 Team #60 Kyle Kaser & Brad Kaser 194
9 Team #44 Derek Molnar & Brian Molnar 189
10 Team #51 Kyle Kovets & Kelly Kovets 184
11 Team #37 Brad Sterling & Clay Sterling 182
12 Team #40 Jimmy Dobkins & Tony Fields 177
13 Team #19 Troy Shuman & Rich Kersten 176
14 Team #14 Robert Pereira & Brian McNeal 168
15 Team #52 Kevin Rathke & Don Amari 166
16 Team #76 Bob Bruick & Rob Stroupe 164
17 Team #53 Kenny Yoder & Bo Boyd 156
18 Team #43 Phil Helton & Shawn Entenman 153
19 Team #10 Terry Schoettmer & David Brown 150
20 Team #56 Doug Fasik & Scott Brown 145
21 Team #1 Jim Graham & Greg Rekeweg 142 3.66 LB
22 Team #35 Bobby Nelson & jim Hippensteel 142 2.92 LB
23 Team #50 Booy Strock & Calvin Yoder 140
24 Team #41 Charlie Enteman & Bob Radclif 139
25 Team #30 Ray Smith Jr. & Jim Wheeler 136
26 Team #47 Mike Lytle & Nick Klopfenstine 135
27 Team #9 Hunter Patton & Ryan Gray 134 2.73 LB
28 Team #29 Tom Stark & Matt Kiefer 134 3.38 LB
29 Team #17 TJ Becker & Austin Becker 124
30 Team #15 George Govert Jr. & George Govert III 118 3.13 LB
31 Team #11 Aaron Cowans & Cody Chilcote 118 2.13 LB
32 Team #20 Gary Price & Steve Prange 116
33 Team #32 Scott Sizemore & LeAnn Sizemore 106
34 Team #27 Greg Bard & Craig Fannin 90
35 Team #18 Bryan Holderman & Ben Diamond 74
36 Team #3 Dan Truex & Tim Pugh 60
If you believe that you should have been included in the Above list and were not, Text, Call or email Jim Graham at 260-403-2673 or firstname.lastname@example.org
36 Teams Qualified as of 9/27/2021
NOTE: This is the Starting Order
Jim Wheeler and Ray Smith
2021 Classic Champions
Big Bass Day 2 - 3.69 lb $100
John Gipson and Kris Iodice
Big Bass Day 1 - 4.41 lb $100
Terry Schoettmer and David Brown
Doug Fasick and Scott Brown
Brad Sterling and Clay Sterling