2011 Simcoe Series 2nd Place
2012 OKFS South River 1st Place
2012 OKFS Haliburton Big Fish Winner
2013 JIFIT Temagami 1st Place
Boat/Motor: BassCat Cougar w/250 Yamaha SHO
Favourite Lakes: Lake Muskoka, Lake Scugog, Lake Erie and Lake Couchiching
Species Preference: As long as it’s a Bass
Favourite Techniques: Flippin’ & Pitching for Largies & Jerk Baitin’ for Smallies
• B.A.S.S Team Ontario 2010
• Numerous Wins, Top 10’s, Big Fish Awards and Classic Qualifications! Missing the Classic win!
Sponsors: EdgePoint Inc.,BioEdge Scents,Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits,Simax Rods,Mizmo Bait Co.,Vicious Fishing,Eco Pro Tungsten,Kumho Hooks,Live Target,Trailhead Lager,Butler’s Appliance Service
Boat/Motor: Procraft 200, mercury 200hp v6
Favourite Lakes: Dalrymple, Erie & G-Pool
Species Preference: Largemouth
Favourite Techniques: Senko, Frogs & Tube Jig
• 2009 & 2012 York Bassmasters Angler Of The Year
• 2009 OBN Angler Of The Year
• 2013 OBN Tournament Director
Sponsors: Power Team Lures, Costa Building Supplies, CC Rod Socks & My Family
Boat/Motor: Astro F18w/175 mercury
Favourite Lakes: Lake Dalrymple, Lake Erie, Tri-lakes
Species Preference: Bass
Favourite Techniques: Flippin’ & Pitching for Largies tubing for smallies
After successfully operating a Salmon Charter on Lake Ontario (winner 1980 Toronto Star Salmon Hunt Weekly Award),
I competed in my first bass tournament in 1982 and have been hooked since.
• Over 100 top ten finishes and numerous wins and Classic appearances.
• CSFL Pro Bass Tour Team of the Year 2008
• York Bassmasters Conservation Director
• B.A.S.S. Berkley Conservation Awards 2007 & 2011
• Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority Water Protection Award 2009
Sponsored by: BioEdge Fishing Scents, Wellington Brewery, Trailhead Premium Lager, Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits,
Mizmo Bait Company, Eco Pro Tungsten, Vicious Fishing Line, Five Fish Graphics
Steve Eric- Markovic
Boat/Motor: 2005 Ranger Z21 & 2012 Mercury 250 Pro XS
Favourite Lakes: Lake Okeechobee, Loxahatchee Florida, Couchinching, Lake of Bays & Georgian Bay
Species Preference: Bass (is there any other?)
Favourite Techniques: Like them all…
Sponsors: EdgePoint Inc., Yamamoto Custom Baits, Eco Pro Tungsten, Mizmo Bait Co., BioEdge Scents, Vicious Fishing, Kumho Hooks and Five Fish Graphics
Boat / Motor – Ranger 519DVS 225 Yamaha VMax
Favorite Lake – Tri Lakes
Favorite Techniques – Flipping and Drop Shot
Boat/Motor: Basscat Panterra II with a 200 Evenrude Etec HO
Favourite Lakes: Stoney lake in Ontario, Lake Fork in Texas (Fished 5 times)
Species Preference: Smallmouth
Favourite Techniques: Topwater
• Defending champion Muskoka and Dalrymple club tournaments 2012
• York Bassmasters Club Tournament Director
Not sponsored by: Shimano, Basscat, Evenrude, Quantum, Lowrance, Bass Pro Shops, Berkley, & MotorGuide (but I have their patches.)
a.k.a. `Chef Beny` from the Spring Fishing and Boat Show.
I’m just a simple guy who loves to fish hard.
Favourite technique is dead sticking senkos both Texas and wacky rig style.
Favourite lakes: Manitouwabe, G Pool and Pigeon
1st place Island Lake Reservoir Bass Tournament 2009
1st place Bass Division Lake Manitouwabe 2007
I`m continuously adding to my repertoire of bass catching techniques fishing with our club members. Joining the club has raised my knowledge of fishing to heights I could have never imagined!
Boat/Motor: Lottery win soon!
Favourite Lakes: Lake Muskoka and Lake Couchiching
Species Preference: A Bass is a Bass
Favourite Techniques: Jerk Baiting
• Several Club wins!
• 2012 OBN Member Of The Year
• York Bassmasters Secretary
• York Bassmasters Social Director
• York Jr. Bassmasters Treasure
Sponsors: To come…..
Boat/Motor: 2006 Triton TR200 w/ 225 Mercury Optimax
Favorite Lakes: Lake Couchiching, Glouchester Pool, Pigeon Lake
Favorite Technique: Flippin and Pitchin… the thicker the better!
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Boat/Motor: Ranger 521 W/ Mercury 250 Pro XS
Favourite Lakes: Lake Erie and the Tri Lakes
Species Preference: Largemouth Bass
Favourite Techniques: Top Water and Jerk Baits
Favourite Lakes: Georgian Bay, Tri-Lakes
Favorite Techniques: Worms & Spinnerbaits
Favourite Lake: Gloucester Pool
favorite Species: Bass, but anything that swims is good.
Represented Canada in the 2006 BASS World Championships on Harris Chain of Lakes, Florida. Finished 18th
Boat/Motor: TR176 Triton w/ 115 Mercury
Favourite Lakes: Lake Dalrymple and Lake Erie
Species Preference: Bass
Favourite Techniques: Senko, Frogs and Top Water
• 2010 and 2011 York Bassmasters Angler of the year
• 2010 and 2011 OBN Angler of the Year
• Several overall top 10 finishes in the CSFL BM100s
• Current York Bassmasters Treasurer