Oneida Lake: July 7th, 2013

Cpl. Klye R. Schneider

 Memorial Tournament on

Oneida Lake

Sunday 7 July, 2013

Sponsored by

Hughes35554Nationwide Insurance, Dennis Hughes of Baldwinsville, NY

P1000784We launched at Godfrey Point on Oneida Lake.  Today we started our tournament a little bit later due to a massive thunderstorm that passed through the area.  The air temp. was 75 deg. F. with a slight wind, and overcast.  Surface water temp was nearly 76 degrees.

P1000787Bill Peck with a nice small mouth that he caught.  No Bill is not cold, but is wearing light weight protection covering his face from the sun.

Kevin Schneider and Dick Hyde

Kevin Schneider and Dick Hyde

Dave Donhauser working the waters

Dave Donhauser working the waters





We came off the water at 1:30 PM.  The air temp. was now 89 deg. F. with very little wind.

P1000796The tournament crew weighing the fish which were later released back into the water.

P1000799Tom Hudson with one of the Mustang wrap around life jackets donated by Dennis Hughes of Baldwinsville, NY

Local Nationwide Insurance Agent

P1000798Kevin, Lorie and Rick Schneider

Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider’s brother and parents.  Kevin is a member of our club.

Cpl Schneider was killed in Afghanistan, fighting for our country. Kyle, loved to fish and before his deployment he and Kevin fished one last time.  This tournament is dedicated in Kyle’s memory and to all of the brave men and women who serve is the armed services.

For more information about Cpl. Kyle. R., Schneider visit their website at: or their facebook page.

Lori and Rich Schneider presented the awards to the winners.

P1000800Just out of the money

Jack “Jake” Wilson III @ 13.08 lbs

$20 Bass Pro gift card from Bass Pro Shops of Auburn, NY

P10008015th place, Joe Valerio @ 13.09 lbs.

P10008024th place, Duane Poole @ 13.21 lbs.

P10008033rd place, Jeff Botting @ 13.49 lbs.

P10008042nd place, Mike Merz @ 14.32 lbs.

P10008051st place, Tom Church @ 15.39 lbs

P1000807Big Bass, T.J. Church @ 3.66 lbs

T.J. received a $25 Bass Pro gift card from Bass Pro Shops of Auburn, NY

Our first place winner Tom Church worked the weed line in the lake anywhere from 2 – 12 feet, using what he calls the “rig”

P1000808The “rig” is a modified Carolina Rig.  Consisting of a fluro carbon leader, a bobber stopper before and after the weight, 4/0 wide gap hook and a black with blue flake worm.  All purchased at Bass Pro Shops in Auburn.

We would like to thank the Schneider family for attending this event and presenting the awards.

Hughes35554DH Insurance Agency for sponsoring this event

logo Bass proBass Pro Shops of Auburn for their continued support

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