The team of Myles Guadian and Brandon Hayzlett, of Garden City, won Hays Bass Angler’s Cedar Bluff Open bass tournament on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Cedar Bluff Reservoir near WaKeeney, Kan., with 15.70 pounds. Thirty anglers competed in the event.
HBAA hosts Cedar Bluff Open
Hays, KS (May 5, 2018) — Thirty anglers competed in Hays Bass Anglers Association’s Cedar Bluff Open Bass Tournament held on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Cedar Bluff Reservoir located about 30 miles southwest of Hays, Kansas. The spring fishing at Cedar Bluff was excellent as the club hosted a return trip for competitive bass fishing at the lake that is rich in Kansas’ bass fishing history. Although the reservoir has been suffering through several consecutive years of drought, the lake still offered excellent quality spring bass fishing. The event featured 80% payout. Myles Guadian and Brandon Hayzlett of the Garden City Bassmasters won the event with 15.70 pounds of bass and also won big bass of the tournament with a largemouth bass weighing 3.90 pounds. Second place went to the team of Mitch Keeley and Jason Leiker, who won the high-stakes pot. HBAA’s team of Keith Harmoney and Clayton Rudman took second place in the high-stakes pot.
HBAA changes date of Big Bass Challenge
Hays, KS (Feb. 6, 2018) — The Hays Bass Anglers Association (HBAA) decided to change the date of one of the biggest bass tournaments in the state Monday night after the club learned that Kansas Bass Nation (KBN) scheduled their own youth tournament on the same date and on the same lake as the Big Bass Challenge. HBAA is mindful to always schedule around known fishing events. In lieu of KBN’s oversight, HBAA decided Monday night to change the date of the Big Bass Challenge to Sept. 15, 2018, with respect to the participants in KBN’s youth event. At this time, the date will remain unofficial until the permit dates have been changed and approved