KDC Stew Lant Lake Hopatcong Challenge Results
Held June 22nd and 23rd

First place with 18 points - Eddie Mackin $220

Second place with 11 points - Dominick Sarinelli $132

Third Place with 6 points - Richard Janitechek $88

Rod & reel combo's donated by Ramsey Outdoor went to the anglers with the largest fish of each species, one rod per angler. If a contestant places first in more than one category they will receive the Rod and Reel Combo for their heaviest fish and the second place contestants will receive the Rod and Reel Combo in the other categories.

Rod & Reel Winners:

Striper - Eddie Mackin - 7lb 9oz
Walleye - Lou Marcucci - 8lb 6oz
Smallmouth Bass - Tom Facciola - 2lb 15oz
Largemouth Bass - Kevin Shears - 2lb 12oz

Trout - Dominick Sarinelli - 10oz.
Channel Cat - n/a
Pickerel - Bob Smith - 3lb 8oz

Congratulations to all the winners!
And thanks go out to the 22 entrees in the contest!

    In memory of one of the Knee Deep Club's most honored Presidents, Stewart Lant, the club organized the first Stewart Lant Lake Hopatcong Challenge in 1999. Stewart G. Lant was a life-member, past president for six years and board member of the Knee Deep Club of Lake Hopatcong. He was honored in 1996 as Mr. Knee Deep. After his retirement, he worked at the Ramsey Outdoor Store in Ledgewood for 10 Years in the fishing department.