KDC Stew Lant Lake Hopatcong Challenge Results
Held June 21st & 22nd

First place with 16 points - Dan Lehr $190

Second place with 13 points - Richard Janitschek $114

Third Place with 11 points - Dominick Sarinelli $76

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 - Dominick Sarinelli - 7lb 8oz
Walleye - Dan Lehr - 9lbs
Smallmouth Bass - Eddie Mackin - 2lb oz
Largemouth Bass - Lou Marcucci - 1lb 10oz

Trout - Frank Scheiger - 2lb 10oz
Channel Cat - n/a
Pickerel - Rich Janitschek - 3lb 2oz

Congratulations to all the winners!
And thanks go out to the 19 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.