July 17, 2013 | Volume 100/Number 28

The Tradition Continues

118 Teams Go For Governor's Cup: Nebraskans Mike & Sheryl Johnson Win Big

26th Annual Montana

Seth Morehouse, left, of Walleyes Unlimited presents the winners in the Governor\'s Cup adult/child category sponsored by the Glasgow/Fort Peck chapter of Walleyes Unlimited: Cole Barton, second from left, and Dan Barton, right, of Gillette, Wyo. Also pictured is emcee Joe Herbold. The Bartons won $300. Posting scores in back are Emilee Morehouse and Keegan Jensen.

Governor’s Cup Results

July 11-13, 2013

Mike & Sheryl Johnson (Leigh, Neb.) 43.64 lbs. ($8,500)

Dan & Cole Barton (Gillette, Wyo.) 41.6 lbs ($6,000)

Ken Schmidt (Glasgow) & Mark Jones (Billings) 40.38 lbs. ($3,550)

Todd Young (Glasgow) & Trent Young (Columbia Falls) 37.34 lbs. ($2,550)

Kevin Harper (Billings) & Bill Legate (Grand Rapids, Mich.) 37.06 lbs. ($2,150)

Mark Ferrell & Dalon Dyke (Baker) 35.76 lbs. ($2,000)

Shawn Melland & Brad Sanford (Minot, N.D.) 34.4 lbs. ($1,750)

Brent Smith & Jake Morris (Williston, N.D.) 34.06 lbs. ($1,250)

Myron Sylte (Williston) & Michael Hartman (Grand Forks, N.D.) 33.2 lbs. ($1,000)

Dustin Mortenson & Jason Eggebrecht (Williston) 32.64 lbs. ($900)

Kyle Huntley (Williston) & Kyle Sando (Belgrade) 32.62 lbs. ($800)

Matt Cowen (Billings, MT) & Nate McClenning (Huntley, MT) 32.44 lbs. ($750)

Kyle Vine (Vida, MT) & Colby Togretti (Bismark, ND) 31.64 lbs. ($700)

Rick Pokszywinski (Watford City) & Larry Durand (Minot, N.D.) 30.16 lbs. ($650)

Jerry Tade (Glasgow) & John French (Nashua) 30.14 lbs. ($600)

Ed Sugg & Bill Sugg (Glasgow) 29.96 lbs. ($550)

Scott Woodward & Shawn Walker (Glendive) 29.84 lbs. ($500)

Kris Keller & Charlie Redfield (Wolf Point) 29.12 lbs ($450)

Jack Lind & Luke Spencer (Malta) 29 lbs. ($400)

Mitch Griebel & Ron Sanford (Bismark, N.D.) 28.87 lbs. ($350)

Clint Thomas & Layne Thomas (Jordan) 28.69 lbs. ($300)

Shannon Belik (Sawyer, N.D.) Shawn Iwen (Stanley, N.D.) 28.68 lbs. (2 Mon-Dak Marine Batteries)

Harlyn Olson (Richey) & Jamie Olson (Billings) 28.2 lbs. (2 Mon-Dak Marine Batteries)

Marvin Johnson (Ft. Peck) & Donald Johnson (Great Falls) 27.71 lbs. (2 Mon-Dak Marine Batteries)

Cody Strohm (Richey) & Keeley Montgomery (Miles City) 27.32 lbs. (2 Mon-Dak Marine Batteries)

Edgar Hoffman & Tom Chapman (Gillette, WY) 26.56 lbs. (2 Mon-Dak Marine Batteries)

Friday Day Money Winners

1. Ken Schmidt (Glasgow) & Mark Jones (Billings) 27.12 Lbs. ($1,000)

2. Myron Sylte (Williston, N.D.) & Michael Hartman (Grand Forks, N.D.) 24.54 Lbs. ($800)

3. Steve Bell & Lisa Ball (Glasgow) 21.98 Lbs. ($700)

4. Rick Pokszywinski (Watford City, N.D.) & Larry Durand (Minot, N.D.) 21.42 Lbs. ($500)

5. Scott Woodward & Shawn Walker (Glendive) 20.34 Lbs. ($300)

6. Todd Young (Glasgow) & Trent Young (Columbia Falls) 19.52 Lbs. ($250)

7. Mike Johnson & Cheryl Johnson (Leigh, Neb.) 19.24 Lbs. ($225)

8. Ray Glasoe (Glasgow) & Rodney Glasoe (Nashua) 18.96 Lbs. ($200)

9. Kyle Huntley (Williston) & Kyle Sando (Belgrade) 18.56 Lbs. ($175)

10. Dave Burg (Williston) & Kevin Miller (Glasgow) 17.92 Lbs. ($150)

11. Brennan Simpson & Audie Simpson (Saco) 17.32 Lbs. ($125)

12. Clint & Layne Thomas (Jordan) 17.18 Lbs. ($100)

13. Kevin Harper, (Billings) & Bill Legate (Grand Rapids, Mich.) 16.74 Lbs. ($100)

14. Mitch Griebel (Glasgow) & Ron Sanford (Bismark, N.D.) 16.54 Lbs. ($100)

15. Matt Cowen (Billings) & Nate McClenning (Huntley) 15.90 Lbs. ($100)

16. Jill Meiers & Bob Meiers (Glasgow) 15.80 Lbs. ($75)

17. Steve Harada (Wolf Point) & Traci Harada (Ft. Peck) 15.78 Lbs. ($50)

18. John Ferguson & Derrik Sonsalla (Parshall, N.D.) 15.58 Lbs. ($50)

18. Crow Crawford & Bryce Kauffman (Glasgow) 15.58 Lbs. ($50)

20. Bruce Riggin (Glasgow) & Chris Wallem (Sidney) 15.52 Lbs. ($50)

Friday’s Big Fish

Walleye

1. #83 Brennan Simpson & Audie Simpson ($1,140)

2. #110 Myron Sylte & Michael Hartman ($684)

3. #60 Steve Bell & Lisa Ball ($456)

Northern

#28 Dave George & Chris George 40.5 Inches ($728) TIE

#97 Cody Dix & Jerrett Braaten 40.5 Inches ($728) TIE

#41 Cole Wirth & Dicki Wing 37 Inches ($182) TIE

2. #107 Luckie Bethel & John Stoller 37 Inches ($182) TIE

Saturday Day Money Winners

Dan and Cole Barton (Gillette, Wyo.) 29.06 lbs ($1,000)

Mike and Sheryl Johnson (Leigh, Neb.) 24.4 lbs ($800)

Mark Ferrell and Dalon Dyke (Baker) 21.58 lbs ($700)

Marvin Johnson (Fort Peck) and Donald Johnson (Great Falls) 20.8 lbs ($500)

Kevin Harper (Billings) and Bill Legate (Grand Rapids, Mich.) 20.32 lbs ($300)

Brent Smith and Jake Morris (Williston, N.D.) 20.1 lbs ($250)

Shannon Belik (Sawyer, N.D.) and Shawn Iwen (Stanley, N.D.) 20.04 lbs ($225)

Shawn Melland and Brad Sanford (Minot, N.D.) 19.8 lbs ($200)

Kyle Vine (Vida) and Colby Togretti (Bismarck) 18.56 lbs ($175)

Todd Young (Glasgow, MT) and Trent Young (Columbia Falls, MT) 17.82 lbs ($150)

Dustin Mortenson (Williston) & Jason Eggebrecht 17.8 lbs ($125)

Kris Keller & Charlie Redfield (Wolf Point) 16.76 lbs. ($100)

Matt Cowen (Billings) & Nate McClenning (Huntley) 16.54 lbs. ($100)

Andy Hicks & Steve Schindler (Glasgow) 15.85 lbs. ($100)

Michael Herman (Miles City) & Richard Herman (Terry) 15.36 lbs. ($100)

Jack Lind (Malta) & Luke Spencer 15.36 lbs. ($75)

Ed Sugg & Bill Sugg (Glagow) 14.84 lbs. ($50)

Jerry Tade (Glagsow) John French (Nashua) 14.78 lbs ($50)

Todd Dooley (Sidney) & Randy Hurst (Fairview) 14.42 lbs. ($50)

Randy Wilke (Helena) & Pat Barnes (Jordan) 14.36 lbs. ($50)

Saturday’s Big Fish

Walleye

1. #98 Dan and Cole Barton (Gillette, Wyo.) 12.7 lbs. ($912) TIE

1. #15 Shawn Melland and Brad Sanford (Minot, N.D.) 12.7 lbs. ($912) TIE

2. #9 Mike and Sheryl Johnson (Leigh, Neb.) 12.38 lbs ($456)

Northern

#108 Paul McColly (Hinsdale) and Andrew Malmend (Saco) 39.5 inches ($900)

#94 Ryan McNary and Karl Merk (Williston) 38 inches ($540)

#31 Landon Holte (Fort Peck) and Casey Holte (Mandan, N.D,) 35 inches ($180)

#110 - Myron Sylte (Williston) and Michael Hartman (Grand Forks, N.D.) 35 inches ($180)

2013 Governor’s Team

#9 Mike and Sheryl Johnson, Neb. (1st Overall)

#30 Bill Legate and Kevin Harper, Mich. (5th Overall)

Zero to Hero

Sponsored by Glasgow/Ft. Peck Chapter Walleyes Unlimited

Ole Komrosky (Malta) & Doug Komrosky (Havre) 8.24 lbs ($200)

SCHEELS Hard Luck Award

Sponsored by: SCHEELS Sporting Goods

#104 David Corns (Pine Haven, WY) & Joe Baird (Gillette, Wyo.)

*(2 ) Boat Bags & (2) $50 SCHEELS Gift Certificates

Raffle

Winners

YETI Cooler – Emilee Morehouse

$500 Gas – Gary Cayko

2014 Governor’s Cup Free Entry – Robert Nygard

Traeger Grill – Craig Teal

Alvie Hallock

Golden Hook Award

Mike Dempsey

Mixed Couples Award

Sponsored by: SCHEELS, Billings

#9 Mike & Cheryl Johnson (Leigh, NE) 43.64 lbs. Rod & Reel Combo

Adult/Child Award

Sponsored by: Glasgow/Ft. Peck Chapter Walleye’s Unlimited

#98 Dan & Cole Barton 41.6 lbs. $300

#3 Rick & Derrick Herman $200

#2 Mike & Aspen Gibbs $100

Kids Fishing and

Guys & Gals results

not yet released

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