Leuthner’s Last Minute Heroics Make Him First Ever Back to Back Champion

The air was heavy Thursday morning, thick with tension as anglers anxiously awaited the start of the final regular season event of the year. After this, only 30 anglers would be moving forward to a lake that would be named after the awards ceremony that afternoon for the Championship on September 21st. Anglers were greeted tournament morning by a series of rain showers that made for a wet and chilly ride to the takeoff at Tioga Beach. The clouds cleared by takeoff at 7:00 am and Daniel Fabiano led out a field 38 hopeful anglers into a Grand Rapids sunrise. […]