Mike and Caleb Vanderyden used wacky rigged drop-shot worms to catch a 10.53-pound limit and win the Southwest Michigan Anglers Club (SMAC) Father’s Day Tournament on Diamond Lake Sunday.
The tournament drew 27 teams from the area.
Second place went to Chuck Powell and Louie Stout with 9.18 pounds. They also won the big bass pot with a 2.65-pound largemouth. The fish were caught drop-shotting Strike King Dream Shots and on 3/8-ounce jigs.
Clay Sterling and Drew Coffel were third with 8.82 pounds caught on drop shots while Korey Bloss fished along to fourth with 8.04, also caught on drop shots.
Adam Crocker and Dan Linn were fifth with 7.83 pounds caught on an Erie Darter, drop shot and crankbaits.
The next event is a weeknight event June 26 on Eagle Lake from 6-9 p.m.