Team Zaborski and Team Zart/Jesionowski stay hot in the LEWT
The Western Basin
Sportfishing Association (WBSA) held the final event of the 2005 Triton
Boats/Evinrude E-TEC Lake Erie Walleye Trail (LEWT) in Lorain OH,
Saturday, July 23rd. The day started off with 22 teams
registering and launching from Spitzer Lakeside Marina. Anglers were
greeted with coffee and donuts provided by West Marine and Boat US.
Gary Zart and Wayne Jesionowski of Hinckley finished on top of the
championship division. They weighed in 5 fish for a total weight of
27.45 lbs. The team fished on the west side of the sand bar and pulled
harness'. “We went through at least 30 keeper walleye to get our top
5. We were throwing back 3 to 4 lb fish” commented Zart. Finishing
second was the team of Ted Pawlak and Nate McConoughey both of
Twinsburg with a weight of 22.1 lbs. They also won the big fish award
in the division with a fish weighing 8.85 lbs. Derik Warnke of Aurora
and Kevin Vernon of Westerville finished third with a weight of 19.3
In the points race the team of Zart and Jesionowski
used their 1st place finish to secure the Team of the Year title. They
received a check for $1000 and trophies. First runner up, worth $600,
was the team of Jeff Lash of North Lawrence and Tim Joseph of Utica.
Winning two custom made spinning rods from the Buckeye Rodmaker was the
team of Keith Condon and Jeff Pawlaczyk both from Metamora for their
third place finish.