Steelman, Wann win 2012 He-Man Tournament last weekend

The 2012 He-Man Women Haters Club Poteau Chapter had its second annual He-Man Polar Bear Bass Tournament Saturday at Grasshopper Landing on Broken Bow Lake. There were 12 boats in the tournament field, with the temperatures in the 60s — it was just a perfect day.Gary “The Jig Master” Steelman and Judd “Van Damm” Wann took home first place with a haul of 13.15 pounds and pocketing $1,000.Haskell “Hack Attack” Higgins and “The Boy Wonder” A.J. Higgins came in second (11.64 pounds), while Jason “Glitter” Wickware and “The” Chad Warner came in third (11.23).Eric “The Smallmouth Kid” Fairless had the big bass winner weighing 4.02 pounds, to earn $200 plus $100 from Green Country Trophy and Screen Printing.We had a really great time all weekend fishing. We even caught walleyes.We went to The Greatful Head Pizza Oven and Tap Room in Hochatown every night for hot wings — and the best pizza in Oklahoma, for sure.I can't wait to go back to Hochatown and Broken Bow Lake for some of the best wintertime fishing and pizza!The BacklashFishing ReportHere is the 2012 LeFlore County Bass Club Tournament Schedule:— March 3 on Broken Bow Lake.— March 18 on Lake Eufaula.— April 14 on Lake Tenkiller.— April 29 on Sardis Lake.— May 5 on Wister Lake.— May 20 on Sardis Lake.— June 2 on Wister Lake.— June 24 on Robert S. Kerr Reservoir.Other 2012 Tournaments of Interest:— Feb. 25 — Open Tournament on Broken Bow Lake.— March 31 — Open Tournament on Wister Lake.— April 28 — Open Tournament on Sardis Lake.— July 14 — Open Tournament on Wister Lake.For those who would like to join the LeFlore County Bass Club and fish in this upcoming season's circuit, the first organizational meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Jan. 26, 2012, at LaHuerta's Mexican Restaurant. The cost to become a member is $30. For more information, call “The Jody Ray Fishing Hotline” at (918) 649-7387.— — —Any questions or pictures, make contact with Jody Ray Adams on Facebook, on the “Jody Ray Fishing Hotline” at (918) 649-7387 or email to