Thank you for participating in our inaugural Jim Dolan Memorial Kayak Fishing Tournament! The tournament is held in honor and memory of our founder who built this great organization. If you asked him how he was doing, he would often answer Livin’ the Dream, which is our theme for this year. (For more information on Jim, check out our Operation Double Dip series in success stories – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.)

The virtual tournament began on September 12, 2020 and ended on October 11, 2020. We had four regions (Northeast, North Central, South and West) and seven tournaments total. Thank you for your support of our veterans, first responders and their families!

Tournament Rules by Region are outlined below:

Northeast Region Tournament Rules

North Central Region Rules

Southern Region Tournament Rules

Western Region Tournament Rules

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Thank you to all who participated in the Jim Dolan Memorial Kayak Fishing Tournament. and a hearty congratulations to our winners.

NE Freshwater
Jamie Newcombe – 512 points
Pete Chart – 456 points
Zachary Chart – 431 points
NE Saltwater
James Cooper – 300 points
Chuck Wrenn – 261 points
Matthew Price – 123 points
North Central Freshwater
JT Hickman – 461 points
Tim Crabtree – 454 points
Jeremy Hickman – 427 points
South Freshwater
William Strasburg – 299 points
Dwayne Taff – 180 points
Bob Strempek – 161 points
South Saltwater
Thomas Bulger Jr. – 561 points
James Mathison – 558 points
Will Manske – 538 points
West Saltwater
Teddy Wolff – 513 points
Kenneth Miller – 486 points
David Easton – 425 points
West Freshwater
Joshua Lovaas – 512.3 points
Brandon Henning – 403 points
Steve Sell – 279.38 points
Prize Packages for Each Region:

First Place

  • 2020 Jim Dolan Memorial Tournament Winner’s Plaque
  • TFO Rod – choice between HOW spinning and casting rod.
  • 2 HOW Drink Glasses (whiskey tumblers)
  • 2 HOW Koozies
  • Soft Sided cooler (Magellan Outdoors Realtree Xtra 30-Can Sport Cooler or comparable)
  • Yeti Rambler Mug

Second Place

  • HOW JDMT Second Place Certificate w/Frame
  • Personal Cooler (Igloo Contour™ 30 qt. Personal Cooler or comparable)
  • Yeti Rambler Mug
  • HOW Safety Trailer Flag

Third Place

  • HOW JDMT Third Place Certificate w/Frame
  • Yeti Rambler Mug
  • HOW Safety Trailer Flag