Tryon, Haverkamp win crappie tourney
Denny Tryon of Ozawkie and Lyle Haverkamp of Topeka teamed to catch 10 crappie that weighed 8.20 pounds and won the Crappie Busters tournament last Sunday at Melvern Lake.
They also caught the big crappie which weighed 1.54 pounds.
Chatt Martin of Lawrence and Marvin Grimes of Garnett finished second.
Melvern Pond draining
Melvern Pond, which sits immediately east of Melvern Lake, is being drained. Once drainage is complete and the pond refilled, it will be restocked with a variety of fish. However, the pond would not be reopened to fishing for several years.