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TOURNAMENT CREW

Boatre Dame participates in several tournaments each season, primarily the Pro/AM, the Coho Classic, the Youth Tournament, and the Powderpuff, all based out of Washington Park Marina, Michigan City.

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01

Thomas Taylor

Thomas has been fishing on Lake Michigan for nearly 10 years along with his dad, Capt. Mike. In the off-season, he is a Special Education teacher and football coach.

02

Mike Taylor

Mike is happily retired and lives in Lafayette, IN.

A husband, father, and grandfather;

he believes in the 3 F's. Family, Football - & Fishing!

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03

Todd Blake

Todd is Capt Mike's lifelong best friend that has been part of the Boatre Dame crew since the beginning.  His ultimate catch is to reel in the elusive Lake Michigan Sturgeon.

04

Mary Ryba

Mary, an accomplished river and stream angler, started out as a member of the PowderPuff crew.  She now serves as our first mate on numerous charter trips each season.

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05

Jason Wagner

Jason, a true believer in Boatre Dame's motto - FAMILY FISHING FOOTBALL. He is a former college football coach associate of Capt Thomas.  He also plays a big role in helping the next generation enjoy fishing the big lake.