Congratulations to Jon and Ryan for winning the 2008 Inaugeral Catfish Safari East/West Shootout Team Gateway Brings home the trophy. Nice job guys. Were all proud of you. (pictured are Jon and Ryan with their Trophy, and cash for winning. To their left is Steve Brown with Catfish Safari, and to there right is Russ Stamper, the gentleman that gave of his time to build the Inaugeral Trophy. ) We had a great turnout amongst the Gateway Guys and Gals. It was great to see everyone again. Here are the Gateway Members that attended the festivities. Many thanks to Kirk and Troy with Missouri ACATS for putting on a spectacular tournament. A special thank you to Steve and Tina Brown of Catfish Safari for putting together a great two day gathering, complete with food, products, seminars, free fishing advice, etc etc. You will not find two better people, and if your interested in an economical getaway, and some quality fishing with some quality people, please give Steve and Tina a call. You may reach them through the link on the BOC, or you may go here. www.catfishsafari.com Many thanks to Rusty for building the East/West Shootout trophy, which encompassed over 100 hours of his personal Labor. Thank You Russ. Nice to meet you and your wife again. Thanks to John Jamison for a nice seminar on how to "drift" and "bump". Anytime this man speaks, I can tell ya he sure has Cuz's attention. Thanks to Jeff Williams, of TEAM CATFISH for a great seminar on the Team Catfish Products and how to apply them in certain situations. There were also representatives from SeaArk Boats, and Suzuki Marine who were available to answer your questions, along with having SeaArks Big Daddy, and Big Easy on display for all of the participants. Thanks Marty and Matt for the Bait. We appreciate it. All of us from Gateway would like to extend our sincerest thanks to all those whose hard work made this event possible. It would be impossible for me to thank everyone, but please know we had a fabulous time, and look forward to giving our Westie Friends the chance to earn this marvelous trophy back.