1st Place: David Hall & Dane Sallinger of Raleigh & Wake Forest…5 bass…23.05 lbs
1st Place Big Fish: James Phillips of Durham…7.05 lbs
What a beautiful day for the Cashion Fishing Rods ‘End of Year’ Team Tournament Bass Fishing Trail Qualifier #4 and the 41 teams that participated! Air temps ranged from 72 in the am to 82 in the pm. The winds were pretty much light to variable, maybe 5 mph at times. Water temps averaged 82 degrees and the rain did not show up. Fish were scattered with some caught in shallow water on most plastic worm combinations. Others were caught using crankbaits, spoons & jigs in deeper water.
David Hall & Dane Sallinger landed 5 bass weighing a total of 23.05 lbs. taking 1st Place worth $1,000 and 1st TWT, bringing their total winnings to $1,735. The 2nd Place Team of Jaime Fajardo & Josh Hooks weighed in 5 bass weighing 21.38 lbs. They also won the 2nd Place TWT & tied for 2nd Place Big Fish to take home a total of $1,013. Big Fish for the day was caught by James Phillips weighing 7.05 lbs. & earning him $574. 5th place Team Member Todd Massey won the Tow Boats US Member Award of $50.
93 bass were weighed in for a total of 314 pounds. This averaged 3.37 lbs. a fish and they were nice and healthy looking and some still were carrying eggs..??
I want to thank all the anglers that participated and all our sponsors that support these trails. Our next tournament will be the Cashion Fishing Rods ‘End of Year’ Team Tournament Bass Fishing Trail Qualifier #5, Saturday, September 13th at Jordan Lake out of Farrington Point Wildlife Ramp.
All the information on our tournaments can be found at http://piedmontbassclassics.com/
Now here are the full results:
1st Place: David Hall & Dane Sallinger of Raleigh & Wake Forest…5 bass…23.05 lbs…$1,000
2nd Place: Jaime Fajardo & Josh Hooks of Fuquay Varina & Apex…5 bass…21.38 lbs…$575
3rd Place: Thomas Sheffer & Ken McNeill of Cary & Raleigh…5 bass…19.86 lbs…$460
4th Place: Keith Patterson & Todd Perry of Mebane…5 bass…19.10 lbs…$360
5th Place: Todd & Jeff Massey of Chapel Hill & Durham…5 bass…17.00 lbs…$295
6th Place: Robert Bristow & Alan Thomerson of Franklinton…5 bass…16.80 lbs…$230
7th Place: Bryce McClenney & Michael Christie of Cary & Fuquay Varina…5 bass…15.98 lbs…$195
8th Place: Mark Herndon & Dale Ellis of Bahama…5 bass…15.77 lbs…$165
1st Place Big Fish: James Phillips of Durham…7.05 lbs…$574
2nd Place Big Fish: 2nd Place Team above & Jesse Wise & Terry Hobbs of Erwin & Garner…6.85 lbs…$246Tie
1st Place TWT: 1st Place Team above: 23.05 lbs…$735
2nd Place TWT: 2nd Place Team above: 21.38 lbs…$315
Tow Boats US Award: Todd Massey of Chapel Hill: $50
Phil McCarson…Tournament Director—922 Valetta Rd.—Durham, NC 27712
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