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Robert Henderson of King George, VA won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series event held on the Potomac River on 8/1/20. Running out of Smallwood State Park Henderson weighed in five bass bass weighing 13.91 pounds. Henderson took home $2300.00 for his catch.

“I caught my fish today on a variety of baits to include a swimbait, senko and a swim jig.
I caught most of my fish around grass,” said Henderson.

Taking second for the boaters, Kermit Crowder of Matoaca, VA weighed in a five bass limit weighing 12.28 pounds.

“I caught six fish today on a topwater bait and a swim jig,” said Crowder.

Taking third for the boaters Andrew Heivly of Malvern, PA weighed in five bass weighing 12.25 pounds.

“I came down and had no practice for the tournament. My co-angler and I caught a bunch of fish on a popper, swim jig and a senko,” said Heivly.

In fourth place for the boaters Jason Tibbets of Centerville, VA weighed in five bass weighing 12.02 pound. Rounding out the top five Steve Wiseman of Bryans Road, MD weighed in five bass weighing 11.51 pounds.

Boater big bass honors went to Jason Tibbets of Centerville PA with a bass that weighed 5.04 pounds. Tibbets took home $410.00 for his fish.

In the co-angler division Timothy Adams of Powder Springs, GA took top honors with three bass weighing 8.04 pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 3.14 pounds.

“I had five bites today all on a topwater frog,” said Adams.

In second place for the co-anglers, Justin Moffat of White Plains, MD weighed in three bass weighing 6.97 pounds.

“I caught one on a popper, 2 on a wacky senko, and I caught some cull fish on a swim jig and a spinnerbait,” said Moffat.

Taking third for the co-anglers, Leroy Harriott of Woodbridge, VA weighed in three bass weighing 6.93 pounds. Harriott was unavailable for comment.

In fourth place for the co-anglers, Russell Lohr of Monrovia, MD weighed in three bass weighing 6.91 pounds.  Rounding out the top five, Norman McCord of Severn MD weighed in three bass weighing 6.49 pounds.

Co-angler big bass honors went to Joshua Luko of Coal Center, PA with a bass that weighed 4.01 pounds. Luko took home $375.00

The next event for the Maryland Division will be a double header on the Chesapeake Bay launching from Anchor Boats Marina in North East Maryland on 8/22/20 and 8/23/20.

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