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Lindley's Win Arkansas Couples Tournament on DeGray Lake

by: Vince Miller,

1st Place - Eddie ande Caren Lindley
Photo by Arkansas Couples
2nd Place - Dylan and Melinda Hays
Photo by Arkansas Couples
(Sep. 24, 2012 - DeGray Lake, AR)

The sixth and final tournament for Arkansas's Couples for 2012 opened with cloudy and windy conditions with temperatures in the high 60's. The 12 couples caught 40 fish weighing 57.06 lbs with 6/5 fish limits.

First were Eddie and Caren Lindley who used buzz baits to weigh 5 bass at 9.69lbs to win the tournament and earn $735

Second were Dylan and Melinda Hays who used Zara Spooks and yum mighty craws to weigh 8.76 and earn $300. They also had a 4.01 Lunker worth $100.

Third were Marvin and Shawna Lewis with 7.19 earning them a $50 Fish'N Stuff gift card.

Dylan and Melinda Hays claimed the Willie and Sue Crumpton Angler of Year trophy for the 2012 season and earn their entry fees paid for the 2013 season.

The next Arkansas Couples tournament will be the Championship on Lake Hamilton October 27-28.

For more information on Arkansas Couples tournaments call: Vince Miller (501) 834-5733 or (501) 758-1940 or (501) 607-3475 e-mail; vmxxx@aol.com

Arkansas Couples sponsors include Bradford Marine and ATV, Fish'N Stuff, Norman Lures, Right Bite Baits, Riser Ford, I40 Transmission, Fishingworld.com, Best Car Wash, Cabin Creek Enterprises, Jewel, Discount Auto Glass, Red Neck Remedy, Roll'N Wraps, Get5bass.com, Hoggs Meat Market, Attackle bait company, and Spinderalla

Lake DeGray Standings

PL FNAME1 LNAME1 FNAME2 LNAME2 #BASS WGT BIG BASS PAYOUT
1 EDDIE LINDLEY CAREN LINDLEY 5 9.69 3.00 $635.00
2 DYLAN HAYS MELINDA HAYS 5 8.76 4.01 $300.00
3 MARVIN LEWIS SHAWNA LEWIS 5 7.19 3.05 $0.00
4 WILL CRANSTON ROBERTA CRANSTON 5 6.24 0.00 $0.00
5 KEVIN CLARK PAM CLARK 5 6.23 3.18 $0.00
6 DYLAN HAWKINS SARA SCALLION 5 5.84 0.00 $0.00
7 JEREMY BLAYLOCK SAMANTHA BLAYLOCK 5 5.69 0.00 $0.00
8 TOM PRICE SABRINA PRICE 3 4.08 0.00 $0.00
9 MICHAEL G. JOHNSON TONYA JOHNSON 2 3.34 0.00 $0.00
10 QUINCY HOUCHIN TONYA FLEMING 0 0.00 0.00 $0.00
11 GEORGE SIMONOF RACHELLE SIMONOF 0 0.00 0.00 $0.00
12 BILL MENZ SANDY MENZ 0 0.00 0.00 $0.00

FNAME1 LNAME1 FNAME2 LNAME2 LARGEST BASS BIG BASS PAYOUT
DYLAN HAYS MELINDA HAYS 4.01 $100.00

3rd Place - Marvin and Shawna Lewis
Photo by Vince Miller
Anglers of the Year- Dylan and Melinda Hays
Photo by Vince Miller


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