With the temperature in the low 40's, it was a bit chilly at take-off. The wind was blowing at a brisk 9 miles an hour straight out of the north, but that didn't hinder the team of James Chandler of Chandler Law Firm, and his partner Travis Hudnall from catching the winning stringer of 18.31 lbs. James & Travis fished out of James's Ranger Boat with a Mercury ProXS and reported catching their fish in Kickapoo Creek flipping Dirty Jigs in bushes 1-4 feet deep. James & Travis won $1,750.00 for their day on the water. Congratulations guys!!!!!
Josh Ware & Jeremy Murray came in a close second fishing out of their Bass Cat / Mercury rig in mid lake creeks on soft plastics and chatterbaits, shallow... Josh & Jeremy took home the second place check for $1,090.00 for their efforts on the water today. You guys ROCK !!!
Todd Hughes & Scott Hughes not only claimed third place with 5 fish that weighed 16.71 lbs., and they also caught the biggest bass of the day a nice 5.76 lb'er. They won a total of $1,070.00. You guys are awesome!!!
The team of Wesley Johnson & Blain McDevitt came in fourth place with their limit weighing 16.33 lbs. Wesley & Blain went home with $430.00. Wow!! They are STRONG and STEADY, they took over they AOY race !!!! Congradulations guys!!
Fifth place went to the team of Jimmy Cole & Ricky Oliver. These two guys brought 5 to the scales that weighed 16.20 lbs., and took home the last money check for $220.00. I appreciate you guys!!!!
All in all there were 28 boats that fished for the $4,70.00 total payout.. there were 13 limits caught, 86 fish, and a total of 241.68 lbs.
To all "my Fishermen" THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU !!!! And a big shout out to Mr. Adam Dunn (formerly of the Cincinnati Reds ) for the autographs for my grandsons. Some of you guys have fished with me for years, and some are just starting to fish Anglers Quest. I appreciate each and every one of you !!!
It's a new Year Guys & Gals, if you've never fished with us, come give us a try ! We're not the biggest game on the water, but we'll give you an honest tournament with some awesome competition. Hope to see ya in the weigh-in line !!!
Thanks to Crawford Technical Services Inc., Cunningham's Kickapoo Bait & Tackle, Superior Paint Works, Rayburn Country Resorts, The Stump, Fishingworld.com and the LakeCaster magazine.