Mother Nature Suprises Anglers win a Beautiful Day To Fish!
Anglers Quest Rayburn Team Tournament #5
by: Barbara Long,
1st - Ben Vaughn & Jared Dean
Photo by Angler's Quest
2nd - Clarence Denby (fishing alone)
Photo by Angler's Quest
(May 8, 2018 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX)
It was supposed to be an ugly rainy day but turned out to be a beautiful day to fish. There were 22 teams that came out to fish the 5th Anglers Quest Team tournament of the 2018 season. With the air temperature in the low to mid 60’s and the water temps in the mid 70’s the fish were biting on Big Sam.
Jared Dean & Ben Vaughn took the first place honors. They fished out of a Champion/Mercury Rig and reported catching their fish on Texas and Carolina rigged in grass from 4 to 10 feet of water in the Mid-lake areas. Jared & Ben also C aught the biggest bass of the day a really nice 7.93 lb’er. These guys won a total of $1,875.00 for their day on the water fishing against only 21 other teams. Way to go guys !!! Jared and Ben are sponsored by Dobyns Rods.
Mr. Clarence Denby had to fish alone as his partner had previous obligations. But that didn’t stop Mr. Denby from catching the second place stringer that weighed an awesome 19.74lbs, and winning $835.00 for his day on the water. Mr. Denby fished out of his Express boat powered by a Mercury motor. He reported catching most all of his fish north flipping bushes in about 3 feet of water. Mr. Denby would like to thank Center Auto Repair for all their support.
Garret Lindsey & Clayton Godfrey won Third place and $ 500.00 by catching five bass that weighed 16.79 lbs. Garret reported fishing out of his Express boat powered by a Yamaha motor and reported “Catching our fish flipping and with a Crank Bait in 5ft or less mid lake”. And if there’s anyone wanting to sponsor a young, hard working team, contact these guys, they can REPRESENT !
The team of Jody Rhoden & Chad Stewart took the last place money spot of fourth and won $ 335.00. Jody reported fishing north in 3-8 foot of water on plastics out of a Triton/Mercury rig. Jody and Chad would like to thank Jasper Outboard, Power Pole, Hummingbird, Screwy Lewy Lures and Peregrine Boat care Products for all their support.
I would like to thank all the fishermen and women who come out to fish Anglers Quest. I try really hard to give you guys and gals a good tournament with an great payout and healthy competition. I truly appreciate each and every one of you!!!
And a Special Thank you to all the AQ Sponsors; Crawford Technical Services, Superior Paint Works, E S I Fire and Security, Vincent Turf Farms, Lake Houston Tire, Fishingworld.com, The LakeCaster Magazine, Lake Houston Marina, Cunningham’s Kickapoo Bait & Tackle, LakeView RV Motel & Grocery, Stowaway Marina, Larry the Lizard Baits and Denali Rods.
Barbara Long, Owner/Tournament Director 281-852-8842 or 281-577-7855