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Home Bass-Jons Tournament Results 2011 Lake Smith - 6/4/2011

Lake Smith - 6/4/2011

Bass-Jons' fished Lake Smith for their 8th event of the season.  Nineteen boats came out to fish on a beautiful day that saw temperatures go up to around 80 degrees, with mostly sunny skies and light winds.  Recent reports have shown that Lake Smith is fishing tough after the recent warm-up, but the entire field that weighed-in was able to boat a limit of 5 fish.  Most reports had anglers catching fish on dark-colored plastics or jigs, which is typical for Lake Smith this time of year.  Many anglers reported catching good numbers of fish all day long, while some reported the bite picking up as the day went on.  The big bite was tough for some, and of course, the key to finishing high was finding the better fish.  The boats that were able to do that separated themselves from the rest of the field. 

Rick Burton and Cole Barnette were able to bring in a huge 19 lb 6 oz bag to win the event by nearly 5 lbs.  They caught their bag on senkos, and reported catching fish throughout the day.  Their winning weight represents the highest winning weight this year so far.  Second went to Victor and Aida Lopez with 14 lbs 8 oz, and third went to Dan Griffin and Adam Bach with 13 lbs 10 oz.  Despite finishing 5th, Moose Wells was still able to take home some money by catching the big fish at 6 lbs 2 oz, as well as winning the 50/50 raffle. 

Moose Wells also was able to overtake the top spot in the AOY standings with his 5th place finish.  Chaz Carrington holds down the second spot, while Rick Burton is in third.  At the halfway point in the season, only 2 points separates the top 3, so the AOY race is heating up as we head into the summer.   

The next event will be at the Nottoway/Blackwater/Chowan Rivers at the Route 258 launch on June 18th.

Place Angler1 Angler2 NumberOfFish BigFish Total
1Rick BurtonCole Barnette55 lbs 2 oz19 lbs 6 oz
2Victor LopezAida Lopez55 lbs 0 oz14 lbs 8 oz
3Dan GriffinAdam Bach53 lbs 0 oz13 lbs 10 oz
4Chaz CarringtonMike Howie53 lbs 2 oz12 lbs 12 oz
5Moose Wells56 lbs 4 oz12 lbs 6 oz
6Dennis SclaterMike Beasley53 lbs 8 oz11 lbs 6 oz
7Luther ShowakerMarion Martin53 lbs 2 oz11 lbs 6 oz
8Roccoa SpurlinSandy Culther55 lbs 2 oz10 lbs 10 oz
9Larry KingBill Field54 lbs 0 oz10 lbs 4 oz
10Mike KaneNancy Fox54 lbs 0 oz9 lbs 10 oz
11Mike PeregrineGreg Thompson52 lbs 4 oz9 lbs 2 oz
12Bob BullenDave Evans52 lbs 10 oz8 lbs 12 oz
13Mike Cain50 lbs 0 oz8 lbs 10 oz
14Lenny DursoMike Durso50 lbs 0 oz8 lbs 8 oz
15Huck PalmatierJames Brown53 lbs 4 oz8 lbs 6 oz
16Joe HugginsJosh Huggins53 lbs 4 oz7 lbs 12 oz
17Rob CrossWill Sparrow50 lbs 0 oz7 lbs 12 oz
18Jim CarlsonMike Taylor50 lbs 0 oz7 lbs 8 oz
19Roger McFannRoger McFann, Sr.00 lbs 0 oz0 lbs 0 oz