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Home Bass-Jons Tournament Results 2012 Bass-Jons Tournament Results - Lake Smith - 6/2/2012

Bass-Jons Tournament Results - Lake Smith - 6/2/2012

Bass-Jons fished their 7th tournament of the year at Lake Smith in Virginia Beach.  Heavy rains during the preceding week, along with heavy thunderstorms the night before, caused the water level to rise 6-8 inches.  For most anglers, the fishing was tougher than usual for Lake Smith at the beginning of the June.  There were numerous five-fish limits; however, size was hard to come by.  There were three fish 5 lbs or greater weighed, but even for some that had a good kicker, the rest of their limit was lacking in size.

Size was not a problem for Larry King and guest Mike Tomarrow, who came in with the winning bag at 16 lbs 10 oz.  Their bag was anchored by a 5 lb 2 oz kicker, which turned out to be only the second biggest fish.  Second went to Dennis Sclater and Ken Knowles with 13 lbs 6 oz.  Close behind in third was Rick Burton and Jim Carlson with 13 lbs 2 oz.  The tournament big fish was caught by Luther Showaker and Huck Palmatier with a 5 lb 14 oz giant.  Fish were largely taken on plastics, shakey heads, and senkos, with a few reports of fish being caught on spinnerbaits and crankbaits.  There was no topwater bite to speak of as only a handful of fish were caught this way. 

Defending Angler of the Year Rick Burton continues to lead the 2012 race.  He holds a 6 point lead over Larry King, as well as the husband and wife team Victor and Aida Lopez, who are all tied for second.  Aida Lopez leads the Co-Angler of the Year race by a large 20 point margin over Mike Howie. 

Place Angler1 Angler2 NumberOfFish BigFish Total
1Larry KingMike Tomarrow55 lbs 2 oz16 lbs 10 oz
2Dennis SclaterKen Knowles54 lbs 0 oz13 lbs 6 oz
3Rick BurtonJim Carlson53 lbs 4 oz13 lbs 2 oz
4Luther ShowakerHuck Palmatier55 lbs 14 oz11 lbs 6 oz
5Lenny Durso55 lbs 0 oz10 lbs 0 oz
6Greg ThompsonMike Howie52 lbs 14 oz9 lbs 8 oz
7Victor LopezAida Lopez53 lbs 14 oz9 lbs 0 oz
8Dan Griffin52 lbs 2 oz7 lbs 10 oz
9Kenny BoulierRob Cross40 lbs 0 oz6 lbs 12 oz
10Mike KaneNancy Fox53 lbs 12 oz6 lbs 4 oz
11Mike PeregrineTyler Ording52 lbs 10 oz5 lbs 12 oz
12Bob BullenDave Evans52 lbs 6 oz5 lbs 10 oz
13Curtis Harms41 lbs 6 oz4 lbs 2 oz
14Joe HugginsTony Huggins50 lbs 0 oz3 lbs 12 oz
15Rick CornettWayne Speelman20 lbs 0 oz2 lbs 6 oz
16Bill FieldChaz Carrington11 lbs 8 oz1 lbs 8 oz
17Walt DeGraaf00 lbs 0 oz0 lbs 0 oz