Torrential downpours occurred for the early portion of the day, the top finishers focused on the shallow bite for success. Overall, the conditions made for a good numbers day as 25 limits were brought to the scales as anglers vied for the winning bag of fish and valuable qualifying points for the Joe Bass Invitational to be held Stockton Lake next fall.
Shane Mooneyham and Leslie Brandonburg, taking first place bringing a monster 18.56 sack to the scales. The Ozark Chevrolet Big Bass, a kicker 5.47 pound largemouth, anchored their limit. They noted an early bite was the Catch ‘Em All Key to Success as he slowly twitched a floating worm down by the dam to catch his winning bag.
Table Rock veterans Sam Smith and Steve Lackey secured the runner-up position with a 15.58 limit of bass. Choosing to keep a bait in the water, Sam and Steve stayed close to take-off, working a Spook followed by a shakey head to trigger their bites.
Gerald McDaniel and Jeff Pascoe rounded out the top three. Their five fish limit pushed the scales to 15.42 pounds, just short of the second place weight. They added to their third place finish by taking Top Skeeter honors. They chose to flip bushes from Gerald’s Skeeter boat.
Special thanks to Maybee Insurance and Smith Electric for the support of the division, as well as all the sponsors, including Catch Em All Bait & Tackle where one can utilize a 10% discount by presenting a Table Rock weigh-in slip to the Cape Fair tackle shop. Also be sure and save your receipts for a chance at $1000 at the Joe Bass Invitational this fall at Stockton.
The Joe Bass Antique Division will take a break over the hot summer months with the final event scheduled for September 14 7:00 am takeoff from Ahoy’s.
|1||Shane Mooneyham – *Leslie Brandonburg||5||5.47||18.56||220||$2,040.00|
|2||Sam Smith – Steve Lackey||5||15.58||219||$1,090.00|
|3||Gerald McDaniel – Jeff Pascoe||5||4.1||15.42||218||$1,020.00|
|4||Kevin Jackson – Bryan Jackson||5||4.06||14.95||217||$450.00|
|5||Paul Angelakos – Justin Brand||5||14.51||216||$240.00|
|6||Aaron Stanphill – Jeff Cook||5||13.81||215||$180.00|
|7||Eddie McMasters – Jace McMasters||5||13.75||214||$160.00|
|8||Ralph Laster – Mike Fiedler||5||3.14||13.73||213|
|9||Mark Long – Nick Baker||5||3.6||13.71||212|
|10||Jeff Epley – Kelly Greer||5||13.55||211|
|11||*Donald Ray – Kavan Maybee||5||13.45||210|
|12||Harvey Horn – Les Cowan||5||13.29||209|
|13||Jim Dopp – Harlin Husky||5||0.5||12.99||208|
|14||Shane Boyd – Douglas Nickle||5||12.46||207|
|15||Carl Goins – Timm Jones||5||4.29||12.36||206||$150.00|
|16||Robert Oster – *Tom Bueller||5||12.07||205|
|17||John Williams – *Bobby Fink||5||3.35||12||204|
|18||Ken Gross – *Randy Lyman||5||11.99||203|
|19||Jeff Farquhar – Gary Hazell||5||11.97||202|
|20||Pat Leonard – *Rich Mueller||5||11.93||201|
|21||Greg Snider – Tim Lane||5||11.77||200|
|22||Tyler Matlock – Mark Billings||5||11.76||199|
|23||Terry Hutchison – Jason Coley||5||11.57||198|
|24||Shane Harms – Tom Harms||5||4.2||11.38||197|
|25||Quenton Bear – Dale Bear||4||11.11||196|
|26||James Irvin – Steve Hoffman||5||10.62||195|
|27||Dan Hankinson – Keith Hankinson||4||9.75||194|
|28||Jack Stack – Dick Moger||4||8.26||193|
|29||Kevin Crossland – Geoff Blair||3||8.22||192|
|30||Randy Martin – Darryl Robinson||2||4.85||191|
|31||Jim Troncin – Walter Philips||2||4.82||190|
|32||Keith Landdrum – Chad McManis||2||4.77||189|
|33||Randy Colvin – Ed Hula||0||20|
|Rusty Darnell – *fished aalone||0||20|
|John Huffman – Robert Waggoner||0||20|
|Philip Milam – Ted Borchers||0||20|
|Charles Rogers – Jeff Rogers||0||20|