Potomac River Results: Apr 14, 2012
Fishers of Men National Tournament Trail, VA East Legacy Division
Wayne Dorman and Dylan McGhee Win Potomac River TX
Congratulations to Wayne Dorman and Dylan who caught 5 largemouth bass weighing in at 18.62 lbs to include catching the 2nd Big Fish (5.85 lbs) capturing the first place title for the first event of the 2012 season held on the Potomac River. They reported catching their fish slow cranking crank baits (color undisclosed) in various locations in Aquia Creek. Both anglers praised our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for the days catch. Dylan wanted to thank Captain Gary’s Marine Care Products and Deep Creek Lures to include the sponsors of the VA-East Legacy division for making this all possible. Wayne concluded by saying thank you to the Fishers of Men VA-East legacy division and the committee for a great event. Their efforts were worth $448 for first place and 2nd Big Fish. 2nd place went to John and Sean Bethel (17.16 lbs.) worth $224; 3rd place: Randy and Kevin Beasley (13.78 lbs.).; 4th place: Chris and Hunter Stanley (11.22 lbs.); 5th place: Kris Johnson and Logan Douglas (10.96 lbs.); 6th place: Kevin Barry and Austin Clore (10.87 lbs.) 7th place: Keith Jenkins and Mitchell Holman (10.50 lbs.); 8th place: John Pass and Tyler Covington (10.22 lbs.) which includes 1st Big Fish at (5.96lbs) and 9th place: Keith and Kynley Estes (10.09 lbs.)
Saturday, April 14th was the first tournament event for the 2012 season of the VA East Legacy Division of Fishers of Men National Tournament Trail. The tournament conditions included bluebird skies throughout the day with temperatures in the mid 70’s with 10 to 20 mph winds out of the SSW. Strong winds exceeded the forecast but water temperatures remained in the high 50’s to low 60’s
The pre-tournament meeting included food, fun and fellowship in an uplifting environment. 80 fishermen, family and Colonial Baptist Church members attended the meeting, where they were served complimentary and delicious meal of spaghetti with meat sauce, salad and dessert. Pastor Creed message touched many hearts with one two time profession of faith and five rededicated their life to Christ. The committee, anglers and I want to thank Pastors Creed, Associate Pastor Keith Herndon for opening their doors and accepting us with outreached arms and warm hearts. A special thank you to Charlie McDaniel for orchestrating and coordinating the awesome meal with his wife Dee and others from the Colonial Baptist Church Hospitality Committee. Our heartfelt thank you extended to all for a wonderful blessed night. Many hands helped make this event successful. I would like to extend my sincere appreciation to the teams who assisted with managing the front registration table and functions throughout this special night.
Congratulations to our participating anglers, their families and guest who won over $750 in door prizes. Throughout the season the VA East Legacy Division will raffle off over $3000 plus in retail value of merchandise from our division sponsors at our events. In addition, the team of Mark and Hazel McGhee became eligible to win 1 JB Custom rod (Just Out of the Money Consolation Prize). Several additional teams are eligible to win 1 JB Custom rod (The One That Got Away Consolation Prize). The winner will be chosen by a random drawing at our next event. Remember teams must be at the next meeting/event to obtain divisional incentives through our sponsors.
Wayne Dorman and Dylan McGhee are the current Divisional Points Leaders vying for the plaques and associated prizes. Wayne Dorman and Dylan McGhee are also the current Big Bag Award leaders with (18.62 lbs). This weight will be hard to overcome through the remaining tournaments. John Pass is the current Big Fish Award leader with (5.96 lbs). Year end winners will be awarded trophies to commemorate their accomplishments along with other associated prizes.
The next tournament of the season will be held May 5th on Lake Anna followed by the pre-tournament meeting / event on May 4th 2012 at the Anna Point Marina pavilion. All the information for this event can be found on the national website (www.fomntt.com) on our VA East divisional page.
When making your next purchase please consider our Divisional Sponsors which include: Green Top Sporting Goods, JB Custom Rods, Popeye’s Chicken & Biscuits of Greater Richmond, MoveMaster LLc, Captain Gary’s Marine Care Products, DCR (Virginia State Parks), Save Phace Inc, Deep Creek Lures, Big Bass USA, Hooker Bait & Tackle, CCBASSN Lake Anna Guide Service, and Surfside Bait and Tackle of Mechanicville.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank our National Sponsors that make Fishers of Men possible; Skeeter Boats, Yamaha, Stren, Pflueger, Strike King Lure Company, Nester Hosiery, Markel American Insurance, Marshall’s Marine, Power-Pole, Duckett Fishing, Buckeye Lures, Keelshield, Solar Bat, Jacobs Glass, Helly Hansen Workwear, and Rejuvenade
Serving with care, God Bless!