~~Tournament #2 is a wrap! Wind forecasts warranted a move from Lake Palestine to Lake Tyler as a safety precaution, but we still had a great turnout. 39 teams fished, and we paid out a total of $8,735!
Congratulations to Billy Ferguson & Sonny Booth with the winning sack of 21.98# for 1st place. Great job, Guys. Along with their Bonus Bucks, they won a total of $3,473.50!
Robby Stone caught the Big Bass of the day at 9.40#. Nice one, Robby! He and his partner, Jim Anderson, won $195 for that catch.
Justin Stokes & Austin Stokes came in 2nd with 19.05#. They took home checks totaling $1,463.50.
Scott Jenkins & Coy Spencer finished 3rd with 18.91# winning a total of $969. They were also the highest placing team signed up for the Cast for Cash Challenge, which means they’ll receive an additional $250 from Berkley!
Eric Thompson & Paul Ferguson placed 4th with 18.58# winning $584.
Robby Stone & Jim Anderson placed 5th with 17.44# winning $480 in addition to their Big Bass check. They were also the 2nd highest placing team signed up for the Cash for Cast Challenge so they’ll receive an additional $150 from Berkley.
6th Place went to Steve Terry & Randy Parks with 14.89# for $404.
7th Place was Shannon Arrington & Justin Hunley with 14.50# for $366.
8th Place went to Joey Ridgle & Zay Ridgle with 13.31# for $200.
Danny Smith & Jayce Hutchins were the top placing team with a THSBA angler, winning $300. Many thanks to Joey Ridgle’s Septic Service for sponsoring our Texas High School BASS Association Bonus. It’s great to see more high school anglers getting involved! Danny & Jayce were also the top placing Adult/Jr. team out of the money winning an additional $150.
Danny & Leisa Ginn were the highest placing Male/Female Team out of the money winning $150. We’ve had a nice increase in the number of Male/Female teams fishing. It’s great to see that!
Thank you to Chris Knight & his crew at Nautical Mile Marine for hosting our teams for the pre-tournament meeting & dinner on Friday night. We really appreciate your hospitality & support! Dale Robertson shared a sincere and honest message with us about God's love for us. Brother Dale is praying for you all. Thank you, Dale.
Fishers of Men would like to thank all of our national sponsors: BassCat Boats, Mercury, Berkley, Abu Garcia, Spiderwire, Shakespeare, Strike King Lure Company, Power-Pole, Jim Hudson Toyota, Duckett Fishing, BassBoat Technologies, Amphibia Eyewear, Buckeye Lures, T&H Marine, Gator Guards, Frogg Toggs, Kistler Rods, Jacobs Glass, Valley Fashions
Fishers of Men would also like to thank all of our local sponsors: Tyler Ford, Mike Brattlof Homes, Tyler Products Sales, Cannon Steele, Joey Ridgle’s Septic Service, Stephen Wright - Cardinal Financial, Tyler Wrap Company, Steven Hurst - Farmers Insurance, Charlie’s Fiberglass Boat Repair, Shawn Wildt - Edward Jones, Stillwater Sporting Supplies, Interstate Batteries, Ryan McCoy - Goosehead Insurance, SurTex Land Surveying, Porter’s, Durrett Oilfield Services, Danny E. Smith - Home Team Realty, Nautical Mile Marine, C&R Service & Repair, Matheson Gas
Our next tournament will be March 23 on Lake Tyler. Stay safe & God Bless!
**Lake Tyler** (Relocation) - 02/23/19
DIVISION YEAR TO DATE STANDINGS: | 2019 | 2018 |
|Place||Team||Members||# Fish||Big Fish||Gross||Penalty||Net Wt||Points|
Ronnie Durrett Jr
Bobby Jones |
Ronnie Durrett Sr.
21.98# Billy Ferguson and Sonny Booth
19.05# Justin Stokes and Austin Stokes
18.91# Scott Jenkins and Coy Spencer
18.58# Eric Thompson and Paul Ferguson
17.44# Jim Anderson and Robby Stone (9.40# BB)