Father and Son Team of Chris and Mason Sexton win back to back events on Fort Loudoun!!
~~Story by Steve Jennings
Pictures by Becca Satterfield.
Saturday morning the Fishers of Men gang awoke to clear skies and warm breeze blowing across the lake. Just before a beautiful East Tennessee sunrise Rod Garrett delivered a powerful message about are you prepared. We spend countless hours preparing for a tournament but are you prepared for heaven?
The father and son team of Chris and Mason Sexton win back to back tournaments on Fort Loudoun! This team said they ran up the Tennessee River to catch their fish. Chris report flipping a jig into trees in the back of creeks to catch the winning bag of fish. Chris stated they probably caught 10 keepers during the shortened day of fishing.
Second place went to Pastor Ronny Jones and Bailey Fain who came back with 3 fish hitting the scales at 7.13 pounds. Bailey reported running their Mercury all over the mid-section of the lake to catch their fish. This talented team caught fish flipping docks. With this second-place this team won the point championship for the year. Great job guys!!
Third place went to the husband and wife team of Robert and Rebecca Satterfield. This joyful team came to the scales with 3 fish weighing in at 6.17 pounds. To anchor this impressive catch the team had a beautiful smallmouth bass weighing 3.42 pounds. This happy couple reported running their Mercury powered boat to the lower end of Tellico Lake to catch their fish from the outside bends of creek channels. Robert said he was dragging a big worm and Rebecca was using a Ned Rig to catch bass all morning long.
Lunker of the tournament went to the John Long and Karen Taylor. This North Carolina team had a largemouth bass weighing in at 3.55 pounds. Karen reported she caught the largemouth off rip rap bank using a jerk bait.
Fishers of Men would like to thank all of our fine sponsors; BassCat Boats, Mercury, Berkley, Abu Garcia, Spiderwire, Shakespeare, Power-Pole, BassBoat Technologies, Amphibia Eyewear, T&H Marine, Gator Guards, FroggToggs, Sportsman’s Warehouse, Jacobs Glass.
East Tennessee Fishers of Men would like to thank it local sponsors that make everything possible this year Bill Freeman and Randy White with Ameriprise Financial, White Pine Marine, Dixie Custom Tackle.
Fort Loudoun/Tellico - 07/18/20
DIVISION YEAR TO DATE STANDINGS: | 2020 | 2019 |
|Place||Team||Members||# Fish||Big Fish||Gross||Penalty||Net Wt||Points|
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Bert and Becca Satterfield and their nice smallmouth
Sexton Father and Son duo win back-to-back tournaments
Fain and Jones level the final punch, knocking Garrett and Rogers out of the points championship!
Long and Taylor won lunker
Fain and Jones with 2nd place