UPCOMING EVENT: PHOENIX BASS FISHING LEAGUE - 2020 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir

Aderhold Wins On Logan Martin

Aderhold Wins On Logan Martin
Joey Aderhold of Birmingham, Ala., won the May 2 Bama Division tournament on Logan Martin with 18 pounds, 15 ounces. He was awarded over $6,000 for his work.

PELL CITY, Ala. – Joey Aderhold of Birmingham, Alabama, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 15 ounces Saturday to win the third Walmart Bass Fishing League Bama Division tournament of 2015 on Logan Martin Lake. For his victory, Aderhold earned $6,394.



“It feels good to win a tournament,” said Aderhold. “I’ve been in a bit of a drought over the past few years so it’s nice to shake it off and move on.”



Aderhold said he targeted boat docks in the mid- and upper-lake spawning pockets of Logan Martin. 



“The docks had to have some kind of brush under them,” Aderhold said. “I’d pull into a pocket and flip a couple times. If I felt brush I’d fish harder. If not, I’d move on to the next. I probably checked out 75 docks throughout the day.



 “I was flipping a brown Fat Daddy jig in 4 to 8 feet of water,” continued Aderhold. “My co-angler and I both caught a quick limit by 8 a.m., so I chased big ones the rest of the day.”



 Aderhold said he caught approximately 25 keepers during the course of the tournament.



 “I don’t think I caught more than two fish that were short,” Aderhold said. “I was happy with the stringer I brought to the scale.”



 The top 10 boaters:



1st:          Joey Aderhold, Birmingham, Ala., five bass, 18-15, $4,394 + $2,000 Ranger Cup Bonus



2nd:         Allen Armour, Cumming, Ga., five bass, 18-2, $2,197



3rd:          Michael McHenry, McDonough, Ga., five bass, 18-1, $1,464



4th:          David Lowery, Phenix City, Ala., five bass, 16-12, $1,025



5th:          Brandon Skinner, DeArmanville, Ala., five bass, 16-10, $879



6th:          Kevin Allen, Newnan, Ga., five bass, 15-13, $805



7th:          Josh Stracner, Vandiver, Ala., five bass, 15-9, $732



8th:          Adam Bain, Talladega, Ala., five bass, 15-8, $659



9th:          Ricky Smith, Ohatchee, Ala., five bass, 15-7, $586



10th:        Scott Hayes, Newnan, Ga., five bass, 15-0, $513



              



Complete results can be found here.  



 Mark Svendsen of Doraville, Georgia, caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the pro division, a fish weighing 6 pounds, 5 ounces and earned the day’s Big Bass award of $630.



 



Haynes, Wright tie for co-angler title



Wayne Haynes of Ohatchee, Alabama, and Kevin Wright of Senoia, Georgia, both weighed five-bass limits totaling 15 pounds, 8 ounces Saturday to win $1,647 in the co-angler division.



 The top 10 co-anglers were:



1st:          Wayne Haynes, Ohatchee, Ala., five bass, 15-8, $1,647



1st:          Kevin Wright, Senoia, Ga., five bass, 15-8, $1,647



3rd:          Michael Wright, Covington, Ga., five bass, 14-14, $733



4th:          Matt Webb, Newnan, Ga., five bass, 14-3, $513



5th:          James Murphy, Phenix City, Ala., five bass, 14-2, $439



6th:          Hulan Mattox, Alexander City, Ala., five bass, 13-1, $403



7th:          Brant Quesenberry, Calera, Ala., five bass, 12-4, $366



8th:          Tyler Youngblood, Chattanooga, Tenn., five bass, 12-3, $330



9th:          Danny Moss, Glencoe, Ala., five bass, 11-15, $293



10th:        Ryan Kennedy, Woodstock, Ga., five bass, 11-14, $256



 



Murphy caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the co-angler division and earned the day’s Big Bass award of $315.



The top 50 boaters and 50 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 8-10 Regional Championship on Lake Sinclair in Milledgeville, Georgia. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and $20,000, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.


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