UPCOMING EVENT: TACKLE WAREHOUSE PRO CIRCUIT - 2020 - Lake Erie

Jig Does the Trick for Roselle

Jig Does the Trick for Roselle
Mike Roselle of La Plata, Maryland, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 13 ounces Saturday to win the Shenandoah Division tournament on the Potomac River. For his victory, Roselle earned $6,235.

MARBURY, Md. – Mike Roselle of La Plata, Maryland, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 13 ounces Saturday to win the third Walmart Bass Fishing League Shenandoah Division tournament of 2015 on Potomac River. For his victory, Roselle earned $6,235.

“My primary spot was on the north end of the river,” said Roselle. “The area was full of spawning fish and had a lot of scattered grass. There were also postspawn fish that had pulled off the bank and were sitting in anywhere from 2 to 4 feet of water.”

Roselle said he used a green-pumpkin-colored Strike King jig rigged with a green-pumpkin Strike King Rage Craw to catch his entire stringer of fish.

“The only time I would get a bite is when I’d break it off from the grass, so I tried to always be in contact with it,” said Roselle. “The creek has a lot of crawfish in it right now so I knew this jig would come up big.”

Roselle went on to say he fished only two spots the entire tournament.

“Once the tide goes out the fish stop feeding. Of the 15 keepers I ended catching, almost all came before noon,” said Roselle.

The top 10 boaters:

1st:          Mike Roselle, La Plata, Md., five bass, 16-13, $4,235 + $2,000 Ranger Cup

2nd:         Pete Romm, Woodbridge, Va., five bass, 15-9, $2,118

3rd:          Bryan Elrod, Mechanicsville, Va., five bass, 14-6, $1,200

3rd:          Richard Haber Jr., Linthicum, Md., five bass, 14-6, $1,200

5th:          Matthew Caffi, Fairfax, Va., five bass, 14-2, $811

5th:          Edward Dustin, Fredericksburg, Va., five bass, 14-2, $811

7th:          Flash Butts, Roanoke Rapids, N.C., five bass, 13-13, $706

8th:          Ed Stiefel, Mahwah, N.J., five bass, 13-12, $635

9th:          Marc Wagy, Dewitt, Va., five bass, 13-11, $565

10th:        John Sisson, Brookville, Md., five bass, 13-4, $494

Complete results can be found here. 

Darick Brumbaugh of Pratts, Virginia, caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the pro division, a fish weighing 4 pounds, 7 ounces and earned the day’s Big Bass award of $590.

Wright wins co-angler title

Trevor Wright of Chesterfield, Virginia, weighed in five bass totaling 14 pounds, 15 ounces Saturday to win $2,118 in the co-angler division.

The top 10 co-anglers were:

 

1st:          Trevor Wright, Chesterfield, Va., five bass, 14-15, $2,118

2nd:         Randy Walsh, Stafford, Va., five bass, 14-11, $1,059

3rd:          Derek Brown, Charlottesville, Va., five bass, 14-6, $706

4th:          Safulla Rana, Warrenton, Va., five bass, 14-3, $494

5th:          Darrin Wells, Woodbridge, Va., five bass, 13-9, $424

6th:          Allen Luck, Leesburg, Va., five bass, 13-8, $388

7th:          Lamar Spade, Catasauqua, Pa., five bass, 13-1, $353

8th:          Carl Whipple, Manassas, Va., five bass, 12-14, $318

9th:          Pat Riley, Evington, Va., five bass, 12-12, $282

10th:        Mark Braune, Montgomery Village, Md., five bass, 12-11, $247

Alex Antipenko of Brooklyn, New York, caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the co-angler division and earned the day’s Big Bass award of $295.

The top 50 boaters and 50 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 15-17 Regional Championship on Lake Wateree in Camden, South Carolina. 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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