UPCOMING EVENT: Costa FLW Series - 2019 - St. Lawrence River

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One-Two Punch Paid for Reagan

One-Two Punch Paid for Reagan
Robert Reagan of Byrdstown, Tenn., won the March 12 Music City Division event on Dale Hollow with a 20-pound, 10-ounce limit and took home over $7,100 in winnings.

Local angler Robert Reagan of Byrdstown, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 20 pounds, 10 ounces, Saturday to win the first FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Music City Division tournament of 2016 on Dale Hollow Lake. For his victory, Reagan took home $7,155.

Reagan caught his winning stringer out of mid-lake chunk rock scattered throughout 20 different areas. He says he was able to catch four bass fairly quickly using a homemade jig rigged with a green-pumpkin Zoom Super Speed Craw.

“I caught them shallow in 3 to 4 feet of water,” says Reagan, who earned his second career win in FLW competition. “After that, my goal was to find the largest kicker possible.”

Around noon, the jig bite slowed down so Reagan began targeting channel banks within his areas using an umbrella rig with SXE Shad-colored Roboworm EZ Shad swimbaits.

“The bass were near the surface and bit as soon as the rig hit the water,” says Reagan. “I was only able to get two in the boat, but they were decent-sized fish.

“My biggest bass came on the umbrella rig and that put me on top,” Reagan went on to say. “I don’t think I would’ve won without it.”

The top 10 boaters:

1st:          Robert Reagan, Byrdstown, Tenn., five bass, 20-10, $5,155 + $2,000 Ranger Cup Bonus

2nd:         Jonathan Green, East Bernstadt, Ky., five bass, 19-6, $2,078

3rd:          Daniel Johnson, Lebanon, Tenn., five bass, 18-12, $1,383

4th:          Gary Bowens, Byrdstown, Tenn., five bass, 17-9, $970

5th:          Rick Looper, Livingston, Tenn., five bass, 17-0, $831

6th:          William Merrick, Mount Juliet, Tenn., five bass, 16-10, $727

6th:          Brock Jones, Livingston, Tenn., five bass, 16-10, $727

8th:          Darryl Nelson, Rickman, Tenn., five bass, 16-8, $623

9th:          Jake Cross, Byrdstown, Tenn., five bass, 16-6, $554

10th:        Chris Gerrein, Villa Hills, Ky., five bass, 16-0, $485

Complete results can be found here.

Todd Yocum off Danville, Kentucky, caught a 6-pound, 8-ounce bass – the biggest of the tournament in the pro division – and earned the day’s Boater Big Bass award of $570.

 

Co-angler Darryl Humphrey of Murfreesboro, Tenn., won the March 12 Music City Division event on Dale Hollow with an 18-pound, 8-ounce limit and earned over $2,300 in prize money.

Humphrey wins co-angler title

Darryl Humphrey of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, weighed in five bass totaling 18 pounds, 8 ounces Saturday to earn $2,341 and win the co-angler division.

The top 10 co-anglers:

1st:          Darryl Humphrey, Murfreesboro, Tenn., five bass, 18-8, $2,341

2nd:         Josh Bates, Pulaski, Tenn., five bass, 15-8, $1,030

3rd:          J.P. Sims, Cookeville, Tenn., five bass, 14-2, $687

4th:          Greg Trobaugh, Rickman, Tenn., four bass, 13-15, $480

5th:          Matthew McKinney, Nashville, Tenn., five bass, 12-15, $412

6th:          Michael Birdwell, Granville, Tenn., five bass, 12-5, $378

7th:          Jon Wills, Danville, Ky., four bass, 11-0, $343

8th:          Jacob Isaacs, Lexington, Ky., four bass, 10-15, $309

9th:          Scott Watkins, Allons, Tenn., four bass, 10-2, $275

10th:        Brian Dillard, Bowling Green, Ky., three bass, 9-11, $240

Humphrey also caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the co-angler division, a fish weighing 6 pounds, 2 ounces and earned the day’s Co-angler Big Bass award of $282.

The top 50 boaters and 50 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 27-29 Regional Championship on Lake Hartwell in Seneca, 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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