UPCOMING EVENT: HIGH SCHOOL FISHING - 2019 - Pickwick Lake

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Spawners Take Jones to Top

Spawners Take Jones to Top
Bradley Jones

Bradley Jones of Aragon, Georgia, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 17 pounds, 8 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Choo Choo Division event on Neely Henry Lake. Jones took home $5,224 for his efforts.

“I caught bedding fish that I’d found a couple weeks earlier and in practice,” says Jones, who logged his fourth win on Neely Henry Lake in BFL competition. “I never actually saw any of them during the tournament, but I made some long pitches into their general area and they bit on the first cast each time.”

Jones fished three larger creeks on the lower end of the lake. He caught around 15 fish throughout the event, citing a Texas-rigged green-pumpkin-colored V&M J-Bug as his bait of choice.

“I could tell where the beds were by the way the structure was,” says Jones. “I just pitched it in there and they bit it, there wasn’t really anything to it. I couldn’t have asked for a better scenario – everything just worked out.”

 

The top 10 boaters:

1st:          Bradley Jones, Aragon, Ga., five bass, 17-8, $5,224

2nd:         Andrew Johnson, Glencoe, Ala., five bass, 16-10, $2,197

3rd:          Blake Hall, Hartselle, Ala., five bass, 15-10, $1,564

4th:          Landon Lomax, Owens Cross Roads, Ala., five bass, 15-6, $1,025

5th:          Geoff McKnight, Rainbow City, Ala., five bass, 14-11, $879

6th:          Brandon McGinnis, Pell City, Ala., four bass, 13-13, $805

7th:          Scott Chatham, Kingston, Ga., five bass, 13-9, $732

8th:          Brian Davenport, Attalla, Ala., five bass, 13-5, $659

9th:          Terry Tucker, Gadsden, Ala., five bass, 13-2, $586

10th:        Jeff Cannon, Douglasville, Ga., five bass, 12-6, $513

Complete results can be found at FLWFishing.com.

Jones also brought a 6-pound, 3-ounce bass to the scale – the heaviest of the event in the Boater Division – and earned the day’s Boater Big Bass award of $630.

 

White wins co-angler title

Truman White of Spring Hill, Tennessee, won the Co-angler Division and $2,612 Saturday after catching five bass weighing 16 pounds, 5 ounces.

 

The top 10 co-anglers:

1st:          Truman White, Spring Hill, Tenn., five bass, 16-5, $2,612

2nd:         Cameron Gatlin, Chattanooga, Tenn., five bass, 13-2, $1,148

3rd:          Steven White, Ashville, Ala., five bass, 12-11, $733

4th:          Kenny Pannell, Springville, Ala., five bass, 11-14, $513

5th:          Davey Bailey, Warrior, Ala., five bass, 10-8, $439

6th:          Marcus Corbett, Anniston, Ala., five bass, 10-2, $403

7th:          Jason Risley, Cordova, Tenn., five bass, 9-14, $366

8th:          David Blakely, Kingsport, Tenn., five bass, 9-13, $330

9th:          Sal Pinto, Cumming, Ga., five bass, 9-2, $293

10th:        Michael Corbett, Oxford, Ala., five bass, 8-13, $256

White also caught the largest bass in the Co-angler Division weighing in at 5 pounds, 7 ounces. The catch earned him the day’s Co-angler Big Bass award of $315.

The top 45 boaters and co-anglers in the region based on point standings, along with the five winners in each qualifying event, will be entered in the Oct. 25-27 BFL Regional Championship on Lake Chickamauga in Dayton, Tennessee. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard and $20,000, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard.

 

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