Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Woodbriar's Lake Peckerwood Prowl Results

Woodbriar Lake Peckerwood Champions
Ricky and Jason Gates

5 Bass --- 19.25 lbs.
Big Bass ---  5.92 lbs.
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Second Place
Marvin Ross and Eugene Zuber

5 Bass --- 15.14 lbs.
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Third Place
Bob Hardin and Sawyer Floyd 

5 Bass --- 14.97 lbs.
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Fourth Place
Michael and Chris Bruner
5 Bass --- 14.63 lbs.
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Fifth Place
Nicky Gates and Jesse Cordell

5 Bass --- 13.85 lbs.
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Cade Cook with one of the 5 fish he brought to the scales, way to go Cade! 

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Typically the Lake Peckerwood tournament is one of the most anticipated tournaments of the year, and this tournament is a prime example as to why.  We had 22 boats fish today, 19 of those 22 boats brought in limits of fish and the other 3 were just a fish or two away from that 5 fish limit.  104 fish crossed the scale, with a total of 238.18 pounds.  The team that found the bigger than average fish and winning by over 4 pounds was the team of Ricky and Jason Gates anchored by a 5.92 pound Peckerwood mud turkey.  The remaining top 5 were separated by a little more than a pound with Second place going to Marvin Ross and Eugene Zuber, Third was Bob Hardin and Sawyer Floyd, Fourth being Michael and Chris Bruner and rounding out the top 5 was Nicky Gates and Jesse Cordell.  Great job guys!  

Our next event will be on White River on July 25th, we will blast off from the Jacksonport launch.  Tournament times will be announced closer to the time of the tournament.  If the river looks like it will drop below 5 foot the tournament will be moved to the back up location being Lake Conway. With only 3 regular tournaments left in the year start looking at classic qualifying, and remember instead of 3 you have to fish 5 regular season tournaments to qualify! 
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As always, we want to thank our sponsors for their efforts this year!
Diaz Scrap Metal
Greenway Equipment
George Kell Motors
Reliant Therapy
Allstate Insurance
Black River Transportation
Unico Bank
Clean Solutions
Wood Briar Nursing Home
SBT Foods
George's Liquor
White River Beverage Co.
67 Liquor
Redbird Advisors
Ben E. Keith Foods
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Tournament Stats
22 boats
42 fishermen
104 fish weighed
238.18 lbs. of fish weighed


Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Woodbriar's Lake Peckerwood Prowl

It's tournament week! This Saturday (July 27th) we are going to be fishing Woodbriar's Lake Peckerwood Prowl. We will blast off at 6:00, and weigh in at 2:00. The gate at the landing will not be opened until 5:00 A.M. and it will be a $7.50 per person launch fee.  DO NOT try to sneak by without paying, and try your best not to park in the campsites or camper areas.  See ya' Saturday!

Sunday, June 14, 2015

George Kell Motors Lake Conway Clash

George Kell Motors Lake Conway Clash Champions
Bill Wooten and Bill Elliot
5 Bass - 15.91 lbs.
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Second Place
Andy and Greg Latting
5 Bass - 15.22 lbs.
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Third Place
Ron Mounts and Darrell Fletcher
5 Bass - 14.96 lbs.
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4th/5th Place
2 teams tied with 14.27 lbs.
Michael and Chris Bruner & Mike and Blake Anschultz
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Big Bass
Eric Jackson and Mike Lawson
5.18 lbs. 
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At our halfway point of the year we had quite the turnout with over 200 pounds of fish brought across the scales at a very water logged weigh in.  First Place with 15.91 lbs. went to the on fire team of Bill Wooten and Bill Elliot.  They have cashed in at the last 4 tournaments, with their worst finish being 2nd place!  Second place with 15.22 lbs. went to Andy and Greg Latting.  Third went to Ron Mounts and Darrell Fletcher, who also have not finished outside the top 3 in the past 4 showings.  We had a very rare situation for the 4th/5th place finish the two teams made up of Michael and Chris Bruner, and Blake and Mike Anshcultz tied with 14.27 lbs.  The rules state the points and/or winnings should be split between the two teams they decided to flip for the winnings and that went to Michael and Chris Bruner.  There was a mess of good 4 and 5 pound fish brought in, the biggest of the day was at 5.18 lbs. brought in by Eric Jackson and Mike Lawson.  Thanks to everyone for being patient yesterday during the downpour that had to make its appearance at the weigh in and congratulations to everyone.  The next tournament will be at Peckwood Lake on June 27th then we will have nearly a month break before fishing the White River on July 25th.  We will take off at 6:00 at Peckerwood, at the Red Barn Landing.  The owner has made it clear that the gate WILL NOT be opened until 5:00 that morning so don't expect to get in before then.  You will have to pay the full $7.50 to launch, but they are offering a $20 contingency that will go to the big bass winner.  
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As always thanks to our sponsors for all the support throughout the season!
Diaz Scrap Metal
Greenway Equipment
George Kell Motors
Reliant Therapy
Allstate Insurance
Black River Transportation
Unico Bank
Clean Solutions
Wood Briar Nursing Home
SBT Foods
George's Liquor
White River Beverage Co.
67 Liquor
Redbird Advisors
Ben E. Keith Foods 
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Tournament Stats
24 boats 
43 fishermen
83 fish weighed
200.56 total pounds
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Diaz Scrap Metal AOY Standings

103.1 Bill Wooten/Bill Elliot
101.5 Ron Mounts/Darrell Fletcher
86.60 Mike Anschultz/Blake Anschultz
80.04 Michael Bruner/Chris Bruner
68.65 Andy Latting/Greg Latting
66.53 Nicky Gates/Jesse Cordell
59.12 Marvin Ross/Eugene Zuber
52.21 Mike Warren/Billy Max Warren
50.23 Brad Kieffner/Billy Keedy
46.49 Eric Jackson/Mike Lawson
42.60 Bob Hardin/Sawyer Floyd
39.62 Mike Odom
39.61 Doug Cockrill/Dennis Browning
31.08 Rick Sampson/Bart Gaskin
27.43 Jason Walker/Bobby Gates
24.83 Kenny Pearle/Dean Miller
23.40 Raymond Bradley/Dennis Jarrett
23.27 Travis Hopkins/Shane Lindsey
16.26 Mitch Brannon/Clint Brannon
16.23 Steve Westmoreland/Toby Halbert
14.35 Brad Lewis/Dustin Roddy
12.38 Brandon Cook/Cade Cook
11.51 Justin Doyle/Chip Youngblood
11.43 Jason Wrath/Bryant Harvey
10.72  Mitch Brannon/Roberts
7.66  DeWayne Smith/Jeff Herman
6 Cody Coffey/Chris Turner
2 Ken Youngblood/Mark Watson
2 Aaron Simpson/Josh Stokes
2 Dewight Jackson/Rob Hill
2 Ricky Gates/Jason Gates
2 Chip Youngblood/Ken Youngblood


Monday, June 8, 2015

George Kell Motors Lake Conway Clash

After a short 2 week break in the action we will be fishing the George Kell Motors Lake Conway Clash this weekend (June 13th). We will blast off at 5:30 and fish until 1:30, if you haven't paid for your tee shirts yet I will have them with me for you to pick up. If you have any questions feel free to give me a call. 

Also congratulations to club members Mitch Brannon, and Blake Anschultz on their first and second place finishes at the Porfest Buddy Bass Tournament this past weekend.  That makes 3 big wins in a row for Mitch, being the Mosquito Fest, Augusta Days, and now the Portfest Tournament, and Blake continues to build on the hot streak he has going. Great work guys!

Hope to see everyone this Saturday!
-AL



Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Portfest Buddy Bass Tournament

The Busch/Busch Light Buddy Bass Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, June 6 at Jacksonport State Park in conjunction with the annual Portfest Festival. 

Sponsored by C&C Distributors of Newport, this tournament is designed for two-person teams, and each applicant is responsible for bringing his/her partner.  Entry fee is $70 entry per boat, which includes $10 for the Big Bass Pot per boat for both contestants.  Entry fees must be paid no later than 12 noon on June 5.

Fishing begins at 6 a.m. with weigh-in beginning at 3 p.m. at the water’s edge at Jacksonport State Park.  Contestants must come to the weigh-in in their boats by means of the river.

Prizes include $1,000 for first place, $600 for second place, $300 for third place and $100 for fourth place plus other great prizes.

For entry forms or information on the Buddy Bass Tournament, go to www.portfest.org or contact the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce Office at 201 Hazel Street, call (870) 523-3618 or email director@newportarchamber.org.


Monday, May 25, 2015

Clean Solutions Lake Charles Challenge

Clean Solutions Lake Charles Challenge Champions
Mike and Blake Anshultz
5 bass - 13.11 lbs.
Big Bass 
5.37 lbs.
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Second Place
Bill Wooten and Bill Elliot
5 Bass - 12.79 lbs.
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Third Place
Ron Mounts and Darrell Fletcher
5 Bass - 12.28 lbs.
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Fourth Place 
Mike Odom
5 Bass - 8.48 lbs.
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Fifth Place 
Mike and Billy Max Warren
3 Bass - 7.28

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The next tournament will be at Lake Conway on June 13th I will post the take off time closer to then.  Cogratulations to everyone who placed, and thanks for everyone coming out and fighting off the bad weather for our fourth tournament of the year.  I still have a bunch of tee shirts that weren't picked up so if you had ordered one get with me!

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Tournament Stats
28 Fishermen
17 Boats
41 Bass Weighed
85.58 Lbs.of bass weighed

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2015 Diaz Scrap Metal AOY Standings

76.54 Ron Mounts/Darrell Fletcher
75.19 Bill Wooten/Bill Elliot
63.83 Mike Anschultz/Blake Anschultz
58.27 Michael Bruner/Chris Bruner
48.23 Brad Kieffner/Billy Keedy
45.62 Nicky Gates/Jesse Cordell
42.43 Andy Latting/Greg Latting
41.48 Marvin Ross/Eugene Zuber
38.37 Mike Warren/Billy Max Warren
26.81 Eric Jackson/Mike Lawson
25.43 Jason Walker/Bobby Gates
25.27 Doug Cockrill/Dennis Browning
24.3   Bob Hardin/Sawyer Floyd
23.27 Travis Hopkins/Shane Lindsey
21.97 Rick Sampson/Bart Gaskin
21.48 Mike Odom
16.26 Mitch Brannon/Clint Brannon
16.56 Kenny Pearle/Dean Miller
11.51 Justin Doyle/Chip Youngblood
9.86  Raymond Bradley/Dennis Jarrett
7.66  DeWayne Smith/Jeff Herman
4 Mitch Brannon/Roberts
4 Cody Coffey/Chris Turner
2 Ken Youngblood/Mark Watson
2 Aaron Simpson/Josh Stokes
2 Dewight Jackson/Rob Hill




Monday, May 4, 2015

Diaz Scrap Metal AOY Standings


54.26 Ron Mounts/Darrell Fletcher
51.4 Bill Wooten/Bill Elliot
50.2 Michael Bruner/Chris Bruner
46.23 Brad Kieffner/Billy Keedy
35.77 Nicky Gates/Jesse Cordell
35.72 Mike Anschultz/Blake Anschultz
30.97 Andy Latting/Greg Latting
29.26 Marvin Ross/Eugene Zuber
25.09 Mike Warren/Billy Max Warren
24.3 Bob Hardin/Sawyer Floyd
23.43 Jason Walker/Bobby Gates
23.27 Doug Cockrill/Dennis Browning
22.72 Eric Jackson/Mike Lawson
16.26 Mitch Brannon/Clint Brannon
16.12 Travis Hopkins/Shane Lindsey
13.99 Rick Sampson/Bart Gaskin
11.51 Justin Doyle/Chip Youngblood
10.9 Kenny Pearle/Dean Miller
9.86 Raymond Bradley/Dennis Jarrett
7.66 DeWayne Smith/Jeff Herman
4 Cody Coffey/Chris Turner
4 Mike Odom

4 Mitch Brannon/Roberts
2 Ken Youngblood/Mark Watson
2 Aaron Simpson/Josh Stokes
2 Dewight Jackson/Rob Hill