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April 18th, 2004
Lake Lewisville


Hargrove Dominates at Lewisville

Well, folks, he did it again!  Same song, different verse.  Robert Hargrove topped the field at our April 18 tourney held on Lake Lewisville.  He brought in the only limit for 9.65 lbs.  On a day where everyone was trying to find a way to fish in high winds topping 25 mph, Robert utilized a “Mean Machine” rig in shallow water for his 1st place victory.  Robert collected $315 as well as $63 for his half of the heavy boat weight.  For those wondering about the “Mean Machine” rig, talk to Robert or his partner for the day, Paul Zukosky, as Robert was tight lipped on the new technique.  A side note, though, Robert was recovering from a fall prior to the weekend and was at best only 65%.  Just goes to show even hobbled, Robert is a tough competitor.  Great job Robert!

Second place and Big Bass in the Lewisville wind fest went to Century President, Nick Carroccio with a nice fish of 3.64 lbs.  Nick’s fish was caught on a crank bait around rip rap and pocketed him $205 for 2nd place and an additional $125 for Big Bass.  Nice fish, Nick.  

Mike Adam was our 3rd place finisher with one bass at 2.98 lbs.  His $118 bass was caught on a Carolina Rig in 5 feet of water.  Fourth and fifth place went to Randy Short and Century Treasurer, Paul Zukosky with one fish each for 2.55 lbs and 2.25 lbs, respectively.  For their work, Randy collected $87 and Paul collected $63 as well as Paul’s additional $63 for his half of the heavy boat weight.

Michael Climer was the winner of the free entry drawing and Chuck Middleton was the winner of the 1st place out-of-the-money tackle pack.  There were only 14 fish weighed in for a total of 29.94 lbs and a 2.30 lb average.  Let’s hope next month’s tournament at Lake of the Pines is kinder to Century anglers in respect to fish and the weather.  

Don’t forget to bring in your used plastics at the tournaments and any unwanted baits/tackle to the meeting to be recycled and donated to Little Buddies, Casting Kids, and other children’s fishing organizations.

NEXT CENTURY MEETING:  WEDNESDAY, May 12, 7:00 p.m. 
VFW #5076, Garland—1906 Miller Road (Mapsco 29A.H)

 

NEXT TOURNAMENT: May 16, 2004—Lake Of the Pines—Tejas Resort—

903-777-2460.

Mark

 

A big welcome to the following new and returning members of Century Bass Club - Lupe Cardona and Steve Savage

 

Special mention needs to go to Century members Jim Linderer and Mike Stewart for their hard work and time at the Casting Kids Contest on behalf of Century Bass Club back on March 6, 2004 in Coppell.  Approximately 45 youngsters participated and had a great time due in part to Jim and Mike’s efforts.  Thanks guys!

For those who have not made reservations for lodging at upcoming tournaments, below is a list of motels for our June and September tournaments.  July and August tournaments are night tournaments. 

June 12-13               Cedar Creek               Country Side Inn            903-489-0400
September 18-19     Sam Rayburn               Bass Buster                    409-698-3002          

Make reservations now—they are filling up fast!

Place Angler # of Fish Total lbs. Big Bass Points Money Won
1 Robert Hargrove 5 9.65   100 $378.00
2 Nick Carroccio 1 3.64 3.64 99 $330.00
3 Mike Adam 1 2.98   98 $118.00
4 Randy Short 1 2.55   97 $87.00
5 Paul Zukosky 1 2.25   96 $126.00
6 Chuck Middleton 1 2.05   95  
7 John Walker 1 1.96   94  
8 Ernie Jordan 1 1.86   93  
9 Paul Pierce 1 1.63   92  
10 Bill Kessler 1 1.37   91  
11 Ray Bell 0 -   50  
12 Mark Calhoun 0 -   50  
13 Lupe Cardona 0 -   50  
14 Duane Climer 0 -   50  
15 Mike Climer 0 -   50  
16 Craig Dowis 0 -   50  
17 Hameed Ghaffar 0 -   50  
18 Jim Hammond 0 -   50  
19 Wally Hughey 0 -   50  
20 Weldon King 0 -   50  
21 Jim Linderer 0 -   50  
22 Dusty Richards 0 -   50  
23 Mike Reed 0 -   50  
24 Steve Savage 0 -   50  
25 Mike Stewart 0 -   50  
26 Joe Thompson 0 -   50  
27 Philip Webb 0 -   50  
27 Anglers 14 29.94     $1,039.00

                                                                                                                       
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