Harshbarger Back On Top At Lake Palestine
Details: Date: April 9th, 2006. Times: Launch, 6:30 AM. Weigh-in, 3:30pm. Ramp: Lake Palestine Campgrounds.
Conditions: The weather showed a bluebird high sky. Low temperature was in the mid 40’s, highs in the low to mid 70’s, and winds E/NE at around 5mph gusting to 10mph. Water temps ranged from 61-67 degrees.
Results: First place: Jon Harshbarger got back to his winning ways after claiming his second Angler of the Year title last season. Harshbarger used a variety of baits to land 3 fish weighing a total of 11.47 pounds. In addition to first place, Harshbarger claimed the “Big Bass’ prize with a 5.30 pound fish. He also shared the “Heavy Stringer” prize with his partner, Jerry Dodd, who added 2.39 pounds to the total for a combined weight of 13.86 pounds. Harshbarger’s winnings included: $342 for first place, $156 for “Big Bass” and $78 for “Heavy Stringer” totaling $576. Jerry Dodd also picked up $78 for his half of “Heavy Stringer”.
Second place: Paul Jones has gone two for two in the money when fishing as a boater in club tournaments. Following up his performance on Texoma in October of last year, Jones took second place at Palestine with 3 fish totaling 7.10 pounds. Second place this tournament was worth $244.
Third place: Michael Dysput brought in 3 fish totaling 5.97 pounds. For third place, Dysput earned $147.
Fourth place: David Savage weighed one solid fish totaling 4.52 pounds. One fish was all that was needed to claim fourth place and a $107 prize.
Fifth place: Mike Adam returned to Century for this tournament and weighed in 2 fish for a total weight of 4.28 pounds. The fifth place prize was $78.
Sixth place: Hameed Ghaffar’s 2 fish which weighed 4.02 pounds not only won him $59, but also captured him 2nd place in the year-to-date standings.
“First Place Out-Of-The-Money”: In Russell Rowland’s return to Century, he weighed 2 fish good for 4.01 pounds and the “out-of-the-money” tackle pack.
This Tournament’s Free Entry Drawing Prize went to Jim Linderer.
Congratulations to all our winning anglers
Welcome, Welcome Back and Thank You
We had the following special guests with us this month:
Returning Members: Mike Adam, Russell and Rodney Roland
Guest: David Jackson
Our newest member: Richard Hathaway
New Addition To The Webpage!! We now have a new “For Sale” page added to our website. Email information regarding your for sale items to Nick via the President’s email address. Pictures will be accepted.
**Reminder** If you have any ideas pertaining to the celebration of Century Bass Club’s 30th year, please contact Tommy Yates at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Congratulations Hameed! Our very own Hameed Ghaffar took 43rd place among non boaters at the Texas Citgo Bassmaster Southern Tour Tournament on Sam Rayburn March 2nd – March 4th. Way to go Hameed.
Century Bass Clubs “Big Bass Club” for 2006: (Jan) Ray Hubbard – Marcus Fowler 6.87lbs, (Feb) Lake Tyler – Jay Stewart 9.18lbs, (March) Cypress Springs – Wally Hughey 10.97lbs and (April) Lake Palestine - Jon Harshbarger 5.30lbs.
Next Club Sign-up, Registration & Partner Draw:
7pm Wednesday, May 3rd
@ VFW Hall #5076 Located at 1906 Miller Road, Garland TX
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