Harshbarger Remains Hot

On Bob Sandlin

Jon Harshbarger continued his hot streak claiming his 4th win (out of 8 tournaments) at Century’s July 23 night tournament held on Bob Sandlin. Jon’s 8 fish over the 2 days totaled 19.16 lbs and were caught on a host of baits with a blade being his primary weapon. Jon collected $315 for his 1st place win. Great job, Jon!

 Craig Dowis, took second place in the dark on Sandlin with 6 bass caught on a 10″ Texas Rigged black power worm around grass. Craig’s fish weighed in at 15.14 lbs and earned him $205 plus $62.50 for half of the heavy boat pot split with his partner, Don Miller, who weighed 4 fish for 10.34 lbs and a check for $62.50 as well.

The “big man,” Coy Frazier, captured the 3rd spot with 4 fish for 13.85 lbs and a check for $118. Coy’s fish were caught on a Carolina rigged centipede.

Fourth place was nailed down by Randy Conover with 7 fish for 12.95 lbs caught on a Zoom trick worm rigged “chicken style.” Randy’s work was rewarded to the tune of $87.

Robert Hargrove, 2004 Angler of the Year, took the final paid place with 3 bass for 11.86 lbs and $63. Included in Robert’s sack was the big bass of the tournament—a toad of 8.79 lbs. Robert’s fish were caught on a green pumpkin/red Zoom trick worm.

Winner of the first place out-of-the-money tackle pack was Wally Hughey with 5 bass for 11.79 lbs. Brett Kilmer was the winner of the free entry drawing.

There were 79 bass caught by 26 anglers for a total weight of 181.37 lbs for a 2.30 lb average.

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NEXT TOURNAMENT: Lake Palestine—September 18.