Terry Hawkins Grabs 1st Place With The Day’s Only Limit
50-70 degrees; cloudy and rain all day with heavy thunderstorms late
in the day.
Water temperatures: Mid 50’s with stained to muddy conditions.
Best techniques: Spinnerbaits shallow and pitching/flipping reeds near the discharge.
was, to say the least, generally tough. The full moon period pulled in a
few fish, but the combination of a lot of rain this spring, all the gates
open at the dam and the water hovering in the mid 50’s has stalled any
major spawning movements so far.
seems to be echoing the same sentiments, “If only the weather would
stabilize and warm up a bit, the fishing should bust wide open.” But
then, after the past couple of years, to much rain is probably better than
Century member Terry Hawkins joined us for this tournament and showed off
his angling prowess by bringing in
the only 5 five fish limit of the tournament. His 13.12 lb. bag also
included the day’s big bass at 4.74 lbs.
Terry teamed up with his non-boater Jason Boehme with 2 fish at
5.96 lbs. to claim combo honors with a combined weight of 19.08 lbs. Even
if he did take most of our money, it’s still great to have Terry fishing
with us again.
Ghaffar had a good tournament with 4 fish at 10.03 lbs. to capture 2nd
place. I was fishing the same creek as Hameed and brother Danny and came
in with 3 fish at 8.91 lbs to capture 3rd place. Two of my fish
came on a spinnerbait, which is mainly what Hameed and Danny were
throwing, and the other on a Carolina rigged lizard.
I have been have most of my success this spring on a Stanley
Titanium Wedge Spinnerbait.
through 6th places went to Paul Zukosky with 3 fish at 7.93
lbs., Coy Frazier – our early leader in the Angler of the Year race –
3 fish at 7.21 lbs. and Robert Hargrove also with 3 fish weighing in at
will be heading out, with the rest of our Top Six team, to Lake Amistad
this weekend to compete in the Texas B.A.S.S. Federation Top Six State
Team Tournament March 18th-23rd.
This year’s team consisting of myself, Randy Kvapil, Robert
Hargrove, Elvin Smith, Chuck Middleton and Paul Zukosky will be doing our
best to bring home another state title for the Century Bass Club.
for all the support from all our members.
|Place||Angler||# of Fish||Total lbs.||Big Bass||Points||Money Won|
|Totals||34 Anglers||41||105.4 lbs. - 2.57 lb. average|
Lunker Club (over 5 lbs.)
|Angler||# of fish||Largest||Total Weight||Angler||Lake||Total Weight|
|Paul Zukosky||1||6.70||6.70||Carey Gajdica||Martin Creek Lake||8.50|
|Paul Zukosky||Cedar Creek||14.59|
|Terry Hawkins||Ray Hubbard||13.12|
|Lake 'O the Pines|