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March 28th, 2004
Bob Sandlin


Robert Hargrove Comes Out On Top at Bob Sandlin

The “Living Legend” does it again, folks!  Robert bested a field of 37 anglers and brought 4 fish to the scales that weighed in at 17.68 lbs.  The impressive sack also included the day’s Big Bass of 5.90 lbs.  Robert’s fish came on a chicken rig with a Zoom Trick Worm and a spinnerbait in very shallow water.  The first place check for $375 and the Big Bass pot of $180 was also sweetened with Robert’s half of the heavy boat pot of $90 for a total payday of $645.  Way to go Robert!  

Second place at the March 28 tournament went to “Sheriff” Danny Yates with a 5-fish limit for 12.61 lbs and a check for $268.  Danny’s fish were caught on a modified Lake Fork 10″ worm in water 5′ deep. Duane Climer nailed down a 3rd place finish using a watermelon red brush hog and a fluke of the same color for a 5-fish limit of 11 lbs even.  Duane’s 3rd place finish garnered a check for $160.  

The only other angler to bring in a limit at Sandlin was long-time Century member, Bill Kessler.  Bill’s sack tipped the scales at 9.49 lbs which was good enough for 4th place and $118.

New Century member Randy Short and Paul Zukosky captured 5th and 6th place respectively with 4 fish each.  Randy’s fish weighed in at 8.96 lbs and Paul’s fish totaled 8.20 lbs.  For their hard work they took home checks for $85 and $65 for their 5th and 6th place finishes.

Another new Century member, Dusty Richards, was the winner of the “first place out of the money” tackle pack.    Mike Stewart won the 2nd half of the heavy boat pot of $180 as Robert Hargrove’s partner for the day.  Mike had 3 fish for 4.52 lbs.

There were 67 fish caught for a total of 143.25 lbs and a 2.14 lb per fish average. 

Mark

A big welcome to the following new and returning members of Century Bass Club:
Rodney Roland              Russell Roland
Bernie Gajdica              Carey Gajdica
Jon Harshbarger            Mike Snow
Joe Thompson              Tommy Yates

 

ON A LIGHTER NOTE:  Special mention needs to go to Randy Conover (aka Otterboy), for his triple gainer with a half twist off the back deck trying to insert a forgotten drain plug Sunday morning.  Sorry Randy, but it was funny as could be!

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, April 14, 7:00 p.m. 
VFW #5076, Garland—1906 Miller Road (Mapsco 29A.H) 


NEXT TOURNAMENT: April 18, 2004—Lake Lewisville.   For accommodations call Spanish Trails Inn—972-436-4525.   A special rate of $90.28 for anglers staying Friday and Saturday.
 

Place Angler # of Fish Total lbs. Big Bass Points Money Won
1 Robert Hargrove 4 17.68 5.90 100 $645.00
2 Danny Yates 5 12.61   99 $268.00
3 Duane Climer 5 11.00   98 $160.00
4 Bill Kessler 5 9.49   97 $118.00
5 Randy Short 4 8.96   96 $85.00
6 Paul Zukosky 4 8.20   95 $65.00
7 Dusty Richards 4 6.53   94  
8 Ernie Jordan 3 6.18   93  
9 Chuck Middleton 2 6.05   92  
10 Jon Harshbarger 3 6.04   91  
11 Ray Bell 3 5.89   90  
12 Philip Webb 3 4.53*   89  
13 Mike Stewart 3 4.52   88 $90.00
14 Rod Roland 2 4.24   87  
15 Nick Carroccio 2 4.03   86  
16 John Walker 1 4.01   85  
17 Keith Green 2 3.62   84  
18 Gary Spencer 2 2.77   83  
19 Wally Hughey 1 2.76   82  
20 Mark Calhoun 2 2.65   81  
21 Tommy Yates 1 1.95   80  
22 Jim Hammond 1 1.82   79  
23 Hameed Ghaffar 1 1.78   78  
24 Mike Snow 1 1.59   77  
25 Weldon King 1 1.55   76  
26 Jim Linderer 1 1.51   75  
27 Joe Thompson 1 1.29   74  
T28 Mike Adam 0     50  
T28 Allie Bell 0     50  
T28 Mike Climer 0     50  
T28 Randy Conover 0     50  
T28 John Cowan 0     50  
T28 Jerry Dodd 0     50  
T28 Carey Gajdica 0     50  
T28 Paul Pierce 0     50  
T28 Mike Reed 0     50  
T28 Russ Roland 0     50  
37 Anglers 67 143.25
* .10 Dead Fish Penalty
    $1,431.00

                                                                                                                       
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