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October 12, 2003
Lake Ray Hubbard


Middleton Wins Hubbard

Past Century President, Chuck Middleton, brought in one of only 2 limits at the October 12 tournament held on Lake Ray Hubbard and squeaked out a nice win with 9.98 lbs.  Chuck saved time and fuel by fishing within site of the weigh-in using 5 different baits in a very tough tournament.  Chuck’s weapons included a topwater, whacky worm, crank bait, fluke, and a Carolina rig—all in less than 12 feet of water along the marina break-water for the $255 first place prize.    

Second place and Angler of the Year went to Robert Hargrove with 4 fish weighing 9.93 lbs.  Robert’s fish came on his trusty chicken rig in less than 10 feet of water.  Robert also had the big bass of the tournament at 4.24 lbs. for a combined payday of $258.  Robert ended up as Century’s 2003 Angler of the Year as well as the B.A.S.S. Northeast Region Angler of the Year.   

Nick Carroccio had the only other 5-fish limit at Hubbard for 7.79 lbs. and was rewarded to the tune of $96.  Nick also split the heavy boat pot with 4th place finisher and partner for the day—Tommy Yates, which added another $50 to his winnings.  Tommy captured the last check with 2 fish for 6.44 lbs. and $58 along with $50 for his half of the heavy boat pot.  

There were 38 fish brought in for a total of 82.06 lbs. for a 2.16 lb. average.
   
                                                                                                                                 Mark Calhoun  

NEW OFFICERS FOR 2004 2004 Directors
President Nick Carroccio Duane Climer
Vice Pres./Tournament Dir. Philip Webb Keith Green
Secretary Mark Calhoun Jim Linderer
Treasurer Paul Zukosky Ray Bell

CHAMPIONSHIP ELIGIBILITY
Top 20 in points or anyone who has fished 8 of 10 tournaments in 2003 are eligible for the Championship on October 25 and 26—championship lake to be drawn at the October 22 meeting.

NEW RULE CHANGES FOR 2004
Slot lake(s) to be included in schedule.
Entry fee increased to $50 with an extra $5 to be used to send TOP SIX members to State Championship.
Tournament entrants will draw at meetings for take off positions at tournaments.

2004 B.A.S.S. FEDERATION SCHEDULE
February 21 Lake Palestine
April 17 Lake Lewisville
May 15 Lake O’ the Pines
June 19 Cedar Creek Lake
October 3 Championship

New Federation format—Four Tournaments with 1 drop

CENTURY LUNKER CLUB

DATE

LAKE

ANGLER

WEIGHT

January 19

Fairfield

Nick Carroccio

5.42 lbs

February 16

Tyler

Mike Dowdy

5.57 lbs

 

 

Robert Hargrove

5.15 lbs

 

 

Mark Calhoun

5.07 lbs

March 30

Winnsboro

Craig Dowis

5.22 lbs

April 26

Lake of the Pines

Robert Hargrove

4.31 lbs

May 18

Cedar Creek

Craig Dowis

5.53 lbs

June 22

Cypress Springs

Bill Kessler

8.09 lbs

July 20

Tawakoni

  Randy Conover

3.87 lbs

August 9-10

Cedar Creek

Mark Calhoun 

5.04 lbs

September 20-21

Richland Chambers

Paul Zukosky
Robert Hargrove 

4.54 lbs
3.53 lbs

October 12

Ray Hubbard

  Robert Hargrove

4.24 lbs

October 25-26

Classic

 

 

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