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February 2014 Newsletter

February 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Newsletters

Austin Christian Bass Club

February 2014

Tournament Results:

Our January tournament was held on Lake Bastrop and 13 teams participated.  Getting a bite was tough.  A total of 44 fish were weighed in and only two members caught a limit of 5 fish.  Vince Martin and Tim Jolly won the tournament with 6 fish weighing 19.28 pounds.  Jim Pollard and his son-in-law, Rich Neiheiser, came in second place with 7 fish weighing 18.83 pounds.  Third place went to Dennis Worley and Brooks Griffith with 5 fish weighing 16.33 pounds.  Bill Bratton caught the biggest bass of the tournament which was 21.5” long (5.38 pounds) and Vince Martin had the biggest 5 fish stringer weighing 16.40 pounds.

2014 Standings:

Vince Martin- 16.40 pounds                                        Rich Neiheiser- 7.01 pounds

Dennis Worley- 16.33 pounds                                     Tom McVan- 6.95 pounds

Jim Pollard- 11.82 pounds                                             Bill Bratton- 6.44 pounds

Gary Burnham- 10.39 pounds                                     John Bobo- 6.19 pounds

Mitch Shelton- 8.57 pounds                                        Bob Duda- 5.76 pounds

February 2014 Meeting and Tournament:

Our February meeting will be on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 7:00pm at a new locationThe new location is Pok-e-Jo’s Smokehouse, 2121 Parmer Lane, Austin, Tx.  Our February tournament will be on Saturday, February 15, 2014.  Refreshments will not be provided, but food and drink can be purchased and enjoyed in the room Pok-e-Jo’s is providing for our meeting.

Club News:

At the January meeting the club decided to continue our affiliation with TABC (Texas Association of Bass Clubs) for 2014 and that we would also participate in a Top 6 tournament held by the Texas Assn. of Christian Bass Clubs.  It is anticipated that Lake Palestine will be the location of the May tournament held by the Texas Assn. of Christian Bass Clubs (TACBC).  The club voted to have our travel tournament in May at the lake where TACBC has their Top 6 tournament.

Brooks Griffith will be the club tournament director for 2014.  Important dates to remember are: April 26th– Amputee Fishing Day on Lake Bastrop, May 3rd– C.A.S.T. for Kids on Lake Bastrop, and Round Rock Children’s Home- will be scheduled in the Fall.

Fishing Report:

Available reports on the internet indicate fishing has been slow on most of our favorite lakes.  Bring your fishing report to the upcoming meeting and don’t forget about the new location.  See you at Pok-e-Jo’s.

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