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May 2014 Newsletter

May 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Newsletters

Tournament Results:

Our April tournament was held on Fayette County Reservoir and 16 teams participated.  Twenty-five members caught a limit of 5 fish which is why the club always looks forward to fishing on Fayette County.  Craig Mooney and Doug Mooney won the tournament with 10 fish weighing 37.82 pounds.  Jim Pollard and Brad Evans came in second place with 10 fish weighing 33.97 pounds.  Third place went to Art Cruser and Carlton Yarbrough with 10 fish weighing 32.22 pounds.  Doug Mooney caught the biggest 5 fish stringer weighing 20.75 pounds.  Gib Hoffman caught the biggest bass of the tournament which was 23” long (6.50 pounds).

2014 Standings:

Vince Martin- 54.77 pounds                                        John Bobo- 35.14 pounds

Jim Pollard- 51.88 pounds                                             Craig Mooney- 35.02 pounds

Ken Haulotte- 45.08 pounds                                        Brooks Griffith- 34.41 pounds

Dennis Worley- 42.43 pounds                                     Tom McVan- 31.36 pounds

Gib Hoffman- 37.24 pounds                                        Art Cruser- 29.35 pounds

Art Cruser is leading the race for Big Bass of the 2nd Qtr.  He caught an 11.5 pound bass on Lake LBJ while fishing with Dennis Milligan on April 9, 2014.

May 2014 Meeting and Tournament:

Our May meeting will be on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 7:00pm at Pok-e-Jo’s Smokehouse, 2121 Parmer Lane, Austin, Tx.  Our May tournament will be on Saturday, May 17, 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:

The Texas Association of Christian Bass Clubs had their Top 6 Tournament on May 3, 2014, at Lake Palestine.  Six club members participated in this one-day event and Mike Wiles and Brooks Griffith can share some of the details regarding how our team fared in this friendly tournament.

Have you enjoyed having the club meetings at Pok-e-Jo’s Smokehouse?  The club will decide at the upcoming meeting if we will continue to meet at Pok-e-Jo’s.

Couples Club Results:

On May 3rd the Couples Club held their third tournament on Decker Lake.  It was an absolutely great day for fishing and the results indicated some nice fish were caught.  Betty and John Bobo won the tournament with 5 fish weighing 16.59 pounds.  John also had big bass of the tournament with a nice 21” bass he caught on a spinnerbait.  The June tournament on Lake LBJ will be the last Couples Club tournament until they resume in September.  The following table shows the current standings:

TEAM

# FISH

WEIGHT

TOTAL WEIGHT/YEAR

STANDINGS

Betty & John

5

16.59

32.91

2

 Nita & Jim

5

14.06

28.95

4

Rose & Steve

5

12.28

40.73

1

Melba & Ken

5

10.39

29.28

3

Lexie & Bob

0.00

10.19

5

Patsy & Art

3.75

6

Lois & Tim

0.00

6

 

Fishing Report:

Bring your fishing report to the upcoming meeting and share it with everyone this Thursday evening.

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