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August 2014 Newsletter

August 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Newsletters

Tournament Results:

Our July tournament was a Road Runner tournament which allows teams to fish any lake of their choosing.  Numerous teams choose to fish Decker Lake, several teams fished Lake Bastrop, and at least one team fished Fayette County Reservoir.  Thirteen teams participated.  Darryl Smith and Tom McVan won the tournament with 10 fish weighing 31.85 pounds.  Vince Martin and Gary Burnham came in second place with 8 fish weighing 23.15 pounds.  Third place went to Jim Pollard and Steve Martinez with 6 fish weighing 20.58 pounds.  Vince Martin caught the biggest 5 fish stringer weighing 17.83 pounds.  Darryl Smith caught the biggest bass of the tournament which was 24” long (7.50 pounds).

2014 Standings:

Vince Martin- 100.96 pounds                                      John Bobo- 71.49 pounds

Jim Pollard- 87.43 pounds                                             Gib Hoffman- 70.28 pounds

Dennis Worley- 81.53 pounds                                     Mike Wiles- 68.83 pounds

Ken Haulotte- 79.94 pounds                                        Art Cruser- 64.59 pounds

Craig Mooney- 72.89 pounds                                      Brooks Griffith- 62.58 pounds

August 2014 Meeting and Tournament:

Our August meeting will be on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 7:00pm at Pok-e-Jo’s Smokehouse, 2121 Parmer Lane, Austin, Tx.  Our August tournament will be on Saturday, August 16, 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:

It’s hot outside!  It’s time to give serious consideration to fishing a night tournament on Lake Austin, Lake LBJ, Inks Lake or perhaps Lady Bird Lake.

Fishing Reports:

Fishing has been tough lately.  Members have fished Lake Austin, Lake LBJ, Decker Lake, and Lake Bastrop and everyone has reported tough fishing.  The night time bite has been slow and the schooling activity has been challenging for members to get hooked up.  August may be one of those months when a limit is hard to accomplish.  Don’t let my reporting get you down.  I’m trying to finish repairing my boat so I can get back on the water.  I don’t plan to miss our next tournament and I hope many of you plan to fish also.  I’ll see you next Thursday evening.

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