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August 2016 Newsletter

November 14th, 2016 · No Comments · Newsletters

Tournament Results:

Our July tournament was held on Lake Austin and the fishing was pretty good. Eighteen members participated and 8 members caught a limit of fish.  Gib Hoffman and Steve Martinez won the tournament with 10 fish weighing 22.91 pounds.  Steve Moore and Gary Burnham came in second place with 10 fish weighing 19.21 pounds.  Gib Hoffman had the biggest 5 fish stringer (14.46#) and Gene Franz caught the biggest fish, 22” (5.75#).

Tournament Standings:

Mike Wiles- 86.23 pounds                                            Steve Moore- 64.10 pounds

Don Haluzan- 82.07 pounds                                         John Bobo- 62.76 pounds

Gene Franz- 79.88 pounds                                           Steve Martinez- 60.05 pounds

Mitch Shelton- 67.84 pounds                                      Gary Burnham- 59.33 pounds

Gib Hoffman- 64.57 pounds                                        Jim Pollard- 58.44 pounds

August 2016 Meeting and Tournament:

Our August meeting will be on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 7:00pm at Pok-e-Jo’s Smokehouse on Parmer Lane. Our August tournament will be on Saturday, August 20, 2016.  Come early and enjoy some great BBQ and fellowship.

Club News:

At the last meeting, the members present voted to have the annual travel tournament in November at Choke Canyon Reservoir. If you are a rigger and plan to fish this tournament, please make a room reservation at Choke Canyon Lodge for November 17th and 18th if you a planning to travel to the lake on Thursday before the tournament.  The phone number is 361-786-3999 and currently 6 riggers have a reservation.  Art Cruser has volunteered to coordinate the Friday evening meal that will be at the outside pavilion at Choke Canyon Lodge.

Fishing Report:

The Retiree Club fished Lake Austin last Thursday. The fishing was pretty good for most participants.  Carlton Yarbrough and Hank Fleming won the tournament with 9 fish weighing 19.02 pounds.  Dave Ehrenfeld had the biggest 5 fish stringer weighing 13.70 pounds and Darryl Smith caught the biggest bass which was 24.5” (8.00#).  Bring your fishing reports to the upcoming meeting and I hope to see all of you Thursday evening.



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