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February 2017 Newsletter

March 15th, 2017 · No Comments · Newsletters

Tournament Results:

We had 12 teams participate in the January tournament on Decker Lake. Only 3 members caught a limit of five fish. Steve Moore and Mitch Shelton won the tournament with 8 fish that weighed 24.71 pounds. Ken Haulotte and John Bobo took second place with 7 fish that weighed 17.58 pounds. Mike Wiles and Tom Kelm came in third place with 8 fish that weighed 17.46 pounds. Steve Moore had the biggest 5 fish stringer weighing 17.33 pounds. Jim Rumbo caught the biggest bass of the tournament which was 25” long (8.50 pounds).

Tournament Standings:

Steve Moore- 17.33 pounds                                        Jim Rumbo- 8.50 pounds

Ken Haulotte- 14.70 pounds                                       Don Haluzan- 8.25 pounds

Jim Pollard- 9.44 pounds                               Carlton Yarbrough- 8.14 pounds

Tom Kelm- 8.76 pounds                                               Mitch Shelton- 7.38 pounds

Mike Wiles- 8.70 pounds                              Darryl Smith- 6.39 pounds

February 2017 Meeting and Tournament:

Our February meeting will be on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 7:00pm at Pok-e-Jo’s Smokehouse on Parmer Lane. Our February tournament will be on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Come early and enjoy some great BBQ and fellowship.

Club News:

I don’t have much news, but I will remind everyone of two things. First, the Couples Club will have their first tournament of the year in March. Second, bring any fishing gear you want to sell or swap to the club meeting this month. Brian Kitchen will also be auctioning some of Al Lykins rods/reels to raise some money for the club.

Fishing Report:

The Retiree Club fished Lake Bastrop and nine teams participated. The weather was nice for February but the bite was slow early in the day. Ron Baker and Tom Kelm won the tournament with 10 fish weighing 29.02 pounds. Thirteen members weighed in a limit of 5 fish. Ron Baker had the biggest 5 fish stringer that weighed 16.70 pounds. Check out one of his fish below.

Bring your fishing reports to share with everyone at the upcoming meeting. I hope to see all of you Thursday evening.

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