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September 2017 Newsletter

September 12th, 2017 · No Comments · Newsletters

Tournament Results:

We had 11 teams participate in the August tournament on Lake Austin. No team caught a limit of 10 fish. Dan Wessman and Gene Franz won the tournament with 9 fish weighing 18.57 pounds. Steve Moore and Louis Weyand came in second place with 6 fish that weighed 17.09 pounds. Third place went to Jim Pollard and Brooks Griffith who caught 9 fish weighing 13.95 pounds. Steve Moore had the biggest 5 fish stringer weighing 16.01 pounds and he also caught the biggest bass. It was 23.5” long and weighed 7.00 pounds.

Tournament Standings:

Steve Moore- 95.59 pounds                                        Art Cruser- 75.43 pounds

Mike Wiles- 85.65 pounds                                           Dave Ehrenfeld- 64.35 pounds

Ken Haulotte- 81.09 pounds                                       Steve Martinez- 63.60 pounds

Brooks Griffith- 78.93 pounds                                    Darryl Smith- 60.38 pounds

Jim Pollard- 78.11 pounds                                           Don Haluzan- 58.05pounds

September 2017 Meeting and Tournament:

Our September meeting will be on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 7:00pm at Pok-e-Jo’s Smokehouse on Parmer Lane. Our September tournament will be on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Come early and enjoy some great BBQ and fellowship.

Club News:

On Saturday, September 23rd, the club will be taking around 15 wounded warriors fishing on Lake Travis. Art Cruser will have a signup sheet for riggers and non-riggers for this event. Riggers are needed to ensure the veterans can go fishing from a boat. Non-riggers are needed to help with food preparation at lunch time and possibly with the fishing activity.

This year is flying by and it is time to plan a travel tournament. Bring your suggestions to the upcoming meeting and we can make a decision regarding when and where we would like to have a travel tournament.

Fishing Reports:

Fishing has been slow lately. The ACBC Couples Club fished Decker Lake on September 9th and seven teams participated. Only two teams caught a limit of 5 fish and the winning team was Nita and Jim Pollard. They caught 4 fish weighing 9.2 pounds. Bring your fishing reports to the upcoming club meeting and plan to get up early Saturday morning for the next tournament.

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