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May 2018 Newsletter

May 15th, 2018 · No Comments · Newsletters

Tournament Results:

We had 12 teams participate in the April tournament on Fayette County Lake. The fishing was pretty good and 21 members weighed in a limit of fish. Art Cruser and Arturo Valenzuela won the tournament with 10 fish weighing 38.03 pounds. Jim Pollard and Tom Clark came in second place with 10 fish that weighed 33.17 pounds. Third place went to Steve Moore and Dave Ehrenfeld who caught 10 fish weighing 31.54 pounds. Brooks Griffith caught the biggest bass, 22.5” (6.06#) and Art Cruser had the biggest 5 fish stringer weighing 22.26 pounds.

Tournament Standings for 2018:

Steve Moore- 54.39 pounds                                        Jim Pollard- 43.00 pounds

Mike Wiles- 49.19 pounds                                           Dale White- 42.11 pounds

Dan Wessman- 47.17 pounds                                     Dave Ehrenfeld- 41.10 pounds

Darryl Smith- 46.11 pounds                                         Dale Moore- 38.68 pounds

Steve Martinez- 43.76 pounds                                    Ken Haulotte- 38.05 pounds

May 2018 Meeting and Tournament:

Our May meeting will be on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 7:00pm at Pok-e-Jo’s Smokehouse on Parmer Lane. Our May tournament will be on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Come enjoy the fellowship and some great BBQ.

Club News:

Don’t forget the Amputee Fishing Day is coming up next month on June 9th on Lake Bastrop. The C.A.S.T. for Kids event held on May 5th was fantastic. Everyone enjoyed beautiful weather and the fish were biting that morning. All the participants had a great time and enjoyed the fishing gear and the wonderful meals that were provided by many sponsors.

The date for the Roger Growden Heroes Night Out fishing day on Lake Travis will be October 13th. Put it on your calendar!

Fishing Reports:

I know the fishing is good everywhere right now. The Ned rig even works on Stillhouse Hollow (see picture below). Arturo sent me this picture of a 24.5” bass he caught with his Ned rig recently. Bring your fishing reports/pictures and share them at the upcoming meeting with everyone. I will see you at the meeting Thursday evening.

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