?(I) caught it ? (in) deep water with lots of stumps,? Reed wrote. ?(It) looks bigger, but that?s on a digital scale.
Reed, who goes by deer and duck hunter on the NorthCarolinaSportsman.com forum, will receive a Sportsman Gear prize pack, including a $25 gift coupon for the online Sportsman store and a free one-year subscription to North Carolina Sportsman magazine.
Reeds photo received all of the votes cast in the voting period.
The second choice was a photo by nc wildman#1, known to his family and friends as Denny John. The image showed John with a great Falls Lake Fatty.
The Big Bass Contest has ended for this year, but will restart next April.