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  • Elton and Rick Clements win the 48 boat field PBC Cashion Fishing Rods 'End of Year' Team Bass Fishing Trail Qualifier #1 July 15th at Falls Lake


    ��������������������Saturday July 15th, 2017 ~ Falls Lake ~ Ledge Rock Wildlife Ramp

    The 2017 PBC Cashion Fishing Rods 'End of Year' Trail got off to a good start at Falls Lake. What a great day and a great turnout, with 48 teams fishing for the win!!! The weather was nice for Saturday with air temps around 73 degrees in the am on up to 90 at the 2pm weighin. Water temps averaged about 81 degrees. Winds were nonexistent in the am up to about 7 mph in the afternoon. There were a lot of bass weighed in today with many over the 4 to 7 lb. range. They were chewin'!!

    The team of Elton & Rick Clements won 1st Place, weighing in 5 bass at 27.67 lbs. and also won the 1st Place Tournament within a Tournament (TWT) for a total of $1,895 in winnings. The team said most of their bass were caught off channel points in 10' or more of depth using rigs with plastics and crankbaits.

    Todd Massey & Tim Parker came in 2nd place with 5 fish weighing 23.55 lbs. & also won 2nd Place TWT to pocket a total of $955. 3rd place team, Chad Emory & Stephen Lasher won $510 with 5 weighin 15.86 lbs. The big fish for the day weighed 8.69 lbs. and was caught by the 8th Place Team of Robert Bristow & Alan Thomerson netting them $672 in prize money!!

    167 fish were weighed in for a total of 544 pounds for an average of 3.26 lbs. each. Most of the larger fish were caught on Texas rigs, Carolina rigs, Jig combos, slow rolling Spinnerbaits and Crankbaits in 10-15' of water off main point dropoffs and creek channels.

    I want to thank all the anglers that participated and all our sponsors that support this trail. The next Cashion Fishing Rods 'End of Year' Tournament Trail Qualifier will be July 29th at Jordan Lake. Go to this webpage for the info on the 'End of Year' Trail:

    All the information on our tournaments can be found

    Now here are the full results:

    1st Place: Rick & Elton Clements of Durham...5 bass...27.67 lbs...$1,020

    2nd Place: Todd Massey & Tim Parker of Chapel Hill & New Hill...5 bass...23.55 lbs...$580

    3rd Place: Chad Emory & Stephen Lasher of Durham & Bahama...5 bass...22.27 lbs...$510

    4th Place: Johnny Wilder & Kevin Cheatham of Butner & Henderson...5 bass...21.85 lbs...$430

    5th Place: Tony Woodard of Four Oaks...5 bass...20.94 lbs...$350

    6th Place: Corey Linton & Mark Peck of Pikeville...5 bass...20.69 lbs...$270

    7th Place: Doug Stallings & Seth Ellis of Durham & Charlotte...5 bass...20.37 lbs...$230

    8th Place: Robert Bristow & Alan Thomerson of Franklinton...5 bass...19.36 lbs...$200

    9th Place: Lee Williams of Durham...5 bass...19.27 lbs...$150

    10th Place: Rick & Adam Ambrosini of Fuquay Varina & Garner...5 bass...19.25 lbs...$100

    1st Place Big Fish..8th Place Team above...8.69 lbs...$672

    2nd Place Big Fish..5th Place Team above...7.95 lbs...$288

    1st Place TWT..1st Place Team above...27.67 lbs...$875

    2nd Place TWT..2nd Place Team above...23.55 lbs...$375

    Contact Information:

    Phil McCarson...Tournament Director---922 Valetta Rd.---Durham, NC ��27712

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