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Kendrick and Mason wins Divisional Two-Day at Lake O' the Pines


Jay Kendrick of Nacogdoches, TX weighed in 10 fish weighing in at 34.36 pounds to win the Weekend Bass Series East Texas event 2014-07-12 on Lake of the Pines.

"I was able to catch most of my fish on a prototype spoon that a buddy and I are working on. It weighs about 3 ounces and the big fish just really hammer it!" Some of my other fish came on a variety of baits like a drop shot and all of them came from a ridge in deep water. I never caught a fish in less than 10 feet deep."

Rounding out the top 10 boaters were:

1 Jay Kendrick 10 34.36 500 $2976
2 Brad Whatley 9 29.65 498 $1485
3 Scott Bailey 6 25.70 496 $1127
4 Keith M. Jones 10 25.66 494 $ 688
5 Scott A. Dean 8 24.46 492 $ 729
6 Eric Leuschner 8 22.92 490 $ 540
7 Gilbert A. Herald 7 18.98 488 $ 292
8 Shawn Temple 9 18.07 486 $ 292
9 David E. Gillham 9 16.63 484 $ 292
10 Brandon McDonald 9 16.03 482 $ 0


The Boater Big Bass was caught by: Scott Bailey 8.78 pounds


Joey Mason of Palestine, TX weighed in 6 fish that weighed 12.87 pounds to win the Co-Angler division of the Weekend Bass Series East Texas event on 2014-07-12 on Lake of the Pines.

" I was fortunate to have a good draw on both days. My boaters were great. I caught the majority of my fish on a yellow magic topwater bait in a shad patern. The rest of them came on different baits and I even caught my first drop shot fish ever to finish up the tournament."

Rounding out the top 10 Co-Anglers were:

1 Joey Mason 6 12.87 500 $1387
2 Ronnie D. Pettis 4 11.32 498 $ 690
3 Martin M. Montfort 3 11.03 496 $ 538
4 Jason Prestridge 3 9.18 494 $ 398
5 Blake Henderson 4 9.12 492 $ 270
6 Robert Lynn L. Roller 3 8.48 490 $ 142
7 Michael Huss 3 8.38 488 $ 142
8 Robbie J. Carson 3 8.15 486 $ 142
9 Brad L. Hearron 4 7.84 484 $ 0
10 John E. Pederson 4 7.66 482 $ 0

The Co-Angler Big Bass was caught by: Martin Montfort 6.70 pounds

For more information about this event or other East Texas events visit or contact the tournament manger Porter Trimble at 318-201-3474.

At the end of the season, the best WBS anglers from across the nation will fish the 2014 Ray Scott Championship, slated for Wheeler Lake in Decatur, Ala., from Nov. 12-18.

As a special Ray Scott Championship bonus, the Boater Division and Co-Angler Division champions will each receive entry fees and sponsorship into the one of two professional bass fishing series of the angler’s choice. The sponsorship includes entry fees into three professional events and sponsorship support. This sponsorship will put the champion within striking distance of one of two professional bass fishing championships.

At WBS events throughout the season, boater and co-angler competitors may also win hefty bonuses from such sponsors as Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Royal Purple, MotorGuide and T-H Marine. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.

About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers, the Weekend Bass Series, the American Fishing Tour or the American Couples Series, visit

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