John Gaertner Takes Win on Potomac
From Stafford, VA. – John Gaertner takes the win on the Potomac. With three digit heat index, John credits his custom made Denali rod in the ability to get the correct hook set and maintain it when retrieving a frog through the grass on the main river. Getting only nine bites made this important. He was able to cull three times along with pulling in a 12 pound snakehead to weigh in five bass for 15.05 pounds. His largest bass weighed 3.50 pounds.
In second place was Rodney Oberdick of Felton, DE with 5 bass at 12.58 pounds. Just a few ounces behind, in third place, came Keith Knutson of Stafford, VA with 5 bass weighing 12.38 pounds. In Fourth place and still ounces away, Pat Loewy carried up a 12.18 pound sack of 5 bass. Tom Thompson finished the Top 5 with another 5 bass at 11.62 pounds.
Big Bass was a tie between Pat Lowey and Tom Thompson at 3.51 pounds.