John Simonof brought in 5 bass weighing 9.76 Pounds including the Big Bass of the tournament, a Maumelle giant at 3.80 Pounds, and took home $725.00. John caught his fish on a Reaper Flappin Frog in 6 to 18 inches of water using a Temple Fork Outfitters GTS C736-1 heavy action rod paired up with a Lew’s BB-1 spooled up with 50 lb Hi-Seas Grand Slam braided line.
Air Force Bass Angler Eric Turner brought down second place with a five fish limit weighing 7.91 Pounds reeling in $362 for his efforts. Eric used a Yellow Magic popper to catch his fish.
Josh Bussell rounded out the top three and brought in five fish weighing 7.16 Pounds. Josh caught all his fish on topwater.
The rest of the money and prize winners are as follows:
4. Tim Crow 6.71 Lbs. $123
5. Josh Dickinson 6.58 Lbs. $65
6. Arnie Hanson 6.56 Lbs. Norman Lure Gift Pack
7. Chuck Gates 6.30 Lbs. Norman Lure Gift Pack
I’d like to thank our local sponsors for the tremendous support they provide to our division.
Arkansas Rod and Reel
Fish N’ Stuff
H2O Sportz & Marine
Window World of Little Rock
Zimmerman’s Sports Center/Exxon
For more information on this or any future event in this division contact John Simonof at 501.772.4938 or by email at Simonof@comcast.net