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Dave Hogge Takes First and Big Bass at Stillhouse Hollow

Dave Hogge Takes First and Big Bass at Stillhouse Hollow

Division 52 in Central Texas, May 10, 2009,Dave Hogge from Nolanville Texas brought in big bass 8.89 and a total five fish stringer going 18.10 to top the 31 member tournament on Stillhouse Hollow Lake. The day started out overcast 66 degrees and very little wind, our member reported catching fish on numerous baits and techniques today. The weather remained ideal for the day with clouds giving way to partly cloudy and light winds, 85 degrees. Dave took home $625.00 and $155.00 for big bass with this win. Dave’s big bass came on a Carolina rigged watermelon red centipede in 13 foot of water on a point leading from a spawning area. Dave reported fishing several spots with the rig and a white Sinko to fill out his limit, culling one time. Second place went to Melvin William Jr. with a five fish bag of 13.16. Third went to Bob Babcock with 13.08 five bass limit. Our division points leader James Banks had a strong fourth place showing which will make it very difficult for the rest of the field to take the top honors of Angler of the Year away from James.

These anglers are acquiring valuable points to insure their birth in division’s two-day champion and the American Fishing Tour Regional Championship that will be held this fall. The Top six anglers were:

The Top six anglers were:
1. Dave Hogge                    5 fish                  18.10 lbs
2. Melvin William Jr.             5 fish                  13.16 lbs
3. Bob Babcock                  5 fish                  13.08 lbs
4. James Banks                  5 fish                  12.94 lbs
5 Hector Cantu                   4 fish                  11.63 lbs
6. John Guerra                   4 fish                  10.99 lbs

IT PAYS TO FISH OUT OF A TRITON PURCHASED FROM TEXAS BOAT WORLD

This division’s next tournament will be held June 7, 2009 on Belton Lake, Temple Lake boat ramp.   For additional more information on this or any future event in this division contact Cliff Brown at (254) 699-9151 or by email at: cbrown@texasboatworld.com

The American Fishing Tour offers low cost, close to home bass tournaments that are designed for the weekend angler. All ABA anglers fish for money and points. The points advance the angler to a regional championship and the top anglers from the Regional advance to a no entry fee national.

About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers offers over 1,100 tournaments per year in 40 states that are designed for the weekend angler.  American Bass Anglers commitment is to provide low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each an upward path for angler progression.  For more information on American Bass Anglers and the American Fishing Tour, The Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series, The Hi-Seas Grand Slam Series or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com.

 


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