Jason Burroughs takes the win on Lake Hartwell
Thirty-six anglers participated in the final AFT D25 One-Day tournament of the 2018 season. The weather started out at 55 degrees with mostly cloudy skies at take off and warmed to around 63 degrees with a light rain by check in time. The bite was off for some but as usual a few guys figure them out and catch them good.
Jason Burroughs of Hodges, SC took first place honors with a limit weighing in at 18.37lbs. Jason also earned Big Fish honors with a 4.72lb largemouth. Jason took home $745 for 1st Place - $210 for 1st Place Option Pot - $180 for the Big Fish Pot for total earnings of $1135.
Truett Hill of Laurens, SC finished in 2nd Place with a limit weighing in at 15.48lbs.Truet earned $470 for 2nd Place + 2nd Place in the Option Pot for total earnings of $610.
Russell Clark of Abbeville, SC came in 3rd Place with a limit weighing 15.36lbs. Russell earned $203 for his 3rd place finish.
Bobby Stanfill of Greenwood, SC finished in 4th Place with a limit weighing 14.63lbs. Bobby earned $151 for 4th Place.
Tim Weredyk of Guyton, GA finished in 5th Place with a limit weighing 12.77lbs. Tim earned $115 for 5th Place.
Todd Pearson of Anderson, SC finished in 6th Place with a limit weighing 12.45lbs. Todd earned $79 for 6th Place.
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