Lance Eckford Takes the win on Tuckertown

Lance Eckford of Troutman, NC is one step closer to the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour National Championship with a first place win on Lake Tuckertown this past weekend. Eckford weighed in five bass, which weighed 18.92 pounds. Second place went to Matt Stark of Mooresville, NC with five bass weighing 13.91 pounds. Third place went to Brent Walser of Lexington, NC with 12.56 pounds.  
 
At launch time the temperatures were in the low 60's with cloudy skies and light variable winds. The day’s conditions continued with cloudy skies and rain throughout the day, and temperatures topping out in the mid 70's. Water temperatures were in the mid 60's. 
 
The winning pattern came fishing a wacky rigged senko and a texas rigged baby brush hog in and around laydowns and stumps.  

Top three Anglers:
1. Lance Eckford        18.92lbs
2. Matt Stark                13.91lbs
3. Brent Walser          12.56lbs

Bass winner: Big bass honors went to Lance Eckford of Troutman, NC who caught a 4.89 pound largemouth.

Next Event: The next tournament in division 14 is scheduled for May 18th on High Rock Lake out of Southmont Access.

For information about this division and future events visit Americanbassanglers.com or contact the local director for North Carolina-Charlotte – Lance Eckford at (919)628-3383.

These anglers earn valuable points toward the divisional angler of the year title. The points champion from each division will compete in the annual American Bass Anglers BPSFT Angler of The Year Final Round at the BPSFT Championship. Also, the top 500 anglers from the various divisions will earn the right to compete in the three-day ABA, Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour National Championship tournament.

The Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour offers low cost, close to home bass tournaments that are designed for the weekend angler.  All anglers fish for both money and points.  The points advance the angler to their divisional championship, and the top 500 anglers in the US are invited to the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour National Championship this fall on Lake Eufaula, AL.

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