Bo and Jessica Win on Keowee
South Carolina Couples’ 6th event of the 2021 Season was held on beautiful Lake Keowee out of South Cove Marina on March 20th. Leaving 4 more events to go before our National Championship on Lake Eufaula. Mother Nature blessed us with a blistering cold and windy spring day. But at least we didn’t have any rain, sleet or snow flurries this time. Even with the cold snap we had 29 teams registered to fish, weighing 103 bass at 209.69 pounds with 17 teams bringing a limit to the scales. All bass were released to be caught again.
1st Bo & Jessica Price, 5 fish 13.50 lbs. - $979
2nd Dale & Victoria Goff, 5 fish, 13.35 lbs. - $544
3rd Vince & Amanda Smith, 5 fish, 13.32 lbs. - $325
4th Joe Anders & Shianne Parker, 5 fish, 13.10 lbs. - $218
5th Ben & Ashley Sutton, 5 fish, 12.52 lbs. - $109
Ladies Big Bass Jessica Price 3.69 lbs. - $140
Men’s Big Bass Vince Smith 5.56 lbs. - $140
Berkeley Outdoors $50 Smallest Limit - Tom & Missy Bancroft 6.22 lbs.
Our couples are a great group of folks. Everyone is always willing to help out and we truly appreciate it. We’d like to thank Bryan & Sharon Waddell for thinking of everyone and bringing 2 cases of toe warmers to share as well as a couple of Yeti cups and water bottles for our post event giveaways. We’d also like to thank Rodney Bratcher & Patti Dennison for bringing several items from Angler’s Choice including beautiful jerseys, hats, and tackle packs for giveaway items. I hope everyone enjoyed the pictures that Kristina Cothran took at weigh-in as much as I did. Thank you Kristina for helping out, you did a great job!
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Our next tournament will be April 10th on Lake Greenwood launching from One Stop Marina at 5121 Old Laurens Road in Greenwood, SC.
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