Moffat Takes The Win On The Potomac River

ATHENS, Al. – Danny Moffat Sr. of Hughesville MD, won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series event held on the Potomac River on 7/17/21. Running out of Smallwood State Park Moffat weighed in a five bass limit weighing 14.24 pounds 

“The bass were chasing shad and all of my fish were caught on a Rico top water bait,” said Moffat.  

Taking second for the boaters, Richard Roselle of LaPlata MD, weighed in five bass weighing 14.09 pounds.

“It was tough today I would just pick one up here and there,” said Roselle. “I caught my fish today on a swim jig.”

Taking third for the boaters Melvin Smitson of Windsor Hill MD, weighed in five bass weighing 12.92 pounds.    
 
 “I caught my fish today on a swim jig,” said Smitson.  
  
In fourth place for the boaters, Samuel Rineer of Aberdeen MD, weighed in five bass weighing 11.96 pounds and rounding out the top five, Joe Booker of North East MD, weighed in five bass weighing 11.66 pounds.

Boater big bass honors went to Samuel Rineer for a bass that weighed 3.46 pounds.
Rineer took home $750.00.

In the co-angler division Danny Moffat Jr. of Prince Frederick MD, weighed in three bass weighing 9.12 pounds to take the win. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 3.23 pounds. Moffat took home $750.00 for the win.

“I caught my fish fishing shallow grass with a swim jig,” said Moffat. 

In second place for the co-anglers, Francis Daniels of Dover DE, weighed in three bass weighing 7.63 pounds. 

“I tried a couple of different baits early but the fish we not hitting those baits. I picked up a wacky rigged worm and started getting bit,” said Daniels.

In third place for the co-anglers Gretta Pittman of Adelphia MD, weighed in three bass weighing 7.62 pounds.
 
“I caught my bass today on a senko early in the day,” said Pittman.

Taking fourth for the co-anglers Jesse Jodon of Windber PA, weighed in three bass weighing 7.47 pounds and rounding out the top five, Dante Gray of Ruther Glen VA, weighed in three bass weighing 7.12 pounds.

Co-angler big bass honors went to Charlie Pulay of Fulton MD, for a bass that weighed 3.95 pounds.

The next event for the Maryland division will be the area championship on Kerr Lake on September 11-12-21, running out of Nutbush Park in Henderson NC.

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