Our next meeting is April 26th at the Wing House of Wesley Chapel at 6:30PM. Our next tournament is April 29th on Lake Parker out of Lake Parker Park
Newsletter for March's Tournament:
Doug Gray took first place this year with a bag weighing a total of 11.65 lbs. Doug was throwing a small finesse worm on a 3/8 sinker into grass and submerged vegetation. Steve Mitko took second place for the second time in a row with a limit weighing 11.29 lbs with a kicker of 5.18 lbs to take the big bass of the tournament. Steve was throwing worms into cattails and pads to get his fish. Kyle Schoville took third place with a 5 fish limit weighing 10.72 lbs. Kyle, who was James Howard's co-angler, caught his bass by pitching U-Vibe worms and Gambler creature baits into grass and docks. This is the first tournament of the year where every angler came to the weigh in with a bass.
Congratulations to the Tampa Bay Bassmasters members who fished in the Florida Bass Nation tournaments on Lake Harris. Larry Burchett took first place in the co-angler side with 14.54 lbs. Justin Weber took fourth with 11.05 lbs. For the boaters, George Mitko took 7th place with 12.08 lbs.
New Rule Changes for the 2017 Season:
• Angler must fish a minimum of 6 tournaments to qualify for the Classic
• No entry fee refunds or transfers after 8:00 PM Thursday before the tournament
• 10 AOY points will be received for meeting attendees
• If you fish a tournament and catch 0 fish, you will receive 10 points less than the last person who caught fish