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Jason Bunch and Nick Ruffin Win the Fish 'N Stuff Extreme Team Tournament on Greers Ferry Lake
Jason Bunch and Nick Ruffin topped 74 teams fishing the Fish 'N Stuff Extreme Team Tournament on Greers Ferry Lake by catching 5 bass that weighed 16.40 pounds. The bite was excellent and 63 limits crossed the scales. Here's a look at the top finishers:
1st - Jason Bunch/Nick Ruffin - 5 bass - 16.40 pounds
2nd - Cody Davis/Royce Davis - 5 bass - 16.25 pounds
3rd - Drew Dawson/Bill Hughan - 5 bass - 14.97 pounds
4th - Justin Howard/Jeff Wade - 5 bass - 14.89 pounds
5th - Kyle Presley/Justin Yarborough - 5 bass - 14.79 pounds
Big Bass: Lynn Hensley/Bucky Chandler - 7.04 pounds
Travis Hall Wins the ABA District 42 Tournament on the Arkansas River@Pine Bluff
Story provided by Chris Van Duren
On March 20th in Pine Bluff Regional Park, 21 anglers launched from Regional Park near Pine Bluff, AR. 6 of those anglers brought back five-fish limits to the scales, but when the scales closed Travis Hall from Sheridan, AR took the victory with 18.29 lbs. He accredited his win to sandbar drops with brush and rocks with soft plastics and chatterbaits. For the win Travis took home $539 in prize money.
Second amongst the competitors was Chris Van Duren with 5 that locked in the scales at 16.60 lbs. Chris said he caught most his fish on a JackHammer on the rocks. For his efforts he took home $317 in prize money.
Third place was claimed by Rob Stone with 5 fish and a total weight of 16.59. ;Rob said he caught most his fish in shallow water. For his efforts he took home $101.
The Biggest Bass of the tournament was caught by Travis Hall. His fish locked in the scales at 4.38 lbs earning him $95 in prize money.
Top 5 finishers
1. - Travis Hall - 18.29
2. - Chris Van Duren -16.60
3. - Rob Stone -16.59
4. - Steven Tullos - 13.63
5 - Tad Keller - 12.48
The next tournament in this division will take place on 4/17/2021 launching from AR River Dumas at Pendleton Bridge.For more information on this event or division please contact local director Chris Van Duren 870-224-6747 or visit Bass Anglers is sponsored by Bass Pro Shops, Triton boats, Mercury Motors, Motor Guide, Berkley, Abu Garcia, TH Marine, Power Pole, Garmin, Lucas Oil, Engel Coolers, OPTIMA Batteries, and Maui Jim.
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Tray Huddleston Wins the TBF of Arkansas Tournament on Lake Dardanelle
Tray Huddleston topped 33 boaters fishing the TBF of Arkansas Tournament on Lake Dardanelle by catching 5 bass that weighed 19.11 pounds. The bite was tough and only 9 limits crossed the scales. Here's a look at the top finishers:
1st - Tray Huddleston - 5 bass - 19 pounds, 11 ounces
2nd - Justin Swayze - 5 bass - 15 pounds, 8 ounces
3rd - Leland Nixon - 5 bass - 15 pounds, 7 ounces
4th - Justin Nowlin - 5 bass - 15 pounds, 5 ounces
5th - Jarret Rushing - 5 bass - 14 pounds, 6 ounces
Big Bass - Leland Nixon - 6 pounds, 2 ounces
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Jeremy Cline and Nathan Harp Win the Northwest Arkansas Team Trail Tournament on Beaver Lake
Jeremy Cline and Nathan Harp topped 74 teams fishing the Northwest Arkansas Team Trail Tournament on Beaver Lake by catching 5 bass that weighed 13.59 pounds. The bite was and it only took 9.20 pounds to get a check. Here's a look at the top finishers:
1st - Jeremy Cline/Nathan Harp - 13.59 pounds
2nd - Joe Dickey/Greg Johnston - 12.82 pounds
3rd - Allen Shannon/Warren Edwards - 12.63 pounds
4th - Carney Easter/Doug King - 12.42 pounds
5th - Jared Gobel/Larry Walker - 12.38 pounds
Big Bass - Terry Anderson/Kyle Anderson - 5.46 pounds
Dave Crisenberry Wins the Winter Bass-O-Thon Championship on Bull Shoals Lake
Dave Crisenberry topped 25 teams fishing the Winter Bass-O-Thon Championship on Bull Shoals Lake by catching 5 bass that weighed 19.30 pounds. The bite was good and several quality bags crossed the scales. Here's a look at the top finishers:
1st - Dave Crisenberry - 19.30 pounds
2nd - Cody Huff/Dakota Pierce - 18.55 pounds
3rd - Earl Earby/Andy Hale - 17.66 pounds
4th - Jason Davidson/Darin Tilley - 5 bass - 16.67 pounds
5th - Steve Clayton/Lawson Curtis - 5 bass - 16.05 pounds; BB - 5.30 pounds