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Campbell and Asher Take Top Spot in Heartland Angler Championship

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First Place Winners - Rodney Campbell and Denton Asher First Place Winners - Rodney Campbell and Denton Asher
First Place Prize - 2012 Margay Bass Cat valued at $27,000 First Place Prize - 2012 Margay Bass Cat valued at $27,000

DAYTON, TN (WRCB) - The Heartland Anglers held the final day of their two-day 2012 Divisional Classic Championship on Chickamauga Lake, October 13, 2012, out of Dayton Boat Dock in Richland Creek. 

Two hundred and seventy-five teams coming from 44 divisions across six states showed up to compete in the two-day event.

The team of Rodney Campbell and Denton Asher caught a two-day total weight of 30.45 pounds to take first place in the event. For the win they received a 2012 Margay Bass Cat boat valued at $27,000.

Campbell said, "All of the fish we weighed in this weekend were caught using frogs around shallow grass."

The team of Billy Norris and Josh Norris won big fish on day one with a giant largemouth weighing 7.07 pounds, which earned them an extra $400.

Big Fish on day two went to the team of Chris Gillespie and Dusty Williams with a monster largemouth that weighed 7.47 pounds, which was good for $400

"Heartland Anglers is an amateur based team tournament trail designed for the everyday average angler. Heartland Anglers is a team tournament for the type of angler who gets up everyday, heads to work and puts in a 40 hour work week", says Doug Pressley - Heartland Anglers President.

Top 10 Places:
1st: Rodney Campbell and Denton Asher with 30.45 lbs., Fully Rigged 2012 Margay Bass Cat Boat
2nd: Tracy Smith and Carl Smith with 28.05 lbs., $6,000 and 2 Joe Burns Custom Rods
3rd: Billy Norris and Josh Norris with 27.77 lbs., $3,000 and 2 Joe Burns Custom Rods
4th: Bill Dunn and Bill Jones with 26.97 lbs., $2,500 and 2 Joe Burns Custom Rods
5th: Brent Tharpe and Brandon Roop with 26.89 lbs., $2,200 and 2 Joe Burns Custom Rods
6th: Scott Rogers and Casey Scates with 26.79 lbs., $2,000
7th: Darrell Beaty and Kenny Reese with 25.71 lbs., $1,900
8th: Phillip O'Dell and Mark Jackson with 25.64 lbs., $1,800
9th: James Hutcheson and Kenny Moore with 25.63 lbs., $1,700
10th: Todd Wilson and Ted Grigsby with 25.42 lbs., $1,600

For more info visit: www.heartlandanglers.com

 

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