Forrester Wins Bassmaster Weekend Series Divisional Championship On Lake Chickamauga
By Chris Coleman, Channel 3 Outdoors Contributor - bio | email
First Place Angler - Tom Forrester
First Place Co-Angler - Clint D. Harrison
CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) - Anglers from Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri and Indiana are in Chattanooga this weekend at Chester Frost Park for a divisional two- day event of the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series.
The top 20 anglers and top 20 co-anglers will advance to the National Championship event of the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series. The winner of this national event will receive $100,000.00 and a position to fish in the Bassmaster Classic.
On the angler side, Tom Forrester from Bloomington, Indiana wins the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series two- day event with 34.17 pounds. Forrester reported catching his fish on the upper- end of the lake running a flipping and frog pattern. Forrester said "I caught 12 keepers on Friday and 11 today". Tom won a Triton 18 Pro boat with a Mercury 115 hp valued at $30,000.00.
Sam Lashlee from Dickson, Tennessee, won Friday's big fish with a 6.16 large mouth. Saturday's big fish was caught by Steve E. Caudell from Portland, Tennessee, weighing in at 6.31 pounds.
On the co-angler side, Clint D. Harrison from Georgetown, Tennessee, wins the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series two- day event with 13.34 pounds. Clint won a 17 Pro Triton Boat and Trailer valued at $15,000.00.
John Howell from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, won Friday's big fish with a 5.60 large mouth. Saturday's big fish was caught by Larry Landrum from Hopkinsville, Kentucky, weighing in at 4.76 pounds.
Top 10 Anglers Advancing to National Championship: 1-Tom Forrester from Bloomington, IN caught 34.17 lbs. 2-Matt R. Stanley from Alexandria, TN caught 31.20 lbs. 3-Jason S. Smith from Albany, GA caught 30.92 lbs. 4-Brian R. Brown from Kuttawa, KY caught 30.25 lbs. 5-John Morvich from Grantsburg, IL caught 27.10 6-Mark Nies from Cannelton, IN caught 23.57 7-Tom Staley from Dowelltown, TN caught 20.76 lbs. 8-Steve E. Caudell from Portland, TN caught 20.10 lbs. 9-Scott Mansfield from McKenzie, TN caught 19.56 lbs. 10-Scott Hayes from Newnan, GA caught 19.32 lbs.
Top 10 Co-Anglers Advancing to National Championship: 1-Clint D. Harrison from Georgetown, TN caught 13.34 lbs. 2-Thomas E. Lloyd, Jr. from Springfield, MO caught 12.22 lbs. 3-Brett M. Stearnes from Joplin, MO caught 11.78 lbs. 4-Brandon A. Tramel from Smithville, TN caught 11.64 lbs. 5-Larry Landrum from Hopkinsville, KY caught 11.13 lbs. 6-John Howell from Murfreesboro, TN caught 11.02 lbs. 7- Richard Michalski from West Port, KY caught 10.84 lbs. 7- Robin K. Phillips from Smithville, TN caught 10.84 lbs. 9- James Caraker from, Rosiclare,IL caught 10.05 lbs. 10-Jonathan G. Wylie from Smyrna, TN caught 9.85 lbs.
Saturday, May 18 2013 8:32 PM EDT2013-05-19 00:32:15 GMT
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