Thornbury and Frazier Win Sportsman’s Warehouse Dream Tournament
CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) – The 7th Annual Sportsman's Warehouse Fisherman's Dream Tournament was held May 4, 2013 on Chickamauga Lake. Anglers in this event were greeted with heavy rains and falling water conditions today as they fished for over $8,000 in cash and prizes. Proceeds from the tournament will be used to benefit the Silverdale Baptist Academy Athletic Department.
The team of Tyler Thornbury and Cody Frazier caught a five-bass limit weighing 26.87 pounds to win first place and $2,000 in the seventh annual Sportsman's Warehouse Dream Tournament. The duo also won second over-all big honors with a 6.91 pound bass which earned them an extra $150.The winning team reported using topwater baits to catch their winning stinger.
The team of Keith Miller and Elijah Kirk took over-all big-fish honors with a giant largemouth bass weighing 7.48 pounds and earned them $300.
Rounding out the remaining top ten places:
1st - Tyler Thornbury and Cody Frazier with 26.87 lbs., $2,000.00
2nd - Barron Adams and Brian Pierce with 24.14 lbs., $1,000.00
3rd - J. Ray Cameron and John Talton with 23.73 lbs., $900.00
4th - Steve Norris and Mike Hyde with 22.97 lbs., $800.00
5th - Brad Allen and John Ingram with 22.75 lbs., $650.00
6th - Keith Miller and Elijah Kirk with 22.13 lbs., $450.00
7th - Brian Woods and Justin Metcalf with 21.53 lbs., $350.00
8th - Jayme Copenhaver and Adam Dysart with 21.21 lbs., $300.00
9th - Mike Varner and Jared McMillon with 20.81 lbs., $250.00
10th - Chris Belcher and Rudy Chastain with 20.78 lbs., $200.00
Hourly Big Fish Winners:
Big Fish Hour 1 – John Talton 5.35 lbs., $250
Big Fish Hour 2 – Keith Miller 7.48 lbs., $250
Big Fish Hour 3 – Logan Kokoszka 6.64 lbs., $250
Big Fish Hour 4 – Brad Allen 5.94 lbs., $250
Family Fun Fishing Derby Winners:
Biggest Bream - Garrett Wingo - .31 lbs. - $200
Biggest Catfish - Garrett Wingo - 2.03 lbs. - $200
Biggest Crappie - Levi Landrus - .75 lbs. - $200