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Shelton Wins Season Ending Kayak Bass Tournament on Chickamauga

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) - The Chattanooga Bass Yakkers held their twelveth and final tournament of the season Saturday out of Bear Trace boat ramp on Chickamauga Lake.

At the end of the day
Matt Shelton took the win in the 20 boat field kayak bass tournament with two fish measuring 28.50 inches. For first place he received $200 and a trip compliments of Caney Fork Outdoors.

Finishing in second place was
Bobby Tinker with two fish measuring 27.25 inches. Cameron received $90 and $25 in Dixie Jig Works certificates for his second place finish.

John McClenney claimed third with 17.50" and won $50 plus a Voodoo Baits pack. Mclenney also won the Big Bass of the tournament award and $85 and a PowerTeam Lures custom kit with a largemouth bass measuring 22.75 inches. 

Anglers reported extremely tough fishing conditions with only 6 of the 20 anglers measuring fish.

In these kayak tournaments the winner is based on total length of a 3 bass limit, which are measured and photographed when caught, and then released.

Events like these would not be possible without our club's sponsors," C.B.Y. President Corey Stansifer  says, "I would like to thank
Caney Fork Outdoors, PowerTeam Lures, Dixie Jig Works, and Voodoo Baits for their help and support."

If you think you might like to try some of this low cost, super fun bass angling contact Corey Stansifer at 423-385-5703 or at  or visit for more info.

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