Bobby Stanfill wins on Clarks Hill Lake
Twenty-nine anglers launched from Dorn Facility Landing near McCormick, SC. The weather started out with temps in the lower 50’s and warmed to the upper 50’s by the 3pm weigh-in time. Water temps were in the mid to upper 50’s and stained due to the previous day of rain. Twenty-four of those anglers brought back five-fish limits to the scales, but when the scales closed Bobby Stanfill from Greenwood, SC took the victory with 17.34-lbs. For the win, Bobby took home $666 in prize money plus an additional $150 for 1st Place Option Pot for total earnings of $816.
Second amongst the competitors was Darren Ashley of Calhoun Falls, SC with five fish that locked in the scales at 16.23-lbs. For his efforts, he took home $414 plus $100 for 2nd Place Option Pot for a total of $514 in prize money.
Third place was claimed by Phillip Anderson of Saluda, SC with five fish and a total weight of 15.41-lbs. For his efforts, he took home $147.
Fourth place was Rodney Cromer of Pomaria, SC with a limit weighing in at 15.30-lbs. For his efforts, he took home $115.
Rounding out the top five in the money was Stephen Hayes of Simpsonville, SC with a limit weighing in at 12.89-lbs. Stephen earned $79 for his fifth-place finish.
The Biggest Bass of the tournament was caught by Stephen Hayes of Simpsonville, SC. His fish locked in the scales at 6.88-lbs earning him $145 in prize money.
Top ten finishers:
1st Bobby Stanfill 17.34-lbs 2nd Darren Ashley 16.23-lbs 3rd Phillip Anderson 15.41-lbs 4th Rodney Cromer 15.30-lbs 5th Stephen Hayes 12.89-lbs 6th Chris Nelson 11.69-lbs 7th Wayman Coleman 11.64-lbs 8th Jason Turner 11.60-lbs 9th Zach Green 11.56-lbs 10th Paul Tickerhoof 11.49-lbs
The next tournament in this division will take place on March 24th, 2019 launching from GreenPond facility on Lake Hartwell.
For more information on this event or division please contact local director Grover Jones at (252)217-2893 or visit www.americanbassanglers.com
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