RANDY HEATH WINS D72 on SINCLAIR
Randy Heath of Decatur, Ga brought a limit of five bass to the scale totaling 13.75 pounds to win the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tournament on March 23, 2019 for D72 on Lake Sinclair. Randy anchored his sack with a 5.45 pounder that he caught on a Zoom trick worm close to a seawall. Randy won $807 cash and took home the first place trophy.
Carl Wilson finished in second place with five bass weighing 12.63 pounds, which included a 5.88 pounder. He won $526 cash and the second place trophy.
Randy Bush also weighed in five bass totaling 12.14 pounds, which put him in third place to win $259 cash and a trophy. Randy caught a 5.20 pounder.
The Big Bass trophy and $225 optional big bass pot went to David Lowery with a 6.25 pounder which he caught on a Big Bite Baits K&A jig with a fighting frog. David also won $209 cash for his fourth place finish.
There were 45 anglers that competed for the total cash payout of $2,205. Rounding out the money winners were Jay Carter winning $173, Mike Coursey winning $137, and Derek Johnson winning $94. All anglers accumulated points toward the divisional and national standings. Danny Taylor assisted with morning boat checks and weigh-in.
Congratulations to the Top Ten:
1st Randy Heath 13.75-lbs 2nd Carl Wilson 12.63-lbs 3rd Randy Bush 12.14-lbs 4th David Lowery 11.28-lbs 5th Jay Carter 10.34-lbs 6th Mike Coursey 9.64-lbs 7th Derek Johnson 8.21-lbs 8th Chris Kilgore 8.08-lbs 9th Swinton Sikes 7.95-lbs 10th Jim Windham 7.77-lbs
After the awarding of trophies and cash payouts, there were drawings for the anglers present. Four $50 bills were won by Dave Holland, Donny Soto, Gerald Powe, and Charles George. Oliver Brooks and William Roberson won an 8 ounce bottle of G-Juice from T-H Marine, and Chad Everett won a trolling motor handle.
The next tournament for D72 will be SUNDAY April 7, 2019 on Lake Oconee going out of Sugar Creek Marina.
Please contact Director Benny Howell at 770-365-4795 for more information.
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