Penney and Lowe Take Home $9000 on Weiss
ATHENS, Ala. – The 2020 Bass Pro Shops Alabama Team Tour’s 3rd event was held on Weiss Lake at Little River Marina with 90 teams fishing. Finishing in 1st place with 5 fish weighing 19.38 lbs. was Hunter Penney and Charles Lowe winning a $9,000. They caught the winning string fishing topwater, swim jigs in the grass and flipping plastics in treetops.
Finishing in 2nd was the team of Jared Parmer and Jenny Runions with 5 fish weighing 18.69 lbs. and winning $1,650 and $1,000 in the side pot. They caught their fish flipping grass with jigs and creature baits.
Finishing in 3rd place was the team of Randy Tolbert Jr. and Josh Butler with 5 fish for 17.49 lbs. and winning $1150 and $650 in the side pot. They caught their fish using a buzzbait and frog in the grass, and a spinnerbait and 1/2oz jig black/blue around docks.
Placing 4th was the team of Sam Long and Jason Atkins fishing out of the Fighting the War against Substance Abuse wrapped boat with 5 fish weighing 16.66 lbs. and taking home $1000 and $375 in the side pot. They caught their limit fishing deep with swimbaits and jigs.
Finishing 5th was the team of Corey Cupps and Jerry Cupps with 5 fish weighing 16.45 lbs. and winning $900.
The big bass was caught by the team of Terry Tucker and Jeff Cannon weighing 6.20 lbs. and winning $810. They caught the fish swimming a jig in grass.
The next stop in the Alabama Team division is July 19 on Pickwick Lake at McFarland Park.
For more information on this tournament, call Chris Gist, tournament manager, at 256-230-5633 or ABA at 256-232-0406. On line, see www.americanbassanglers.com
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