Wagner Takes the win on Old Hickory
The 2020 Bass Pro Shops Central Tennessee Open Series made its 3rd stop on Old Hickory Lake at Flippers with 44 boaters and 27 co-anglers. Finishing in 1st place with 5 fish weighing 15.98 lbs. was Adam Wagner winning $2,300. He caught his fish flipping boat docks and a square bill crankbait.
Taking 2nd place was Bucky Eddington Jr. with 5 fish for 14.08 lbs. and winning $1,000. He caught his fishing a jig on a ledge in about 15’ of water.
Finishing in 3rd place was Tim Messer with 5 fish for 13.92 lbs. and winning and $700. He caught his fish using a shakey head with a trick worm in 12” to 16’.
The Boater big bass was caught by Brandon Eddings weighing 6.31 lbs. and winning $430. He caught the fish on a Carolina rig in 14’ of water.
Taking 1st place in the Co-Angler division was Jake Short with 3 fish weighing 9.31 lbs. and winning $750. He caught his fish on Zoom Ole Monster worm and dragging a creature bait.
Finishing in 2nd place among the co-anglers was David Brunaugh with 3 fish weighing 8.47 lbs. winning $400. He caught his fish flipping with a Honey Bug.
Finishing in 3rd was with 3 fish Billy Cain weighing 8.44 lbs and winning $300. He caught his fish flipping boat docks.
Taking Big Bass on the Co-Angler side and winning $130 was Billy Cain with a 4.65 lber. he caught the fish flipping a boat dock with a creature bait.
The next stop in the Central Tennessee Open Series division is July 25th on Old Hickory Lake at Flippers.
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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