Harrell Takes Day One of A Double Header On Kerr Lake
Ryan Harrell of Roanoke Rapids, NC won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series event held on Kerr Lake on 6/27/20. Running out of Nutbush Park, Harrell weighed in a five bass limit weighing 14.54 pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 3.93 pounds. He took home a check for $2600.00 for the win.
Harrell advised he caught his fish mostly flipping.
Taking second for the boaters, Phillip Medford of Whitakers, NC weighed in a five bass limit weighing 14.54 pounds.
Medford caught his fish on topwater and advises he caught around 30 keepers.
Taking third for the boaters Flash Butts of Roanoke Rapids, NC weighed in a five bass limit weighing 13.63 pounds.
“I caught my fish today flipping,” said Butts.
In fourth place for the boaters Marty Warren of Elon, NC weighed in five bass weighing 13.60 pounds. Rounding out the top five, Eddie Glascock of Scottsburg, VA weighed in five bass weighing 13.57 pounds.
The boater big bass honors went to Joseph Sharpe of Henderson, NC with a bass weighing 4.18 pounds. Sharpe took home $560.00 for his fish.
In the co-angler division Dylan Walsh of Greensboro, NC took top honors with three bass weighing 9.66 pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 3.44 pounds. Walsh took home $750.00 for his win.
“My boater has us around fish all day. I caught one on a frog and the rest flipping,” said Walsh.
In second place for the co-anglers, Glenn Eskin of Henderson, NC weighed in two bass weighing 8.50 pounds. Eskin also took big bass honors for the co-anglers for a bass weighing 5.33 pounds. Eskin took home $530.00 for his catch.
“I flipped all day,” said Eskin. “I had three bites and caught two of them.”
Taking third for the co-anglers, Thomas Sescoe of Greensboro, NC weighed in three bass weighing 7.80 pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 3.87 pounds.
“It was a grind all day,” said Sescoe. “I caught one on a fluke and the rest flipping a senko around trees and bushes.”
In fourth place for the co-anglers, David Lanaville of Goldsboro, NC weighed in three bass weighing 7.59 pounds. Rounding out the top five, Steven Jacobs of Sanford, NC weighed in three bass weighing 7.07 pounds.
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