Snyder Takes the Win on The Potomac River
ATHENS, Ala. – Danny Snyder of Annandale, VA won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series event held on the Potomac River on 8/2/20. Running out of Smallwood State Park Snyder weighed in five bass weighing 14.49 pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 3.65 lbs. Snyder took home $2200.00 for his catch.
“I caught my fish today on a crankbait and soft plastics fishing the breaks in 10 feet of water,” said Snyder.
Taking second for the boaters, Steven Wiseman of Bryans Road, MD weighed in a five bass limit weighing 14.46 pounds.
“I caught my fish today on a dropshot,” said Wiseman. “I was tossing it upstream and letting the current carry it around hard cover.”
Taking third for the boaters Kermit Crowder of Matoaca, VA weighed in five bass weighing 14.43 pounds.
“I couldn’t get bit on a top water bait today, so I caught my fish on a swimjig,” said Crowder.
In fourth place for the boaters Tom Bateman of Welcome, MD weighed in five bass weighing 12.88 pounds. Rounding out the top five Otis Darnell of Linden, VA weighed in five bass weighing 11.96 pounds.
Boater big bass honors went to Otis Darnell of Linden, VA with a bass that weighed 4.29 pounds. Darnell took home $340.00 for his fish.
In the co-angler division David Hoolahan of West Deptford, NJ took top honors with three bass weighing 6.95 pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 4.02 pounds which was the biggest bass weighed in by a co-angler. Hoolahan took home $1165.00 for his win.
“I fished with the winning boater today, so we were around fish all day. I caught my fish on a crankbait in about 10 feet of water,” said Hoolahan.
In second place for the co-anglers, Dante Gray of Ruther Glen, VA weighed in three bass weighing 6.80 pounds.
“I caught my fish fishing slow with a dropshot,” said Gray.
Taking third for the co-anglers, Justin Moffat of White Plains, MD weighed in three bass weighing 5.54 pounds.
“I caught one fish on a popper and two on a senko,” said Moffat.
In fourth place for the co-anglers, David Williams of Fredericksburg, VA weighed in three bass weighing 5.46 pounds. Rounding out the top five, Timothy LeGrand of Millersville, MD weighed in three bass weighing 4.95 pounds.
The next event for the Maryland Division will be a double header on the Chesapeake Bay launching from Anchor Boats Marina in North East Maryland on 8/22/20 and 8/23/20.
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Team Tour Championship Postponed
Out of an overabundance of caution The Team Tour Championship that was scheduled for 10/10-11/2020 on Wheeler Lake has be postponed. The National Weather Service is forecasting winds of 10-20 mph with gust up to 35mph for Saturday, and winds of 10-15 mph with gust up to 20 mph Sunday. The safety of our anglers is the number on concern and factor when making the tough decisions on postponing a tournament. The new dates for the Team Tour Championship will be November 21-22 on Wheeler Lak