Calloway Wins $5640.00 On Kerr Lake
ATHENS, Al. – Brian Calloway of Danville VA, won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series event held on Kerr Lake on 4/24/21. Running out of Nutbush park in Henderson NC, Calloway weighed in a five bass limit weighing 16.50 pounds. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 4.86 pounds which was the largest bass weighed in by a boater. Calloway took home $5000.00 for the win and another $640.00 for the big bass.
I” caught my first couple of fish on a Mop Jig and the rest just working the banks with a floating worm,” said Calloway.
Taking second for the boaters, Jeremy Sabo of Clayton NC, weighed in a five bass limit
weighing 14.92 pounds.
“I caught all of my fish on a senko and a jerk bait,” said Sabo. “I caught around 15 fish today culling out all five at least once.”
Taking third for the boaters Dan Treadaway of Rocky Mount NC, weighed in five bass weighing 13.92 pounds.
Treadaway reported catching most of his bass with a senko.
In fourth place for the boaters, Steve Brinkley of Suffolk VA, weighed in five bass weighing 13.60 pounds and rounding out the top five Wally Szuba of Cary NC, weighed in five bass weighing 13.48 pounds.
In the co-angler division Donald Porter of Camden NC, weighed in three bass weighing 10.01 pounds to take the win. His limit was anchored by a bass weighing 4.68 pounds which was the largest bass weighed in by a co-angler. Porter took home $895.00 for his win.
“I caught all of my fish today on a straight tail worm fishing around stumps,” said Porter.
In second place for the co-anglers, Arnold Hall of Hendersonville NC, weighed in a three bass limit weighing 9.60 pounds. Hall’s limit was anchored by a bass weighing 4.65 pounds.
“I caught my fish today on a shaky head using a watermelon red worm fan casting around the boat,” said Hall.
Taking third for the co-anglers, Duke Bevins Jr. of Aylett VA, weighed in three bass weighing 7.84 pounds.
“I caught my first fish on a black and blue jig and the rest on a shaky head with a green pumpkin green worm,” said Bevins.
Taking fourth for the co-anglers Jeff Bradley of Clayton NC, weighed in three bass weighing 7.32 pounds and rounding out the top five, Dean Majors of Knightdale NC, weighed in three bass weighing 5.80 pounds.
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