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    Saturday March 16th, 2019 ~ ~ Falls Lake ~ ~ Ledge Rock Wildlife Ramp

    Wow! Wow! Wow! What a day at the great Falls Lake!! The bass finally come to life after a tough month of cold and rain
    and the big females are biting! Air temps ranged from 43 to 54 and the winds blew from 5 to 10 pretty much all day with
    surface temps averaging 56 degrees and, thank God, no rain! A great crowd of 90 boats fished in this PBC Academy
    Sports & Outdoors $10K Spring Team Bass Trail Qualifier #2!

    Billy Bledsoe & Brian McDonald caught a solid bag of 5 good bass weighing a total of 28.52 lbs (which included an
    8.42 pounder) to take 1st Place and 1st Place TWT and along with winning $3,000 from Skeeter Boats & $340 from
    TH Marine, took home a total of $6,355 in prize money!

    The 2nd Place team of Johnny Wilder & Mike Harris finally took home a good chunk of prize money by catching 4
    bass weighing 28.12 lbs. and along with winning the 2nd Place TWT and 1st Place Big Fish for the day (10.69 lbs.)
    they took home $2,756 in winnings. Seth Ellis and Doug Stallings took 3rd with 5 bass weighing 26.18 lbs. winning
    $684 along with some cash from Nitro Boats. The 6th Place Team of Bud Whitt & Spencer Moody also won 2nd
    Place Big Fish with a big ol' 9.55 hawg and took home $996 in cash!!

    193 bass were brought to the scales and many of those weighed in the 6 to 9 lb. range! 3 of those weighed over 9
    lbs.. Shallow running jerk baits & crankbaits, chatterbaits along with jigs & spinnerbaits in the more shallow 4 to 6'
    of water seemed to be the lures of choice.

    I want to thank Academy Sports & Outdoors along with all our other sponsors and all the anglers that participated.
    Our next tournament will be the 2019 PBC Hart's Custom Sets/Cashion Fishing Rods $5K Spring Team Bass Trail
    Qualifier #3 , Saturday March 23rd at Shearon Harris out of Crosspoint Landing Wildlife Ramp.
    All the information on our tournaments and dates can be found at:

    Now here are the full results:

    1st Place: Billy Bledsoe & Brian McDonald of Gray's Creek & Hope Mills...5 bass...28.52 lbs...$1,475
    2nd Place: Johnny Wilder & Mike Harris of Butner & Oxford...4 bass...28.12 lbs...$864
    3rd Place: Seth Ellis & Doug Stallings of Durham...5 bass...26.18 lbs...$684
    4th Place: Randy Parker & Rick Ohlson of New Hill & Garner...5 bass...24.27lbs...$612
    5th Paul Owens & Tyler Faggart of Raleigh...5 bass...23.65 lbs...$540
    6th Place: Bud Whitt & Spencer Moody of Staley & Siler City...5 bass...23.05lbs...$468
    7th Place: Stump Bledsoe & Glenn Elliott of Hope Miles & Fayetteville...5 bass...21.58 lbs...$396
    8th Place: Chad Fara & Steven Lasher of Durham & Bahama...5 bass...20.94 lbs...$324
    9th Place: Hal Abshire & Jesse Wise of Cameron & Erwin...5 bass...19.61 lbs...$288
    10th Place: Stephen Smith & Graham Burke of Raleigh...5 bass...19.32 lbs...$252
    11th Place: Bo Adams & Brian Fritts of Pittsboro & Raleigh...5 bass...19.12 lbs...$238
    12th Place: Jonathan Phillips & James Blankenship of Pittsboro & Siler City...5 bass...17.68 lbs...$210
    13th Place: Rob Barton II & Michael Britt of Raleigh...3 bass...17.01 lbs...$200
    14th Place: Matthew & Jay Fuhr of Franklinton...3 bass...16.76 lbs...$170
    15th Place: Chuck Bolton & Ricky Parker of New Hill & Durham...5 bass...16.68 lbs...$136
    16th Place: Timothy Allred & James Eggleston of Clover, VA & Keysville, VA...3 bass...16.56 lbs...$125
    17th Place: Mike Cole & Vinston Nettles of Siler City & Pittsboro...5 bass...16.06 lbs...$113
    18th Place: Kevin & Wanda Woodall of Angier...5 bass...15.98 lbs...$105

    1st Place Big Fish: 2nd Place Team above...10.69 lbs...$1,232
    2nd Place Big Fish: 6th Place Team above...9.55 lbs...$528

    1st Place TWT: 1st Place Team above: 28.52 lbs...$1,540
    2nd Place TWT: 2nd Place Team above: 28.12 lbs...$660

    Call me if you have any questions..
    Hope to see all of you again this year on Saturday at Shearon Harris!!
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    Contact Information:
    Phil McCarson...Tournament Director---922 Valetta Rd.---Durham, NC 27712
    Home: 919-471-1571 Cell: 919-971-5042