Dennis Reedy of Siler City and Tommy Morrow of Oxford won the July 6 season opener on the Piedmont Bass Classics End-of-the-Year Trail at Falls Lake. Their 5-fish catch of 24.25 pounds paid $925, and they also took the big-fish prize of $434 with an 8.15-pound bass.

Ken Wall of Asheboro and Ben Cannon of Apex placed second with 20.80 pounds and shared $517.

 

Other top teams were: Thomas Sheffer of Cary and Ken McNeill of Raleigh, third with 19.68 pounds that paid $408; Ted Boyette and John Parrish of Kenly, fourth with 19.06 pounds that paid $300; and Thomas and Jeff Clifton of Rolesville, fifth with 18.36 pounds that paid $217.

 

OTHER TOURNAMENTS

 

BFL All American, Nickajack Lake, Tenn., June 27-29

1. Kerry Milner (Bono, Ark.) 63-00, $120,000; 5. David Williams (Maiden), 45-4, $19,000; 18. Maurice Freeze (Concord), 27-1, $5,000; 21. Robert Walser (Lexington), 26-6, $3,500; 25. David Wright (Lexington), 24-11, $3,500; 27. Dennis Reedy (Siler City), 23-5, $2,000; 33. Spencer Barrow (Snow Hill), 22-9, $1,500; 39. Chris Marshall (Forest City), 19-9, $2,500.

 

CATT LLC Waccamaw River Trail, July 6

1. John Proctor-Lee Cannon, 8.80, $675; 2. Mac Cooper-Ron Terwilliger, 8.50, and big fish, 3.50 pounds, $329; 3. Timmy Thompkins, 8.50, $100.

 

National Bass Anglers Assoc., Cape Fear River, June 29

1. KC Choosakul (Cameron)-Wood Lake-Mike Allen (Sanford), 11.21; 2. Hal Abshire-Keith Barker (Cameron), 9.25; 3. Roger Baylous (Sanford), 8.42.

 

Fishers of Men East Division, Chowan River, June 29

1. Kirk Wall-Charles Reed, 16.21 plus 5.11-pound big fish, $1,405; 2. William Chappell-Tommy Houlroyd, 13.54, $623; 3. John Kellett-Adam Baldwin, 11.04, $415; 4. Doug Overton-Chris Conway, 10.80, $157.

 

CATT N.C. SE Lake Waccamaw Summer Trail, June 29

1. DJ Russell-Mike Garrell, 15.81, $350.

 

American Fishing Tour, N.C. Division 16, Kerr/Gaston, June 1-2

1. Danny Moss (Norlina), 23.35, $730; 2. Bobby P. Davis, 19.43 plus 4.72-pound big fish, $430; 3. James Barnhill Jr., 19.31, $142.