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    PBC ACADEMY SPORTS & OUTDOORS $10,000 SPRING TEAM BASS TRAIL
    QUALIFIER #2 RESULTS
    Saturday March 17th, 2018 ~ Jordan Lake ~ Farrington Point Wildlife Ramp

    The 2018 PBC Academy Sports & Outdoors $10,000 Spring Team Bass Trail Qualifier #2 at Jordan Lake started pretty
    good. That morning the air temp was 35 degrees then warmed up to 59 in the pm. Water temps averaged about 50
    degrees. Winds were light at the 7:15 blastoff and then picked up to 15 to 20 for the afternoon! All 86 teams agreed it
    was a very tough fishing day. As soon as these cold fronts stop coming thru the water temps should be warming and the
    Spring fishing will become wide open!! It won't be long'

    Brian Fritts & Bo Adams just demolished the field weighing in 5 bass at 34.54 lbs. and also caught the 2nd place Big Fish
    (9.10 lbs.) plus won the 1st Place TWT for a total of $3,670 in winnings. The team found the fish in 4' to 10' of water
    using spinnerbaits, swim baits & crankbaits!!! They had 2 really big fish that helped weigh down the sack!!

    Todd Massey & Brandon Gray took 2nd place with 5 fish (one at 7.30 lbs.) weighing 25.44 lbs. and 2nd Place TWT to
    take home $1,595 in winnings. 3rd Place Team, Steve Upchurch & Johnny Howard, had 5 nice fish weighing 23.51 lbs.
    and took home $688!! The 1st Place Big Fish Award went to the team of James Sutton & Travis Priest (subbing for
    Sutton's regular partner, Michael McLamb). They took home a whopping $1,190 for the 9.34 lb. bass!!!
    The prize money got spread around pretty good today!

    Only 124 fish were weighed in for a total of 452 pounds for an average of 3.56 lbs. each. Most of the fish were caught on
    Swimbaits baits, chatterbaits, spinnerbaits and shallow running crankbaits in anywhere from 2 to 10 feet of water. Water
    temps are very important now and they need to warm up a little to get that hot bite we all want! Going to Falls next week
    and hopefully it will warm up a bit! Falls is always a great lake just about any time of year!!

    I want to thank all the anglers that participated and all our sponsors that support this trail. Our next tournament is
    Saturday March 24th, the PBC Cashion Fishing Rods Spring Trail Q#3 at Falls Lake out of Ledge Rock Wildlife Ramp.
    All the info can be found at this link:
    http://piedmontbassclassics.com/2018CashionSpringTrailMainPage.html
    Following that will be the PBC Academy Sports & Outdoors $10,000 Spring Team Bass Trail Qualifier #3, Saturday
    March 31st also at Falls Lake.
    All the information on our tournaments can be found http://piedmontbassclassics.com/

    Now here are the full results:

    1st Place: Brian Fritts & Bo Adams of Raleigh & Pittsboro...5 bass...34.54 lbs...$1,445
    2nd Place: Todd Massey & Brandon Gray of Chapel Hill & Bullock...5 bass...25.44 lbs...$860
    3rd Place: Steve Upchurch & Johnny Howard of Raleigh & Carrboro...5 bass...23.51 lbs...$688
    4th Place: Jared Thaxton & Brad Craptree...5 bass...21.44 lbs...$619
    5th Place: Matt Dean & Stanton McDuffie of Clayton & Raleigh...4 bass...20.83 lbs...$550
    6th Place: Billy Bledsoe & Brian McDonald of Gray's Creek & Hope Mills....5 bass...19.11 lbs...$481
    7th Place: Stephen Lasher & Chad Fara of Bahama & Durham...4 bass...16.82 lbs...$413
    8th Place: Raeford Faircloth & Joe Smith...4 bass...15.86 lbs...$344
    9th Place: Stump Bledsoe & Glenn Elliott of Hope Mills & Fayetteville...5 bass...14.99 lbs...$275
    10th Place Tyler Faggart & Paul Owens of Raleigh...5 bass...14.92 lbs...$241
    11th Place: Thomas Sheffer & Ken McNeill of Cary & Raleigh...4 bass..14.48 lbs...$206
    12th Place: Vernon Fleming & Mike Dinterman of Raleigh & Oxford...5 bass...13.44 lbs...$172
    13th Place: Jaime Fajardo & Josh Hooks of Fuquay Varina & Apex...3 bass...11.65 lbs...$151
    14th Place: Rick Ohlson & Randy Parker of Garner...2 bass...11.41 lbs...$131...Tie
    14th Place: Vinston Nettles & Mike Cole of Pittsboro & Siler City...3 bass...11.41 lbs...$131...Tie
    16th Place: Todd Sumner & Rich Sczcerbala of Southern Pines & Apex...3 bass...10.96 lbs...$103
    17th Place: Chase Owens & Mitchell Lance of Snow Camp & Raleigh...5 bass...10.47 lbs...$100

    1st Place Big Fish..James Sutton & Michael McLamb of Roseboro & White Oak...9.34 lbs...$1,190
    2nd Place Big Fish..1st Place Team above...9.10 lbs...$510

    1st Place TWT..1st Place Team above...34.54 lbs...$1,715
    2nd Place TWT..2nd Place Team above: 25.44 lbs...$735

    Next PBC Tournament ~ March 24th , 2018
    2018 Cashion Fishing Rods
    Spring Team Tournament Bass Trail Q#3 !!
    FALLS LAKE..LEDGE ROCK WILDLIFE RAMP
    Blast Off Approx. 6:30 am...1st Flight Weighin 3:00 pm
    Pay Entry at ramp from 5:00 am. Cash Only At The Ramp.

    Hope to see all again this coming Saturday at Falls Lake!!!
    ...............Phil

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