Cody Pike of Powhatan, Virginia, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 4 ounces Sunday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Shenandoah Division Super Tournament on the Potomac River with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 30 pounds, 2 ounces. For his victory, Pike earned $4,668.
According to tournament reports, Pike fished north of the takeoff location, targeting ditches in between two creeks. He caught the majority of his fish on an unnamed crankbait and a vibrating jig.
The top 10 boaters:
1st: Cody Pike, Powhatan, Va., 10 bass, 30-2, $4,668
2nd: Matthew Caffi, Fairfax, Va., 10 bass, 29-15, $2,334
3rd: Lenny Baird, Stafford, Va., 10 bass, 29-8, $1,557
4th: Thomas Harris, Beaverdam, Va., 10 bass, 28-5, $1,089
5th: Shane Burns, Durham, N.C., 10 bass, 28-5, $934
6th: Gary Marean, Manassas, Va., 10 bass, 25-11, $856
7th: Bill Hamilton, Huntingtown, Md., 10 bass, 24-13, $778
8th: Geoffrey Hill, Rocky Mount, Va., 10 bass, 24-9, $700
9th: Rick Chenoweth, Fredericksburg, Va., 10 bass, 22-12, $622
10th: Terry King, Brookneal, Va., 10 bass, 21-5, $545
Jerry Gray of Glen Allen, Virginia, caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the pro division Friday. The fish weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and earned the day’s Big Bass award of $547.
Williams wins co-angler division
David Williams of Fredericksburg, Virginia, won the co-angler division and $2,334 with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 23 pounds, 10 ounces.
The top 10 co-anglers:
1st: David Williams, Fredericksburg, Va., 10 bass, 23-10, $2,334
2nd: Greg Ravitsky, Ashburn, Va., nine bass, 22-1, $1,167
3rd: Wes Campbell, Centerville, Ohio, eight bass, 21-4, $779
4th: Aaron Bartlett, Mechanicsville, Va., nine bass, 21-0, $545
5th: Jerry Pyles, Middletown, Md., seven bass, 20-12, $467
6th: Sergio Render, Christiansburg, Va., eight bass, 19-14, $428
7th: Otto Hecht, Stafford, Va., eight bass, 19-11, $389
8th: Derek Brown, Charlottesville, Va., nine bass, 19-6, $350
9th: Lawrence Aucoin, Durham, N.C., seven bass, 17-10, $311
10th: Darrin Wells, Woodbridge, Va., 10 bass, 17-8, $272
Pyles caught the biggest bass of the tournament in the co-angler division and earned the day’s Big Bass award of $274.
The top 50 boaters and 50 co-anglers based on point standings now qualify for the Oct. 15-17 Regional Championship on Lake Wateree in Camden, South Carolina. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and $20,000, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.