Jeff Jennings of Rock Hill, South Carolina, caught a five-bass limit weighing 22 pounds, 15 ounces, Saturday to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) South Carolina Division event on Lake Murray presented by Navionics. For his win, Jennings earned $7,115.
According to post-tournament reports, Jennings used a creature-style bait to catch fish near docks and wood in the mid- and lower sections of the lake.
The top 10 boaters:
1st: Jeff Jennings, Rock Hill, S.C., five bass, 22-15, $5,115 + $2,000 Ranger Cup Bonus
2nd: Cody Hoyle, Rutherfordton, N.C., five bass, 22-5, $2,458
3rd: Adam Waters, Denver, N.C., five bass, 19-7, $1,640
4th: Scott Allgood, Fair Play, S.C., five bass, 18-12, $1,147
5th: Steve Thornhill, Pineville, S.C., five bass, 18-11, $1,083
6th: Randy Childers, Anderson, S.C., five bass, 18-1, $901
7th: David Williams, Maiden, N.C., five bass, 17-11, $819
8th: Craig Rexford, Grand Isle, Vt., five bass, 17-10, $737
9th: John Allen, Concord, N.C., five bass, 17-8, $655
10th: Chris Marshall, Forest City, N.C., three bass, 16-15, $1,323
Complete results can be found at FLWFishing.com.
Marshall brought a 7-pound, 10-ounce bass to the scale – the heaviest of the event in the Boater Division – and earned the day’s Boater Big Bass award of $750.
Cerv wins co-angler title
Joel Cerv of North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, won the Co-angler Division and $2,469 Saturday after catching five bass weighing 14 pounds, 14 ounces.
The top 10 co-anglers:
1st: Joel Cerv, North Wilkesboro, N.C., five bass, 14-14, $2,469
2nd: Tyler Dover, Blacksburg, S.C., five bass, 13-5, $1,235
3rd: Tyler Ward, Grover, N.C., five bass, 12-15, $1,023
4th: Travis Ruff, Connelly Springs, N.C., five bass, 12-4, $576
5th: Blake Whittaker, Monterey, Tenn., four bass, 12-2, $494
6th: Bryce Tumberg, Moore, S.C., four bass, 12-1, $432
6th: Bill Hawkins, Piedmont, S.C., five bass, 12-1, $482
8th: Terry Coleman, Sumter, S.C., three bass, 11-15, $370
9th: Greg Atkinson, Ridgeway, S.C., four bass, 10-10, $329
10th: Stewart Uldrick, Anderson, S.C., five bass, 10-9, $288
Rodney Tapp of North Augusta, South Carolina, caught the largest bass in the Co-angler Division weighing in at 6 pounds, 13 ounces. The catch earned him the day’s Co-angler Big Bass award of $372.
The T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) South Carolina Division event on Lake Murray was hosted by Capital City Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism.
The top 45 boaters and co-anglers in the region based on point standings, along with the five winners in each qualifying event, will be entered in the Oct. 18-20 BFL Regional Championship on Lake Norman in Huntersville, North Carolina. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard and $20,000, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard.