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Hedrick Drops 24-13 on High Rock

Hinger wins co-angler title
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Phillip Hedrick
June 18, 2018 • MLF • Phoenix Bass Fishing League

Phillip Hedrick of Salisbury, North Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 24 pounds, 13 ounces Saturday to win the 2018 T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Piedmont Division event at High Rock Lake. For his victory, Hedrick earned $3,804.

According to post-tournament reports, Hedrick caught his fish in the main creeks – mainly Second Creek and Crane Creek – with a black Zoom Ol’ Monster worm.  


The top 10 boaters:

1st:          Phillip Hedrick, Salisbury, N.C., five bass, 24-13, $3,804

2nd:         Jeffrey Davis, Williamston, N.C., five bass, 18-11, $1,902

3rd:         Brandon McLeod, Spring Lake, N.C., five bass, 18-6, $1,267

4th:         James Wall, Greensboro, N.C., five bass, 18-5, $888

5th:         Steve Sink, Winston-Salem, N.C., five bass, 17-10, $761

6th:         Shane Lineberger, Lincolnton, N.C., five bass, 17-5, $897

7th:         Chris Baldwin, Lexington, N.C., five bass, 17-3, $734

8th:         Kevin Chandler, New London, N.C., five bass, 16-6, $571

9th:         Cole Huskins, Mount Holly, N.C., five bass, 16-2, $507

10th:       Ladd Whicker, Winston-Salem, N.C., five bass, 15-15, $444

Complete results can be found at FLWFishing.com.

Ricky McCrary of Lexington, North Carolina, caught a bass weighing 6 pounds even – the heaviest of the event in the Boater Division – to also earn the Boater’s Big Bass award of $505.


Hinger wins co-angler title

Jason Hinger of Timberlake, North Carolina, won the Co-angler Division Saturday after catching five bass weighing 15 pounds, 8 ounces. Hinger earned $2,102 for his victory.


The top 10 co-anglers:

1st:          Jason Hinger, Timberlake, N.C., five bass, 15-8, $2,102

2nd:         Tim Privette Jr, Wendell, N.C., five bass, 13-4, $951

3rd:         Chad Coley, New London, N.C., five bass, 11-7, $684

4th:         Robert Ford, Boones Mill, Va., three bass, 11-1, $444

5th:         Wayne Smelser, Rural Retreat, Va., four bass, 10-14, $380

6th:         Josea Goble, Newton, N.C., four bass, 10-10, $349

7th:         Dekle Taylor, Monroe, N.C., five bass, 10-7, $317

8th:         Samuel Smith, Lexington, N.C., four bass, 10-5, $285

9th:         Craig Wheeler, King George, Va., four bass, 10-1, $254

10th:       Steven Jacobs, Sandford, N.C., five bass, 9-15, $222

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.