|Angler||# Fish||Big Bass||Penalty||Total Wt.||Points||Payout|
|4||Daniel Howell||5||10.28||196||Parker Bait|
|5||Jay Treon||5||9.11||195||ALX Hat|
First place, David Griswold of Woodruff, SC, was fishing the middle part of the lake and caught his fish on docks with jerkbaits and flipping soft plastics. David's 5 fish weighing 17.67 pounds with a kicker fish of 5.29 pounds won first place and first place option for a total of $637.
Don Kneece of Saluda, SC was second with 5 fish weighing 13.68 pounds fishing the upper part of the lake. He caught his fish on jerkbaits and top water. Don caught all his fish early from schooling fish. His big fish (tournament big fish) weighing 5.64 pounds was caught on the jerkbait. For second place, second place in the option pot and big fish Don won $478.
Jerry Allen of Waterloo, SC finished in third place with 5 fish weighing 12.04 pounds. Jerry took home $101 for third place.
Only 9 anglers out of the 19 fishing weighed in fish today. Anglers reported catching a lot of short fish and fishing docks seemed to be the pattern fished by many.
Our day started out raining with passing thunderstorms. The rain kept coming and going until about 10:30am. From that point it was cloudy to mostly cloudy for the remainder of the day. Wind was out of the SW at 10 to 15mph. We started at 66 degrees and were at 84 degrees for the 3pm weigh-in. Water temps were in the mid 70's. The lake was clear but stained in the creeks and almost at full pool.
L to R: 1st place David Griswold, Woodruff, SC / 2nd place Don Kneece, Saluda, SC / 3rd place Jerry Allen, Waterloo, SC / 4th place Daniel Howell, Star, SC / 5th place Jay Treon, Greenwood, SC
Winner David Griswold with 1st place Trophy
David with 2 of his winning fish
2nd place Don Kneece with his tournament big fish at 5.64 pounds