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First place, Toby Keisler of Lexington, SC caught a 5 fish limit weighing 16.04 pounds. He fished the lower part of the lake and caught his fish on topwater baits. Toby took home $750 for first place and first place option.
Darrell Shull of West Columbia, SC was second with 5 fish weighing 14.08 pounds fishing the upper part of the lake flipping in shallow water. Darrell had a 6.21 pound kicker fish in the mix. For second place and second place option Darrell won $465.
Clay Riddle of Chapin, SC finished in third place with 5 fish weighing 13.01 pounds. Clay fished the lower part of the lake and caught his fish on topwater baits and a Carolina Rig. Clay took home $130 for third place.
In fourth place was Joey Sabbagha with 5 fish weighing 12.71 pounds anchored with 4.44 pound kicker fish. Joey caught his fish flipping and on topwater baits on the upper part of the lake. Joey took home $101 for fourth place.
Big Fish was caught by Evan Weaver of Lexington, SC. His 6.43 pound largemouth was caught on a drop shot rig on the middle part of the lake. Evan won $130 for Big Fish.
Our day started out clear and 79 degrees. There was a light wind all day with partly cloudy skies and 97 degrees at the 3 pm weigh-in. Water temps were in the high 80s. The lake was clear but stained in the creeks and up the rivers and about three and half feet from full pool.
Group picture from left to right; 1st place Toby Keisler of Lexington, SC / 2nd place Darrell Shull of West Columbia, SC. / 3rd place Clay Riddle of Chapin, SC / 4th place Joey Sabbagha of Prosperity, SC / 5th place Phillip Anderson of Saluda, SC. / 6th place and Big Fish winner Evan Weaver of Lexington, SC.
1st place Toby Keisler of Lexington, SC
2nd place Darrell Shull of West Columbia with his 6.21 pound kicker.
Big fish winner Evan Weaver of Lexington, SC with the 6.43 pound tournament big fish.