The day started out at 67 degrees and was at 82 degrees by the 3 pm weigh-in. Sunny skies with the wind out of the NE at 5 to 15 mph. Lake Greenwood is at 2 feet below full pool with surface temp in the mid to high 70s.
There were 27 anglers fishing this Division 96 1-day qualifier tournament out of the Lake Greenwood State Park near Ninety Six, SC.
First place, George Berry had 5 fish weighing 12.09 pounds that was anchored by a 3.92 pound kicker fish. George caught all his fish on buzzbaits and fished on the middle and upper parts of the lake. The combined payback for first place and first place option gave George $810 in take home money.
Andy Lake was second with 5 fish weighing 11.79 pounds. His sack was anchored with a 3.64 pound kicker fish. Andy caught the majority of his fish flipping soft plastic around docks on the middle and upper part of the lake. Andy won $404 for second place.
Third place was Don Branham with 5 fish weighing 11.61 pounds. Don caught most of his fish fishing Texas rigged worms on seawalls on the middle and upper parts of the lake. The rest of his fish came on shakey head worms. Don took home $244 for his third place finish and second place in the option pot.
Paul Selle caught the ALX Rod Big Fish of the tournament at 3.97 pounds. His fish came on a Gunfish at the lower part of the lake. Paul took home $135 for big fish.
The next D-96 tournament for the 2018 season is October 1, 2017 on Clarks Hill Lake out of the Dorn Facility State Park near McCormick, SC.
Group photo from left to right: 1st place George Berry of Saluda, SC / 2nd place Andy Lake of Batesburg, SC / 3rd place Don Branham of Hodges, SC / 4th place Patrick Hobson of Greenwood, SC / 5th place Rodney Chastain of Fountain Inn, SC. / 6th place Jay Treon of Greenwood, SC / ALX Rod Big Fish Winner Paul Selle of Lexington, SC.
George Berry with the winner trophy and the Level Rod Big Sack at 12.09 pounds.
Angler with the largest 5 fish sack of the season wins a Level Performance Rod.
Paul Selle with the ALX Rod Big Fish trophy. Paul's big bass of the tournament was 3.97 pounds.
Angler withe largest bass of the season wins an ALX Ikos Series Rod.
Roger Farr of Little Mountain, SC won the draw for the ALX Rods $50 Gift Certificate.
Also each angler was awarded a D-96 T Shirt courtesy of Kneece Investigations, LLC of Saluda, SC and Palmetto Electrical Systems of Ninety Six, SC.
|Angler||# Fish||Big Bass||Penalty||Total Wt.||Points||Payout|
|5||Rodney Chastain||5||3.27||10.77||196||ALX Hat|
|6||Jay Treon||5||10.52||195||Level Hat|