Saturday March 4th, 2017 ~ Shearon Harris ~ Cross Point Landing Wildlife Ramp
The 2017 Piedmont Bass Classics $10,000 Spring Team Bass Trail Qualifier #1 at Shearon Harris made history!!
Along with a great crowd of 89 boats, the 1st Place Team of Bonnie & Shane Burns caught 5 bass weighing a
unreal whopping total of 41.90 lbs!!! That now holds the 5 fish total weight record for the Piedmont Bass Classics!
The weather was typical for March with air temps 27 degrees in the am on up to 57 in the pm. Water temps
averaged about 58 degrees. Winds were light and variable. All in all, a beautiful day! Harris can turn on & off in a
second, but today it was turned on!!! Spring fishing is just about to explode!!
Bonnie & Shane Burns, like I said, overwhelmed the field weighing in 5 bass at 41.90 lbs. and also caught the 2nd
place Big Fish (9.56 lbs.) for a total of $1,986 in winnings. The team found 2 areas in deep water early on and they
were loaded with some huge bass!!! Word was, they culled 3 over 7 lbs.!!!
Vern Fleming & Mike Dinterman took 2nd place with 5 fish weighing 29.59 lbs. They also won 1st Place TWT for
a grand total of $2,330. 3rd Place Team, Greyson Barefoot & Aaron Johnson, had 5 weighing 28.98 lbs. and along
with 2nd Place TWT, they took home $1,310!! Jeff Vincent & Tim Goss weighed in the 1st Place Big Fish (10.08
lbs.) netting them $1,204!! The prize money got spread around pretty good today!
148 fish were weighed in for a total of 540 pounds for an average of 3.64 lbs. each. Most of the fish were caught on
WLS shaky heads with Rowdy Time or Deep Creek plastics , Shanes A-rigs, Jerkbaits, Pig & jigs, jig spoons,
chatterbaits and jerk baits in anywhere from 2 to 20 feet of water. Water temps are very important now and bass
are starting to move into the shallower water.
I want to thank all the anglers that participated and all our sponsors that support this trail. Our next tournament is
Saturday March 11th, the PBC Cashion Fishing Rods Spring Trail Q#2 at Jordan Lake out of Farrington Point
Wildlife Ramp. All the info can be found at this link:
Following that will be the Piedmont Bass Classics $10,000 Spring Team Bass Trail Qualifier #2, Saturday March
18th also at Jordan Lake.
All the information on our tournaments can be found http://piedmontbassclassics.com/
Now here are the full results:
1st Place: ......Bonnie & Shane Burns of Durham..5 bass...41.90 lbs...$1,470
2nd Place: ......Vern Fleming & Mike Dinterman of Raleigh & Oxford...5 bass...29.59 lbs...$860
3rd Place: ......Greyson Barefoot & Aaron Johnson of Dunn...5 bass...28.98 lbs...$680
4th Place: ......Jaime Fajardo & Josh Hooks of Fuquay Varina & Apex...5 bass...26.41 lbs...$608
5th Place: ......Stump Bledsoe & Glenn Elliott of Hope Mills $ Fayetteville...5 bass..22.10 lbs...$530
6th Place: ......Tony Woodard & Scott Smith of Four Oaks & Apex...3 bass...18.12 lbs...$464
7th Place: ......Thomas Sheffer & Ken McNeill of Cary & Raleigh...4 bass...17.47 lbs...$392
8th Place: ......Ronnie Hart & Danny Woodell of Bunn Level & Erwin...5 bass...16.39 lbs...$320
9th Place: ......Jerry Marshburn & Kevin Woodall of Sanford & Angier...5 bass...14.81 lbs...$284
10th Place: ......Steven Michaels & Eric Buchanan of Garner & Willow Springs...5 bass...14.04 lbs...$248
11th Place: ......Michael & Chris Hinson of Creswell & Chadbourn...4 bass...13.81 lbs...$221
12th Place: ......Tony Fielden & Walt Gulledge of Lillington & Cameron...5 bass...13.38 lbs...$210
13th Place: ......Calvin McCaskill & Bryan DeHart of Thomasville & Sophia...3 bass...13.23 lbs...$200
14th Place: ......Bobby Houser & Randy Leonard of Raleigh & Wendell...5 bass...13.08 lbs...$150
15th Place: ......Robert Perkins & Brandon Gray of Rougemont & Bullock...3 bass...12.91 lbs...$140
16th Place: ......Doug Parker & James Sutton of Angier & Roseboro...3 bass...12.65 lbs...$135
17th Place: ......Larry Hipps & Dean Larison of Cary & Wendell...5 bass...11.71 lbs...$108
18th Place: ......Tyler Faggart & Paul Owens of Raleigh...5 bass...11.48 lbs...$100
1st Place Big Fish..Jeff Vincent & Tim Goss of Durham & Franklinton...10.08 lbs...$1,204
2nd Place Big Fish..1st Place Team above...9.56 lbs...$516
1st Place TWT..2nd Place Team above...29.59 lbs...$1,470
2nd Place TWT..3rd Place Team above: 28.98 lbs...$630
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|Bonnie & Shane Burns had the record catch of a lifetime and took top honors
over the 89 boat field to win the Piedmont Bass Classics Spring Team Bass Trail
qualifier #1 at Shearon Harris with 5 bass weighing a whopping 42.90 lbs. and
along with winning the 2nd Place Big Fish award, they took home $1,986 !!!
This is the heaviest 5 fish bass limit in the history of Piedmont Bass Classics!!!
|Jeff Vincent & Tim Goss with the winning 10.08 lb. Big Fish Award worth $1,204!
|Other Great Pics !!
|Weighing In 41.90 lbs! What A Job!
|Complete Results With Points Awarded
|I Usually Don't Make Any Mistakes,
But Call Me If You See Any!!!
|Complete Results & Points
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