2016 Tobacco Bass Invitational Tournament Results !!!
27th Annual ~  Kerr Lake ~ Apr. 23rd ~ Flemingtown Ramp

Tournament is open to anyone that is affilliated with the tobacco industry such as
active employees, growers, workers for companies that provide goods & services
to the industry and company retirees.
If you have not fished this tournament before and think you might
be eligible to fish it in 2017, call
Kevin Kunst at 336-951-2580 or Phil McCarson 919-471-1571
to see if you qualify.
May 23rd, 2016~~KERR LAKE

Results for the 28 Teams:
Another solid crowd this year! The weather was great and the bite was good.  Most every team weighed in
a fish. 98 bass made it to the scales for a total weight of 229 pounds! Big fish for the day was 4.25 lbs and
all the fish looked good and healthy.!  Most all fish were caught on spinnerbaits, jerk baits, plastic worms
and crankbaits.  Water temps averaged 64 degrees.
Richard Cates & Craig Rycroft took top honors this year with 5 bass weighing 17.05 lbs. plus they won the
big fish award (4.25 lbs) of $280 for a total of $1,030 in winnings. 2nd Place went to the team of Rick & Elton
Clements with 5 weighing 14.83 lbs. & $446 in prize money. 3rd Place was won by the team of Ray Maslyn &
Carl Ward with 13.63 lbs. to pocket $305 in cash!
Once again, I had a great time as your director and look forward to next year.
Give Kevin a call and let him know if there is another lake you would like to fish in 2017 and we'll make a
decision based on your input. Thanks again! Phil McCarson~Tournament Director
(ps: Thank you
Evans-MacTavish Agricraft in Wilson & Caraway Creek Custom Baits in Sophia for your donations to the
Tobacco Bass Event!)

Here are the results:

1st Place
Richard Cates & Craig Rycroft
5 fish...17.05 lbs...$750

2nd Place
Rick Clements (American) & Elton Clements
5 fish...14.83 lbs...$446

3rd Place
Ray Maslyn (Lorillard) & Cark Ward (American)
5 fish...13.63 lbs...$305

4th Place
Wayne Jones (Reynolds) & Donnie Lowe
5 fish...13.38 lbs...$245

5th Place
Scott Stone (ITG) & Allen Stone
5 fish...12.48 lbs...$185

6th Place
Randy Marshall (Lorrilard) $ David Marshall
5 fish...11.44 lbs...$85

Big Bass Award.......1st Place Team Above...4.25 lbs...$280

Other Notables:
Gary Chambers (Liggett) & Dale Ellis 11.08 lbs.    
Frankie Wright (Lorillard) & Lacy Nunn (Commonwealth) 10.95 lbs.
Roy Campbell & Lenny Cordell both from Lorillard.10.49 lbs.
Mike Mitchel (Evans MacTavish Agricraft) & Deborah Mitchell 10.47 lbs.
Pat Dixon (ITG) & Jimmy Jones 9.75 lbs.     Kenny Thorn & Ricky Cobb both from Amcor 9.63 lbs.
Barbara Arzonico (ITG) & Patrick Arzonico (Fastenal) 9.55 lbs.     
Kevin Strickland (ITG) & Ron Nelson 9.19 lbs.      Pat (ITG) & Paul Reich 9.07 lbs.   
Kevin Kunst & Johny Johnson both from ITG 8.27 lbs.
Nick Allen & Phil Swisher both from Amcor 8.26 lbs.     
Roy Marion & Randy Goss both from Liggett 7.57 lbs.     Charles Whitt Sr. (Lorillard) & Charles Jr. 6.80 lbs
Gary Barbour (Lorillard) & Jim Holt 6.06 lbs.     Brian Smith & Barry Tuck both from Amcor 5.89 lbs.
Eddie Page (Lorillard) & Richard Buchanan 5.13 lbs.     Jody Cook (Liggett) & Jerry Brown 5.09 lbs.      
James Ferrell & Eugene Alexander both from ITG 2.77 lbs.     Michael Hines (Lorillard) & Roger Mabe -0-
Chris Williams (Evans MacTavish Agricraft) & Nevin Twiddy -0-
Matt Brown & Ricky Krites both from ITG -0-     Duke Denison (Lorillard) & Bobbie Cline -0-

Sorry for the quality of these pictures. We kinda got wet at weighin, like very wet !!!
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The 28th Annual Tobacco Bass
Invitational Tournament Will Be
Saturday April 29th, 2017
At Kerr Lake Out Of Flemingtown
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