2017 Tobacco Bass Invitational Tournament Results !!!
28th Annual ~  Kerr Lake ~ Sep.16th ~ 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 2018, call
Kevin Kunst at 336-951-2580 or Phil McCarson 919-471-1571
to see if you qualify.
September 16th, 2017~~KERR LAKE

Results for the 23 Teams:
Well even though it was a make up date because of the flood in April, the weather was great and the Fall
bite was typical. Most every team caught fish but only 46 bass made it to the scales for a total weight of 103
pounds for an average of 2.24 lbs. each! Big fish for the day was 4.02 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 78 degrees.
Scott & Allen Stone took top honors this year with 5 bass weighing 12.86 lbs. plus they won the Tournament
Within A Tournament award for a total of $1,065 in winnings. 2nd Place went to the team of Rick & Elton
Clements with 5 weighing 10.97 lbs. & $381 in prize money. 3rd Place was won by the team of Wayne Jones
& Donnie Lowe with 5 weighing 10.58 lbs. to pocket $248 in cash! Big fish award went to Roy Campbell Jr. &
John McMullen (4.02 lbs.) worth $230!    Once again, I had a great time as your director and look forward to
next year.                   Thanks again! Phil McCarson~Tournament Director
(ps: Thank you Amcor Tobacco Packaging In Reidsville & Sun Chemical in South Chesterfield, VA for your
door prize donations to the Tobacco Bass Event!)

Here are the results:

1st Place
Scott Stone (Lorillard) & Allen Stone
5 fish...12.86 lbs...$745

2nd Place
Rick Clements (American) & Elton Clements
5 fish...10.97 lbs...$381

3rd Place
Wayne Jones (Reynolds) & Donnie Lowe
5 fish...10.58 lbs...$248

4th Place
Charles Whitt Sr. (Lorillard) & Charles Jr.
5 fish...10.16 lbs...$182

5th Place
Frankie Wright (Lorillard) & Jim Nichols
4 fish...9.83 lbs...$100

Big Bass Award.......Roy Campbell Jr. (ITG) & John McMullen
4.02 lbs...$230 (Their total weight 3@7.58 lbs.)

Other Notables:
Gary Barbour (Lorillard) & Kendall Millam 8.57 lbs.      Nick Allen (Amcor) & Brandon Gentry 6.51 lbs.
Darle Peele (Southco Dist. Co.) & Red Ligon (Same) 6.10 lbs.
Jody Cook (Liggett) & Jerry Brown 4.50 lbs.     Kevin Toddler (Amcor) & Ricky Cobb (Same)  4.18
Roy Marion (Liggett) & Randy Goss (Same) 3.59     Kevin Kunst (ITG) & Eddie Page (Same) 3.19 lbs.
Raymond Maslyn (Lorillard) & Carl Ward (American) 2.24     
Barbara Arzonico (ITG) & Patrick Arzonico (Fastenal) 2.20 lbs.     
Andy Semonko (Amcor) & Marcus O'Neill (Same) 0     Jeff Schilly (Amcor) & Donovan Burket (Same) 0
Wayne Taylor ( Sun Chemical) 0     Brian Smith (Amcor) & Barry Tuck (Same) 0
Kevin Sheppard (Sun Chemical)  & Jeff Brann 0     Richard Cates (RJR) & Craig Rycroft (Same) 0
Don Fogleman (Lorillard) & Bill Martin 0     James Ferrell (ITG) & Eugene Alexander (Same) 0
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