Gentry gentling passing

Published 1:23 pm Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Mary Gentry, 112 years of age, passed away quietly in her sleep at Newville, Ala., last week.

Born in 1897, educated at Newton, Ala., went to Troy State when it was a girls school, was at her son’s home, who’s 81.

Keeping that in mind, Mrs. Ruth Lambert, age 90, had a birthday last week. She lives northeast of Bainbridge on Lambert Road. Congrats on making it to 90. Her mother-in-law, kin it me, made it to 102. Many more.

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One boat Friday got deep into the hybreds and loaded the boat, they had close to 20 up to 6 pounds each.

The Federation Nation Youth qualifying tournament for state title champ, who will go on the next step in the state competition, was held at Wingate’s on Saturday. Hunter Neel had big fish in his age group with a 3.18, and Dawson Lenz had big fish in his age group, a 3.46. that was big fish of the tournament.

The winner ,by age group 11 to 14 years, was:

First-place, Drake Barlo, two fish at 3.57 pounds;

Second-place, Hunter Neel, one fish at 3.18 pounds;

Third-place, Joey Sloan, one fish at 2.69 pounds.

The top finihers in the 15- to 18-year-olds were the following:

First-place, Dawson Lenz, five fish at 8.7 pounds;

Second-place, Andrew Adams, three fish at 3.34 pounds;

Third-place, Nick Jeter, three fish at 3.34 pounds.

Total young fishermen 18, nine boat captians, Chris Neely, director and his Hydrilla Knats was boat captians.

The C & R group held a tournament here Sunday with the following results:

First, Brinson and Henderson with 16.95 pounds, Big Fish 7.15;

Second-place, Zorn and Thurman with 15.75 pounds;

Third-place, Shiver and Baty, 15.70 pounds.

A littning storm and rain shook up the water and it seem to have muddyed the Flint some more.

Three boats in the youth group reported seeing bream being caught steady in the moring part of the day.

Mr. Earl Elkins went Saterday and did good on catfish so did a Lownds County boat. Boat sed they left them biting.

Wingate’s Fishing Report

Oct. 11, 2009

Lake surface temp: 78Lake level:Near fullFlint:CloudyChattahoochee:ClearingSpring Creek:ClearReport provided by: Jack Wingate