Locals continue to fish well

Published 7:17 pm Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Pam Martin-Wells finished 28th place at B.A.S.S. Southern open at Smith Lake, Ala., with 16.10 pounds of bass.

Andy Montgomery won the event with 34.9 pounds of bass, three-day tournament puts it at a little over 11 pounds per day.

Lee Boutwell of Climax placed ninth and J. Todd Tucker of Moultey was 29th with 16.10 pounds of bass. On the anglers side, Mike Sloan, was 39th place and the “Bass Caddy” was 82nd. The lake 450 feet at dam tough to fish.

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C&R Tournament was won by Baty and Blackmon with 28.55 and big fish 7.85. Merrit and Luke second with 17.50, Orbit & Adams with 15.75.

The Valdosta Bassmasters was won with 18.04 & big fish 6.85, Mr. Suddarsh took second place with 16.14, Tom Ridley took third place with 12.7.

While Saturday David Mock won the Federation Nations Tournament with 22.50 and big fish at 7.00 pounds.

Tri-States Bass Club fished Wingate’s Sunday and got totally drowned; however, 20 boats showed up and a great time was had. Clint Brown won the event with 23.13 pounds of bass, second place went to Jeremy Horton 16.03 pounds and big fish 7.42, third place went to Ed Griffin with 14.77.

We would like to take this bit of space to announce that the Bainbridge Bass Club will hold its 39th annual tournament out of Wingate’s on May 30th.

Clint Brown and Tanner Lee took the Thursday nite tournament with 6.13 pounds. Lots of bass was taken on crank baits, spinner baits and plastic worms, been going on all week one customer in a wheelchair a 5-plus pounder. There has been more than 600 bream taken here this week on crickets, some up to 1pounds each, I would say they were on beds.

The Skeedo party that put in at Lake Point on Ufalla and went to Panama City and back on jet skis got a good send off Saturday morning on their way back to Lake Point, 19 vehicles and some 30 people.

Wingate’s Fishing Report

May 16, 2010

Lake surface temp: 72Lake level: Risen Clarity: Some clean Flint: Chocolate  Chattahoochee: Plenty clearSpring Creek: Cloudy and fast Report provided by: Jack Wingate