Rabon, Almond cash in at Wateree with 25-pound limit

Winning pair pocket $1,071 in CATT event

Brian Cope

May 29, 2013 at 8:58 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Walt Almond (left) and Chad Rabon won the CATT event on Lake Wateree weekend with a great limit that weighed 25.07 pounds.
Courtesy CATT
Walt Almond (left) and Chad Rabon won the CATT event on Lake Wateree weekend with a great limit that weighed 25.07 pounds.
Chad Rabon of Camden and Walt Almond of McBee got a big payday on May 25, winning the Carolina Anglers Tournament Trail event on Lake Wateree with a great 5-fish limit that weighed 25.07 pounds. Rabon and Almond pocketed $1,071.

Max Price of Winnsboro fished by himself and won $539 for second place with a 19.18-pound catch. Alan Fletcher and Danny Johnson of Hartsville were third with 16.75, winning $225. Mike King and Mike Traynum of Sumter took fourth with 16.37 for $175, and Bret Collins of Ridgeway and Ed Owens of Conway were fifth with 16.2 for $100.

 

Price caught the big fish of the event, a 7.75-pound fish that was worth an extra $100.

 

OTHER TOURNAMENTS

 

Lucky Grant Memorial Benefit Bream Tournament, May 26, Lake Wateree

1. Blake Donovan (Winnsboro), 8.25, $200; 2. Jimena Dais (Lucknow), 7.75, $75; 3. William Stivers (Camden), 7.23, $40; 4. Charley Boggs (Camden), 5.24, $10; 5. Jonathan Jacobs (Rembert), 5.05.

 

Carolina Anglers Tournament Trail, May 25, Santee Cooper

1. Bryan Cook (Mt. Pleasant)-Steve Harrison (Summerville), 22.65, $3455; 2. Billy McIntosh (Wedgefield)-Gene DuBose (Sumter), 22.36, $1000; 3. Brent Riley (Ridgeville)-Nathan Burgess (Summerville), 21.0, $500; 4. Bradford Beavers (Ridgeville), 20.78, $250; 5. Glenn Rogers (Sumter)-Gary  Weathersbee (Pinewood), 19.44, $120. Big Fish: Todd Walters-Patrick Walters (Summerville), 8.94, $175.

 

Thursday Night Trail, May 23, Lake Wylie

1. Mike Stevens (Lexington)-Hunter Hicks (Charlotte), 15.86 pounds, $248, plus 5.07-pound big fish, $100; 2. Steve Whitesides-Robert Fowler (Gaffney), 14.33, $220; 3. James Clemons-Rick Carson (Gastonia), 13.63, $100; 4. Jerry Morgan-Brian Easley (Inman), 13.59;  5. Russ Winters-David Winters (Rock Hill), 12.96.

 

ABA American Fishing Tour, May 18, Lake Russell

1. Brian Epps (Abbeville), 14.95, $388; 2. Jeffrey Woods (Waterloo), 13.35, $276; 3. Daniel Richey (McCormick), 12.88, $71; 4. Scott Asbill (Clinton), 12.65; 5. William Hooker (Appling, Ga), 11.95. Big Fish: Woods, 6.85, $100.

 

ABA American Fishing Tour, May 19, Lake Hartwell

1. Mike Strickland (Watkinsville, Ga), 14.31, $281; 2. Darren Taylor (Watkinsville, Ga), 12.64, $115; 3. Eddie Whiten (Pickens), 11.29; 4. Scott Manwaring (Atlanta, Ga), 8.14; 5. Butch Pitts (Watkinsville, Ga), 7.78. Big Fish: Toby Hicks (Ellenwood, Ga), 5.17, $45.

    


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