|Cromer is ABA winner
2084 Views - Posted: January 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
Rodney Cromer of Pomaria won the Nov. 18 American Bass Anglers D-96 tournament on Lake Greenwood and carried home a check for $707.
Cromer weighed in a limit of five bass that tipped the scales at 17.97 pounds. He caught his fish from the middle and lower ends of the lake, fishing spinnerbaits around docks and flipping jigs around rocky structure.
|Gaffney No. 3 is No. 1
1213 Views - Posted: December 01, 2012 at 7:00 am
The Gaffney Bassmasters No. 3 took bragging rights at the Oct. 12-13 South Carolina B.A.S.S. Federationís Six-Man Tournament on Lake Hartwell.
Gaffney beat 41 other state teams with a weight of 120.39 pounds for the 2-day tournament. Three members of they Gaffney team qualified for the state team.
|Dickson tops at Keowee
2737 Views - Posted: November 05, 2012 at 9:00 am
Kevin Dickson and Randy Dickson of Westminster won the Bass Anglers Invitational Trail (B.A.I.T.) Classic XII on Lake Keowee Sept. 28-29 with a two-day total of 27.79 pounds.
They won a fully rigged Nitro Z-8 bass boat.
|Cobb wins at Greenwood
1542 Views - Posted: October 01, 2012 at 7:00 am
Brandon Cobb of Greenwood won the ABA Division 96 championship tournament on Lake Greenwood Aug. 26, weighing in a 5-fish limit that pushed the scales to 15.72 pounds.
Cobb caught his fish in around mid-lake, fishing brush piles, docks, and points anywhere from 2 to 25 feet deep with crankbaits, jigs, spinnerbaits and soft plastics.
|Lake wins at Greenwood
1849 Views - Posted: September 01, 2012 at 7:00 am
Andy Lake of Batesburg won the American Bass Anglers Division 96 season championship July 14-15 on Lake Greenwood.
On the first day, Lake was the only fisherman who brought to the scales a 5-fish limit. It weighed 11.52 pounds and put him well on the way to his winning total of 17.6 pounds, worth $796.
|Gainey second in EverStart
2176 Views - Posted: August 01, 2012 at 7:00 am
Nick Gainey of Charleston closed in a hurry, moving from 19th to second place on the final day of the EverStart Series Northern Division tournament on North Carolinaís Kerr Lake in mid-June.
Gainey checked in a 5-fish limit the final day that weighed 12 pounds, 12 ounces and that left him just seven ounces out of first place with a 3-day total of 35-11.
|Bolt, Temples place in A-A
1896 Views - Posted: July 02, 2012 at 11:54 am
South Carolina had two anglers, Conrad Bolt and Brandon Temples, finish in the top 10 at the BFL All-American on the Potomac River out of National Harbor, Md., in mid-May.
Bolt, from Seneca, started off slowly, but on the final day he went from seventh to fifth place in the boater division, finishing with a total weight of 38 pounds, 1 ounce.
|Ellis has huge payday
2308 Views - Posted: June 01, 2012 at 9:36 am
Ken Ellis of Bowman won the April 18-21 EverStart Series tournament on the Santee Cooper lakes.
Ellis came from fifth place to win on the fourth and final day when he weighed in 20 pounds for a total of 56 pounds, 5 ounces.
|SC pros in FLW top five
2570 Views - Posted: May 01, 2012 at 4:54 pm
Pro angler Brent Ehrler from Redlands, Calif., weighed in a 20-pound limit on the final day to move up from second place and win the FLW Major Tour event on Lake Hartwell in late March.
Ehrlerís 4-day weight of 74 pounds, 13 ounces brought him the first-prize money of $100,000, plus a $25,000 bonus.
|Grooms just misses berth
2349 Views - Posted: January 01, 2012 at 8:17 am
Wade Grooms of Bonneau finished second at the Bassmaster Weekend Series national championship on the Santee Cooper lakes on Nov. 9-12, missing the winnerís berth in the Bassmasters Classic by less than a pounds.
|Two SC fishermen qualify in regional tourney for BFL All-American
2232 Views - Posted: December 01, 2011 at 12:08 pm
South Carolina anglers Grayson Mathis and Brandon Temples have qualified for the BFL All-American tournament by virtue of their top-5 finishes at a regional tournament on Virginiaís Smith Mountain Lake in mid-October.
|SC teams miss top spot
2164 Views - Posted: November 01, 2011 at 1:48 pm
Teams from South Carolina teams took four of the top five places, missing out only on first place, at the Sept. 18 Cabelaís King Kat Tournament on Clarks Hill Lake.
|SC brothers finish seventh. Shine in high-school fishing world finals
3001 Views - Posted: September 23, 2011 at 8:55 am
Cody and Trevor Jeffers, brothers from the Barnwell County Career Center bass fishing club, finished seventh in the 2011 High School Fishing World Finals July 20-22 on Arkansasí Lake Dardanelle.
|Big stripers take the cake: Midlands Club holds two tournaments
2564 Views - Posted: August 25, 2011 at 3:12 pm
The Midlands Striper Club held tournaments on June 11 on Lake Murray and July 9 on Clarks Hill Lake, and TeamCatchall came away with first- and third-place finishes.