1st Annual

Bass & Bucks

Tournament

        The First Annual Bass & Bucks tournament was held on Lake Belton, March 22, 2003, with thirty-five teams competing for over $2400 in cash.  First Place went to Keith Combs, with 5 fish weighing in at 18.76 pounds. Team #8, Chris Tatum and Thomas Wells, brought in 5 fish weighing 17.88 pounds for Second Place. CTBA members Charles Taylor and Gerry Ransom caught 4 fish weighing 16.30 pounds to capture Third Place. The First Place Big Bass went to Charles Taylor with a beautiful 8.55 pound Largemouth. The Second Place Big Bass was awarded to Ronald Yeatts, who presented a nice 7.71 pound Lake Belton Bass.

In all, 97 bass were caught weighing 239 pounds. Final standings were as follows:

 

Team #

Name

Fish

Weight

9

Keith Combs

5

18.67

8

Chris Tatum / Thomas Wells

5

17.88

23

Gerry Ransom / Chuck Taylor

4

16.30

5

Richard Braxton / Mark Forbes

5

14.88

35

Jason Metzgar / Rick Cockrell

5

14.58

32

Ronald Yeatts / James D Moore

4

14.34

18

Keith Honeycutt / Sammy Jones

5

13.50

13

William Vickers / Billy Hinschman

5

12.75

6

Gary Moore / Christopher  Koski

5

11.72

3

Richard Warren / Brian Wendeborn

5

9.94

11

Rick Simons / Mikey Simons

5

9.63

14

Scotty Gover / Kevin Stewart

5

9.57

7

Tully Williams / Randy Cole

3

8.99

26

Shawn Uschan / Ronald Wall

4

8.85

17

Bill Bly / David Bennett

5

8.60

19

Mikey Hanim / Jackie Sprinkles

5

8.12

24

John Halley / Jarrett Mckenzie

4

7.99

20

Robby Crabb / Richie Polvado

5

7.97

33

Gene Kevil / Tim Stewart

4

7.45

29

Mark Bennett

2

6.52

31

Rod Gaskill / Robert Marqueza

4

5.59

1

Dennis Wolfshol / Trent Huffhines

3

5.29

2

John Knott III / Travis Hawkins

 

 

4

David O'Neal / Billy Ford

 

 

10

Jim Koczka

 

 

12

Matt Cannon / John Perry

 

 

15

Steve Cannon / Sarah Cannon

 

 

16

Toby Decker / Lisa Skupin

 

 

21

Jason Carter

 

 

22

Shannon Brown / Eddie Neely

 

 

25

Ronnie Reinhordl / Rodney Thompson

 

 

27

Mattew Bohac / Colter Gaswint

 

 

28

Craig Urufsky / Brian Graham

 

 

30

B.J. Carothers / Chip Lowery

 

 

34

Louis Gifford / Charles H. Diver

 

 

 

The First Place winner, Keith Combs, with two, very nice 4 pound fish!!

 

CTBA member, Charles Taylor with his 8.55 pound First Place Big Bass!!

 

Ronald Yeatts with the Second Place Big Bass, that tipped the scales at 7.71 pounds!

 

Shawn Uschan always seems to find some nice fish!

 

CTBA's Life Member, Wayne Crook, organized the tournament and helped to make it such a success!

 

Thanks to all of those who fished the tournament this year!  

 

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