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July 21st, 2012 Morse Reservoir… The fifth event of the season was held on Morse Reservoir on July 21st. There was much speculation an apprehension going into this event with the water levels being so low. Anglers were very concerned about the safety of the lake and also concerned about what the low water levels would do to the fishing. Well the great news is all went safe, there were no reports of damage to boats and the fishing was as awesome as it has been all year. Morse Reservoir this year has been as impressive as Geist Reservoir and maybe a little better as you look at the number of limits that are consistently weighed in on Morse. Fifteen anglers rolled in to participate in the event and the weather was going to be perfect for a day on the lake. Congratulations to the team of Randy and Brian Buchanan. What a day Randy and Brian had. They brought in a hefty limit that tipped the scales at 17.66 pounds. This is not a news flash to anyone, but I believe everyone was tickled to see these guys win this tournament. Randy and Brian may be the two nicest guys in the circuit, and that is not taking anything away from anyone, because this trail is full of awesome people and great fisherman, but these guys are super. Congratulations guys on an awesome day and your first win of the season. In second place and another great finish was the team of Aaron Ault and Jason Herrell. Aaron and Jason come up just short of another win with a great limit of fish that weighed 16.12 pounds. These guys are masters of the summer bite and proved it once again. This finish put them in great position with two tournaments left to win the Angler’s of the Year race. Great job guys! In third place was the team of Chris Glover and Jeff Hampton. Chris and Jeff have been on a roll this season with one great finish after another. Chris and Jeff had a limit of fish that weighed 14.73 pounds. Chris and Jeff also captured big bass of the tournament with a 4.36 pound largemouth. This is the second tournament they have captured big bass for the year. Congratulations on another great day guys! Rounding out the top five were the teams of Fred Felix and Jeff Wehner and Jim McWhirter and Rod Coffing. Fred and Jeff weighed in at 14.42 pounds and Jim and Rod weighed in with 13.08 pounds respectively. After five events Aaron Ault and Jason Herrell sit atop the leader board for the Angler’s of the Year race with several teams with in striking distance. Special thanks go out to our 2012 sponsors: Legend Boats, Mercury Outboards, Motor Guide, Bass West USA, Bass Tackle Depot, Swim Bait Nation, and Power Pole. We would also like to thank our 2012 local sponsors: Hinkle Construction, High Tech Motor Sports, Nolly’s Fiberglass, Lafayette Copier, Trash Kans LLC., Westbrook Agency, The Tire Barn and Twin Lakes Fish & Game. The next event will be held on Geist Reservoir on August 18th, 2012.