GOLCONDA SMITHLAND POOL
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1st LASHER & LASHER
2nd ABNEY & MURPHY
SMITHLAND POOL 4-29-12 By Earl Sigley
WES AND CHRIS LASHER TAKE THE WIN!
The first event of the Smithland Pool division started with a temp of around 62 degrees at the 6:15 safe light take off the temp reached 82 degrees and humid. Anglers reported catching their fish throughout the day using various baits and locations. Twenty eight teams out of twenty nine teams weighted in a 5 fish limit a total of 140 fish were weigh in at a total of 346.44 pounds at an average of 2.47 pounds per fish. I would like to thank the 29 boats and 57 anglers that fished. A total pay out for four places in this event was $3750.00. The weights wear so tight check data we had 3 teams that tied and fourth place was decided by big bass. The pool is back!
The first place team of Wes Lasher and Chris Lasher reported catching their 5 fish using a pacman Alabama rig in deep water on the main river current breaks. The team ended the day with a nice sack of fish that weight in at 17.25 pounds earning them $1385.00 for first place and entering the option money worth $220.00 for a total earning for the day of $1605.00 and plagues. GREAT JOB GUYS!
The second place team of Jered Abney and Nathan Murphy reported catching their 5 fish limit in creeks using jigs and crank baits in shallow water. The team ended the day with a sack of fish that weight in at 16.17 pounds that earned the team $860.00 for second place and option money worth $132.00 for a total earning of $992.00. The team is sponsored by BEST ONE TIRE IN HARRISBURG.
The third place team of Payton Coleman and Joey Jeffery reported catching their 5 fish that weighed in at 15.66 pounds using Lunker Lure rattle back jigs and red shad zoom plastics in creeks. The team earned $500.00 for third place and entering the option money worth $88.00 for a total $588.00.
The fourth place team of Ronnie Siress and Danny York ended the day with 14.22 pounds of fish they caught on the main river using jigs and jerk baits in 1 to 6 of water in the creek mouths. The team earned $275.00. The team also had big bass of the day that earned them $290.00 and plaques for a total pay of $565.00.