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Fishermen reel in hunger on Lake Blackshear

David & Easton Stokes with 2nd place catch David & Easton Stokes with 2nd place catch
Dominic Bernardoni from Southern Custom Rods with winners, Trey Collins, Easton and David Stokes Dominic Bernardoni from Southern Custom Rods with winners, Trey Collins, Easton and David Stokes
Greg Kilgore with BiG Fish Greg Kilgore with BiG Fish
LAKE BLACKSHEAR, GA (WALB) -

22 teams reeled in dozens of fish Saturday at the Fishermen for the Hungry tournament on Lake Blackshear.

In all, fishers took in 65 fish, at a gross weight of 149.24 lbs and a Big Fish of the day at 5.77 lbs.

A total of $1,870 in prize money was paid back to fishermen, and $420 in raffle prizes were given away.

Fishermen for the Hungry has helped distribute more than $14 million worth of food.

Danny Blount and Greg Kilgore took First Place (13.66 lbs $1,100.00) and Big Fish (5.77 lbs $220.00) by fishing Texas rigged worms on docks. Their total winnings for the day $1.320.00

David and Easton Stokes follow closed behind with their Second Place (13.22 lbs $275.00) five fish limit caught on spinner baits.

Colt Kinlaw and Tyler Sweat took Third Place (12.74 lbs $165.00)

Michael Padgett and Scott Holland finished in Fourth Place (12.72 lbs $110.00)

Dominic Bernardoni with Southern Custom Rods contributed two custom rods as raffle prizes valued at $180.00 and $240.00 each and these were won by Trey Collins and David and Easton Stokes.

Team WAFFLE HOUSE Alan Haney and Randy Henson missed out of the cash payouts but won the best dressed team award for their Waffle House/Fishermen For The Hungry custom made tournament shirts.

Winners list and prizes:

Fishermen for the Hungry

Lake Blackshear 9/14/2013

 

Place

Captain

Partner

Net Wt

Payout

1

Blount, Danny

Kilgore, Greg

13.66 with Big Fish 5.77 lbs

 $ 1,100.00 and $220.00 Big Fish

2

Stokes, David

Stokes, Easton

13.22

 $ 275.00

3

Kinlaw, Colt

Swaat, Tyler

12.74

 $ 165.00

4

Padgett, Michael

Holland, Scott

12.72

 $ 110.00

5

Barnhart, Michael

Troxell, Jimmy

12.28

 

6

Gammage, Earl

Bass, Norman

11.60

 

7

Goff, Wayne

#N/A

11.26

 

8

Dunn, Robbie

Kegebein, Tim

9.76

 

9

Sharpe, Jimmy

Moody, Sam

8.95

 

10

Merritt, John

Baggett, Brian

8.61

 

11

Collins, Trey

Faircloth, T.J

7.73

 

12

Smith, Dwayne

#N/A

7.51

 

13

Guy, Josh

Cleghorn, Al

7.45

 

14

Harkleroad, Irie

Lane, Billy Joe

4.45

 

15

Gray, Barry

Rowell, Timmy

3.61

 

16

Haney, Alan

Henson, Randy

3.19

 

17

Parker, Jimmy

Parker, Harlie

0.00

 

18

Phillips, Steve

Meadows, Wes

0.00

 

19

Haynie, George

Crocker, Greg

0.00

 

20

Cooper, Harry

#N/A

0.00

 

21

Brady, Scott

Johnson, Eddie

0.00

 

22

Underwood, Bobby Joe

Nobles, Ken

0.00

 

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