By Dan Cook
The father-son combo of
†† They collected $18,000 cash for their top total. Dustin also caught the dayís big bass, a 6.86-pounder, to push their winnings close to $20,000. In addition, the two La-Z Boy Manufacturing employees will get to fish again today. The Sunday Fish-Off pits the top 35 fishermen from the March TFP tournament and Saturdayís competition in a quest for a top prize of $1,200. The March winners, Chris Coleman and Freddie Lasley, were second Saturday with 18.10 pounds.
†† Third were
†† He and his son were within a mile of that tributary most of the day, he said. They mainly used spinner bait.
†† With a total
of 182 boats, fishermen were scattered from as far south as the lower
†† Williams, an engineer, and businessman Plumlee also said they
cast spinner bait in the grass. Bundy and Harris locked through Chickamauga Dam
to the lower portion of Nickajack. Curtis and Poplin
went to the
†† Hourly big-fish winners, who each got $700 in bonus money sponsored by various local businesses, were Stoney Johnson and Steve Kite, 4.56-pounder ; Michael and Ronald Walker, 3.46; Greg Davis and Chris Kirksey, 3.68; Coleman and Lasley, 3.22, and Jared McMillan and Jack Brown, 6.06. E-mail Dan Cook at email@example.com
This story was published Sunday, September 14, 2003