Canyon Lake

1st Place

Andrew Labay

7.64 lbs.

May 14, 2005

6:00 am to 3:00 pm

Little Jacobs Creek Ramp

2nd Place

Michael Tennant

6.85 lbs.

Big Bass of Tournament

2.74 lbs.

John Marshall

3rd Place

Bobby Whiteside

6.23 lbs.

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"WINNER'S TECHNIQUES"

 

1st Place  ---  5 Fish @ 7.64 lbs.

Lures:   4-inch watermelon ring worms, watermelon fluke on a mojo rig, and sour grape whacky worms.

 

Tackle & Equipment:    Junky old rod and reels with spooled with 10-15 lb. Trilene Big Game (casting rods) and 6 lb. Trilene (spinning rods).

 

Techniques:    Fished deep-water humps (20 - 28 feet) for most of the fish and one keeper came off of a deep tree (15-foot).  Seven keepers total.  

 


2nd Place  ---  5 Fish @ 6.85 lbs.

Lures:    Norman “Deep Tiny N” (chart./white); Zoom Super Fluke Jr. (watermelon); Roboworm FX Straight Tail Worm 4.5” (Aarons Magic); Zoom U-Tale Worm 7” (green pumpkin).

Tackle & Equipment:    12 lb. Silver Thread Excalibur copolymer line, 7’0” medium light action Berkley Lightning rod and some old Shakespeare spinning reel (crankbait) 10 lb. P-Line Floroclear. 6’6” medium action Berkley Bionix rod and Shimano Sahara 4000 spinning reel 6.2:1 gear ratio, Gamakatsu #1 split shot drop hook and 3/16 oz. XPS finesse drop weight (drop shot); 20 lb. PowerPro with 4’0” 15 lb. P-Line CFX Fluorocarbon leader attached, 6’6” medium action Berkley Bionix rod and Shimano Sahara 4000 spinning reel 6.2:1 gear ratio, Owner Downshot 3/0 hook 3/16 oz. XPS finesse drop weight (drop shot), 15 lb. P-Line Fluoroclear, 6’3” medium heavy action Quantum Tour Edition rod and BPS Extreme, 6.3:1 gear ratio reel, Gamakatsu 3/0 wide gap hook and 3/16 oz. bullet weight (Texas rig worm).

Techniques:     I caught my first keeper on the crankbait fishing rocky banks fast in the morning.  The other four fish were caught fishing submerged timber in depths ranging from 15’ - 30’ using a combination of the above mention tackle.


3rd Place  ---  5 Fish @ 6.23 lbs.

 

Lures:   One keeper on a 3x lizard Carolina rigged, one keeper on a watermelon Super Fluke with a weighted hook, one keeper on a Texas rigged dark 6 inch straight worm, and two keepers on a dark colored Senko with weighted hook .

Tackle & Equipment:    Three different 6 1/2 foot casting rods with three different casting reels all spooled with 17 lb. test fluorocarbon line.

Techniques:   Fished a 22 ft. underwater island and caught 2 keepers, fished 15 ft. level in Turkey cove and caught three more keepers.