While competing in the B.A.S.S. Youth Nation Junior Championship, Jacob Bruener landed a largemouth weighting 11 pounds, 14 ounces. Jacob’s catch will break the Carrol County Lake record of 9 pounds, 2 ounces, if certified by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. Jacob and his teammate Austin Brewer qualified to compete at this years B.A.S.S. Youth Nation Junior Championship the by taking first place at the Texas B.A.S.S. Nation Junior Championship on Sam Raybernurn resevior in May. Albert Collins their coach, from the Nachdochasses Bass Club, was there to witness the record catch, and was quoted as saying, “In a few years, if managed well, this lake could be one of the top small lakes for trophy bass in the country”.
On a hot day July day Cypress Springs produced keepers for everyone in the field. Even though he lost over twenty pounds, Randy Connover Jr. managed to bring in 14.84 lbs. for the first place. Randy focused on brush piles in 10 – 20 feet of water using a C-rig and jig. As the weather is heating up so is Jon Harshbarger, he managed to bring in a limit for 13.48 lbs. for second place (his second top 3 finish). Keith Glasby brought in a limit for 12.68 lbs. and took the third spot. All eighteen anglers brought in a fish. Cypress Springs produced 64 bass for 140.64 lbs. with a 7.81 lbs. average per angler. Big Fish went to Randy Connover Jr. that weighed 5.23 lbs.
Dan Phifer (Century Bass Club) will be the 2015 Angler of the Year. Congratulations to a strong year! After the drops, Non-boater George Bryan (Century Bass Club) jumps into second place as David Rush (Denton County Bass Club) falls to 3rd place. With this week’s victory Randy Connover Jr. (Century Bass Club) also moved into 4th place.
Century Bass Club secures the 2015 Club of the Year, while Red Oak Bass Club (2nd) and Denton County Bass Club (3rd) hold steady.
The North East Region will finish the year at Lake Palestine. Lake Palestine (Lake Palestine Resort) will be the 6th tournament held on Sunday September 13th. Sign up on Facebook or contact the regional or tournament director. There will be a Saturday September 12th Meeting at Lake Palestine Resort Ramp at 3:00 pm CST. The drawing of partners at tournament signups will start around 3:15 pm CST.
Thank you all again for your participation in this year’s Texas BASSMASTER Team Trail!
It was a huge success for Texas B.A.S.S. Nation to be able to get this initiated in our State, and have representation at the National event. We anticipate that the growth of this trail will continue into Year 2, and I promise you next year will be even more exciting than this year’s events! This year – we will field three (3) teams from our Championship at Conroe to move to the National Championship event scheduled for December 7-12, 2015 at Guntersville Lake, Guntersville, AL. The champion of this event will be awarded a BASSMASTER Classic berth!
47 teams qualified to fish the Texas Championship scheduled for October 24-25, 2015. Tournament flyer and entry forms are located on the website: http://www.texasbassonline.com/texas-bassmaster-team-trail
If you are planning to compete, please get your entry in early if possible. If you are definitely not planning to compete, please let me know in advance.
If you have any questions, just give me a text, email, or call –
Director, Texas BASSMASTER Team Trail
Texas B.A.S.S. Nation