Thomas & Elks Get Second Victory of the Year

Posted On: August 13, 2018
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The Eastern NC Bass Challenge traveled to the Tar/Pamlico Rivers this past weekend for our final regular season tournament of the season. 41 teams competed in this months tournament that was won by Larry Thomas and Gerald Elks. Larry and Gerald previously won our Roanoke River tournament earlier this season making this their second victory of the season! The team weighed in a bag of bass that weighed 14.27lbs.


Thomas & Elks Take 1st on the Tar River

With 14.27 pounds of bass, Larry Thomas and Gerald Elks took 1st place in this months tournament on the Tar/Pamlico River. The team has been on a hot streak this year finishing inside the money line 3 of the 6 tournaments this season, including 2 victories. The anglers took home $1,260 in cash and $200 in gift certificates to Craven Outdoors Taxidermy

2nd Place honors went to the team of Zeb West and Jay Haggard. Another team that has been very consistent all year long, Zeb and Jay weighed-in a bag of bass that was 13.57lbs. With their solid finish, Zeb and Jay secured 1st place in the 2018 Team Points Championship!


The Rest of the Field

3rd place honors went to Steve Vann and Jason Holland who weighed in 12.03 lbs of bass. 4th place was won by Jeffrey Farmer and Mike Bankes who weighed in  11.93lbs. And the final money spot, 5th place was won by Jeremy Miller with 11.67 lbs.


The Fish of the Day

The biggest bass of the tournament was weighed in by Louie Johnson and Kevin Johnson. The father/son team only weighed in 3 fish in the tournament, however one of them was a beautiful 4.53lb bass that won the team $200 in cash! This is the teams second bass tournament with the Eastern NC Bass Challenge and they’re proving they know how to catch the big ones!


Full Tar River Tournament Results

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POS TEAM TOTAL FISH BIG FISH DEAD FISH WEIGHT FINAL WEIGHT POINTS
1 Larry Thomas / Gerald Elks 5 0 0 14.27 14.27 100
2 Zeb West / Jay Haggard 5 0 1 13.82 13.57 99
3 Steve Vann / Jason Holland 5 4.04 1 12.28 12.03 98
4 Jeffrey Farmer / Mike Bankes 5 0 0 11.93 11.93 97
5 Jeremy Miller / 5 0 0 11.67 11.67 96
6 Robin Bowen / Steve Bishop 5 0 0 11.31 11.31 95
7 Rob Ramsey / Danny Hammons 5 0 0 10.69 10.69 94
8 Clayton Boyette / Kevin Ross 5 3.69 0 9.88 9.88 93
9 Brandon Hendricks / Jon Williams 5 0 0 9.75 9.75 92
10 Jim Hipkis / Dennis Boykin 5 0 1 9.98 9.73 91
11 Anthony Horton / Ashley Sawyer 5 3.71 0 9.53 9.53 90
12 Michael Morris / Scott Shaw 5 0 0 9.40 9.40 89
13 Joe Giampa / Scott Grafton 5 0 0 9.38 9.38 88
13 5 3.66 0 9.38 9.38 88
15 Ted Park / Chance Gray 5 0 0 9.35 9.35 86
16 Cody Howard / Jenna Christmas 5 0 0 9.21 9.21 85
17 Gray Pardue / Scott Burch 5 0 0 8.99 8.99 84
18 Brian Stalls / Clark Harrington 5 0 0 8.98 8.98 83
19 Justin Peaden / Michael Gregson 5 0 1 9.00 8.75 82
20 Christopher Campbell / Bob Monroe 5 0 2 8.52 8.02 81
21 Dillon Richardson / Jamie Revis 5 0 0 7.71 7.71 80
22 Garrett Creef / 5 0 0 7.60 7.60 79
23 Danny Flynn / Doug Davenport 5 0 0 7.46 7.46 78
24 Louie Johnson / Kevin Johnson 3 4.53 0 7.45 7.45 77
25 Mike Stephens  / CJ Stephens 5 0 0 7.43 7.43 76
26 Tommie Chisenhall / Sammy Hammond 4 0 0 6.34 6.34 75
27 Craig Goess / Denny Moore 4 0 0 5.80 5.80 74
28 Jesse Stanley / 2 4.34 0 5.69 5.69 73
29 Kolby Jones / Keven Jones 4 0 0 5.27 5.27 72
30 Rodney Caldwell / Chuck Williford 2 3.6 1 5.39 5.14 71
31 Chris Wylie / Joe Stewart 4 0 0 5.13 5.13 70
32 Don Devor / Mike Cathcart 3 0 0 3.61 3.61 69
33 Lee Jones / Don Thompson 2 0 0 1.93 1.93 68
34 Wayne Stallings / 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 67
34 Chris Cox / Monte Morgan 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 67
34 David Price / Tracie King 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 67
34 Steve Monique / Jonathon Monique 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 67
34 Ivy Allen / Robert Hines 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 67
34 Bobby Whitehurst / Cecil Scott 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 67
34 Charlie Allen / Dean Thompson 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 67
34 Charlie Grey / Sabrina Taylor 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 67

 

Tar River Tournament Pictures

Photo Credit – Jennifer Wobbleton, Washington NC

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Special Thanks

Jennifer Wobbleton – Tournament Photographs
Danny Wobbleton – Tournament Support
Anthony Horton – Tournament Weigh-in
Michael Cathart – Craven Outdoors Taxidermy

With out these individuals it would be nearly impossible for us provide a fast, efficient and clean tournament experience! Please let these individuals and companies know how much you appreciate them!

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