With 16.62 lbs, Brock Rouse and Parker Mills won the 2020 season opener on the Tar/Pamlico River. The Eastern NC Bass Challenge started our 2020 season this past Sunday on in Washington, NC as 58 teams competed for a $1,600 1st Place prize.
The team weighed in multiple fish in the 4 pound range and edge out the win as 8 teams weighed in bags of bass of 14 pounds or greater. Brock and Parker had a 4.96 lb bass that anchored their bag and secured their victory. Brock Rouse said after the event they should have had nearly 20 lbs but were happy to have the win. The team said they fished both the Tar and Pamlico Rivers during the event.
For their phenomenal day on the water the Brock and Parker took home $1,600 in winnings.
Jeff Stoops and Mike Henson Take 2nd Place With 15.96 lbs
2nd Place was won by the team of Jeff Stoops and Mike Henson. They brought a great bag of bass to the scales. The team weighed-in a 5 bass limit for 15.96 lbs. The team won $1,100 in winnings after their great day on the water.
Wayne Stallings & Justin Everett Take 3rd Place
With 15.58 lbs, Wayne Stallings and Justin Everett took home 3rd place honors on the Tar/Pamlico. The team weighed-in a solid 5 bass limit. This year we’ve restructured our payout percentages to award 3rd place with better payouts. Wayne and Justin were able to take home $650 in winnings after a great day on the Tar/Pam.
Greenville Toyota Big Fish – Allen Campbell & Chris Campbell
The biggest fish brought to the scales this past weekend was caught by Allen Campbell and Chris Crandell. They weighed in a 6.40 lb giant bass. The big fish prize all year long in the Eastern NC Bass Challenge is $300 thanks to our great friends at Greenville Toyota.
The Rest of the Field
A lot of great bags of fish were weighed-in on the Tar/Pamlico River this past weekend. With 8 teams weighing in 14 lbs or greater, the Tar/Pamlico proved it is one of the finer fisheries in eastern North Carolina.
Finishing in 4th place was Chris Cox and Monte Morgan with 15.50 lbs. Chris and Monte took home $275 in winnings.
Finishing in 5th place was Zeb West and Jay Haggard. The team brought 15.48 lbs to the scales and won $140.
The final money spot, 6th place was taken by John Jenkins and Phillip Silverthorn. They brought 15.22 lbs to the scales and won $100.
Full Tournament Results
|1||Brock Rouse / Parker Mills||5||4.96||16.62||100|
|2||Jeff Stoops / Mike Henson||5||15.96||99|
|3||Wayne Stallings / Justin Everett||5||15.58||98|
|4||Chris Cox / Monte Morgan||5||15.50||97|
|5||Zeb Web / Jay Haggard||5||4.32||15.48||96|
|6||John Jenkins / Phillip Silverthorn||5||15.22||95|
|7||Scooter Lilley / Mike May||5||5.62||14.90||94|
|8||Justin Hof /||5||3.66||14.41||93|
|9||Reed Samples / John Teddar||5||13.67||92|
|10||Tracey King / David Price||5||4.61||13.49||91|
|11||Kevin Ross / Robert Gurganus||5||12.77||90|
|12||Allen Campbell / Chris Crandell||5||6.4||12.73||89|
|13||Brian Stalls / Clark Harrington||5||4.29||12.62||88|
|14||Paul King / Brad Stain||5||12.44||87|
|15||Jamie Revis / Ryan Revis||5||11.86||86|
|16||Lee Jones / Joe Giampa||5||11.67||85|
|17||Larry Thomas / Gerald Elks||5||11.60||84|
|18||Denny Moore /||5||4.27||11.51||83|
|19||Jason Sampson / Dylan Sawyer||5||11.36||82|
|20||Adam Baldwin / Jason Trip||5||11.09||81|
|21||Jesse Stanley /||5||10.95||80|
|22||Chance Gray / Ted Park||4||4.05||10.86||79|
|23||Michael Cathcart / Matthew Smith||5||10.77||78|
|24||Justin Coley / Tony Coley||5||10.74||77|
|25||Charlie Allen / Lee Mitchell||5||10.56||76|
|26||Michael Morris / Robert Wright||5||3.51||10.51||75|
|27||Dean Thompson / Steve Vann||5||10.50||74|
|28||Dennis Boykin / Jim Hipkiss||5||10.45||73|
|29||Brian Haddock / Kyle Higgins||5||9.67||72|
|30||Jerris Bush / Cody Eaves||5||9.61||71|
|31||Kolby Jones / Keven Jones||5||4.56||9.55||70|
|32||Michael Williams / Cecil Scott||4||9.47||69|
|33||Greg Latham / John McLawhorn||5||1||9.23||68|
|34||Craig Goess / Matthew Oakley||5||8.48||67|
|35||Roger Thomas / Dylan Thomas||4||7.75||66|
|36||Cody Howard / Roebrt Rasberry||5||7.69||65|
|37||Mike Stephens / Michael Stephens||4||7.44||64|
|38||Anthony Horton / Lamontriel Battle||5||7.30||63|
|39||Clayton Boyette / Derrick Whitemoor||5||7.15||62|
|40||Brian Robinson / Zack Patterson||3||6.33||61|
|41||Jason Theis /||3||6.05||60|
|42||Rickey Foss / George Long||3||5.53||59|
|43||Matt Harrell / Shane Craft||3||4.40||58|
|44||Chris Wells /||3||4.04||57|
|45||Sammy Hammond / John Douglas||2||2.65||56|
|46||Bobby Paul / Ray Heath||1||1.70||55|
|47||Salvatore Viola /||0||0.00||54|
|47||Jamie Harris / Joel Harris||0||0.00||54|
|47||Ben Beachum / Daniel Beachum||0||0.00||54|
|47||Ronald Jones / Bradley Turner||0||0.00||54|
|47||Jason Lipnick / Nick Harrel||0||0.00||54|
|47||Matt Mainhart / Shane Johnson||0||0.00||54|
|47||Chad Conwell / John Walsh||0||0.00||54|
|47||Walt Goff / Phillip Gibson||0||0.00||54|
|47||Lee Horner / Aaron Miller||0||0.00||54|
|47||Al Kennedy /||0||0.00||54|
|47||Cameron Johnson / Jordon Norris||0||0.00||54|
|47||Jeremy Miller /||0||0.00||54|
We want to thank the below individuals and companies for their help for making this event possible.
Event Host: Washington, NC Travel & Tourism Department
Weigh-in: Roger Thomas
Photography: Deborah Barber
General Support: Jennifer Wobbleton
Tournament Sponsors: Greenville Toyota, EL Jones Development