2011 Tournament 1

2-13-11

Brandon Rhoden Wins the Mr. Bass of Arkansas Tournament on Lake Ouachita!

Brandon Rhoden topped 61 pro’s fishing the first Mr. Bass of Arkansas Tournament of 2011 by catching 5 bass that weighed 18.84 pounds. With the recent outbreak of winter weather and the cold water runoff from the snow melting, the bite was tough on Ouachita and only thirteen 5-bass limits crossed the scales. Here’s how the top 3 pro’s caught their bass:

Pro Brandon Rhoden wins MBOA tournament on Lake Ouachita 2011

1st – Brandon Rhoden – 5 bass – 18.84 pounds – $2,188.00

Brandon commented that his day got off to a slow start, but turned around in the afternoon. He caught his fish on Bill Lewis Rat-L-Traps (Red) fished around ditches.

Pro Kevin Late wins MBOA 2nd place on Lake Ouachita 2011

2nd Place – Kevin Late – 5 bass – 18.10 pounds – $1,326.00

Kevin threw an Excalibur XR-50 (Red) to catch his bass. He commented that he caught 6 keepers on the day. Kevin’s sack also included the day’s big bass, a 5.70 pound “Toad” that earned him and additional $350.00.

Pro Greg Ault wins MBOA 3rd place on Lake Ouachita 2011

3rd Place – Greg Ault – 5 bass – 18.00 pounds – $1,100.00

Greg caught his fish on Norman DLN crankbaits and Razor Minnow jerkbaits.

Here’s the rest of the Pro money winners:
4th – Erik Adland – 5 bass – 16.09 pounds – $931.00
5th – Jeff Hicks – 5 bass – 15.30 pounds – $816.00
6th – Ryan Williams – 5 bass – 14.61 pounds – $622.00
7th – Adam Wright – 5 bass – 13.20 pounds – $546.00
8th – Bill Cerrato – 4 bass – 12.93 pounds – $484.00
9th – Terry Cordem – 5 bass – 12.54 pounds – $400.00
10th – Jason Bunch – 4 bass- 11.99 pounds – $325.00
11th – Daniel Kweekul – 4 bass – 11.49 pounds – $280.00
12th – Billy Holt – 5 bass – 11.34 pounds – $242.00

Big Bass – Kevin Late – 5.70 pounds – $350.00
2nd Big Bass – Jason Bunch – $150.00

For Complete Pro Results, Click Here.

Ken Bass Wins the Amateur Division!

Am Ken Bass wins MBOA Tournament on Lake Ouachita 2011

1st Amateur – Ken Bass – 3 bass – 7.14 pounds – $1,000.00

Ken Bass topped 51 amateurs competing on Lake Ouachita by catching 3 bass that weighed 7.14 pounds. Ken caught his fish on Strike King Redeye Shad lipless crankbaits (red and sexy shad).

Here are the rest of the money winners on the amateur side:
2nd – Steven Moore – 3 bass – 5.86 pounds – $641.00
3rd – Jeremy Kellett – 2 bass – 5.35 pounds – $429.00
4th – Matt White – 2 bass – 5.10 pounds – $381.00
5th – Brent Jones – 1 bass – 4.51 pounds – $341.00
6th – Rusty Manning – 2 bass – 4.32 pounds – $243.00
7th – Leonard Graves – 3 bass – 4.24 pounds – $206.00
8th – Ronnie Hartsfield – 1 bass – 3.78 pounds – $177.00
9th – Todd Malabanan – 1 bass – 3.62 pounds – $137.00
10th – Mike Langford – 1 bass – 3.52 pounds – $125.00

Big Bass – Brent Jones – 4.51 pounds – $250.00
2nd Big Bass – Ronnie Hartsfield – $150.00

For Complete Amateur Results, Click Here.

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