2011 Tournament 2

3-6-11

Jason Bunch Wins the Mr. Bass of Arkansas Tournament on Greers Ferry Lake!

Jason Bunch topped 52 pro anglers fishing the second Mr. Bass of Arkansas Tournament of 2011 by catching 5 bass that weighed 14.11 pounds. The bite was solid on Greers and 22 pro’s and 4 amateurs brought 5-bass limits to the scales. Here’s how the top 3 pro’s caught their fish:

Pro Jason Bunch wins MBOA Tournament on Greers Ferry Lake 2011

1st – Jason Bunch – 5 bass – 14.11 pounds – $2,022.00

Jason commented that he caught bass on jerkbaits, crankbaits, and jigs. He said that a Smithwick Rogue accounted for most of his weight. Jason also caught the
day’s big bass, a 5.68 pound “Toad” that earned him an additional $350.00.
To see video of Jason describing his winning pattern, Click Here.

Pro Brent Ward wins MBOA 2nd place at Greers Ferry Lake 2011

2nd Place – Brent Ward – 5 bass – 13.91 pounds – $1,277.00

Brent caught all of his bass on Sloan jigs (solid black) in 4 feet of water or less. He commented that his fish were caught up one of the many creeks on Greers.

Pro Shawn Gordon wins MBOA 3rd place on Greers Ferry Lake 2011

3rd Place – Shawn Gordon – 5 bass – 13.26 pounds – $1,000.00

Shawn caught all of his fish on Excalibur square bill crankbaits (red) and Storm Wiggle Warts. He commented that he caught some of his fish in the creeks and some of his fish on the main lake.

Here is a list of the other money winners:
4th place – Charles Williams – 5 bass – 13.08 pounds – $853.00
5th place – Ryan Williams – 4 bass – 12.97 pounds – $722.00
6th place – Daniel Kweekul – 5 bass – 12.59 pounds – $523.00
7th place – Keith Lanier – 5 bass – 12.21 pounds – $452.00
8th place – Steve Howard – 5 bass – 11.53 pounds – $393.00
9th place – Duke Gunnell – 5 bass – 10.77 pounds – $313.00
10th place – Alan Bull – 5 bass – 10.64 pounds – $265.00
11th place – Lee Anderson – 5 bass – 10.56 pounds – 6 pack of Norman Lures
25th place – Kevin Late – 5 bass – 8.38 pounds – Lew’s Spinning Reel

For Complete Results, Click Here.

Jason Ballentine Wins the Amateur Division!

Am Jason Ballentine wins MBOA Tournament on Greers Ferry Lake 2011

Jason Ballentine topped 43 amateurs by catching 5 bass that weighed 9.49 pounds. Jason fished with Brent Ward and caught all of his bass on home made jigs (Green Pumpkin). He took home $845.00 for his efforts. In addition to the $845.00, Jason also took home an additional $500 compliments of Everett Buick GMC for purchasing a vehicle in 2009.

Here is a list of the other money winners:
2nd place – Leonard Graves – 5 bass – 9.36 pounds – $595.00
3rd place – Tim Crow – 5 bass – 8.39 pounds – $382.50
4th place – Ryan Maxwell – 4 bass – 8.27 pounds – $335.00
5th place – Johnny Manning – 5 bass – 7.17 pounds – $295.00
6th place – Brent Jones – 3 bass – 6.62 pounds – $194.50
7th place – Brad Patterson – 2 bass – 6.44 pounds – $158.00
8th place – Jay Lewis – 4 bass – 5.96 pounds – $135.00
9th place – Marty Boyd – 3 bass – 5.68 pounds – $100.00
10th place – Dylan Hays – 3 bass – 5.56 pounds – 6 pack of Norman Lures
25th place – Randall Payne – 2 bass – 2.43 pounds – Lew’s Spinning Reel

For Complete Am Results, Click Here.

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