2011 Tournament 3

3-20-11

Kelly Coble Wins the Mr. Bass of Arkansas Tournament on DeGray Lake!

Kelly Coble topped 51 pros’ fishing the third Mr. Bass of Arkansas Tournament of 2011 by catching 5 bass that weighed 17.64 pounds. Although the weather was perfect, the bass are still in transition from winter to spring and the bite was a little tough. Thirteen 5-bass limits crossed the scales on the pro side and five limits crossed the scales on the amateur side. Here’s how the top 3 pros’ caught their bass:

Pro Kelly Coble wins MBOA tournament on DeGray Lake 2011

1st place – Kelly Coble – 5 bass – 17.64 pounds – $2,005.00

Kelly threw Carolina-rigged soft plastics to catch his bass. Kelly’s sack was anchored by the day’s big bass, a 5.11 pound “Toad” which earned him an additional $350.00. Kelly also qualified for the Ranger Cup Bonus, earning him $250.00.

Pro Jerry Williams wins MBOA 2nd place on DeGray Lake 2011

2nd place – Jerry Williams – 5 bass – 13.56 pounds – $1,277.00

Jerry caught his bass on a variety of soft plastics. He commented that he caught some fish as shallow as 1 – 3 ft. of water and that he caught 9 keepers during the day.

Pro Shawn Gordon wins MBOA 3rd place on DeGray Lake 2011

3rd place – Shawn Gordon – 4 bass – 12.96 pounds – $975.00

Shawn caught his bass on a variety of lures. His first 2 fish of the day were caught on a Zara Spook. He later added a keeper on a Carolina-rig and a jerkbait. Shawn’s sack also included the day’s second biggest bass, a 4.47 pound “baby cub” which earned him an additional $150.00.

Here is the complete Pro list of winners:
4th place – Ryan Williams – 5 bass – 12.56 pounds – $837.00
5th place – Greg Carpenter – 5 bass – 12.33 pounds – $699.00
6th place – Lee Anderson – 4 bass – 11.70 pounds – $507.00
7th place – Cody Kemp – 5 bass – 11.59 pounds – $436.00
8th place – Terry Cordum – 5 bass – 10.31 pounds – $377.00
9th place – Carl Carpenter – 5 bass – 9.68 pounds – $297.00
10th place – Kevin Late – 5 bass – 9.50 pounds – $250.00
11th place – Charles Williams – 4 bass – 9.38 pounds – 6 pack of Norman Lures

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Glen Clements Wins the Amateur Division!

Am Glen Clements wins MBOA Tournament on DeGray Lake 2011

1st place – Glen Clements – 5 bass – 15.46 pounds – $879.00

Glen threw Carolina-rigged Zoom Brush Hogs all day long to catch his winning stringer. He fished with Greg Carpenter.

Here is the complete list of Am Winners:
2nd place – Cody Burke – 5 bass – 14.37 pounds – $631.00
3rd place – Matt White – 5 bass – 12.76 pounds – $417.50 +$200.00 Everett Buick GMC Bonus
4th place – Melinda Mize – 3 bass – 12.24 pounds – $370.50
5th place – Jason Ballentine – 5 bass – 10.84 pounds – $330.50
6th place – Jay Lewis – 4 bass – 9.25 pounds – $230.00
7th place – Ron Mounts – 5 bass – 8.33 pounds – $193.50
8th place – Kevin Crow – 2 bass – 4.71 pounds – $174.00
9th place – Garrett Berry – 3 bass – 4.53 pounds – $134.00
10th place – Bill Dennis – 2 bass – 4.13 pounds – Norman 6 pack of lures

Big Bass – Melinda Mize – 5.89 pounds – $250.00
2nd Big Bass – Matt White – 4.36 pounds

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