2012 Tournament 5

6-17-2012

Terry Hopson Wins the MBOA Tournament on the Arkansas River @ Dumas

Terry Hopson topped 46 Pros’ fishing the 5th Mr. Bass of Arkansas Tournament of 2012 by catching 5 bass that weighed 18.58 pounds. The bite was good and 27 limits were brought to the scales. Here’s how the top 3 pros’ caught their bass:

Pro Terry Hopson wins MBOA on the Arkansas River at Dumas

1st – Terry Hopson – 5 bass – 18.58 pounds – $1,891.00

Terry caught his fish around trees in the Coal Pile area. All of his bass bit a Lunker Lure Rattleback Jig (green/orange).

2nd place – Brandon Rhoden – 5 bass – 17.04 pounds – $1,244.00

Brandon started his day by locking to the White River. He caught a small limit in the White before deciding to return to the Arkansas. When he got back, he was able to upgrade by punching mats with a Reaction Innovations Kinky Beaver. Brandon’s sack included the day’s big bass, a 5.36 pound “toad frog” which earned him an
additional $350.00.

3rd place – Duke Gunnell – 5 bass – 16.25 pounds – $918.00

Duke threw a Carolina-rigged Zoom Lizard to catch his bass. He commented that most of them were deep, in the 18 – 20 foot range.

Here’s the rest of the money winners:
4th – Gary Clark – 5 bass – 16.14 pounds – $773.00
5th – Kelly Coble – 5 bass – 15.67 pounds – $643.00
6th – Teddy Bogard – 5 bass – 15.32 pounds – $442.00
7th – Quincy Houchin – 5 bass – 15.24 pounds – $369.00
8th – Nick Ruffin – 5 bass – 14.21 pounds – $330.00
9th – Timmy Poe – 5 bass – 13.90 pounds – $250.00

Big Bass: Brandon Rhoden – 5.36 pounds – $350.00
2nd big bass: Matt Lea – 5.26 pounds – $150.00

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Jason Scoggins Wins the Amateur Division!

Jason Scoggins topped 29 amateurs by catching 5 bass that weighed 16.01 pounds. He fished with Nick Warden and said that he fish were caught on a variety of baits including frogs, jigs, and crankbaits. For his victory, Jason took home $692 for 1st place, $300 in Everett Buick GMC contingency money (for owning a vehicle purchased from Everett Buick GMC), and $150.00 for 2nd big bass!

Here’s the rest of the money winners in the amateur division:
2nd – Sonny Bogard – 12.44 pounds – $479.00
3rd – Terry Williams – 11.36 pounds – $261.00
4th – Bart Batchelor – 10.74 pounds – $190.00
5th – Phil Rogers – 10.70 pounds – $167.00
6th – Mitchell Hope – 8.19 pounds – $121.00

Big Bass – Mitchell Hope – 5.62 pounds – $250.00
2nd big bass – Jason Scoggins – 4.50 pounds – $150.00

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