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28th National Bass Tournament

   For 28 years, fishermen have been attending the National Bass Tournament for the Physically Challenge at Caddo Lake, Uncertain, TX which was also the very first bass for people with disabilities. Though this year was a little smaller than usual with more drivers than participants. In fact Shorty had to call a few people such as Rick Gore and Chris Shields. For Chris, it was a first opportunity to fish with the 'big boys'. He has always fished in the juniors tournament never for a big black bass. Our ultimate volunteer, John Durkin was his fishing partner. Although they did not bring in a fish, he learned alot about fishing and black bass.

   The day started at 5:45am at 39 degrees and became a blue bird sky - not the best fishing conditions (so I am told). During the day, Dale took me out to look for our fishermen, we found a few: Rod Short and Richie Arnold had a 4.64lb and our first father/daughter team Ron Grady and Tiffany were changing baits. At 3pm we heard the motors coming down the boat road to Crips Camp.     

   Big Bass with a weight of 6.54 was caught by the team of Brent Novelli and Henry Alexander. For those who know Brent, he is an avid salt water fisherman. He says that he "uses big bass for bait." At 2:20pm they had one fish (3.68lbs) in the boat when they just couldn't give up. That's when the big one was hooked. Brent and Henry each won $1000 of Quantum fishing gear.

    Rick Gore, an avid Lake Fork fisherman, and partner Brock Fry brought in the Big Stringer with the limit of 5 fish weighing 17.26lbs. Their biggest fish individually weighed 5.70 and 4.90. A $500 gift certificate for Quantum was received by each. And to think, Rick might have missed this fun day if he didn't receive that phone call!

 



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