Hall and Lusk Win July Southern 175 Series Bass Tournament
By Chris Coleman, Channel 3 Outdoors Contributor - bio | email
By Steve Kite, Channel3Outdoors.com Contributor - bio | email
First Place Winners - Andy Lusk and Hubert Hall
Big Fish Winner - Terry Cates
CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) - Hubert Hall and Andy Lusk edged out the field of 54 anglers to take 1st place in the July Southern 175 Series tournament held on Lake Chickamauga. Hall and Lusk caught a 5 bass limit weighing 20.91 lbs. to take the win and $500 first place prize.
The duo was also won the highest finishing Tow Boat U.S member award which earned them an extra $100 in the event.
Terry Cates and Brad Wardlaw won overall big bass award with a giant 7.59 lb. largemouth.
This was the fifth tournament of six on the 175 Series Bass Tournament Trail. The final tournament will be held on August 18th and their year- end classic will be held September 22nd.
Tournament director Tony Pardue said "special thanks to their sponsor Island Cove Outdoor Center".
The top 5 are as follows: 1st - Hubert Hall and Andy Lusk with 20.91 lbs. - $500.00 2nd - Rick Camp and Jamie Hatcher with 20.80 lbs. - $340.00 3rd - Bryan Woods and Josh Wolford with 18.90 lbs. - $140.00 4th - Billy Campbell and Ed Jackson with 18.77 lbs. - $100.00 5th - Tim and Tyler Thornberry with 17.74 lbs. - $100.00