CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) - The team of Jim Cofer and Matt Wendorf caught a 5 bass limit weighing 24.28 pounds to win first place and $2,000.00 in the Island Cove Marina CBA August bass day tournament. This tournament was held Saturday, August 10th at Chester Frost Boat Ramp. Cofer said "the morning was slow and it just got better as the day went on".
The duo of Brian Wilson and Tom Brindle won the Stealth Charger big fish of the tournament with a super giant large mouth that weighed 12.86 pounds. They also took over the lead for big fish of the year previously held by Randy Pippin. They also won the Tow Boat US Tournament bonus of $100.00.
Steve Norris and Gary Hutton won the Kentucky Spotted Bass big fish award with a spot that weighed 1.75 pounds.
Brad James and Chuck James had the biggest smallmouth which weighed 3.19 pounds.
The team of Stan Dickert and Gene Cote won the 84 Lumber highest finishing new team of the event winning a fee entry fee into the September day tournament.
The father and daughter team of Anthony Correl and Haley Correl won a free entry into the September event for being the highest finishing youth team in the tournament.
Rounding out the remaining top 8 places:
1st: Jim Cofer and Matt Wendorf with 24.28 lbs., $2,000
2nd: Chris Grant and Mike Looney with 24.23 lbs., $650
3rd: Tom Brindle and Brian Wilson with 23.94 lbs., $500
4th: Rick Camp and Jamie Hatcher with 21.96 lbs., $400
5th: Rogie Brown and George Brown with 19.81 lbs., $300
6th: Andy Parkinson and Jonathan Faith with 19.61 lbs., $250
7th: Haden Lamb and Jeff Richmond with 18.83 lbs., $200
8th: Victor Rowe and Brian Thacker with 18.73 lbs., $150
For more info visit: www.cbatournament.com