Camp and Hatcher Win September C.B.A. Bass Tournament
By Chris Coleman, Channel 3 Outdoors Contributor - bio | email
By Steve Kite, Channel3Outdoors.com Contributor - bio | email
First Place Winners Rick Camp and Jamie Hatcher and Chattanooga Fish-N-Fun Owner Lee Haas
Jamie Hatcher with overall Big Fish of the Tournament that weighed 9.38 lbs.
CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) - The team of Rick Camp and Jamie Hatcher won the Chattanooga Fish-N-Fun September CBA Open tournament held this weekend on Chickamauga Lake.
Camp and Hatcher caught a five bass limit weighing 22.91 pounds to take the win. For the victory they took home a check for $2,000 plus $100 for being the highest finishing TowBoat U.S. members. The duo also won over-all big-fish honors and $270 with a giant largemouth bass that weighed 9.38 pounds.
Rick and Jamie reported catching their three best fish late in the day fishing a frog on grass mats.
David Allen and Justin Sneed won the biggest spot award and $90 with a spotted bass that weighed 1.93 pounds.
Danny Daniels and Robert Simpson won the biggest smallmouth award with a smallmouth bass weighing 2.33 pounds which earned them $90
The team of Thomas Henderson and Dusty Elrod were the highest finishing new team in the event and received a free entry into next months tournament.
The father and son team of James and Christopher Burkhart were the highest finishing Youth Division Team and will also receive a free entry into the October event.
Rounding out the top 9 places: 1st: Rick Camp and Jamie Hatcher with 22.91 lbs., $2,000 2nd: Robert Simpson and Danny Daniels with 18.96 lbs., $700 3rd: Ben Hayes and Brent Hayes with 18.62 lbs., $550 4th: Shane Frazier and Randy Frazier with 18.45 lbs., $450 5th: Michael Neal and Rogne Brown with 17.94 lbs., $350 6th: Don Lamb and Eddie Wilson with 17.83 lbs., $300 7th: Lance Nunley and Thomas Wilson with 16.78 lbs., $250 8th: Jim McClanahan and Derek McCullough with 16.50 lbs., $200 9th: Ron Willerson and Carter Day with 15.84 lbs., $150