Davenport and Coffman Win Big in TVBC Tournament on Chickamauga
By Chris Coleman, Channel 3 Outdoors Contributor - bio | email
First Place Winners - Gary Davenport and Harold Coffman Jr
CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) – The Tennessee Valley Bass Club held their mid season two-day tournament of their 2013-2014 season this weekend on ChickamaugaLake out of HollyCirclePark in Soddy Daisy.
The team of Gary Davenport and Harold Coffman Jr walked away with first place prize and $625. The pair weighed in a two-day total 40.01 pounds to take the win thanks in part to a giant second day stringer of fish weighing 30.22 pounds. They also received the $100 bonus for being the highest finishing Tow Boat U.S. member of the event.
The duo also won big fish of the tournament and $210 with a giant largemouth bass weighing 9.45 pounds
Taking second place and $313 was the team of Brad Harmon and John Biffle with a two-day total of 33.24 pounds.
Finishing in third and taking home $156 was the team of Rick Camp and Anthony Blevins with a total weight of 23.17 pounds.
The next regular season tournament will be held on Nickajack at Sullivans boat ramp on May 17th 2014.
Full results: 1st: Harold Coffman Jr / Gary Davenport - 9.79 lbs + 30.22 lbs = 40.01 lbs ($625.00) Highest finishing Tow Boat Us member - $100.00 2nd: Brad Harmon / John Biffle - 10.17 lbs + 23.07 lbs = 33.24 lbs ($313.00) 3rd: Rick Camp / Anthony Blevins - 13.92 lbs + 9.25 lbs = 23.17 lbs ($156.00) 4th: Steve Rogers / Bob Anthony - 16.57 lbs + 5.31 lbs = 21.88 lbs ($80.00) 5th: Russell Parkhill / Freddie Bradford - 5.67 lbs + 16.05 lbs = 21.72 lbs 6th: Craig Pletcher / Eddie Wallace - 4.65 lbs + 14.71 lbs = 19.36 lbs 7th: Paul Johnson / Robert McDougal - 12.60 lbs + 6.46 lbs = 19.06 lbs 8th: Ed Ricklefs / Randy Munn - 7.33 lbs + 10.23 lbs = 17.56 lbs 9th: Barry Wingo / Jason McCullough - 9.70 lbs + 5.28 lbs = 14.98 lbs 10th: Mark Riggs / Rob Moore - 9.42 lbs + 2.81 lbs = 12.23 lbs 11th: Ed Knight / Mike Gnaster - 5.33 lbs + 6.04 lbs = 11.37 lbs 12th: Mark Smith / Jeff Bradford - 9.96 lbs + DNW = 9.96 lbs 13th: Wes Jones / Joel Wood - DNW + 9.63 lbs = 9.63 lbs 14th: Chris Talley / Derek Blevins - 9.24 lbs + DNW = 9.24 lbs 15th: Kevin Stone / David Brockman - DNW + 8.85 lbs = 8.85 lbs -----: Jeff Todd / Jacob Todd - DNW + DNW -----: Doug Mims / Justice Wade - DNW + DNW -----: Tyler Thornbury / Tim Thornbury - DNW + DNW -----: David Baskette / Scott White - DNW + DNW -----: Chris Asher / Kirk Grammer - DNW + DNW