John Scarborough Sunfish Spectacular 04/20/2013
Sign In: ) 630 hrs.
Thirty one Fishers signed in and consumed 8 Pounds of Pulled Pork, 12 pounds of Smoked Brisket, Eight Links of Deer Sausage, ½ Gallon of Beans, Chips, Cookies and Beverages. ¾ of a gallon of Margaritas disappeared on the hour- long run.
The front shut down the catching. Under 200 Bream were caught along with 59 Bass, 11 Crappie, and one 6 ½’ Shinner (from the 29 turned in cards)
Martin Weir (39 Bream) and Shelby Carpenter (20) were the two largest number of Bream caught from the cards turned in. Largest Bass caught for the day 22” by Robert Engrav.
There was a tie for second place Martin Weir and Ralph Havis - Bream (8 ½” ) and one Bream 8 ¾” caught by Nilo Puckett.
The Fly::, a red butt ant (that she received @ sign in) under a S1B as a dropper, caught on the South end of Goose. Presentation: Cast let sit, and move an inch or so, and let sit again. Very slow presentation . Rod:: pink White River (R) 5wt rod with a pink White River reel, WF5-F fly line. Leader::: White River (R) 9' 2x tippet with 6# flouro dropper line. The S1B just disappeared as the fish snatched the ant.
Drawing at lunch: Stripping Basket went to Thomas Aubin, DVD’s went to George Woods and Bubba Schneider.
Drawing from Cards Turned in went to Dick Kauth: 56 Flies and a Nice Fly Box.
Thanks to all that came and helped out during the event,
Michael J. Arnold