2017 Tournament Trail Report ...
Big Bend Bassmasters, Ravenswood, WV 26164
 

Tournament No. 10
June 17th, 2017
Pike Island Pool
Rayland Ramp

Big Bend Bassmasters held their Tenth Tournament of the 2017 Tournament Trail 
Saturday, June 17th, on the Pike Island Pool. Four club members launched from the 
Rayland ramp for Tournament #10 at 6:00 am for a single file start.

Dale Taylor brought a five bass limit to the scales at the 3:00p.m. weigh-in to 
win First Place with a weight of 8.33 lb., and also captured "Big Bass Honors" 
with a 19" Smallmouth bass that weighed in at 3.80 lb..

Bill Garrett captured Second Place with another five bass limit that weighed 
in at 5.28 lb..

Mark Lewis took Third Place with three bass that weighed 
in at 4.01 lb.. 

The Tournament Results are as follows:
Place / Name 

01. / Dale Taylor
02. / Bill Garrett
03. / Mark Lewis
04. / Bob Snyder


Total Bass Caught:     13

"Big Bass" Caught By:

No. Bass Caught

_5 Bass
_5 Bass
_3 Bass
_0 Bass


Total Weight:

Dale Taylor
Total Weight

__8.33 lb.*x2
__5.28 lb.
__4.01 lb.
__0.00 lb.


_17.62 lb.

_3.80 lb.        19"
Smallmouth Bass
  *  Denotes dead fish penalty.
**  Denotes short fish penalty.
*** Denotes late penalty.
This page was last updated: June 21, 2017
2017
Trail 
Second Place
Third Place 
Second Place
Third Place 
First Place &
Big Bass
First Place 
& Big Bass

Tournament No. 1
September 24th, 2016
Winfield Pool
Nitro Ramp

Big Bend Bassmasters held their First Tournament of the 2017 Tournament Trail 
Saturday, September 24th, on the Winfield Pool. Three club members launched from the 
Nitro ramp for Tournament #1 at 7:00 am for a single file start.

Jim Merical brought the only two bass to the scales at the 4:00 p.m. weigh-in to win 
First Place with a weight of 2.71 lb., and captured "Big Bass Honors" with a 16" Smallmouth 
bass that weighed in at 1.89 lb.

Second & Third Pace:  None


The Tournament Results are as follows.


Place / Name 

01. / Jim Merical
02. / Bill Garrett
02. / Rick Ferrell


Total Bass Caught:     2

"Big Bass" Caught By:

No. Bass Caught

_2 Bass
_0 Bass
_0 Bass


Total Weight:

Jim Merical
Total Weight

__2.71 lb.
__0.00 lb.
__0.00 lb.


_2.71 lb.

_1.89 lb.        16" Smallmouth Bass
  *  Denotes dead fish penalty.
**  Denotes short fish penalty.
*** Denotes late penalty.

Tournament No. 2
October 1st, 2016
Willow Island Pool
New Martinsville Ramp

Big Bend Bassmasters held their Second Tournament of the 2017 Tournament Trail 
Saturday, October 1st, on the Willow Island Pool. Nine club members launched from the 
New Martinsville ramp for Tournament #2 at 7:00 am for a single file start.

Andrew Patterson brought four bass to the scales at the 4:00 p.m. weigh-in to win 
First Place with a weight of 4.32lb.

Gary Dennis  brought two bass to the scales to win Second Place with a weight 
of 4.14 lb,, and captured "Big Bass Honors" with a 17 3/4" Smallmouth bass that 
weighed in at 2.90 lb.

Bill Garrett brought two bass to the scales to capture Third Place with a weight of 2.33 lb. 


The Tournament Results are as follows.


  *  Denotes dead fish penalty.
**  Denotes short fish penalty.
*** Denotes late penalty.
Place / Name 

01. / Andrew Patterson
02. / Gary Dennis
03. / Bill Garrett
04. / Ed Patterson
05. / Jim Merical
06. / Rick Ferrell
06. / Mark Lewis
06. / Bob Snyder
06. / Dale Taylor


Total Bass Caught:     10

"Big Bass" Caught By:

No. Bass Caught

_4 Bass
_2 Bass
_2 Bass
_1 Bass
_1 Bass
_0 Bass
_0 Bass
_0 Bass
_0 Bass


Total Weight:

Gary Dennis
Total Weight

__4.32 lb.
__4.14 lb.
__2.33 lb.
__1.16 lb.
__0.82 lb.
__0.00 lb.
__0.00 lb.
__0.00 lb.
__0.00 lb.


_12.77 lb.

_2.90 lb.        17 3/4" Smallmouth Bass
First Place 
Second Place & 
Big Bass
Third Place 

Tournament No. 3
October 15th, 2016
Hannibal Pool
Powhattan Point Ramp

Big Bend Bassmasters held their Third Tournament of the 2017 Tournament Trail 
Saturday, October 15th, on the Hannibal Pool. Two club members launched from the 
Powhattan Point ramp for Tournament #3 at 7:30 am for a single file start.

Mark Lewis brought a five bass limit to the scales at the 4:30 p.m. weigh-in to win with 
a weight of 7,07 lb., and captured "Big Bass Honors" with a 16 1/4" Smallmouth bass 
that tipped the scales at 2.03 lb. 

Dale Taylor brought one bass to the scales to win Second Place with a weight 
of 0.86 lb.

Third Place: NONE 


The Tournament Results are as follows:
  *  Denotes dead fish penalty.
**  Denotes short fish penalty.
*** Denotes late penalty.
Place / Name 

01. / Mark Lewis
02. / Dale Taylor


Total Bass Caught:     6

"Big Bass" Caught By:

No. Bass Caught

_5 Bass
_1 Bass


Total Weight:

Mark Lewis
Total Weight

__7.07 lb.
__0.86 lb.


_7.93 lb.

_2.03 lb.        16 1/4" Smallmouth Bass
First Place 
& Big Bass
Second Place

Tournament No. 4
October 29th, 2016
Racine Pool
Ravenswood Ramp

Big Bend Bassmasters held their Fourth Tournament of the 2017 Tournament Trail 
Saturday, October 29th, on the Racine Pool. Ten club members launched from the 
Ravenswood ramp for Tournament #4 at 7:30 am for a single file start.

Jonathan Kay brought two bass to the scales at the 4:30 p.m. weigh-in to win First Place 
with a weight of 6.56 lb.,and captured "Big Bass Honors" with a 19 1/2" Smallmouth bass 
that tipped the scales at 4.15 lb. 

Rick Ferrell brought one bass to the scales to win Second Place with a weight 
of 2.13 lb.

Dale Taylor brought one bass to the scales to capture Third Place with a weight of 1.28 lb. 


The Tournament Results are as follows:
  *  Denotes dead fish penalty.
**  Denotes short fish penalty.
*** Denotes late penalty.
Place / Name 

01. / Jonathan Kay
02. / Rick Ferrell
03. / Dale Taylor
04. / Gary Dennis
04. / Bill Garrett
04. / Mark Lewis
04. / Andrew Patterson
04. / Ed Patterson
04. / Robert Philyaw
04. / Bob Snyder


Total Bass Caught:     4

"Big Bass" Caught By:

No. Bass Caught

_2 Bass
_1 Bass
_1 Bass
_0 Bass
_0 Bass
_0 Bass
_0 Bass
_0 Bass
_0 Bass
_0 Bass


Total Weight:

Jonathan Kay
Total Weight

__6.56 lb.
__2.13 lb.
__1.28 lb.
__0.00 lb.
__0.00 lb.
__0.00 lb.
__0.00 lb.
__0.00 lb.
__0.00 lb.
__0.00 lb.


_9.97 lb.

_4.15 lb.        19 1/2" Smallmouth Bass

Tournament No. 5
April 15th, 2017
Sutton Lake
Riffle Run Ramp

Big Bend Bassmasters held their Fifth Tournament of the 2017 Tournament Trail 
Saturday, April 15th, at Sutton Lake. Six club members launched from the 
Riffle Run ramp for Tournament #5 at 7:30 am for a single file start.

First, Second, Third, and Big Bass went to the BASS since none were brought to the scales at weigh in.  This is the first time for a long time since everyone had blanked a tournament. Condition were without saying...very difficult.


The Tournament Results are as follows:
  *  Denotes dead fish penalty.
**  Denotes short fish penalty.
*** Denotes late penalty.
Place / Name 

00. / Rick Ferrell
00. / Bill Garrett
00. / Mark Lewis
00. / Bob Snyder
00. / Dale Taylor
00. / Tim Weekley


Total Bass Caught:     0

"Big Bass" Caught By:

No. Bass Caught

_0 Bass
_0 Bass
_0 Bass
_0 Bass
_0 Bass
_0 Bass


Total Weight:

NONE
Total Weight

__0.00 lb.
__0.00 lb.
__0.00 lb.
__0.00 lb.
__0.00 lb.
__0.00 lb.


_0.00 lb.

_0.00 lb.        
First Place 
& Big Bass
Second Place
Third Place 

Tournament No. 6
April 29th, 2017
Racine Pool
Ravenswood Ramp

Big Bend Bassmasters held their Sixth Tournament of the 2017 Tournament Trail 
Saturday, April 29th, on the Racine Pool. Five club members launched from the 
Ravenswood ramp for Tournament #6 at 7:00 am for a single file start.

Jonathan Kay brought three bass to the scales at the 4;00 p.m. weigh-in to 
win First Place with a weight of 4.45 lb.

Ben Coleman captured Second Place with one bass that weighed in at 
3.57 lb., and also captured "Big Bass Honors" with a 18" Largemouth bass.

Dale Taylor took Third Place with one bass that weighed in at 1.08 lb. 

The Tournament Results are as follows:
  *  Denotes dead fish penalty.
**  Denotes short fish penalty.
*** Denotes late penalty.
Place / Name 

01. / Jonathan Kay
02. / Ben Coleman
03. / Dale Taylor
04. / Rick Ferrell
04. / Mark Lewis


Total Bass Caught:     5

"Big Bass" Caught By:

No. Bass Caught

_3 Bass
_1 Bass
_1 Bass
_0 Bass
_0 Bass


Total Weight:

Ben Coleman
Total Weight

__4.45 lb.
__3.57 lb.
__1.08lb.
__0.00 lb.
__0.00 lb.


_9.10 lb.

_3.57 lb.        18"
Largemouth Bass
First Place 
Second Place & 
Big Bass
Third Place 

Tournament No. 7
May 13th, 2017
Summersville Lake
Battle Run Ramp

Big Bend Bassmasters held their Seventh Tournament of the 2017 Tournament Trail 
Saturday, May 13th, at Summersville Lake. Five club members launched from the 
Battle Run ramp for Tournament #7 at 6:30 am for a single file start.

Mark Lewis brought a five bass limit to the scales at the 3;30 p.m. weigh-in to 
win First Place with a weight of 8.00 lb., and also captured "Big Bass Honors" 
with a 16 1/4" Largemouth bass that weighed in at 2.23 lb..

Dale Taylor captured Second Place with four bass that weighed in at 
5.00 lb..

Tim Weekley took Third Place with four bass that weighed in at 4.91 lb.. 

The Tournament Results are as follows:
  *  Denotes dead fish penalty.
**  Denotes short fish penalty.
*** Denotes late penalty.
Place / Name 

01. / Mark Lewis
02. / Dale Taylor
03. / Tim Weekley
04. / Bob Snyder
05. / Bill Garrett


Total Bass Caught:     17

"Big Bass" Caught By:

No. Bass Caught

_5 Bass
_4 Bass
_4 Bass
_4 Bass
_0 Bass


Total Weight:

Mark Lewis
Total Weight

__8.00 lb.
__5.00 lb.
__4.91 lb.
__4.36 lb.*x2
__0.00 lb.


_22.27 lb.

_2.23 lb.        16 1/4"
Largemouth Bass
First Place 
& Big Bass
Second Place
Third Place 

Tournament No. 8
May 20th, 2017
Burnsville Lake
Riffle Run Ramp

Big Bend Bassmasters held their Eighth Tournament of the 2017 Tournament Trail 
Saturday, May 20th, at Burnsville Lake. Four club members launched from the 
Riffle Run ramp for Tournament #8 at 6:30 am for a single file start.

Bill Garrett brought four bass to the scales at the 3;30 p.m. weigh-in to 
win First Place with a weight of 7.66 lb., and also captured "Big Bass Honors" 
with a 17 3/4" Largemouth bass that weighed in at 3.31 lb..

Dale Taylor captured Second Place with a five bass limit that weighed 
in at 6.53 lb..

Lester Marsh took Third Place with another five bass limit that weighed 
in at 5.62 lb.. 

The Tournament Results are as follows:
  *  Denotes dead fish penalty.
**  Denotes short fish penalty.
*** Denotes late penalty.
First Place 
& Big Bass
Second Place
Third Place 
Place / Name 

01. / Bill Garrett
02. / Dale Taylor
03. / Lester Marsh
04. / Mark Lewis


Total Bass Caught:     17

"Big Bass" Caught By:

No. Bass Caught

_4 Bass
_5 Bass
_5 Bass
_3 Bass


Total Weight:

Bill Garrett
Total Weight

__7.66 lb.
__6.53 lb.
__5.62 lb.
__5.20 lb.


_25.01 lb.

_3.31 lb.        17 3/4"
Largemouth Bass

Tournament No. 9
June 3rd, 2017
Willow Island Pool
Saint Mary's Ramp

Big Bend Bassmasters held their Ninth Tournament of the 2017 Tournament Trail 
Saturday, June 3rd, on the Willow Island Pool. Six club members launched from the 
Saint Mary's ramp for Tournament #9 at 6:00 am for a single file start.

Jim Merical brought a five bass limit to the scales at the 3:00p.m. weigh-in to 
win First Place with a weight of 6.70 lb., and also captured "Big Bass Honors" 
with a 15 3/4" Largemouth bass that weighed in at 2.14 lb..

Tim Rhodes captured Second Place with three bass that weighed 
in at 4.04 lb..

Bob Snyder took Third Place with two bass that weighed 
in at 2.24 lb.. 

The Tournament Results are as follows:
  *  Denotes dead fish penalty.
**  Denotes short fish penalty.
*** Denotes late penalty.
Place / Name 

01. / Jim Merical
02. / Tim Rhodes
03. / Bob Snyder
04. / Bill Garrett
04. / Mark Lewis
04. / Dale Taylor


Total Bass Caught:     10

"Big Bass" Caught By:

No. Bass Caught

_5 Bass
_3 Bass
_2 Bass
_0 Bass
_0 Bass
_0 Bass


Total Weight:

Jim Merical
Total Weight

__6.70 lb.
__4.04 lb.
__2.24 lb.
__0.00 lb.
__0.00 lb.
__0.00 lb.


_12.98 lb.

_2.14 lb.        15 3/4"
Smallmouth Bass
First Place 
& Big Bass
Second Place
Third Place