August 2006

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Tournament Results Mid-June Through Mid-July

 Compiled By Margie Anderson

Anglersí Choice Colorado River Teams

Aaron Leon and John Mackey won the June 24 tournament at Lake Mead with a five-fish limit weighing 16.24 pounds, including a 3.98-pounder. They split a total of $3,320 for their win.

All Star Teams

Matt Shura (former largemouth bass state record holder) and his partner Brian McAllister, both from Gilbert, weighed a six-bass limit totaling 22.19 pounds to win the final even of the 2006 All Star Bass Team tournaments season on June 17 at Roosevelt. They took home a total of $3,525 along with their first-place trophies.

They fished weightless soft jerkworms and Texas-rigged worms in submerged brush in 10 to 20 feet of water in the Tonto end.

All Star Summer Nites

Rod Nelson of Buckeye and George Lorz of Litchfield Park won the first of the All Star Summer Nites team tournaments, held on June 26 at Roosevelt Lake. Nelson and Lorz brought six fish to the scales for a total of 26.49 pounds, and took home $2,550. The caught their limit of bass on Carolina, Texas, and drop-shot rigs on main lake points, and their sack included a 6.49-pounder.

On July 8, Keith Espe of Tempe and Mark Kramb of New River won the Summer Nites tournament on Roosevelt with a six-fish limit weighing 28.52 pounds. Their big fish was 6.11 pounds. Espe and Kramb fished black Texas-rigged worms in 25 feet of water on main lake points. Their win netted them $2,500.

MBC Nights

James Pacheco and Tish Yoshimura won the MBC night tournament on June 17 at Lake Pleasant with a five-fish limit weighing 17.06 pounds. They took home $2,468.

On July 8 at Lake Pleasant, Brian Severson and John Osborn won the MBC with five fish that went 19.46 pounds. They won $2,818.

Pleasant Summer Nights

John Osborn and Brian Severson also won the Pleasant Summer Nights tournament on June 24. They weighed 26.23 pounds at that one, and took home $1,656.

Mid-Week Bass

On July 12, Terry Tassin and Lionel Frailey won the Mid-Week Bass tournament at Bartlett with 9.37 pounds, including Big Fish of 3.72. They fished black Robo Worms on drop-shot rigs on points near the no-wake buoys in the river. They also caught some fish on Bomber Model A cranks in crawdad, and most of their fish were in 10 feet of water or less. They took home $300 for their win.

Editorís Note: These were the results available at press time. Any further results that come in later can be included in the September issue.