Lake Wylie’s Thursday Night Tournament Trail makes big finish

September 14, 2012 

— The Thursday Night Tournament Trail Championship was held Sept. 7-8 on Lake Wylie.

“We got it all started with a hot dog supper sponsored by Lake Wylie Bait & Tackle on Thursday evening with the pre-registration,” said Erwin Gaston, who co-organizes the event with Jeremy Cabe.

There were 44 boats qualified for the no entry fee event. Matt Queen and Adam Fillmore came away a champions and $3,000 bringing in a consistent bag both nights for a total two-day weight of 25.71 pounds.

“This has been a tough fishing year, but it has been fun fishing,” Gaston said.

Gaston and Cabe captured second place with a two-day total of 25.55 pounds and $1,200 and a big fish on day two of 4.73 pounds.

Hunter Hicks and David Mitchell hit third-place with 25.23 pounds for $950, while fourth place finishers Ed Parker and George Baucom brought in the first big fish at 4.62 pounds and $900 in winnings.

The top 10 spots paid out.

The Thursday Night Tournament Trail will start back up March 29, a Friday, with the Fishing For A Cure charity tournament.

For information about the trail, and the past and present results, visit lwtt.org. Sponsors of TNTT are Dicks Sporting Goods, A-1 Adams Bail Bond Agency, AAA Plumbing, Lake Wylie Bait & Tackle, Shakey Head.Com, Jak’s Custom Baits, Koyote Fishing Tackle, Tru South Lures and The Great Outdoors.

TNTT Championship results: Sept. 7-8

1. Matt Queen/Adam Fillmore, 25.71 lbs.

2. Erwin Gaston/Jeremy Cabe, 25.55

3. Hunter Hicks/David Mitchell, 25.23

4. Ed Parker/George Baucom, 24.44

5. Mike Stevens, 23.98

6. Ron Farrow/Mike Allman, 23.87

7. Gray Bennett, 23.84

8. John Eisenhour/Nathan Williams, 23.12

9. Conrad Pogarzelski/Billy Wolf, 21.87

10. Steve Addington/Bucky Helms, 21.31

11. Jay Adams/Glenn Sparrow, 21.23

12. Mike Buschue/Robin Cairco, 20.47

13. Mark Humphreys/Josh Warren, 20.46

14. David Winters/Brain Huskins, 19.07

15. Brian Setzer/Robby Smith, 18.67

16. Brandon Chandler/Shawn Wallace, 18.57

17. Greg Williams/Brian Williams, 17.89

18. Derek Lilly/Mike Stone, 16.65

19. Josh Featherstone/Bobby Spivey, 16.42

20. Phillip Burke/Bobby Rice, 15.64

21. Todd Sosbee/Isaac Sosbee, 15.59

22. Steve Hilderbran/Donny Cooper, 15.54

23. Tim Sabella/Eric Brink, 14.75

24. Gordan Smith/Jarrod Kimak, 14.11

25. Rob Johnson/Matt Johnson, 12.09

26. Mike Perry, 11.28

27. Derek Nicely/Troy Jackson, 10.09

28. Gene Sparks/Ted Mobley, 8.57

29. Josh Garner/Scott Willis, 6.41

30. Andy Beechly/Pat McNulty, 5.46

31. Chad Schroeder/Austin Schroeder, 4.56

32. Mark Leech/Anthony Leech, 3.74

33. Jason Amato/Dave Spivey, 3.49

34. Ken Moore/Allen Shadd, 1.48

Big fish Sept. 7: Ed Parker/George Baucom, 4.62

Big fish Sept. 8: Erwin Gaston/Jeremy Cabe, 4.73

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