Alabama South Fishing group has tournament

Published 3:42pm Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Alabama South held its first Legacy tournament April 27 at Ellis Landing in Camden. When it was all said and done there were 71 fish brought to the scales that weighed a total of 140.78 pounds. Thirteen teams brought limits to the scales and all fish were released alive.
The team of Brian and Triton Graham, of Jackson, took first place. The Graham team weighed in five fish that weighed 16.18 pounds to take first place. They also had the big fish that weighed 4.77 pounds. They caught their fish on a jig, spinner bait and a shakey head. The big fish came on a shakey head.
The team of Sammy and Skylar Thomas took second place as they weighed in five fish that weighed 14.59 pounds. They caught their fish on a jig, paca craw and crank baits. The team of Danny and Gage Parker weighed in five fish that weighed 12.72 pounds to take third place. They caught their fish on spinner baits, Japanese creature baits and a frog.
The team of Brian and Brandon Moye weighed in five fish that weighed 12.57 pounds to take fourth place. They caught their fish on a Texas rigged lizard.
The team of Billy and Sutton Black weighed in five fish that weighed 11.39 pounds to take fifth place. They caught their fish on a swimming jig, spinner bait and a shakey head.
The next Legacy tournament will be June 15 in the Tensaw Delta out of Live Oak Landing.
In their tournament at Swift Creek, the Alabama South Fishers of Men tournament saw 108 fish brought to the scales with a total weight for the day of 253.93 pounds.
The team of Sammy Thomas and Lavon White of Brewton, weighed in five fish that weighed 18.51 pounds to take first place. Thomas and White caught their fish on Shakey heads, Crank baits.
The team of Chandler and Greg McCollum brought in five fish to the scales that weighed in at 16.45 pounds to take second place. The McCollum duo caught their fish on crankbaits.
The team of Lou Cobb and Steve Pace weighed in five fish that weighed 14.23 pounds to take third place. Cobb and Pace caught their fish on spinner baits, crankbaits, and white in the current.
The team of Dale Rogers and Sammy Garrett weighed in five fish that weighed 14.21 pounds to take fourth place. They caught their fish on a shakey head, and a black and blue jig. The shakey head had a Texas craw on it.
The big fish for the day was brought in by the team of Roger and Michael Caldwell. It weighed in at 5.79 pounds and was a spot. It was caught on a chartreuse and white spinner bait.
The cancelled Tensaw Delta tournament earlier in the year will now be fished on Saturday, July 13.
Alabama South is hoping to have an open tournament later on in the year. If you are not on our mailing list contact Allen Couch to be added.
If you would like to know more about Fishers of Men, Alabama South you can contact Couch at acouch14@bellsouth.net; at work, at 251-867-7706; Home, 251-867-9852; or Cell, 251-363-0547.
Fishers of Men would like to thank all of the fine Sponsors: Skeeter Boats, Yamaha Outboards, Stren, Pflueger, Strike King Lure Company, Nester Hosiery, Marshall’s Marine, Kings Home, Power-Pole, Lowrance, Duckett Fishing, Buckeye Lures, Keelshield, Solar Bat, Kistler Rods, Jacobs Glass, Rejuvenade, Berkley, and Rayjus Sportswear.
Alabama South would like to thank their sponsors: First Progressive Bank, First Baptist Church of East Brewton, AL, The Escambia Baptist Association, Naltys Seasonings, and JJ’s Magic made by Fish Chemicals Inc..

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