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Only ten teams weighed in a sh OCTOBER 21-23, 2010 over 3 pounds on the rst day. Expec- tations were high that the famous big PLACE ANGLER 1 ANGLER 2 FISH BIGBASS DAY 1 FISH BIGBASS DAY 2 TOTAL WINNINGS bass of the Potomac River would de- 1 DOUG JENKINS LEW JENKINS 5 2.92 12.53 5 3.89 14.14 26.67 $30,000 cide to show themselves on day two. 2 JAMES BROWN CHAPPY VOWELL 5 2.49 10.46 5 5.01 16.06 26.52 $2,050 On the second day of competi- 3 BRIAN STACK ROBERT WEDDING 5 3.24 11.62 5 3.29 13.64 25.26 $2,158 tion, nineteen teams managed to 4 DANNY RODRIGUEZ RON FARREN 5 2.71 10.78 5 4.7 13.38 24.16 $0 capture a bass over 3 pounds. While 5 VINCE TROIANO PETE GLUZSEK 5 4.39 12.49 5 3.06 11.06 23.55 $1,450 the opening day of the tournament 6 GREG WILDER FRED DOWNEY 5 3.44 11.59 5 4.42 11.55 23.14 $850 had only 3 teams eclipsing the 12 7 DAN KARDASH MARTY BAKER 5 2.08 9.83 4 4.39 12.71 22.54 $700 pound mark, Day Two boasted seven 8 ALAN HENCH RYAN PARK 5 2.68 9.72 5 4.2 12.42 22.14 $600 bags over 12 pounds. Several teams 9 ED RILEY JUSTIN RILEY 5 3.26 10.63 5 2.7 11.31 21.94 $450 doubled their weight from day one 10 MATT GARICK STEVE LAPP, JR 5 2.8 12.11 5 3.26 9.82 21.93 $300 and a few vaulted into the money 11 JACK RINKERS BRAD ECCLESTON, JR 5 2.52 10.85 5 2.65 10.45 21.3 $225 with some nice sacks of sh. In all 12 RICH BRUCE BILL MCDONAUGH 5 2.52 9.47 5 3.55 11.49 20.96 $225 though, the Potomac proved ex- 13 JOHN VANORE RYAN BAUMAN 5 2.71 11.06 5 2.31 9.88 20.94 $200 tremely stingy for some of the top 14 SAM RINEER RICH VONNORDECK 5 2.53 7.61 5 4.75 13.33 20.94 $200 anglers in the east. 15 LAMONT VERNON SAMUEL SMITH 5 2.15 9.47 5 2.64 10.43 19.9 $175 Jason Shipton and Bill Wood, 16 DAVID BURTIS FRED RICHARDS 5 3.99 11.3 5 2.25 8.35 19.65 $175 AOY’s from the Upper Susquehanna 17 KEN WOOD, JR CHUCK MILLS 3 3.87 8.12 5 2.83 11.52 19.64 $150 Pro Teams Division claimed big bass 18 KEN WOOD, SR BRIAN SWALL 5 2.89 10.29 5 4.28 9.3 19.59 $150 of the tournament as they landed a 19 JASON SHIPTON BILL WOOD 5 1.82 8.3 5 6.03 11.22 19.52 $550 beautiful 6.03 pound largemouth. In 20 BILL MCDERMOTT MIKE GAMBILL 5 2.17 8.55 5 3.39 10.96 19.51 $150 addition to cashing checks for nish- ing in 18th place and having the big bass on Day Two, they are also premi- prize pack were two Dobyn’s Rods…the hottest thing on the mar- um members of MyMoneyMouse.com which earned them an ad- ket right now. ditional $1000 for their 6.03 pounder! It gets even better for Jason Ed and Justin Riley capped off a great year with Angler’s and Bill. They became the 3rd highest qualifying AOY team in the Choice with an 8th place nish. They also were the highest nish- championship which earned them not only an additional $500 in ing AOY team at this years Tournament of Champions, earning cash and prizes but all 7 of their entries paid for 2011! The total value of their cash and prizes totaled $3275. Congratulations! Ja- son and Bill wanted to thank their Director Harry Wert for brining them back to the ramp with their sh following a breakdown. The veteran Angler’s Choice team of Rich Bruce and Bill Mc- Donaugh, AOY’s from the Chesapeake Pro Teams Division nished in 11th place, but also completed their 2010 season as the sec- ond highest nishing AOY’s in this championship tournament. They received an 11th place check and a prize package from USAC (including 7 free 2011 entries) valued at $2,225. Included in their

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James Brown and Chappy Vowell - 2 nd Place

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