Saturday, July 20, 2024

Hayden Heck Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League Tremendous Event on Sam Rayburn Reservoir



Hayden Heck of Lufkin, TX gained the two-day MLF Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Sam Rayburn Reservoir by weighing in six bass for a complete of 36 kilos.

The match, which was fished with a three-bass day by day restrict, was the fifth and ultimate regular-season occasion for the Bass Fishing League Cowboy Division. Heck earned $14,704 for his victory, together with the profitable $7,000 Phoenix MLF contingency bonus. Heck stated he and his co-angler have been compelled to look in deeper water due to the new water temperatures.

“We spent a whole lot of time simply scoping round attempting to select off single fish,” Heck added. “We have been wanting in 20 to 25 ft of water because the floor temperature is ridiculous proper now.

We caught some on an enormous worm and a jig, and others got here on a Double Z Customized Lures Swayback Swimmer, which is a small 4-inch swimbait we have been utilizing for suspended fish simply hanging round,” he stated.

The Lufkin angler struggled on Sunday, particularly after 10 a.m. and stated he noticed good fish however they stored their mouths shut. He was ready to usher in 15 kilos on Sunday however the day that he was capable of put weight within the boat was the primary day of the match which was a Saturday. Heck weighed in 21 kilos of fish which propelled him by way of a tricky second day for the win.

“That is the second BFL I’ve ever fished, and it feels actually good to win one of many two-day ones,” Heck added. “I fished my first one in January. I’ve been out of city for nearly two months, however I acquired again and had a bit of time to go searching, noticed some good fish, and determined to leap within the match. So, that is superior.”

The highest 10 boaters completed the match in:

1st:          Hayden Heck, Lufkin, Texas, six bass, 36-4, $14,704 (contains $7,000 Phoenix MLF5 Contingency Bonus)
2nd:        Zane Parker, Kingwood, Texas, six bass, 31-0, $3,352
third:        Derek Mundy, Broaddus, Texas, six bass, 28-2, $2,233
4th:         Wesley Baxley, Cypress, Texas, six bass, 26-1, $1,564
fifth:         Hank Harrison, Nacogdoches, Texas, six bass, 23-2, $1,341
sixth:         Tommy Loving, Cypress, Texas, six bass, 22-0, $1,229
seventh:         Thomas McMillan, Choudrant, La., six bass, 21-7, $1,117
eighth:         Kevin Lasyone, Dry Prong, La., six bass, 20-14, $1,006
ninth:         John Ellender, Lake Charles, La., six bass, 20-5, $894
tenth:      Colby Bryant, Houston, Texas, six bass, 20-5, $782

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Keith Lusher is an award profitable out of doors journalist that resides in Covington, Louisiana. He owns and operates and writes a weekly out of doors column for the Slidell Impartial Newspaper. He additionally writes for the St.Tammany Parish Tourism Fee’s and Louisiana Northshore Discover Journal. He’s the previous host of The Northshore Fishing Report Radio Present and is on the board of the Louisiana Outside Writers Affiliation. Keith contributes to quite a few publications each on-line and in print and prides himself on selling South Louisiana’s distinctive fishery.


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