**** MSC February Tournament Results ****

Another great turnout for the February tournament with some new faces and new teams.

Midlands Striper Club held its monthly Lake Murray tournament out of Acapulco, SC on February 17, 2018. 42 teams participated in the event bringing a total of 60 striped bass to the scales weighing a total of 393.07 pounds with a 6.55-pound average. 27 teams were able to bring a full two fish creel to the scales.

Finishing in first place with a total weight of 17.38 pounds was Team Reel Guys captained by Joby Wetzel from Chapin, SC, along with Marshall West from Lexington, SC.

Team Reel Guys also won the Justin Christopher Big Fish award sponsored by the Nichols Store with a 9.22-pound striper.

Finishing in second place with a total weight of 16.88 pounds was Team Landlocked captained by Richy Brensinger from Lexington, SC, along with Joey Smoak also from Lexington, SC, and Wayne Bell from Prosperity, SC.

Finishing in third place with a total weight of 16.62 pounds was Team Tree My Dog captained by Mike Gault from Jonesville, SC along with Steve Marrow from Prosperity, SC.

Lady Angler Award went to Debbie Alewine from Team Jon Boy.

Youth Angler Award went to Tommy Gearheart from Team Gar-Heart.

Finishing in eleventh place with a total weight of 14.22 pounds was Team CJ’s Towing.

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Congrats Marshall and Joby! This is the second time in a few short months we have finished second to y’all! Just can get that extra pound! lol! Great job boys!

“My biggest worry is that my wife (when I’m dead) will sell my fishing gear for what I said I paid for it.”

Originally posted by Lawcrusher

Some additional shenanigans …

… it’s my Wife’s fault we HAVE to fish !!!

2005 Sea Pro 2100cc / Yamaha 150hp 4-Stroke

Who is that lurking back there!!?? :smiley:

Photo bomber…:sunglasses:

-The size of a fish is directly proportional to the time between when it’s lost and the story is told. - Me
-What’s the best eating fish, you ask? I’ve found that for a lot people, its the ones that they happen to be able to catch, clean, and cook. - My Dad (1/13/37 - 9/27/16 I love you Pops)
-Until you have loved a dog, part of your soul remains unawakened. Anatole France (paraphrased)
-RIP my “Puppy Dog” 10/15/2004 - 1/14/2013. I’ll never forget him. What a special friend he was.
-Team Gonna Fish

Wow! And I thought I’d seen some big gnats when I went to one of Robert’s football games in Pelion one early September evening!:smiley:

Seriously, congratulations to the Reel Guys and Landlocked! Richy, you guys are off and running again. Guess the rest of us need to get the other lines in, crank up and follow to not have y’all spool us!

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