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April 27, 2012 at 4:23 PM

Potholes Bass Tournament lures 121 two-man teams last weekend

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Here is the weekly report from MarDon Resort at the Potholes Reservoir in Eastern Washington:

The 2012 Potholes Open Bass Tournament was fished by 121 teams.

The winners were the father son team Dennis and Daniel Boyd of Eugene, Oregon that won with a total weight of 41.18 pounds.

For the two-day tournament these bass fisherman caught and released 1,039.67 pounds. The big fish on Saturday was caught by the team of Farmer & Albers and weighed 6.36 pounds, and Sundays big fish was caught by the team of Potter and Young and their fish weighed 6.53 pounds.

2nd place for the tournament was taken by Darrin Green and Kevin Recchia with a total weight of 34.88 pounds, and 3rd place was taken by Kelly Ross and Levi Meseberg with a weight of 32.88 pounds.

Walleye activity is improving in the Lind Coulee arm of Potholes Reservoir and in the Crab Creek Channel.

Upcoming events:

April 28: One-day Bow Fishing Carp Tourney

May 5-6: Rod Meseberg Spring Walleye Classic (A CWFAC Event)

May 19-20: The MarDon Open Bass Tournament (A CWFAC Event)

June 16-17: Washington Bow Fishing Championship

July 4: Golf Cart Parade Fireworks Show at Dusk

July 21: Sammie Bash Golf Tournament

Aug 25: Lake Poker Run & Beach Party

For details, call MarDon Resort at 800-416-2736 or visit the MarDon Resort’s website.

(Photo courtesy of MarDon Resort.)

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