B.A.I.T TN-I Div on Cherokee 3-10-2013



B.A.I.T. TN-I  Div.

1420 McCarty Rd.

Knoxville, TN 37914

(865) 679-2233


McCurdy and McCurdy Win

B.A.I.T. TN-I on Cherokee

            Sunday March 10, 2013 turned out to be a beautiful day for B.A.I.T. TN-I’s third tournament of the season. Thirty – six boats showed up to compete and 97 fish were caught for a total weight of 279.50 lbs. All fish were released alive. First place honors went to the team of Don and Nancy McCurdy. They had a nice limit of all smallmouth weighing 18.61 lbs. The McCurdys took home $920.00 for their efforts. Second place went to the team of Tommy Bryant and David Mullins with 17.55 lbs. worth $530.00. Third place went to Brian Harvey and Lee Varner with 17.20 lbs. worth $310.00. Fourth place went to Gary Pilkenton and Denny Turner with 16.19 lbs. worth $260.00. Fifth place went to Bobby Ferguson and Charlie McConnell with 15.25 lbs. worth $210.00. Sixth place went to Eddie Ball and Donnie Raines with 15.13 lbs. worth $150.00.

Largemouth lunker went to the team of Brian Harvey and Lee Varner weighing 6.63 lbs. and was worth $175.00. Smallmouth lunker went to the team of Willie Collins and Larry Johnson weighing 5.11 lbs. and was worth $175.00. The Watson’s Marine Contingency Money went to the team of Cliff Rowland and Dan Zerick for being the highest finishing Triton boat.

B.A.I.T. and Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce have teamed up for our 2013 Classic!! We will be fishing Douglas Lake October 11-12, 2013 and we will be launching from The Pointe Marina. Check our website for more information.  Also like us on Facebook and post your stories and pictures –

Congratulations to all and thanks for fishing “America’s Best Team Trail”. Our next tournament will be April 7, 2013 on Douglas launching from Shady Grove. Pre-registration will be from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday (04/06/2013) at Bucks n Bass.

Thanks to all of our sponsors and for all they do. God Bless and remember to take a kid fishing! For more info call Sunny or Bud DeFOE at: 865-679-2233 (Sunny’s cell) or 865-679-0419 (Bud’s cell).