BAIT TN-I Douglas 11-10-2013



B.A.I.T. TN-I  Div.

1420 McCarty Rd.

Knoxville, TN 37914

(865) 679-2233


McCurdy Wins B.A.I.T. TN-I

Season Opener on Douglas


            Twenty-one boats showed up Sunday, November 10, 2013 for B.A.I.T. TN-I’s first tournament of the season. The weather was nice and the fish bit very well. First place honors went to Don McCurdy with a nice limit of fish weighing 19.54 lbs. He took home $1,000.00 for his efforts. Second place went to the team of Gordon Monroe and Kevin Barber with 16.52 lbs. worth $500.00. Third place went to Gary Pilkenton and Tim Smiley with 16.01 lbs. worth $300.00. Fourth place went to Richard McMaster and Bobby Chambers with 15.83 lbs. worth $200.00.


Lunker largemouth went to Mark Trent and Brian Everett weighing, 6.08 lbs. and was worth $105.00. Smallmouth lunker went to Bill Dunn and Bill Jones weighing 4.17 lbs. and was worth $105.00.


B.A.I.T. and Bojangles along with Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to provide a little more money for payout over the season. We paid out $600.00 over our regular payout. Thank you very much!! Classic XV will be October 3-4, 2014 on Lake Neely Henry in Gadsden, AL. We will be launching from the city ramp. 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 Nov. 24, 2013 on Douglas launching from the Dam. Remember, there will be $500.00 for the highest finishing team from TN-I at the Classic thanks to Ray Varner Ford! Pre-registration will be Saturday November 23, from 2-6 p.m. at Buck’s N Bass.


Thanks to Bass Pro Shops, Tracker Marine, Bojangles and all of our other 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).





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