3-23-2014 BAIT TN-I Norris




B.A.I.T. TN-I Div.

1420 McCarty Rd.

Knoxville, TN 37914

(865) 679-2233



Monroe and Barber Win

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

Sunday, March 23, 2014, turned out to be a nice day for fishing. There was a total of 73 fish caught for a total weight of 200.70 lbs. First place honors went to Gordon Monroe and Kevin Barber with a nice limit of fish weighing 18.91 lbs. They netted $900.00 for their efforts. Second place went to Mike Wolfenbarger and Steve Miracle with 17.22 lbs. worth $480.00. Third place went to Craig Powers and Bill Hamilton with 17.21 lbs worth $310.00.


Lunker largemouth went to the team of Tim Smiley and Gary Pilkenton weighing 4.62 lbs. and was worth $100.00. Smallmouth lunker went to Brian Everett and Mark Trent weighing 4.58 lbs. and was worth $100.00. The points race is really tightening up! The Angler of the Year will receive $500.00.


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 $500.00 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 www.baitinc.com for more information. Also like us on Facebook and post your stories and pictures – www.facebook.com/bassanglersinvitationaltrail


Congratulations to all and thanks for fishing “America’s Best Team Trail”. Our next tournament will be April 6 on Douglas launching from Shady Grove. 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 held Saturday April 5 at Buck’s N Bass in Dandridge from 2-6 p.m. B.A.I.T. is teamed up with Bass Pro Shops and will be hosting the weigh-ins for the Bass Pro Shops High School Tournament Series! Their next tournament will be April 19, 2014 on Douglas.


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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