Walmart Bass Tourney comes to closeBy Scott Mims Published 5:27pm Sunday, October 2, 2011
The Walmart Bass Fishing League Bama Division Tournament culminated Sunday afternoon with the final weigh-in at the Clanton Walmart parking lot.
Eighty boaters and 80 co-anglers competed in the tournament, catching a combined more than 650 bass on Saturday and Sunday.
Participants and spectators gathered around the stage to learn who would take home the top prizes in the Boater and Co-Angler Divisions.
Jason Nixon of Wetumpka took first in the Boater Division, with his two-day catch weighing in at 29 pounds 1 ounce.
Heath Daniel of Dadeville was the top Co-Angler, with his two-day catch weighing in at 19 pounds 15 ounces.
The Big Bass winner in the Boater Division from Day One was Chris Rutland of Wetumpka with a weight of 4 pounds 2 ounces.
Big Bass winner in the Co-Angler Division from Day One was Silas Kennedy III of Montgomery with a weight of 3 pounds 11 ounces.