Back at the end of the Avid Anglers made our first visit to Nippenicket as a club, 2nd for me personally. Bluebird skies, a high pressure weather system, and very little wind made the fish very skittish and hard to find. Also my boater had big motor issues that had him very distracted most of the day. I tried to keep focused. After 10am, my boater gave me control of the trolling motor. Some non-keepers between us sporadically through out the morning. Wind picked up 12:30, so I started throwing a spinnerbait over some grass. Finally get a keeper at about 1:30pm. I had a better one come off by the boat about a half hour later. At about 2:30pm my boater finally gets one too. No shut out! Very tough day, but staying focused was the key. My 1 Largemouth @ 1.36lbs gave me 7th place out of 10.
On a side note this Tournament was the last of the "2016" season for the club, and I was able to get the Co-Angler of the Year for the 2nd time in 3 years.
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