Robinson Takes Lead at Ray Scott Championship
ATHENS, Ala. – Tracy Robinson of Gadsden, AL leads the 2017 Ray Scott National Championship on Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville, TN with a five-fish limit weighing 19.93.
Bryan New from Belmont, NC. Bryan is only .39 pounds behind Robinson with five-fish limit weighing 19.54 anchored with a 6.07 lbs bass.
Todd Castledine out of Nacogdoches, TX locked into third place with a limit of five-fish, with a solid weight of 18.88 lbs.
Chad Schroeder of Zephyrhills FL captured the Boater Big Bass for day one with 7.64 lunker.
The current top 10 Boaters:
4th – Matthew Robertson of Kuttawa, KY - 17.96 lbs
5th – Kelly Logan of Morganton, NC - 17.82 lbs
6th – Jason Wilson of Lincolnton, NC - 16.72 lbs
7th – Scott McDaniel of Bonaire, GA - 16.63 lbs
8th – Brett Seller of Denham Springs, LA - 15.83 lbs
9th – Andy Wicker of Pomaria, SC - 15.76 lbs
10th – Randy Tolbert Jr. of Rome, GA - 15.37 lbs
Thomas Henshaw out of Fort Oglethorpe, GA took the lead in the Co-Angler competition with three fish limit weighing 10.96 lbs.
Christopher Chavis out of Rincon, GA captured second with a three-fish limit providing him a weight of 9.88 lbs anchored with a 5.58 bass.
Kirk Lafferty out of Columbia, TN locked into third place with 9.17 lbs. and the largest bass weighed in by Co-Anglers of 5.64 lbs.
The current top 10 Co-Anglers
4th – Lenn McManus of Bowden, GA - 8.59 lbs
5th – Ryan Eckman of Okeechobee, FL - 8.10 lbs
6th – Justin Clark of White House, TN - 7.88 lbs
7th – Andy Strickler of York, PA - 7.82 lbs
8th – John Buess of Ozark, MO - 7.43 lbs
9th – Timothy Woods of Midville, GA - 7.27 lbs
10th – James Gunn of Nolensville, TN - 7.15 lbs
Anglers compete Friday and then the field is cut to the top twenty-five boaters and co-anglers for final day of the Championship. Weigh-ins will take place at Sanders Ferry Park in Hendersonville, TN at 3:00pm Today and Saturday with weigh-in Sunday at 2:00pm.
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Day 1 Results (PDF)