Fort Mill Times

Storms can’t keep anglers away

Some fishermen aren’t scared away by stormy weather.

“When the weather man is predicting stormy weather, the fishing crowd grows small,” said Erwin Gaston about the June 6 Thursday Night Tournament Trail turnout. “It turned out to be a good night of fishing, and a few of the guys were able to find the bigger fish.”

In a field of 27 boats, Gray Bennett won with a 14.50-pound bag, enough to hold off second-place finishers Drew McClure and Reid McGinn.

The trail continues Thursdays at Buster Boyd Access Area with sign up starting at 5:15 p.m. and blast off at 6:30 p.m.

Trail sponsors are Greene’s Boat and Motor, Academy Sports, The Great Outdoors, A-1 Adams Bonds Agency, Koyote Tackle, True South Custom Lures, and Lake Wylie Bait and Tackle.

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TNTT results: June 6

1. Gray Bennett, 14.50

2. Drew McClure/Reid McGian, 13.89

3. Conrad Pogorzelski/Billy Wolf, 13.27

4. David Quinn/Blake West,12.63

5. Brian Holder, 11.493

6. Russ Winters/David Winters, 10.57

7. Ed Parker/George Bauchem, 10.53

8. Dave Snearly/Josh Featherstone, 10.31

9. Brandon Chandler/Brett Chandler, 10.12

10. Tom Perry/Mike Perry, 10.03

11. Mark Humphries, 9.41

12. Mike Smith, 8.75

13. Allan Shad/Ken Moore, 8.62

14. Patrick McSwain/Derek Abernathy, 7.85

15. Adam Filmore/Matt Queen, 6.62

Big fish: Brian Holder, 5.13