Fort Mill Times

Tourney news - April 8, 2008

WINNING ANGLERS: Brian Travis of Conover, N.C., left, won the boater division and the $5,000 prize at the March 29 American Bass Angler Bassmaster Weekend Series on Lake Wylie, held at South Point Access in Belmont. Travis brought in a total of weight of 18 punds, 74 ounces with a big fish at 5 pounds, 59 ounces. At right, Ronnie Bridge of Belmont won the co-angler division with a total weight of 9.61 pounds, catching his big fish at 3.56 pounds with five minutes to go.


This year marks Carolina Anglers Team Trail's 10th year. To make it special, first place at the Spring Finals will be $2,500 and first place at the Fall Finals will be $2,000. Dates for the CATT on Lake Wylie are Saturday and April 26. The Spring Final will be held May 17. Events are planned to launch from Buster Boyd Access. For more information, visit

Benefit April 19

A bass fishing tournament to benefit the Victory Junction Gang will be held April 19 on Lake Wylie. Tournament begins at safe light with weigh-in at 3 p.m., both at Buster Boyd Access. Cost is $160 per boat and can include two anglers. For more information, call (704) 860-5486.


The Lake Wylie Division tournament of the Southern Anglers Challenge Series announces, because of scheduling conflicts, the tournament scheduled for April 19 will be moved to the next day, Sunday, April 20, launching from Buster Boyd Access. Other dates scheduled are May 24 and June 21. For more information, call (803) 322-1794 or visit Look for March 22 results next week.

Thursday Night Trail

Thursday Night Team Trail tournaments run from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at Buster Boyd Access. Tournament events continue through August."We gave away $6,000 last year at the championship and expect more this year," said event organizer Jeremy Cabe of York. For results from the April 3 event and more information, visit