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2022 Spring Bass Tournament Update

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Jim Ford and Wes Fleming working hard to weigh the fish

MCGILL’S SPRING BASS TOURNAMENT WAS A SUCCESS

This past Friday, 36 anglers from across the state headed out to Lake Rhodhiss for McGill’s 19th Annual Spring Bass Tournament. With sunny skies and a temperature of 80 degrees — it was a perfect day for some friendly competition.

Participants said it was a rough day for fishing, but after two years of the event being postponed due to COVID, everyone was thrilled to return to the water.

FISHING TOURNAMENT RESULTS

The largest non-bass was 1.2 pounds, the largest bass was 3.4 pounds, and the first-place winners Corey Patton and Jessie Smith, caught 5 fish, weighing in at 10.8 pounds.

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Nick Huffman congratulating first place winner — Corey Patton

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Participants enjoyed a box lunch — sponsored by Recore Electrical Contractors, Inc. and EGI Associates, Inc.  Following the weigh in, a barbeque dinner was hosted at the City of Lenoir Water Treatment Plant, and sponsored by Recore Electrical Contractors, Inc. and Carolina Pumpworks, LLC. We appreciate our additional raffle sponsors the Hickory Crawdads, Eaton, Trane, and Watson Sales Co.

Prizes included hats, cornhole boards, yeti cups, and Crawdad tickets, and all anglers received a McGill dry bag with swag items.

MCGILL LOOKS FORWARD TO CONTINUING THE TRADITION

This tournament provided an excellent opportunity for participants to get together and enjoy the outdoors and fish biting spring weather. We place a high value on building strong relationships among staff and members of our communities here at McGill, and we look forward to continuing this tradition for many years to come.

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