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Kelley Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Wateree

Kelley Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Wateree Roby Kelley of Sumter, S.C., won the Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division bass fishing tournament on Lake Wateree
 

CAMDEN, S.C. (June 16, 2008) - Boater Roby Kelley of Sumter, S.C., won the Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division bass fishing tournament on Lake Wateree Saturday with a five-bass catch weighing 20 pounds, 5 ounces. The victory earned Kelley $3,233 and placed him one step closer to qualifying for the Albemarle Sound Regional Championship in Elizabeth City, N.C., Oct. 9-11, where he could ultimately win a new 198VX Ranger boat and a Chevy truck.
   Rounding out the top five boaters are Lindwood Thornhill of Pineville, S.C. (five bass, 18-02, $1,902); Rusty White of Rock Hill, S.C. (five bass, 16-14, $1,267); Johnny Bihlear of Moncks Corner, S.C. (five bass, 16-05, $824) and Greg Rikard of Leesville, S.C. (five bass, 16-05, $824).
   Lonnie Fulmer of Batesburg, S.C., took home the Boater Division Big Bass award, earning $505 for a 5-pound, 9-ounce bass he caught on a Charlie worm.
   Shane Suddeth of Inman, S.C., earned $1,902 as the co-angler winner Saturday thanks to five bass weighing 16 pounds, 1 ounce that he caught on a Zoom Trick worm in green-pumpkin.
   Rounding out the top five co-anglers are Steven Spivey of Whiteville, N.C. (five bass, 15-08, $951); Jon-Michael Brock of Inman, S.C. (five bass, 14-00, $634); Donnie Davis of Greer, S.C. (five bass, 12-12, $444) and Clyde Whiteside of Forest City, N.C. (five bass, 11-12, $380).
   Suddeth earned $252 as the co-angler Big Bass winner after catching a 6-pound, 1-ounce bass he caught on Zoom Trick worm in green-pumpkin. A two-day Super Tournament, the division's fifth and final event, will be held on Lake Wylie in Lake Wylie, S.C., Sept. 27-28.

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