Hedrick Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament at High Rock LakeHedrick Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament at High Rock Lake Phillip Hedrick won the Bass Fishing League (BFL) Piedmont Division tournament at High Rock Lake
SALISBURY, N.C. (June 18, 2018) – Local boater Phillip Hedrick of Salisbury, North Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 24 pounds, 13 ounces Saturday to win the Bass Fishing League (BFL) Piedmont Division tournament at High Rock Lake. For his victory, Hedrick earned $3,804.
According to post-tournament reports, Hedrick caught his fish in the main creeks – mainly Second Creek and Crane Creek – with a black Zoom Ol’ Monster worm.
The top 10 boaters finished the tournament in:
1st: Phillip Hedrick, Salisbury, N.C., five bass, 24-13, $3,804
2nd: Jeffrey Davis, Williamston, N.C., five bass, 18-11, $1,902
3rd: Brandon McLeod, Spring Lake, N.C., five bass, 18-6, $1,267
4th: James Wall, Greensboro, N.C., five bass, 18-5, $888
5th: Steve Sink, Winston-Salem, N.C., five bass, 17-10, $761
6th: Shane Lineberger, Lincolnton, N.C., five bass, 17-5, $897
7th: Chris Baldwin, Lexington, N.C., five bass, 17-3, $734
8th: Kevin Chandler, New London, N.C., five bass, 16-6, $571
9th: Cole Huskins, Mount Holly, N.C., five bass, 16-2, $507
10th: Ladd Whicker, Winston-Salem, N.C., five bass, 15-15, $444
Ricky McCrary of Lexington, North Carolina, caught a bass weighing 6 pounds even – the heaviest of the event in the Boater Division – to also earn the Boater’s Big Bass award of $505. Jason Hinger of Timberlake, North Carolina, won the Co-angler Division Saturday after catching five bass weighing 15 pounds, 8 ounces. Hinger earned $2,102 for his victory.
The top 10 co-anglers finished:
1st: Jason Hinger, Timberlake, N.C., five bass, 15-8, $2,102
2nd: Tim Privette Jr, Wendell, N.C., five bass, 13-4, $951
3rd: Chad Coley, New London, N.C., five bass, 11-7, $684
4th: Robert Ford, Boones Mill, Va., three bass, 11-1, $444
5th: Wayne Smelser, Rural Retreat, Va., four bass, 10-14, $380
6th: Josea Goble, Newton, N.C., four bass, 10-10, $349
7th: Dekle Taylor, Monroe, N.C., five bass, 10-7, $317
8th: Samuel Smith, Lexington, N.C., four bass, 10-5, $285
9th: Craig Wheeler, King George, Va., four bass, 10-1, $254
10th: Steven Jacobs, Sandford, N.C., five bass, 9-15, $222
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