Hopkins Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Percy Priest Lake

Hopkins Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Percy Priest Lake John Hopkins won the Bass Fishing League (BFL) Music City Division event on Percy Priest Lake

SMYRNA, Tenn. (April 16, 2018) – Boater John Hopkins of Hendersonville, Tennessee, caught a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 2 ounces, Saturday to win the  Bass Fishing League (BFL) Music City Division event on Percy Priest Lake. For his efforts, Hopkins took home $4,177.

According to post-tournament reports, Hopkins caught his fish in the mid-lake area, fishing in 6 to 10 feet of water throwing a jig.

The top 10 boaters finished the tournament in:

               1st:          John Hopkins, Hendersonville, Tenn., five bass, 15-2, $4,177

               2nd:         Dwight Fox, Gainesboro, Tenn., five bass, 14-13, $1,589

               3rd:          Cornell Creciun III, Nolensville, Tenn., five bass, 14-12, $992

               4th:          Hunter Carmichael, Nolensville, Tenn., five bass, 13-13, $695

               5th:          Ronald Perry, Gallatin, Tenn., five bass, 13-12, $595

               6th:          John Wilkerson, Nashville, Tenn., five bass, 13-4, $546

               7th:          Adam Wagner, Cookeville, Tenn., five bass, 13-3, $496

               8th:          Matt Farrar, Lebanon, Tenn., five bass, 12-14, $447

               9th:          John Graves, Mount Juliet, Tenn., five bass, 12-13, $397

               10th:        Tony Eckler, Lebanon, Tenn., five bass, 12-8, $347

David Milan of Memphis, Tennessee, brought a 5-pound, 15-ounce bass to the scale – the heaviest of the event in the Boater Division – and earned the day’s Boater Big Bass award of $340. Bryan Brinson of Hendersonville, Tennessee, won the Co-angler Division and $1,489 Saturday after catching five bass weighing 13 pounds, 4 ounces.

The top 10 co-anglers were:

               1st:          Bryan Brinson, Hendersonville, Tenn., five bass 13-4, $1,489

               2nd:         Howard Dowdy, Livingston, Tenn., four bass, 13-3, $844

               3rd:          Michael Dority, Winchester, Tenn., five bass, 12-6, $497

               4th:          Eric Eden, Hartsville, Tenn., five bass, 12-1, $347

               5th:          Michael Penix, Chapel Hill, Tenn., five bass, 11-15, $298

               6th:          Brandon Eden, Hartsville, Tenn., five bass, 11-10, $260

               6th:          Darren Kelly, Wartburg, Tenn., five bass, 11-10, $310

               8th:          Jonathan Wiley, Smyrna, Tenn., four bass, 10-15, $223

               9th:          Jacob Jewell, Chapel Hill, Tenn., five bass, 10-8, $198

               10th:        Brandon Davis, Canton, Ga., five bass, 10-5, $174

Derrick Harris of Mount Juliet, Tennessee, caught the largest bass in the Co-angler Division weighing in at 5 pounds, 13 ounces. The catch earned him the day’s Co-angler Big Bass award of $170.

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