Bass tournament raises funds for sight and hearing impairedPosted June 7, 2013 at 11:55 AM, Filed Under: Sports, Village Mill
By Bruce Johnson
In spite of stormy weather, the BMW Lions Club Bass Fishing Tournament was held on Swift Creek Reservoir on Saturday, May 18. Twenty-three boats launched from the boat ramp at Sunday Park.
Over 137 pounds of live large mouth bass were weighed in and released back into the reservoir.
The father-son team of McSweeny and McSweeny won the four-heaviest fish category with a total weight of 15 lbs. 10 oz. They also won the largest fish category for a father-son team with a 6 lb. fish.
The team of Price and Puryear took second place in the four-heaviest fish category with a total weight of 13 lbs. 10 oz. The team also won the heaviest fish category with a 6 lb. 10 oz. catch. Third-place finishers were Lynch and Mozingo with a total weight of 11 lbs. 8oz. Fourth place went to the team of Kendrick and Wharton with a total weight of 11 lbs. 4 oz.
All proceeds from the tournament go to aid the sight and hearing impaired who live in the local area. A fall tournament is scheduled for September 21.