IFA Redfish Tour occasion pays out greater than $47,000
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (September 25, 2017) – Glenn Finley and Dodd Wooden, each of Belton, South Carolina, weighed a two-fish restrict that totaled 9.51 kilos to win the ultimate regular-season occasion for the Atlantic Division of the IFA Redfish Tour offered by Cabela’s on September 23 at Georgetown, South Carolina. The workforce received a totally rigged RB190 Ranger boat prize package deal powered by a 90 horsepower, four-stroke Mercury outboard valued at $26,800 for first place.
The successful anglers confronted powerful circumstances with excessive tides staining the water and making sight-fishing tough. The duo ran 30-40 miles, fishing Berkley Gulp! on a popping cork.
“It was a hard-fought victory,” stated Finley. “We fished laborious day by day in apply. Nothing got here simple for us, however the Lord blessed us once more.”
Finley and Wooden took benefit of the quite a few IFA contingency applications and added $2,512 in Anglers Benefit money and one other $2,000 in Ranger Cup cash for a complete of $31,312 in winnings.
J.D. Nobles, of St. Johns, Florida, and Kyle Craven, of Mcclenny, Florida, weighed a mixed whole of 9.48 kilos to win the $2,747 second-place prize. The anglers added $1,252 in Anglers Benefit money.
Third-place finishers Danny Payne, of Pawley’s Island, South Carolina, and Jake Haynes, of Emerald Isle, North Carolina, introduced 9.19 kilos of redfish to the scales to win $1,498.
The anglers loved clear skies, gentle winds and a falling tide throughout competitors.
“Situations proved to work in our favor with the wind and solar at our backs,” stated Payne. “We ran about 15 minutes to fish the flats simply off a creek.”
The anglers sight-fished Berkley Gulp! shrimp and swimming mullets over oyster mounds for his or her restrict.
Fourth-place finishers Andre DeMoux and Daniel Hill caught the heaviest redfish of the event. Their 5.18-pound redfish was caught on Berkley Gulp! and received the $500 Berkley Gulp! Large Redfish Award plus a $250 credit score for the Berkley web site.
The following cease for the IFA Redfish Tour is September 30 Titusville, Florida. Groups that compete in a minimum of two regular-season occasions might be certified for the 2017 IFA Redfish Tour Championship.
IFA occasions are made doable via the sponsorship and continued assist of those well-respected manufacturers: Hobie Fishing, Ranger Boats, Cabela’s, Lucas Oil, Mercury Marine, RAM, Berkley Gulp!, Berkley Gulp! Alive!, PENN Reels, Spiderwire, Minn Kota, Humminbird, Energy-Pole, Arctic Ice, Shield the Harvest, Basic Tire, Valley Fashions, T-H Marine, ATLAS, G-Juice, Powertex Group, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Campbell Marine Complicated and Georgetown High quality Inn & Suites.
For extra data or to develop into a member of the IFA, go to www.ifatours.com.
IFA Redfish Tour – Atlantic Division
Georgetown, South Carolina (High 10)
- Glenn Finley/Dodd Wooden – 9.51 .lbs
- J.D. Nobles/Kyle Craven – 9.48 .lbs
- Danny Payne/Jake Haynes – 9.19 .lbs
- Andre DeMoux/Daniel Hill – 9.13 .lbs
- Chris Floyd/Greg Montemagno – 9.05 .lbs
- Bruce Draper/James Moore – 9.02 .lbs
- Shawn Todd/Chase Todd – eight.97 .lbs
- Stan Allen/Barney Oliver – eight.77 .lbs
- Chris Rosengarten/Ronnie Pitts – eight.76 .lbs
- Ashley Lowder/Jeremy Espiritu – eight.68 .lbs