Huge Weight Wins March CBA

Coleman and Grizzle bring in 31 lbs. of bass!

Sunday, March 22, 2009
<i>Chris Coleman and Chris Grizzle brought in a huge string of bass, five fish that weighed more than 31 lbs., to win the March CBA event on Chickamauga Lake.</i>
Chris Coleman and Chris Grizzle brought in a huge string of bass, five fish that weighed more than 31 lbs., to win the March CBA event on Chickamauga Lake.

The team of Chris Coleman and Chris Grizzle had a massive winning bag of fish weighing 31.82# to take the win and the $2,000 first place check in the March Chattanooga Bass Association Tournament.

The win qualifies the pair for the 2009 Sportsmans Warehouse Classic Championship if they fish at least 7 of the open tournament months.

The March CBA event was held March 21st at Chester Frost Park. This event was sponsored by Asher’s Hardwood Flooring. There were 81 teams that fished this month and CBA paid cash and prizes through 60 places.

The following teams rounded out the remainder of the places in the money:

-- 2nd – Robbie McGill & Wade Kilgore - 26.03# - $900
-- 3rd – Tony Townsend & Galen James - 25.52# - $800
-- 4th – Gary Hurley & Jacob Blaylock - 23.83# - $700
-- 5th – Scott Rogers & Hensley Powell - 23.12# - $600
-- 6th – Steve Barnes & Spencer Smith - 21.11# - $500
-- 7th – Tom Kizziah & Tom Kizziah Jr. - 20.94# - $450
-- 8th – Chuck James & Brad James - 20.23# - $400
-- 9th – Billy Cambell & Ed Jackson - 20.09# - $350
-- 10th – Mark Varady & Mark Keith - 19.83# - $300
-- 11th- Jeff Reed & Kevin Keith - 18.33# - $250
-- 12th- Heath Pack & Trevor Prince - 18.26# - $250
-- 13th- Shawn Lusk & Andy Lusk - 18.25# - $200
-- 14th- Roy Dye & Drew Tomkin - 18.23# - $200
-- 15th- Rogne Brown & Micheal Neal - 17.50# - $150
-- 16th- Jr. Cope & Brad Davis - 17.41# - $150

Chris Coleman and Chris Grizzle had big fish of the tournament with a giant Largemouth weighing 8.47 pounds. This fish takes over the lead in the Soddy Custom Tackle Big Fish of the Season worth $500.00 at the end of the year.

The next CBA will be the Nichols Marine April Open on April 19th. The temperatures are getting warmer and the fish are moving around providing several different patterns to catch some great stringers.

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