Winners Announced In EMS Week Bass Tournament

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Ray Brodie and Chad Regal
Ray Brodie and Chad Regal
- photo by Amy Maxwell

The winners of the EMS Week Bass Tournament have been announced. There were 40 boats that participated this year. Here are the results:

1st place: Ray Brodie and Chad Regal, Walker County with 32.84 pounds

2nd place: Anthony Nash and Bryan Madewell with 19.20 pounds

3rd place: Chris Peters and Travis Ezell, East Ridge Fire Department, with 18.12 pounds

4th place: Chris Coffey and Jamie Willis, Chattanooga Police Department, with 17.92 pounds


 


 

BIG FISH: Ray Brodie, Walker County with a 8.93 lb. Large Mouth Bass   

Dan Maxwell from Hamilton County EMS with second largest bass at eight pounds
Dan Maxwell from Hamilton County EMS with second largest bass at eight pounds
- Photo2 by Amy Maxwell

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