Washburn anglers hook Big Bass award in  Bass Pro tournament

ANDERSONVILLE – Dalton Munsey and Riley Munsey, both 13, competed in the Bass Pro Shops-Sevierville, Tennessee High School Tournament Series Saturday, March 27 on Norris Lake, competing with 58 other junior teams.  

Despite the heavy rain, they took fourth place with a total weight of 6.83 pounds and a lunker of 3.26 pounds for the Junior Washburn team. They each received a plaque and a check for $50. The sponsor for the Big Bass was Dream Furniture of Middlesboro, Kentucky. 

They are currently in sixth place overall. If they place in the top five they will get a chance to fish the championship on Douglas Lake. The anglers have two more tournaments before the championship. They will be fishing at Loudon April 10 and Watts Bar May 8.

If they make it to the championship, it will be held at Douglas Lake,

May 22.