Calloway/Semonski Win Season Opener at East Lake

Calloway's Shredded Left Rear Trailer Tire 2014-09-28
Gary Hinman with 3.08 pound big bass at East Lake Toho (2014-09-28)
Gary & Jake Hinman with 9.28 pounds 3rd place at East Lake Toho (2014-09-28)
Hampton/Kopf with 9.98 pounds East Toho 2nd (2014-09-28)
Calloway/Semonski with 11.22 pounds for 1st at East Lake Toho (2014-09-28)

The Space Coast Bass Finatics kicked off the 2014/2015 season at East Lake Tohopekaliga on September 28 with 14 boats launching out of Lakefront Park. The team of Mike Calloway of Titusville and Cliff Semonski of Oak Hill weighed 5 fish for 11.22 pounds to win the tournament. Mike Hampton of Malabar and Tim Kopf of Melbourne brought 5 fish for 9.98 pounds to the scales to take second place. Third place went to the team of Jake and Gary Hinman of Palm Bay with 4 quality fish for 9.28 pounds. Their creel included a 3.08 pounder by Gary that was the tournament's biggest fish.

The small creel award went to the rookies Thomas Taylor and Brandon Veasey who narrowly edged me out with 1 fish for 1.47 pounds. The award was donated by Mike Calloway's Last Cast Products and included an assortment of punch skirts, jig heads, and some other items. Mike sells these items, rod sleeves, and other things and offers a 10% discount to club members. Just ask him about his wares at our next event. Thanks to Mike!

Air Temperature: mid 70s to upper 80s
Water Temperature: mid 80s
Conditions: mostly cloudy with 5-10 ENE wind

The winners reported catching their fish using the following tricks: