**** MSC 2019 May TX Results ****

Striper transition proves to be tough fishing, but not tough enough for May Tournament.

Midlands Striper Club held its monthly Lake Murray tournament out of Acapulco, SC on May 18, 2019. 33 teams participated in the event bringing 62 striped bass to the scales weighing a total of 390.49 pounds with a 6.30-pound average. 30 teams were able to bring a full two fish creel to the scales.

Finishing in first place with a total weight of 26.92 pounds was Team Even Kreel captained by John Sightler from Lexington, SC along with Jeff LeCount, from Chapin, SC, and Spencer Nickel, from Lexington, SC.

Team Even Kreel won the Justin Christopher Big Fish Award sponsored by the Nichols Store with a 18.01 pound Striper.

Finishing in second place with a total weight of 22.05 pounds was Team Carolina River Rats captained by Brent Sires from West Columbia, SC, along with Tom Hartman from Irmo, SC.

Finishing in third place with a total weight of 19.14 pounds was Team Well Hung captained by Brett McDowell, from Saluda, SC along with Jason Tarlton from Saluda, SC and Mitch Pardue from Johnston, SC.

Lady Angler Award went to Susan Mullins from Team Daisy Bird.

Youth Angler Award went to Spencer Nickle from Team Even Kreel.

Finishing in eleventh place with a total weight of 12.49 pounds was Team Reel Therapy.

Finishing in eighteenth place with a total weight of 11.56 pounds was Team Jon Boy.

Smallest creel went to Team Reel ‘Em Up with a total weight of 3.87 pounds.

The Palmetto State Armory Fishing Outpost prize went to Team Reel Deal.

Team Even Kreel won the TWT ...

Midlands Striper Club is a family oriented fishing organization dedicated to preserving our fisheries for generations to come. MSC’s next monthly meeting is scheduled for June 11th at 7:00pm at the Flight Deck in Lexington, SC. Please visit www.midlandsstriperclub.org or email info@midlandsstriperclub.org for more information on MSC and how you can get involved.

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