Lots of Smallmouth on Day1 at Lake Erie
Thirty two limits were turned in on day 1 of the Mid-Atlantic Division Championship on Lake Erie in Pennsylvania. Twelve man teams from West Virginia, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and the District of Columbia caught numerous smallmouths between three to five pounds.
The biggest fish of the day went to Russell Lohr from the District of Columbia.
His big smallmouth worth $720 tipped the scales at 5-05lbs.
Leading at the end of day 1 was Daniel Gray from the District of Columbia with 16-07 pounds. The second, third and fourth places were separated by just an ounce. In second, was Bill Bower of West Virginia with 16-02 lbs. In third, is John Carpenter from New Jersey with 16-01 lbs. Mike Keller of New Jersey sits in fourth with 16-0 lbs even.
Finishing out the top five, also from New Jersey, is Sean Loll with 15-08 lbs.
In the state team competition, West Virginia posted 122-03 pounds on the first day to lead the pack.
They were followed closely by New Jersey with 118-01 lbs and Pennsylvania with 110-10 lbs.
Tomorrow, anglers face day two on Lake Erie as the Mid-Atlantic Division Championship presented by Lowrance continues.
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