By Ed Harp
Morgan City, La. — The 2012 Cabela’s B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Central Divisional is history.
Louisianaâs team victory was impressive: the host anglers caught a total of 328 pounds, 2 ounces of Atchafalaya Basin bass across three days to claim their team championship. Click to view the final standings.
It was, indeed, a team effort.
Thirteen anglers contributed to the cause, with Jason Pecoraro leading the charge. He brought 38 pounds, 7 ounces to the scales to best second place finisher, Ryan Lavigne, by 3 pounds, 8 ounces.
By Ed Harp
Louisianaâs Christopher Chandler (14), a proud member of the Jr. Southwest Bassmasters, has claimed the top prize in the 11-15 age group in the Junior Bassmaster Competition phase of the 2012 Cabela’s B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Central Divisional.
The young angler dragged a Zoom Ultravibe Speed Craw through shallow water in Bayou Pigeon to collect three bass that tipped the scales at 5 pounds, 11 ounces. Like most of the anglers, he reported catching several short fish for every one that measured.