Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series Florida Results
For the Co-Angler Division, Nolan Gaskin drove all the way from Lafayette, La., but won more than $1,800 in gas money. Starting slow with only 3.08 pounds on Day 1, he finished with a two-day total of five bass weighing 20.39 pounds.His three bass on Day 2 weighed an astonishing 17.31 pounds, an average of 5.77 pounds. This not only topped the division single-day stringer list for the non-boaters, but would have tallied the fifth biggest single stringer among the boaters with two extra fish. For the victory, he earned $1,653. His biggest bass, a 7.04-pounder, won division lunker honors and $172."I just got lucky," Gaskin said. "I used a black and blue worm or a Rat-L-Trap. I fished the south end on the first day and the north end on the second day. The biggest one hit a black and blue worm early in the morning."Michael Press of Tampa took second with two three-bass daily division limits for 13.31 pounds with a 3.97-pound kicker. He landed sacks of 6.37 and 6.94 pounds to take home $826."I caught my fish on worms, chatter baits and lipless crankbaits on Kissimmee," Press said. "I caught bass all day. My biggest bass hit a junebug speed worm."In third for the non-boaters, Ronnie Seets lll of Davenport landed five bass going 13.37 pounds, but dropped to 12.87 pounds after a penalty. He landed stringers of 6.53 and 6.34 pounds to win $550."I caught all my fish on junebug plastics along the grassy edges," Seets said. "We stayed on the windy shoreline of Kissimmee."Aaron Gengler of Lakeland finished fourth with six bass weighing 12.79 pounds with bags of 6.77 and 6.02 pounds. John Stahl of Wesley Chapel caught six keepers for 12.74 pounds. He caught 4.67 pounds on Day 1 and 8.07 pounds the second day.