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TOURNAMENT FISHING — The Eastern Washington University bass fishing team placed fourth in today's finals of the 2013 Carhartt College Series National Championship, missing first place by more than 8 pounds of fish, but earning a berth to another select national fishing tournament.
Nick Barr and Jarred Walker of EWUcaught five fish totaling 9 pounds 4 ounces today at Lake Chatuge near Young Harris, Ga., to end the event with a three-day total of 14 fish weighing 34 pounds 8 ounces.
Jacob Nummy and Tom Frink of Auburn University-Montgomery won the championship with a total of 15 fish weighing 43 pounds 3 ounces.
The team from EWU was the farthest from home at Chatuge, adding to the amazement locals with their first-day performance to take the lead among 64 teams with 19 pounds, 4 ounces of fish — almost 6 pounds ahead of the field.
On Day 2, Barr and Walker had a drought, catching only four fish totaling 6 pounds. Competing with the five finalist teams on Day 3, EWU did only slightly better, but held on to fourth place overall.
The top four teams qualify for the Carhartt Bassmaster College Bracket Championship, the winner of which will earn a spot in the 2014 Bassmaster Classic set for February on Alabama’s Lake Guntersville.
TOURNAMENT FISHING — Nick Barr and Jarred Walker of Eastern Washington University are in third place among 64 teams after the second day of fishing in the 2013 Carhartt College Series National Championship at Chatuge Reservoir near Young Harris, Ga.
Barr and Walker had jumped to a commanding lead on Day 1, tanking five fish for 19 pounds 4 ounces — almost six pounds ahead of the field.
Today the EWU anglers had a drought, catching only four fish totaling 6 pounds.
But they're solidly in third place, 6 pounds behind the leaders and local favorites from Auburn University-Montgomery, and they've made the cut for the top five teams heading into the final day of fishing to determine the championship on Saturday.
Read on for a BASS report from the tournament quoting Barr and Walker after EWU's first-day performance, which left locals stunned.
FISHING — Lake Coeur d'Alene is ranked the best Northwest bass fishing lake and No. 11 in the nation in the new Bassmasters magazine rankings of the top 100 bass fisheries in the United States.
No. 1 in Bassmasters 2013 rankings is Lake St. Clair, Michigan