Emory & Lasher win PBC Cashion Rods Championship on Jordan Lake in NC.
Story & photos Courtesy of PBC Cashion Rods Team Trail
What a great Championship! The bass we biting pretty good and the weather was great with air temps around 46
degrees in the am on up to 72 at the 3pm weighin. Water temps averaged about 68 degrees. The wind was light and
variable all day long. 30 teams turned out to vie for the 1st place Championship honors. Right many bass in the 4 to 5
pound range were weighed in. Afterwards all the anglers were treated to drinks and ‘Decky’s Famous BarBQ
Sandwiches which were absolutely great!!!
The team of Chad Emory & Stephen Lasher won the Championship with 5 bass weighing 19.42 lbs. and also won the
1st Place Big Fish Award (5.99 lbs.), the 1st Place Tournament within a Tournament (TWT) and 2 nice Cashion
Fishing Rods for a total of $3,704 in winnings. The team said most of their bass were caught on offshore humps and
off bank & point dropoffs in 2 to 8‘ or more of water depth using Rattle Traps, Crankbaits & Carolina rigs.
2nd Place team of Keith Deal & Anthony Miller caught 5 fish weighing 17.95 lbs. and they also won 2nd Place TWT
and 2nd Place Big Fish (5.64 lbs.) to pocket a total of $1,319. 3rd place team, Doug Stalling & Seth Ellis, won $510 by
weighing in 5 bass at 17.55 lbs.
The team of Tony Woodard & Stewart Adams worked hard in all of the tournaments and consistently caught good
weights to win the Cashion Fishing Rods ‘EOY’ Points Championship. They were rewarded with $1,117 in cash and 2
beautiful Cashion Fishing Rods and Trophies.
89 fish were weighed in for a total of 239 pounds for an average of 2.68 lbs. each. Most of the fish were caught on a
variety of lures…Topwater, Rattle Traps, Carolina rigs, Spinnerbaits and Crankbaits in 2 to 18‘ of water off bank &
point dropoffs, main lake humps and rip rap. The Fall bite is still going strong!!
I want to thank all the anglers that participated and all our sponsors that support our trails. Our next event is the
2018 Cashion Fishing Rods Spring Team Tournament Bass Trail, February 24th at Shearon Harris out of Cross Point
Landing Wildlife Ramp. All the information on our 2108 Tournament Trails can be see at:
Now here are the full results:
1st Place: Chad Emory & Stephen Lasher of Durham & Bahama…5 bass…19.42 lbs…$2,233
2nd Place: Keith Deal & Anthony Miller of Holly Springs...5 bass…17.95 lbs…$860
3rd Place: Doug Stallings & Seth Ellis of Durham & Charlotte…5 bass…17.55 lbs…$510
4th Place: Tony Fofi & Dave Murdock of Spring Lake & Sanford…5 bass…16.64 lbs…$350
5th Place: Lee Williams & Jeremy Martin of Durham & Roxboro…5 bass…15.99 lbs…$270
6th Place: Mark Herndon & Jay Garrard of Bahama & Durham…5 bass…14.94 lbs…$220
7th Place: John Anton & Bryce McClenney of Chapel Hill & Raleigh…5 bass…14.50 lbs…$190
1st Place Big Fish..1st Place Team above...5.99 lbs…$406
2nd Place Big Fish..2nd Place Team above…5.64 lbs…$174
1st Place TWT..1st Place Team above…19.42 lbs…$665
2nd Place TWT..2nd Place Team above…17.95 lbs…$285
I want to thank everyone that fished with us this year!!
You have made PBC the best tournament trail in the area!!!!
I hope to see you all again on the water in 2018.
Be sure and check out our 2018 Tournament Events at: