BFCS Event #2 – Kerr Lake Results & Details

Glascock and Dunn win event #2 of the Collins Inc. – Bass For Cash Series

Henderson, NC – April 4, 2015

Fifty four teams showed for the second event of the 2015 Collins Inc. – Bass For Cash Series held on Kerr Lake. The anglers were face with a stiff wind throughout the day making precise casting nearly impossible. Teams launched from the Flemingtown Wildlife access shortly before 7:00 am and returned at 3:00 pm.

IMG_20150404_160623110IMG_20150404_151617922

 

IMG_20150404_151502146Eddy Glascock and Billy Dunn led the way with a very impressive five fish limit weighing 20.80 lbs earning the tandem $1215.00 for their efforts. Steve Vann and Richard “Skippy” Lewis showcased their attempt at another Optional Points Competition championship by taking home the second spot for the event with their five fish limit weighing 19.97 lbs and earning $689.00 for the day. Zak Davenport and Michael Bailey finished closely in the third position with their catch of 19.80 lbs and received $547.00 for their day on the lake. Fourth place and $466.00 went to the team of Mike Nicholas and Mark Winn for their 19.70 lb limit of bass all while earning the event lunker award presented by Outdoor Accessories Unlimited for a 7.63 lb kicker fish, thus adding $270 in cash plus a $100 gift card to their total for the day. Mike Garner and Richard Bracey netted 18.91 lbs for their fifth place finish and picked up $405.00 for the event. In sixth 20150404_160721place was the duo of Mike Marchant and Brad McLaurin with 18.53 lbs good enough for a $304.00 pay day. Howard Bohannon and Justin Bohannon settled for the seventh position with 18.05 lbs and earned the pair a check for $223.00. Rounding out the final check-earning position was the team of Abe Gaeta and DJ Myslinski as the duo ended the day in eighth place and earned $203.00 for their catch.

 

IMG_20150404_155157376Valuable door prizes from Solar Bat, Ranger Boats, and Sea Tow of Wrightsville Beach, NC, including a one-year Sea Tow Gold membership, were presented to a few lucky winners during the afternoon weigh-in.

 

Anglers shouldn’t forget about the valuable incentive prizes available through the tournament series. These incentives could earn you additional rewards and prize money throughout the season.

Event Results

 

The next event on the schedule takes the Bass For Cash Series toward our coastal river systems, as Edenton, NC will be the location of stop number three on the 2015 schedule. The event will launch from the Bayside Marina located on Pembroke Creek. Event rules and entry forms can be found by clicking here.

Random Event Photos:

20150404_143115IMG_20150404_145510087IMG_20150404_150132223IMG_20150404_150301223IMG_20150404_145848494IMG_20150404_150713335IMG_20150404_150531368IMG_20150404_150410736IMG_20150404_150847471IMG_20150404_151323689IMG_20150404_150935232IMG_20150404_151128748IMG_20150404_151047446IMG_20150404_151855489IMG_20150404_151751780IMG_20150404_152809725IMG_20150404_152210490IMG_20150404_152537485IMG_20150404_152312928IMG_20150404_152958710IMG_20150404_153259044IMG_20150404_153047936IMG_20150404_153433370IMG_20150404_153521543

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Collins Inc.-Youth Educational Series Event #2 Details

Patterson & Jennings Taste Victory In Youth Educational Series Event On Kerr Lake

Henderson, NC – April 4, 2015

The second of six Youth Educational Series events took place over the Easter weekend on Kerr Lake.  The youth anglers and their adult boat captains launched from the Flemingtown Wildlife access at 7:00 am and returned at 1:00 pm for the the afternoon weigh-in.

IMG_20150404_134811261IMG_20150404_132727029_HDR

Faced with a brutal wind, the day looked as if it would present the anglers with some difficult fishing conditions and truly test their mental and physical abilities throughout their six hours on the water.  Nonetheless, Alden Patterson and Logan Jennings used the circumstances to their favor and put together a winning pattern that netted the duo a five fish limit of Kerr Lake largemouth worth 11.11 lbs. and earned the two anglers trophy prizes and product awards from The Trophy Connection, Z Man Fishing Products, Outdoor Accessories Unlimited, and Penetration Hooks.

IMG_20150404_134652580IMG_20150404_131658208

Tyler Little and Chase Crocker held on for a second place finish with their catch of 8.36 lbs. and earned the two anglers a pair of trophies and prizes from The Trophy Connection, Z Man Fishing Products, Outdoor Accessories Unlimited, and Penetration Hooks.

IMG_20150404_134554328IMG_20150404_131350128_HDR

In the third position was the tandem of Wyatt Long and Travis Beck with 6.94 lbs., including a 3.88 lb. kicker fish that earned the lunker award for the event, presented by NC Farm Bureau agent Red Ligon.  Long and Beck were rewarded for their efforts with awards from Z Man Fishing Products, Outdoor Accessories Unlimited, Penetration Hooks, and Gamma Fishing Line.

IMG_20150404_132456057_HDRIMG_20150404_134330129

Christian Bonar and Devin Joyce settled for the fourth position with their catch of 3.16 lbs. and also earned prizes from Z Man Fishing Products, Outdoor Accessories Unlimited, and Penetration Hooks.

IMG_20150404_133923702

Anglers in attendance during the weigh-in session received additional door prizes from event sponsors Z Man Fishing Products, Outdoor Accessories Unlimited, Solar Bat, Penetration Hooks and Gamma Fishing Line.

IMG_20150404_121109180_HDR

Due to the support of our dedicated Youth Educational Series sponsors, the series is able to reward these up-and-coming tournament anglers with nearly $700 in product rewards and trophies at each event, plus provide food items for the anglers and their boat captains during the weigh-in period.  Thanks to our Youth Educational Series sponsors for your support in making this series possible for these young anglers.

Event Results

Random event photos:

20150404_123230IMG_20150404_131933576_HDRIMG_20150404_131945454IMG_20150404_131956282IMG_20150404_133258500

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Kerr Lake Results Posted

The April 4th, 2015 Kerr Lake Bass For Cash Series and Youth Educational Series results are now available for viewing.  Complete story, event photos, and updated points standings to be completed soon.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

B.F.C.S. & Y.E.S. 2015 Event #2 Pre-Tournament Details

Tournament event #2 for the Collins Inc. – Bass For Cash Series and Youth Educational Series will take place this weekend, April 4th, on Kerr Lake at the Flemingtown Wildlife access.

Bass For Cash Series (B.F.C.S) Teams

  • Morning registration is planned to begin on-site at 5:30 AM. Cash or check is the only form of payment accepted.
  • There is a $10.00 late fee charge for teams registering the morning of the event.
  • Every team must check in at our Yamaha registration tent the morning of each event. Even if you have pre-registered, we need to know that you are in attendance and provide you with important information.
  • A livewell check will be conducted as you are launching your boats.
  • Blast Off Will Begin At Safe Light – Approximately 6:45 – 7:00 AM.
  • Please be checked in, have your livewells checked, and your boat in the water well in advance of the start of the event.
  • Bass For Cash Series Teams Return / Weigh-In – 3:00 PM (Check In With Tournament Official)
  • Five (5) fish limit per boat. Minimum size for this event will be 14” in length.
  • Reminder, no courtesy measurements allowed during weigh-in.
  • Food items and door prizes will be available during afternoon weigh-in, so stick around if you can.

We would like to remind everyone of the Bass For Cash Series off-limits period as specified within the tournament rules. If you feel that you have violated this rule in any way, please contact us so that we may make arrangements to have your entry fee moved over to a future event.

Please take time to read over the complete 2015 B.F.C.S. rules as tournament rules may vary from tournament trail to tournament trail. We do not want to see anyone caught off guard.

Click on this link for 2015 B.F.C.S. rules: 2015 Bass For Cash Series Rules

 

Youth Educational Series (Y.E.S.) Teams

  • Morning registration is planned to begin on-site at 5:30 AM.
  • Every team must check in at our Yamaha registration tent the morning of each event. Even if you have pre-registered, we need to know that you are in attendance and provide you with important information.
  • A livewell check will be conducted as you are launching your boats.
  • Blast Off Will Begin At Safe Light – Approximately 7:00 AM.
  • Y.E.S. teams will blast off just after the Bass For Cash Series teams.
  • Please be checked in, have your livewells checked, and your boat in the water well in advance of the start of the event.
  • Y.E.S. Teams Return / Weigh-In – 1:00 PM (Check In With Tournament Official)
  • Five (5) fish limit per boat. Minimum size for this event will be 14”, except that two fish may be less than 14” (Per NC Wildlife Rules).
  • Reminder, no courtesy measurements allowed during weigh-in.
  • Reminder, Boat Captains DO NOT FISH.  Only the youth competitors are allowed to cast and retrieve.
  • Food items and door prizes will be available during afternoon weigh-in, so stick around if you can.

Please take time to read over the complete 2015 Y.E.S. rules. We do not want to see anyone caught off guard.

Click on this link for 2015 Y.E.S. rules: 2015 Youth Educational Series Rules

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Grosvenor & Reynolds Take BFCS Victory On Gaston

Littleton, NC – March 21, 2015

IMG_20150321_161625177_HDRG0043708

Forty-nine teams converged on Lake Gaston for the first of six regular season Collins Inc. – Bass For Cash Series events.  The teams launched from the Summit Wildlife boating access at 7:00 AM and returned at 3:00 PM for the afternoon weigh-in.

Besting the field in this season opening event was the tandem of Bo Grosvenor and Kenny Reynolds with a five fish limit weighing 20.17lbs and earning the anglers $1213.00 for the day.  Filling the second position with 18.25lbs was the team of Sammy Creech and Jeff Jones.  Creech and Jones were awarded $662.00 for their efforts. Settling into the third position was the duo of Mike Garner and Richard Bracey with their catch of 16.40lbs granting IMG_20150321_161706925_HDRthe pair a check for $496.00.  Garner & Bracey also netted the lunker for the event at 7.03lbs worth another $245.00 check and a $100.00 gift certificate from lunker award sponsor Outdoor Accessories Unlimited.  Taking the fourth spot was the pairing of Patrick Wooten and Phillip Sykes with their catch of 16.16lbs worth $423.00.  In the fifth position and earning a check for $404.00 was the team of Eric Schell and George Toney with their 14.32lb catch.  Robbie House and Todd Farmer netted 13.82lbs and $276.00 for their sixth place finish.  Settling into the final award earning position was the seventh place team of Steve Vann and Richard “Skippy” Lewis with their bag of largemouth weighing 13.18 lbs, thus granting the tandem $202.00 for their efforts.

Sammy Creech and Jeff Jones take an early lead within the Optional Points Competition with 199 pts, while 2014 OPC Champions, Steve Vann and Richard Lewis, occupy the second spot with 194 pts. Rounding out the top three in this category is the team of Arthur Clark and Ryan Hardee with 191 pts.

Sea Tow of Wrightsville Beach, NC awarded a Gold membership package to Mike Garner as one of the event’s random door prizes.

IMG_20150321_160107955_HDR

Additional door prizes from Solar Bat Sunglasses and Ranger Boats were provided to lucky participants.

IMG_20150321_155839372

Anglers should not forget about the valuable incentive awards that are available through the Solar Bat “Bat Bucks” and Ranger Cup programs available within the Collins Inc. – Bass For Cash Series events.

Food and beverage items were provided by Adams Roadside BBQ and the Collins Inc. – Bass For Cash Series tournament trail.

DSCN0422

Event Results

Random Event Photos:

G0042744G0042849G0042954G0043006G0043033G0043106G0043189G0043214G0043288G0043392G0043438G0043534G0043569G0043782G0043822G0043844G0043888G0044009

DSCN0281DSCN0298DSCN0383DSCN0385

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Dunn & Shrewsbury Win On Gaston

Tyler Dunn and Mathew Shrewsbury claim win in Y.E.S. inaugural event

Littleton, NC – March 21, 2015

G002235320150321_140313

20150321_140117Tyler Dunn and Mathew Shrewsbury looked forward to the first event of the season for the newly formed Collins Inc. – Youth Educational Series, as Lake Gaston tends to be a favorite body of water for the duo.  However, the pair were certainly concerned when a practice day on the NC/VA border lake didn’t yield the expected results. “We had a day on the water, a week ago, in which we never caught a single fish”, said Dunn.  Nonetheless, the tandem managed to claw their way to the top of the leaderboard by tournament weigh-in time with a final weight of 12.10lbs, anchored by an 8.39lb giant that also earned Dunn the lunker award trophy for the tournament event, presented by NC Farm Bureau agent Red Ligon.  The two anglers were rewarded for their efforts with trophies and prizes from The Trophy Connection, Z Man Fishing Products, Outdoor Accessories Unlimited, and Penetration Hooks, while Dunn’s lunker prize pack consisted of awards from The Trophy Connection, Z Man Fishing Products, Outdoor Accessories Unlimited, Penetration Hooks, and Gamma Fishing Line.

Alden Patterson and Logan Jennings netted 7.61lbs of Lake Gaston largemouth in route to their second place finish for the event , thus granting the pair trophies and prizes from The Trophy Connection, Z Man Fishing Products, Outdoor Accessories Unlimited, and Penetration Hooks.

20150321_140220

Rounding out the top five positions included the third place tandem of Tyler Little and Chase Crocker with their catch of 6.89lbs, the fourth place team of Chris Chavez and Ethan Howard with 3.39lbs, and the fifth place pairing of Bobby Bauer and CJ Guest with 2.15lbs. The third through fifth place teams were rewarded with prizes from Z Man Fishing Products, Outdoor Accessories Unlimited, and Penetration Hooks.

20150321_13595020150321_13592820150321_135849

Great door prizes from Z Man Fishing Products, Gamma Fishing Line, and Solar Bat Sunglasses were presented during the weigh-in session while all anglers and boat captains enjoyed free refreshments provided by tournament series sponsors Johnson Industrial Machinery Services and Stephenson Insurance Agency.

20150321_13530220150321_13532720150321_13534920150321_13541120150321_13542920150321_13561320150321_13563720150321_13565520150321_13571820150321_135805

Event Results

Point Standings

Random Event Photos (Click Each For Larger View)

IMG_20150321_132118024_HDR20150321_140635IMG_20150321_121851314

G0022257G0022288G0022400G0032447G0032484

DSCN0341DSCN0303DSCN0304DSCN0306DSCN0313DSCN0316DSCN0330

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Optional Points Competition Reminder

After a successful introduction of the Optional Points Competition in 2014, the additional feature for those seeking to fight it out among Bass For Cash Series regulars for valuable points awarded at each event and resulting in a hefty cash payout at years end will continue into the 2015 season. The top three teams from 2014 shared $7400 in cash awards. The entry into this optional side pot remains at $20 per team/per event and the payout structure will continue with a payback of one position for every seven teams that participate throughout the season.

2015 Optional Points Competition Rules

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

B.F.C.S. & Y.E.S. 2015 Event #1 Pre-Tournament Details

Tournament event #1 for the Collins Inc. – Bass For Cash Series and Youth Educational Series will take place this weekend, March 21st, on Lake Gaston at the Summit Wildlife access. We look forward to a new season with all of our tournament anglers.

Bass For Cash Series (B.F.C.S) Teams

  • Morning registration is planned to begin on-site at 5:30 AM. Cash or check is the only form of payment accepted.
  • There is a $10.00 late fee charge for teams registering the morning of the event.
  • Every team must check in at our Yamaha registration tent the morning of each event. Even if you have pre-registered, we need to know that you are in attendance and provide you with important information.
  • A livewell check will be conducted as you are launching your boats.
  • Blast Off Will Begin At Safe Light – Approximately 7:00 AM.
  • Please be checked in, have your livewells checked, and your boat in the water well in advance of the start of the event.
  • Bass For Cash Series Teams Return / Weigh-In – 3:00 PM (Check In With Tournament Official)
  • Five (5) fish limit per boat. Minimum size for this event will be 14” in length.
  • Reminder, no courtesy measurements allowed during weigh-in.
  • Food items and door prizes will be available during afternoon weigh-in, so stick around if you can.

We would like to remind everyone of the Bass For Cash Series off-limits period as specified within the tournament rules. If you feel that you have violated this rule in any way, please contact us so that we may make arrangements to have your entry fee moved over to a future event.

Please take time to read over the complete 2015 B.F.C.S. rules as tournament rules may vary from tournament trail to tournament trail. We do not want to see anyone caught off guard.

Click on this link for 2015 B.F.C.S. rules: 2015 Bass For Cash Series Rules

 

Youth Educational Series (Y.E.S.) Teams

  • Morning registration is planned to begin on-site at 5:30 AM.
  • Every team must check in at our Yamaha registration tent the morning of each event. Even if you have pre-registered, we need to know that you are in attendance and provide you with important information.
  • A livewell check will be conducted as you are launching your boats.
  • Blast Off Will Begin At Safe Light – Approximately 7:00 AM.
  • Y.E.S. teams will blast off just after the Bass For Cash Series teams.
  • Please be checked in, have your livewells checked, and your boat in the water well in advance of the start of the event.
  • Y.E.S. Teams Return / Weigh-In – 1:00 PM (Check In With Tournament Official)
  • Five (5) fish limit per boat. Minimum size for this event will be 14”, except that two fish may be less than 14” (Per NC Wildlife Rules).
  • Reminder, no courtesy measurements allowed during weigh-in.
  • Reminder, Boat Captains DO NOT FISH.  Only the youth competitors are allowed to cast and retrieve.
  • Food items and door prizes will be available during afternoon weigh-in, so stick around if you can.

Please take time to read over the complete 2015 Y.E.S. rules. We do not want to see anyone caught off guard.

Click on this link for 2015 Y.E.S. rules: 2015 Youth Educational Series Rules

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Sea Tow Added As Series Sponsor

ST_logo_onwhite

The Collins Inc. – Bass For Cash Series & Youth Educational Series would like to announce Sea Tow as our latest Platinum Level tournament series supporter.

From boat towing to jump starts and many other services in between, Sea Tow has you covered. With several of their locations already serving waters visited by the Collins Inc. series of events and additional port locations in the works, Sea Tow can become a great friend in a desperate time of need. Sea Tow representatives will be on site at select Collins BFCS & YES events to answer questions about coverage and applicable services. Several lucky BFCS anglers will also be rewarded with free memberships provided as valuable prizes during the afternoon weigh-in activities.

Membership with Sea Tow has other advantages in addition to their towing services. Members gain access to valuable savings from thousands of retailers nationwide. Active Sea Tow members are eligible for discounts and special offers at marinas, fuel docks, repair facilities, hotels & more just by presenting their membership card at participating businesses. Additionally the Sea Tow web site provides a great deal of boater safety and educational info for boaters of any discipline.

RA_5_phones_v1Interested in Sea Tow technology and services from your phone? No problem! Check out the Sea Tow app available at the App Store and Google Play. Using the app you can contact Sea Tow for on-the-water assistance, plus access tides, weather forecasts and many other useful tools.

Visit www.seatow.com today to see the products and services available to you.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Are You A Future Bass Tournament Angler?

Youth Educational Series – A Stepping Stone For Young Anglers

Youth anglers get ready. The first event of the Collins Inc. – Youth Educational Series is nearing. Don’t miss out on your chance to win valuable prizes from Z-Man Fishing Products, Penetration Hooks, Solar Bat Sunglasses, Outdoor Accessories Unlimited, and Ride Rite Lures, just to name a few. There’s also some really nice trophies to earn as well for some added bragging rights!! Best of all, you can compete in these events for free!!! That’s right!!! There are no entry fees, nor membership fees associated with the Youth Educational Series of events. Check out the schedule for an event near you.

Chatterbait3LDlucky_1024x1024Pen Hooks A-hook_large

Find us on Facebook, and don’t forget to share this info with your friends. This is your stage to make a name for yourself as an up-and-coming tournament angler.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off