Angler of the Year

Published 12:00 am Friday, October 5, 2012

The Sardis team of Greg Garrett (left) and son Hunter were named Angler of the Year for the Oxford Bass Club recently. Photo submitted

Father/son Sardis team named Angler of Year

The Oxford Bass Club recently completed its year-end competition with its annual Classic held on Sardis Lake, September 22 and 23.

The club is made up of anglers from the surrounding counties of Tate, Pontotoc, Panola, Yalobusha, Marshall, Union and Tippah counties, as well as Lafayette and the Oxford area.

Thirty-four teams (boats) make up the Oxford Bass Club that compete each year in six tournaments for Angler of Year, Big fish of Year, and to qualify for the Annual Classic.

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

This year’s Angler Of The Year was captured by the father and son team of Greg Garrett and son Hunter Garrett of Sardis. The Big Fish competition was also captured by the team of Garrett & Garrett at 7.12 pounds.

The 2012 Classic winners this year are as follows:

1st Place- Simmons/Simmons with 28.80 pounds

2nd Place-Briscoe/Briscoe with 23.44 pounds

3rd Place-Perking/Ellis with 21.68 pounds

4th Place-Myers/DeFranco with 20.81 pounds.

New officers were just elected for next year (2013) and anyone interested in fishing with the group next year should contact one of the following:

President, Mike Clark (662) 816-7589 (c)
Vice President, Robert Wells (662) 832-2170 (c)
Secretary/Treasurer, Terry Shinnal (662) 816-3839 (c) tshinall@yahoo