Conway Barnes conquered a tough Lake Erie, from the back of the boat, with a two day total of 42 lbs. 10 oz.. Ken Rose takes second with 42 lbs. 3 oz. and Mike Didawick takes 3rd close behind with 39 lbs. 13 oz.
Harold Gist, Conway's boater, caught lunker (by 1 oz.) with a mule 5 lb. 10 oz. smallie!
Gene Milburn wins season opener at Goldsboro with 14 lbs.10oz. Harold Gist takes second and Les Milburn comes in 3rd.
Joe Hall caught lunker (by 1 oz.) with a nice 3 lb. 8 oz. smallie.