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Jody Norsworthy Wins!! Rayburn Individual Series #8

Clayton Boulware retains AOY!!

by: Bill & Barbara Long, Anglers Quest

1st - Jody Norsworthy.
Photo by Anglers Quest
2nd - Jeff Wise.
Photo by Anglers Quest
(Aug. 13, 2012 - mphrey Pavilion, Sam Rayburn, Tx)

Anglers Quest 2012 Sam Rayburn Individual Series #8 out of The Umphrey Pavilion in Sam Rayburn, Tx began this event with 9 anglers showing up to fish for the $765.00 purse. This 8th event of 2012 was started as a trailoring event at 6:15 am. The weigh in time was conducted at 3:30 pm. Any Individual entering 6 of the 8 Individual series at Sam Rayburn automatically qualified for the 2-day Rayburn Individual Championship. The top Individual in points after all 8 events, Clayton Boulware from Zavalla, Tx was declared the Angler of the Year and will be awarded free entries to all 2013 Rayburn Individual Series events. Clayton's AOY win this year was all possible through Nitro/Mercury, Pradco's Bomber fat free shad cranks, H&H, Revo, Bass Pro Shops, Motorguide, Dusty Rhodes Marine.

The Individuals entering all 8 Rayburn Individual series events will automatically qualify for all 3 of the Lakes Individual Series 2-day Championships. Any Individual qualifying for any A/Q Championship will be allowed to enter the "Tournament of Champions" on October 20-21 at Lake Falcon.

Sam Rayburn water was in good shape at about 1 ft below normal pool level with water temps ranning 90-92 degrees. The weather at takeoff was a calm 77 degrees with a warming to 94 degrees by weigh in time. The fish catching was a bit slow for most on Big Sam today as there were only 4 limits brought to the scales, for a total of 25 bass at 53.68 lbs making the average bass brought to the scales today weigh 2.14 lb.

Jody Norsworthy from Brookeland, Tx ran his bass rig to mid lake points over brush to catch his bass throwing tx rigged worms in 18-25 ft of water. Jody also had the big bass of the day at 4.60 lbs. Jody managed to catch 7 keepers to finish in 1st place with 14.55 lbs and made himself $500.00 for his day on the water.

Jeff Wise from Lufkin, Tx ran his bass rig to north lake creeks to finish his day in 2nd with 5 bass at 10.84 lbs and collected $220.00. Kenneth Conkle from Port Neches, Tx finished in 3rd with 5 bass at 9.31 lbs. Corbett Ross from Port Neches, Tx finished in 4th with 5 bass at 8.92 lbs.

A/Q would like to give a special thanks to our sponsors who offer the Incentive Bonus dollars for our anglers in the Anglers Quest Tournament Trail, Tiremax, Bowden Marine, Power Pole "Captains Cash", Solar Bat Sunglasses, Martel's Rhino Bed Liners, Buster McNutty's Gift Cards and PAA membership bonus. Please read the qualifications for these great incentives on our Anglers Quest website.

A/Q would like to invite all anglers out to compete on Tuesday evenings at Lake Houston...come on out and see if your team can claim the "Big Dogs" honors. Anglers Quest will be at Lake Houston Marina on Lake Houston on August 18th & 19th for the 8th of 8 Lake Houston Saturday & Individual Series events. On August 25th Anglers Quest will be at Lake Livingston at Kickapoo Bait & Tackle for the one day Individual Livingston Championship. On September 1st & 2nd Anglers Quest will be on Sam Rayburn for the Rayburn Individual Championship. Anglers Quest is now accepting Credit Cards. Pre enter any event and you DO NOT have to report to the A/Q bus the morning of the events. Call Mr Bill or Barbara Long at 281-852-8842 for any information or entry. 2012-2013 schedules & results for all Anglers Quest series events are now available online at the anglers-quest website.

Anglers Quest suggest the use of these sponsors products & services: Automated Mailing Solutions, Bowden Marine Sales & Service, Buster McNuttys, Check-It Stik, City of Jasper, Tx-Chamber, Custom Built Awards, D&S Mobil RV Repair, Executive Security Integrators, Experience Lake Livingston, FishingWorld, Foster Fence Ltd, Humble Sign Co, Jasper Economic Development District #1, J&C Carts, Kickapoo Bait & Tackle, Lake Houston Marina, Lone Star Buffet, Martel's Welding Works, Power Pole, Rayburn Country Resort, Royal Purple Synthetic Oil, Santone Lures, Solar Bat Sunglasses, Superior Paint Works Inc., The Stump Restaurant & Club, Tiremax Fishing, Tri County Construction Co., Vincent Turf Farms, Zapata Chamber of Commerce

God Bless & Good Fishing to All...
Anglers Quest, Mr Bill & Barbara Long
Individual Rayburn 1st & 2nd Winners & AOY Clayton Boulware.
Photo by Anglers Quest