Rule the Day!
Fishing as a non-boater in a draw tournament
is not an easy thing to do, much less be successful doing
it. But on this day, June 27, 2009 three out of the top 5
finishers in the Southern Tier Bassmasters opening point’s
tournament on Honeoye Lake went to non-boaters.
Winning the tournament with a weight
of 11.81 pounds (the limit also contained the lunker a 4.96
pound largemouth) was Bobby Elliott Jr. His winnings totaled
$460.50. Second place, also a non – boater, went to
Ryan Samland with a limit weighing 9.15 pounds. It should
be noted that this young man was also on crutches with a recently