Brabon and Stringfellow
Rule at Honeoye Open


Ernie Brabon and Harry Stringfellow took to the waters of Honeoye Lake, Saturday October 3, 2009, facing a field of 36 other teams in the Southern Tier Bassmasters Early October Open Bass Tournament, sponsored by Good Drywall & Construction, and ruled the day.

Their 5 fish limit weighing 17.02 pounds absolutely blew away the rest of the field by a whopping 5.04 pounds more than their closest competitor and won them $671.55.

Rich Johnson and Mark Allen finished the day in second place with 11.98 pounds and collected $386.65. In third place was the father/son team of Kevin and Nick Kuhn. Their limit weighing 11.38 pounds also contained the tournament lunker that pushed the scales to 4.54 pounds and the winnings total to $427.35. Rounding out the top four teams was Ted Barth and Don Hallock with 9.23 pounds. Fourth place paid $142.45.

Southern Tier will hold the season’s last open on Saturday October 17, 2009 launching from the Conesus Lake State Launch. Entry forms are on this website in the tournament section

by Bob Green