Greg Ingram

1st Place Stringer


I fished a Tulsa Metro Bass League tournament on June 2nd at Ft. Gibson lake in Oklahoma (sight of the 1999 FLW Tour Championship).  The fishing has been extremely tuff this year on the lake, so I figured that a limit would do pretty good.  We started off by trying to get a top water bite early, which turned up nothing.  I figured that I need to cover as much water as I could until locating some fish, so I started throwing a small crankbait.  I caught a couple of short fish and decided to slow down, so I picked up a Terminator Jig with a Gene Larew diamond chunk trailer sprayed with Garlic Kick'n Bass.  I was pitching the jig to isolated cover in the river.  My first fish was a 2lb'er, about an hour later I picked up our 2nd fish about the same size.  By this time it was 10am and I was getting a little worried.  I knew that if I could just get three more keepers in the boat that we would have a good shot at getting a check.  I kept throwing the jig with the garlic Kick'n Bass to the visible cover.  About 11:30 I came across a stretch of bank and hit the jackpot.  Not only did I get the three keepers that I was looking for but picked up a fourth that was our kicker fish. 4.49lbs...  This fish was good for 2nd BB in the tournament and worth $160 bucks. Thanks to my cul-m-rite stren scales, I knew that I had 12lbs 11ozs.  Knowing what our weight was we waited during the weigh in.  We were the next to last team to weigh in that day... 
 
I would like to thank my fiancÚ for the great job that she did with me this tournament.  This is a team event and she has not fished that much.  She did boat 4 fish, but as luck would have it they were all short.  The reason that I am complementing her is that she netted everyone of the fish like a pro.  If it would not have been for her great netting abilities the big fish may not have been landed.  The fish hit the jig very very softly and I did the worst known thing, A whishy washy hook set.  The fish literally came unbuttoned when I gave it slack to reach in the net to get her. Whooo!
 
I would like to thank Ken Revell and Kick'n-Bass for all of there support.  You can chalk another tournament win up to the great products of Scientific Bass.  

 Greg Ingram