MARBLE FALLS — Seniors Austin Ellis of Faith Academy and Ben Stripling of Marble Falls High School won the Back to the Books tournament hosted by the high school fishing club of Marble Falls High School.
The event was Sept. 14 on Lake Marble Falls.
The anglers weighed in a total of 31 bass for more than 54 pounds, releasing them all back into the lake. Thirty-four student-anglers participated using 18 boats.
1, Austin Ellis and Ben Stripling, 5 fish weighing 11 pounds and 1 ounce; 2, Chase Maddox (single), 4 fish weighing 9 pounds and 8.5 ounces; 3, Chris Hooten and Jordan Childress, 3 fish weighing 9 pounds that included the Big Bass of 4.45 pounds; 4, Brandon and Kevin Duggins, 5 fish weighing 5 pounds and 10 ounces; 5, Jake Meadows and Christian Hunick, 2 fish weighing 3 pounds and 4.5 ounces
Hyde Park Open on Lake Austin on Oct. 12, TBA