Weldon’s Fishing Tournament Series

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Weldon, N.C., “Rockfish Capital of the World,” 7th Annual Shad, Rockfish and Catfish Fishing Tournaments at Weldon Boat Landing, 200 Rockfish Drive.

 

Winners from the Catfish Challenge are listed below:

Adults

1st Place….Chris Thacker...............33.7 lbs....$136.00 (Littleton)

2nd Place…Arch Harrell.................25.8 lbs....$ 64.00 (Jackson)

3rd Place…Ashley Thacker.............24.9 lbs….$ 40.00 (Littleton)

Winner of heaviest Catfish…..Chris Thacker…19.1lbs…$70.00

Guppy

1st Place…Jacob Thacker..........9.2 lbs....Trophy (Littleton)

2nd Place…Luke Thacker………….6.8 lbs….Trophy (Littleton)

Winner of heaviest Catfish……Jacob Thacker….5.9lbs....$10.00

The Shad Shootout! Winners..total weight of 2 Hickory Shad

1st. Place  winner,  Lee Cannady....4.1lbs.

Julia Meacham, Mayor of Weldon

2nd. Place winner, Dewey Ott.........3.3lbs.

Jay Barrett, Tournament Weigh Master

Not pictured, 3rd. Place winner, Wright Medlin...2.8lbs.

Winner of heaviest Hickory Shad was Lee Cannady .....2.3lbs.

Sponsored by :

Town of Weldon
The Daily Herald
First Media Radio
G.W. Hux & Co.
Ralph’s Barbecue
Halifax County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
M.J. Price Construction Co., Inc.
Meherrin River Forest Products
Green Engineering
J.E. Kerr Timber Co.
David Body Shop, Inc.
Farm Bureau Insurance Co. of Halifax
Drugco Discount Pharmacy
Weldon Steel Corp.
Patch Rubber Co.
Riverside Mill
Kapstone
Lowe’s Home Improvement