Claremore Daily Progress

August 12, 2010

Claremore’s Easterling reels in top honors at local bass tourney

Tim Ritter
Sports Editor

Claremore — Stan Easterling, of Claremore, continues his summertime success, reeling in another first-place finish on Aug. 5 at the Claremore Lake Jackpot.

Easterling netted two largemouth bass in the weekly Thursday night tournament that weighed 6.94 pounds.

The Claremore angler collected $158 in prize money for effort.

The team of Joe Luce and Nathan Luce placed second behind Easterling with two bass that weighed 5.10 pounds. Both Luce anglers collected $94 in prize money.

Ron Elliott and Jerry Elliott posted third-place honors with a pair of bass that weighed 4.73 pounds.

The two anglers also won $63 in prize money.

The big fish of the tournament went Tyler Dost, of Claremore, who reeled in a 4.63-pound largemouth bass. Dost collected $108 for his big catch of the tournament.

A total of 19 boats and 36 anglers competed in last Thursday’s jackpot. Eleven largemouth bass totaling 30.57 pounds were caught.

The Claremore Lake Jackpot will resume action tonight at 6 p.m.

* Claremore Lake will hold their annual Jackpot Classic tournament on the first Thursday in September.