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Dalton Gotham wins Truman Lake


Dalton Gotham, from Buckner, MO. took first place at the Teens Crappie Fishing For Scholarships tournament on Truman Lake on September 7th. Fishing alone, Dalton won $2,500 in scholarship money for his future education weighing in 6.43 lbs. He was vertical jigging using LiveScope in 8 to 15 foot waters.



Second place went to the team of Kelsi Maynard, Sherwood High in Creighton, MO. and Pierce Levsen of Garden City, who weighed in 6.22 lbs. They each won $1,800.00 in scholarship money. They also were vertical jigging using LiveScope.



Third place was Baylae Anderson of Osceola High School, who weighed in 6.13 lbs. She won $1,300.00 for her future education. The angler was using a slip bobber and Livescope, stating they were targeting fish feeding on chad.


Fourth place was Grayson Wilson and Larry Plumb of Clinton High School with 5.78 lbs. Each angler won $1050 dollars. Lexi Thomas and Kalvin Pipes from Osceola High School took fifth with 5.60 lbs and won $800.00 each. Sixth place was Jeff Hollabaugh and Eddie Withers of Marshal High School with 5.30 lbs. earning them $400.00 each in scholarship money.


Next on the Teens Crappie Fishing For Scholarships tournament trail is October 12, 2019 on Lake D’Arbonne, Farmersville, LA.


Special thanks to our national sponsors, Crappie USA, Frontier Metals, Mid-State Seed, Hart’s Sauce, Power-Pole, Everharts Outdoors, Charlie Brewer’s Slider, Ozark Rods, Mid South Tackle, Pro Dezigns, Engel Coolers, Crappie Magnet, Pro Built Jigs and Bobby Garland Jigs.


Local Sponsors for the Lake of the Ozarks tournament are: Bucksaw Marina & Resort, Hidden Lake Resort, Nee Nee’s Italian Restaurant, Walmart, KDKD 95.3 Radio, Lake TV, Compass Health, Stump Jumper Series Products, Farmers Bank, Bakers Bait & Tackle, Puddle Jumpers Bait & Country mart, Truman Lake Marina & Power Sports LLC, Benton County Tire & Supply, Oak Star Bank, Sluggers Service, Dietz Family Buffet, Golden Valley Memorial Hospital, Everharts Outdoor Store LLC, Cody’s Guide Service (Bait & Tackle), Hawthorne Bank, El Camino Real Mexican Food, Johnson Tax Service LLC and the Law Offices of Dull & Heany LLC.