Fishermen take part in the Eastern NC Bass Challenge


After battling waves, John Kellett and his fishing partner Adam carried their weight.

“We paid for it we took a beating it was rough,” said, John Kellett

John and Adam are the lastest winners of the Eastern North Carolina Bass Challenge in Washington.

More than 100 fishermen all battling it out. While Enjoying the peace over the Pamlico River.

“We build an angler community were people build friendships with each other.” Said, Jeffery Davis Jr., challenge director.

Each angler vying to capture the biggest catch. Community members came out to catch a glimpse of the action. Watching each catch and waiting for a new champion.

Kellett and Adam weighing supreme with a catch totaling 16 and a half pounds

This is the second event that tournament director Davis has held this year

“We want to provide a true bass tournament experience to anglers in the local community and I think we have done that our trail id growing at a phenomenal rate we get an upwards of 120 anglers at every event and we truly provide a tournament experience that anybody can fish, an affordable experience and I think that’s really important,” said Davis.

When it comes to the nest tournament Kellett is ready

“It was a good tournament Jeffery always throw a good trail so we like fishing in his tournament…Oh yeah, I’ll be here” said Kellett

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