Chad and Elliot Pilson won Stop #3 on the Bass Cast Tournament Trail with five fishing weighing 19.46 lbs. Saturday on Smith Mountain Lake. They also caught the biggest largemouth of the day weighing 6.36 lbs. earning them $900 for first place and $165 for big fish.
The brothers from Stuart, Virginia said they caught two of the fish in the early morning hours on the Blackwater River and the last three on the Roanoke River in the late afternoon under cloud cover using a green pumpkin jig and drop shot set-up.
Ryan and Wayne Mace finished second with a five fish limit weighing 18.55 lbs.
William Hubbard earned third. Hubbard's haul of 17.35 lbs. earned him $400.
The team of Randy Smith and Robert Barton caught the Big Smallmouth of the day weighing 5.06 lbs. Dale Wilson and Keith Roberts were close behind with another nice fish weighing 4.87 lbs.
-For more information, see the Oct. 23 edition of the Smith Mountain Eagle-