Local angler Michael Neal displays part of his catch during Saturday's weigh-in. Neal, who is currently in second place, advances to the final day of the tournament on Sunday.
Saturday, June 29, 2013Author: Reed Johnson
(Last modified: 2013-06-30 19:16:21)
Source: The Herald-News
Three Rhea County anglers have landed in the top 10 of the Walmart FLW Tournament and will vie for the top prize on Sunday.
After three days of fishing Dayton's Chickamauga Lake, local anglers Michael Neal, Wesley Strader and Andy Morgan have stayed alive in the tournament.
Going into the final day of fishing on Sunday, Neal is in second place with an overall total of 62 pounds, 12 ounces — behind current leader Casey Martin, who has a total of 73 pounds, 2 ounces.
Strader landed in the third place spot on Saturday with a total of 58 pounds, 4 ounces, and Morgan moved to the seventh place spot with a total of 54 pounds.
The full top 10 list includes:
First - Casey Martin - 73 pounds, 2 ounces
Second - Michael Neal - 62 pounds, 12 ounces
Third - Wesley Strader - 58 pounds, 4 ounces
Fourth - Jim Moynagh - 55 pounds, 15 ounces
Fifth - Larry Nixon - 55 pounds, 5 ounces
Sixth - Dan Morehead - 54 pounds
Seventh - Andy Morgan - 54 pounds
Eighth - Luke Clausen - 53 pounds, 13 ounces
Ninth - Todd L. Auten - 53 pounds, 3 ounces
Tenth - Tom Redington 52 pounds, 13 ounces
The Walmart FLW tournament wraps up on Chickamauga Lake in Dayton on Sunday. For complete tournament results and photos from the event, see the Wednesday, July 3, edition of The Herald-News.
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