Florida Tournament Report

Pate’s earn win at XBS: Suwannee Division event

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The Suwannee River Division of the Xtreme Bass Series continues to hold strong for the 2015 season. Joey and Logan Pate topped the 27-boat field on April 19th, catching a 13.56-pound, five-bass limit. This was the Pate’s first win of the season.

David and Phillip Delgado finished in second place, weighing a 12.86-pound five-bass limit. Third place was awarded to Walter Starling and Damon Wooley with 12.51 pounds. Starling and Wooley anchored their limit with the day’s Big Bass, a 4.98-pound kicker.

With 9 events in each division, anglers competing in XBS events can qualify for the 2015 Championship at Lake Okeechobee, November 5-7, 2015. At this years championship, qualifying anglers will have the opportunity to fish for a brand new Blazer 595 Pro Elite, powered by a 200 HP outboard. To qualify, anglers must fish 7 of the 9 events in one division, or 8 events total from all divisions combined. Teams who finish in the Top 4 of their division will also be invited to compete in the 2016 Florida State Team Championship, where teams of anglers from various organizations across the state, will have the opportunity to compete for another Blazer 595 Pro Elite powered by a 200 HP outboard.

The next event for the XBS: Suwannee River Division is scheduled for May 10th, launching from Ellie Ray’s RV and Boat Ramp.