Mena BassCats Austin Johnston and Cason Cannon qualified to fish in the 1st annual Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Commissioners Cup held this past weekend on Lake Hamilton. Johnston and Cannon finished 10th out of 59 of the best high schools anglers in the state. Next up for the BassCats is the Bradford Cup June 8 &9 on Lake Millwood.
Photo submitted by Coach Pete Rose of Mena Public Schools
Basscat Austin Rose placed third with a 5.69 lb bass at the Saturday, May 25th at the 2019 Tri-Lakes Big Bass Tournament sponsored by DeQueen/Sevier County Chamber of Commerce. His fish ranked within a pound of the winning catch. Results as follows: 1st – Jim Presson 6.46 DeQueen Lake, 2nd – Kevin Brown 5.70 Dierks Lake, 3rd – Austin Rose 5.69 DeQueen Lake, 4th – Brandon Tulis 5.52 DeQueen Lake, and 5th – Ray French 5.40 DeQueen Lake.
Photo of top catch individuals shown with Austin circled.