3X9 Series tournament director Dean Thompson’s phone was blowing up in advance of Tuesday night’s 3X9 Series bass fishing tournament event.
A strong cold front to our west was bearing down on Central Texas, and potential participants wanted to know if the tournament was going to be conducted as planned, postponed or canceled.
Although a severe thunderstorm watch was in place for Central Texas, Thompson made the decision to go on with the event.
Although participation was negatively impacted, with just 45 teams competing, those who turned out did get in a full three hours of fishing unscathed.
Those still present following the weigh-in were not quite so lucky. Said Thompson, “… we beat the rain fishing, but as the scales closed, we had less than a minute before the downpour. We ended up getting soaked handing out prize money.”
This week’s winning pair was Garrett Hennig…