The winners of the Johnson Peach Blossom Festival’s seventh annual Bass Fishing Tournament were announced recently.
Thirty-eight teams participated in this year’s tournament, which is held in conjunction with the Peach Blossom Festival. The festival, a celebration of Johnston’s peach industry, drew thousands of patrons to town. The festival is organized by the Johnston Development Corporation
This year’s fishing tournament winners were: Allen Rogers and Jamie Gayle, first place, with a total of 21.66 pounds; Seth Hartley and William Bedenbough, second place, with a total of 20.74 pounds; and David Sullivan and Jimmy Holmes, third place, with a total of 20.42 pounds.
Jacob Black and Jake Asbill were the winners in the adult big fish category with a catch weighing in at 7.18 pounds. Seth Hartley and William Bedenbough came is second with 6.2 pound fish.
Weston Herlong was the youth big fish winner with a catch weighing 5.6 pounds.
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