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April 27, 2013 - El Capitan
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April 27, 2013 - El Capitan 7 years, 1 month ago #205

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Dear Anglers,

The EL Cajon Ford “Night Series” held its 1st team tournament event at Lake El Capitan on Saturday April 27, 2013. We had a field of 59 teams that came to fish with some of San Diego’s Top Anglers. We had signups at 4:30PM with a catered BBQ from the Angles Taco Shop. The weather was nice with clear skies that made for some good fishing conditions for the teams that fished.

Over all an excellent tournament with some very very big bass being caught throughout the field. The weigh-in’s went very smoothly with the first flight weigh-in at 3:00AM and the tournament was over by 4:00AM with the winners being paid and heading home. Even with a larger field this tournament ran very smoothly with no complaints.

The winners of the El Cajon Ford Night Series went to Jeff Bauler & Ian Hudson with 3 bass limit that weighed 21.25lbs with a 9.28lbs kicker bass. Jeff & Ian took home $ 3,900.00 for first place finish and their giant stringer.

Second place went to Matt Menzel & Mathew Purcell with 3 bass limit that weighed 21.08lbs with the big bass of tournament of 12.73lbs. Matt & Mathew took home a nice payday of $2,100.00 for their 2nd place finish and big fish. They caught their big fish in the main lake on a jig.

Third Place went to Rod Blunt & John Fiehler with 3 bass limit that weighed 20.06lbs with a kicker bass of 8.91Lbs. Rod & John took home $750.00 for their third place finish.

We would like to thank all the teams that participated in the tournament and supporting the El Cajon Ford Series. The night series have been very fun and enjoyable series for all the anglers that have fished our events. We have had outstanding tournament participation so far this season, which is largely due to the great sponsorships that have supported this event and make our new series possible.

We want to thank Paul Leader and John Blake from El Cajon Ford for their support in the San Diego Team Series. Without their support, the El Cajon Ford Night Series tournament would not be possible and we can’t thank these two individuals enough for all that they do for the bass fishing community. If you looking for new or used car/truck please stop by EL Cajon Ford they will take care of you. Please keep in mind that El Cajon ford has the Quick Lane department so if you need you oil changed or new tires you can stop by and they can get this done while you wait. For more information regarding El Cajon Ford please visit their website at www.elcajonford.com.

These tournaments require a special staff and great sponsors in order to be organized and conducted properly. Without our sponsors and our dedicated staff, we could not run the best circuit in San Diego. We would like to give a special thanks to our staff members for their continued support and dedication to the events

1. Weight Master - Woody Olson
2. Scale – Scott Ashley
3. Fish Biologist – Larry Botroff
4. Check-in Boat – Ron Overman
5. Photos and Staff Assistant - Regina Seaberg
6. Computer & Webmaster – Jason Sleight

For the full results and images of the this tournament please visit our website at www.sdteamseries.com and click on the night series and on the right side you will see the links for the results/standings and the photo gallery. Once again thanks to the teams that came out we had great time, fast weigh-in, and a great BBQ.

Next month tournament will be May 18, 2013 at Lake El Capitan. We hope to see another great turnout as we enter our 2nd tournament of the season. We should have some serious weight so come ready to have great day on the lake.


Jim Sleight

Tournament Director
San Diego Team Series
Phone: 619-447-0244
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Website: www.sdteamseries.com
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