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13 yr old weighs in biggest bass on day 2 of McDonalds Big Bass Splash 13 yr old weighs in biggest bass on day 2 of McDonalds Big Bass SplashA surprise came in the 8 to 9 hour as 13 year old Cole Moore of Anacoco, La. entered into the top five when he weighed in his 8.36 lb bass!Other surprises were in store throughout the day.Day 2 of the McDonald's Big Bass Splash on Toledo Bend started out with a bang in the very first hour.LA was the third angler to weigh in and hit the 3.00 exact weight giving him an instant $5,000 payday!For the second morning in a row, anglers were greeted with hazy, overcast skies and temps in the 60's.There was an added 20% possibility of rain in the area making for perfect fishing conditions.With a steady wind blowing, the lake had some small swells but nothing that the anglers were concerned about.The second hour continued with a bluster of excitement as Hayden Jones weighed in her 4.00 exact weight bass as her dad proudly watched.Hutch Verret of DeRidder, LA also entered into the overall top five rankings on day two when he weighed in his 7.51 lb catch.Tim Basco of Lena, LA made the final change to the top five at the end of the day by weighing in a 7.93 pounder in the last hour and moving into 4th overall.7.51 lbs Hutch Verret, Deridder LAThe Little Anglers are allowed to weigh in their bass, perch and catfish each day until noon.Several kids have brought in some very nice fish, rivaling those in the adult division!Come on out to Cypress Bend Marina Sunday for the explosion of excitement as the 2013 winner is crowned champion.[...] on Sunday you will not want to miss the Toledo Bend Lake Association awarding replicas to a record setting number of anglers that caught lunkers over this past record setting year for bass weighing 10 pounds and up.Food, fun, vendors and more!Photo's taken at this event will be available at www.TheLakecaster.com5.70 lbs Jerry Pospisil - Deville,5.54 lbs Richard Remedies - Zwolle,5.25 lbs Leonard McCreary - Conroe,4.51 lbs Chad Gay - Hemphill, TX6.26 lbs Craig Meche - Church Point,3.94 lbs Kyle Ledoux - Basile,3.82 lbs John Daniel - Center, TX5.09 lbs Mike Melton- Shelbyville,TX10th $ 300 4.67 lbs Michael Drewry- Houston, TX4.52 lbs Brad Beasley- Lumberton, TX1st $1,000 7.51 lbs Hutch Verret-DeRidder, LA5.36 lbs Stan Smith- Statesboro, GA4.98 Lbs Randy Moss- Sulphur, LA5.46 lbs Heath Hames- Lumberton, TX5.30 lbs Tommy Ward- Kemp, TX5.21 lbs Tim reneau-Del Rio, TX5.08 lbs Orvel Van Winkle- Orange, TX5.06 lbs Judy Reneau- Del Rio, TX4.86 lbs Jimmy Boland- Nederland, TX10th $ 300 4.69 lbs Ronnie Bland- Burkeville, TX4.55 lbs Charles Watson Sulphur, LA5.76 lbs Mike Cybak League City, TX
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