LAKE OF EGYPT, IL (KFVS) - Lake of Egypt hosted the Crappie USA Super Event on Mar. 16 and 17.
Nearly 100 anglers took to the lake and competed only for $16,000 in cash and prizes, but a chance to advance to the Cabala's Crappie USA Classic held in Oct.
In the Pro Division, Matthew Strobel and Tyson Shoot, both of Marion, took first place with a total weight of 19.59 pounds and earned $3,000, plus the $500 Talon bonus and $100 Jekno bonus.
Daniel Kash of Bonnie, Ill. and Barry Kash of Waltonville, Ill. took second place with a total weight of 18.49 pounds. Third place went to Jerry Onhiser of Salem, Ill. and Sean Drury of East Carondelet, Ill. with a total weight of 17.59 pounds.
In the Amateur Division, Michael Arnold and Jason Shingler, both of Lafayette, Ind. took first place with a total weight of 16.69 pounds and earned $1,500, plus the Driftmaster bonus.
Patrick Stone and Patrick Vowell, both of Anderson, Ind., took second place with a total weight of 16.62 pounds.
Roger Claywell of New Castle, Ind. and Dean Rogers of Eaton, Ohio took third place with a total weight of 16.17 pounds.
John and Thomas Gray, both of Murray, Ky. had the Big Fish of the tournament weighing 2.46 pounds.