LAKE FORK â€“ It took at least 10 pounds to finish in the top 3 and 9 pounds to finish in the top 5 at the Sealy Outdoors Lake Fork Big Bass Splash that completed Sunday.
James Clark of Denham Springs, La., was the big bass tournamentâ€™s overall winner with a 10.57-pound fish. However, it was not a runaway with Ruger Long of Teague finishing second with 10.52.
Clark claimed a 2017 Triton 19 TrX, Ram truck and $7,000 for first place. Long was awarded Triton 18 TrX, Ram truck and $2,000.
Chad Oâ€™Neal of Amity, Ark., was third with a 10.38, Perry Dixon Jr., Temple, was fourth with a 9.56 and Clyde Stephenson of Van Alstyne was fifth with a 9.08.