Area digest 11/14/03

Friday, November 14, 2003

Noel wins bass fishing tournament in Illinois

Brad Noel of Jackson won the BassBusters of SEMO bass fishing tournament Saturday on Lake Egypt in Southern Illinois. Brad caught his limit of bass using a Sumo Frog fished quickly across matted vegitation on main lake points.

Gordon Brookman of Cape Girardeau was second, also using the Sumo Frog. He also fished on main lake vegetaion mats.

Noel took big-bass honors for a four-pound bass caught using the same lure.

Conditions were sunny and breezy with a high of 45 and winds out of the north. The water temperature was 62 degrees.

VanOostrom fires a hole in one at CGCC

Jerry VanOostrom recently carded a hole in one at Cape Girardeau Country Club.

VanOostrom used an 8-iron on No. 2, a par 3 playing 160 yards. Witnesses were Lee Weed and Jerry Vanden Brook.

-- From staff reports

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