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Rojas makes up ground in Tennessee

May 6, 2018 GMT

PARIS, Tenn. — Lake Havasu City angler Dean Rojas rebounded from a slow first round on Saturday at the Bassmaster Elite fishing tournament on Kentucky Lake, hauling in a limit to rise more than 20 places on the leaderboard.

Rojas brought in five bass weighing at 16 pound, 13 ounces to move up to 51st place with a total of 29-10, about eight pounds outside of the top 10.

Havasu fisherman Roy Hawk also did better on the second day, catching a limit of five fish at 13-7, but is stil in 91st with 21-0.

Laughlin’s Chris Zaldain, who led after the first round, caught just three fish weighing 7-2 to fall to 40th with a total of 31-5. San Tan Valley’s Josh Bertrand is in 24th with 10 fish and a total of 34-1, Phoenix’s Brett Hite in 47th with 10 fish and a total of 29-15 and Payson’s Clifford Pirch is one place ahead of Hawk in 90th with eight fish weighing 21-6.


California’s Skeet Reese leads the tournament with 10 fish weighing 45-5.