After weighing in 17.07 pounds on day one, Sonar and Casey caught one of only six, five bass limits recorded on the final day. They added 10.85 pounds to their day one weight for a total of 27.92 pounds, giving the team a comfortable margin of victory.
An outstanding 37 teams participated in this event which included about 15 wounded Marines who were wounded in Afghanistan and or Iraq. Five participants were both double amputees above the knee and one was a single leg amputee. Other injuries included traumatic brain injuries and blindness from explosives caused by improvised explosive devices.
Douglas Lake, along with Jefferson County, Tenn., play host to the second 2011 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open June 2-4. DeFoe has partnered with Jefferson County for both the 2011 Elite Series as well as this Open, and is thrilled to see such an event on his home lake.
U.S. Coast Guard shared information on how to improve the chances of an accidental water immersion, pool safety, life jackets laws and the importance of parental supervision