Payson Anglers Among Top 10 In First Day Flw Tournament Standings


A pair of Payson anglers are among the top 10 fishermen at the conclusion of Day 1 of the FLW Stren Series Tournament being held at Roosevelt Lake (See page 1B). Clifford Pirch is ranked seventh among the professionals and Chris Perkes is sitting fifth among the co-anglers.

More results from Day 1:

Professionals: Duane Dunstrone, 16 pounds, 11 ounces; Don McBride, 15 pounds, 14 ounces; Roy Hawk, 14 pounds, 12 ounces; David Stachowski, 14 pounds; Robert Lee, 13 pounds, 8 ounces; David Valdiva, 12 pounds, 5 ounces; Clifford Pirch, 12 pounds, 12 ounces; Michael Wright, 12 pounds, 8 ounces; John Fuqua, 13 pounds, 3 ounces; Michael Tuck, 12 pounds, 3 ounces.

Co-anglers: Vu Au, 16 pounds, 5 ounces; Michael Tafoya, 12 pounds, 12 ounces; Mike Crothers, 11 pounds, 3 ounces; Eric Norlin, 11 pounds; Chris Perkes, 10 pounds, 3 ounces; Roy Desmangles, 9 pounds, 7 ounces; Jerry Thompson, 9 pounds, 7 ounces; Devin McDonald, 8 pounds, 8 ounces; Leonard Johnson, 8 pounds, 5 ounces; Tommy Jonovich, 7 pounds, 15 ounces.

Correction: The angler pictured on page 1B of today’s issue is Michael Wright and not Matt Newman.


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