Lone Star Lunker Lightning Strikes Twice
A new Lake Palestine, TX Record Bass was caught on February 1st during the Media Bass Team Tournament held at the Villages Marina.
Casey Laughlin of Athens, TX caught the 13.22 lb. (Lone Star Lunker #554) on a Zoom Speed Craw in about 8-10 ft in the Kickapoo Creek arm of the lake.
Casey and partner Michael Mays also won the tournament with four bass weighing 22.79 lbs.
The previous lake record was caught on March 2, 2013 at a Media Bass Team Tournament as well.
That 13.14 lb. Lake Palestine record (Lone Star Lunker #545) was caught by Lindell ‘Sonny’ Booth who was present at this tournament when his record was broken.
Media Bass Tournament Director, Tommy Morton was the lucky Director to weigh both fish in less than one year apart.