Carter won $12,900 at Bassmaster Classic

A quick update from the weekend’s Bassmaster Classic in Oklahoma: Jonathan Carter, the Orrington native who became the first Mainer to compete at tournament bass-fishing’s biggest event, took home $12,900 by earning 17th place.

Jonathan Carter shows off some bass while fishing last summer. Carter, who grew up in Orrington, earned $12,900 in the Bassmaster Classic over the weekend. (Photo courtesy of Jonathan Carter)

The top 25, with total weight caught and the prize breakdown, according to a B.A.S.S. press release:

1. Cliff Pace, 54 pounds, 12 ounces, $500,000; 2.  Brandon Palaniuk, 51 pounds, 8 ounces, $45,000; 3. Hank Cherry, 49 pounds, 0 ounces, $40,000; 4. Michael Iaconelli, 48 pounds, 5 ounces, $30,000; 5. Mike McClelland, 45 pounds, 5 ounces, $25,000; 6. Tracy Adams, 45 pounds, 2 ounces, $22,000; 7. Jason Christie, 43 pounds, 5 ounces, $21,500; 8. Kevin VanDam, 41 pounds, 11 ounces, $21,000; 9. Todd Faircloth, 41 pounds, 5 ounces, $20,500; 10. Randy Howell, 41 pounds, 4 ounces, $20,000; 11. Ott DeFoe, 40 pounds, 6 ounces, $15,000; 12. Shaw Grigsby Jr., 40 pounds, 0 ounces, $14,500; 13. Greg Hackney, 39 pounds, 10 ounces, $14,250; 14. Dean Rojas, 39 pounds, 2 ounces, $14,000; 15. Bobby Lane, 38 pounds, 12 ounces, $13,750; 16. Josha Wagy, 37 pounds, 11 ounces, $13,000; 17. Jonathan Carter, 36 pounds, 10 ounces, $12,900; 18. Bill Lowen, 36 pounds, 8 ounces, $12,800; 19. Ish Monroe, 36 pounds, 8 ounces, $12,700; 20. Marty Robinson, 35 pounds, 12 ounces, $12,600; 21. Boyd Duckett, 34 pounds, 2 ounces, $12,400; 22. John Crews, 32 pounds, 12 ounces, $12,300; 23. Jonathan VanDam, 31 pounds, 9 ounces, $12,200; 24. Tommy Biffle, 29 pounds, 2 ounces, $12,100; 25. Edwin Evers, 28 pounds, 8 ounces, $12,000.

 

 

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