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Phllips fishes his way to Walmart BFL Tour victory
Steve Phillips
LUGOFFS STEVE PHILLIPS REELED in the days biggest haul to win Saturdays Walmart Bass Fishing League tournament stop on Lake Wateree.
Steve Phillips of Lugoff weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division event on Lake Wateree.For his victory, Phillips earned $3,028.Phillips edge fellow Lugoff resident, Scott Peavy, for the win. Peavy weighed in five bass which stopped the scales at an unlucky 13.13 pounds.Phillips said the day was a grind as he made the best of the few opportunities which came his way.“This tournament was slow and steady,” Phillips said. “I caught a couple of fish early in the morning, but the bite seemed to slow down a little bit after that.