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Eric and Peggy Brigman Capture Texas Bass Couples Tournament


Tom Behrens has over 50 years experience in fishing and hunting across the United States. Much of this time was spent in Oklahoma and Texas where he became very familiar with the outdoor opportunities in these states. You may contact him by email at:

The Southeast Region of Texas Bass Couples wrapped up their regular season this past Saturday on Lake LBJ. Fourteen couples fished a very windy day, each team bringing in fish.

Eric and Peggy Brigman came out on top. Catching nearly 50 fish on tournament day, the couple was able to put together a very impressive stringer weighing in at 23.89 lbs. Eric took Men’s Big Bass Honors with a 7.8 lb. trophy.

The Brigman’s sealed the deal to capture for the second year in a row, Anglers of the Year. During the six tournament season, the couple picked up three first places, two second places and a fourth place win. They brought in their limit at each tournament for a season sack of 107.08 pounds. That's an average fish weight of 3.57 lbs. Eric’s top three fish of the year weighed 11.19, 10.16 and 7.8 pounds. Peggy added with a 7.39, 5.35 and 4.88.

Wesley and Amy Johnson came in second with a 17.72 stringer. Wesley had a nice 6.93 bass to anchor the sack. James and Rhonda Kosub, finished 3rd with 14.86 pounds. Shoutout to James for a nice 6.75 bass to hold down their sack.

Top 6 teams of the year:
1st Eric & Peggy Brigman
2nd James & Janet Wannamaker
3rd Shane & Denise Kuehn
4th James & Rhonda Kosub
5th Scott & Kirsti Blakely
6th Jerry & Angie Emshoff

The top 6 teams will compete as a group representing the SE Region on August 24th on a lake to be announced 2 weeks prior to tournament.


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Wednesday Night

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Lo: 38


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Lake LBJ Fishing Report from TPWD (Jan. 22)

GOOD. Water stained; 55-56 degrees; 5.12’ low. Black bass remain fair as a strong north wind hurt the fishing for a few days this past week. Fish black bass in shallow water with surrounding vegetation and beneath deeper docks on jigs, worms, spinners, and crankbait. Crappie are good on jigs under docks. White bass will be slow till February. Catfish are good on stinkbait and cut bait.