Near Perfect Limit Puts Yarbrough On Top
Aug 9th, 2007 by OutdoorsFIRST
Modified Aug 9th, 2007 at 12:00 AM
Greg Yarbrough weighed the heaviest basket of the tournament thus far, 25.25 lbs of Lake Michigan walleyes, to take almost a seven pound lead on Day Two of the In-Fisherman Professional Walleye Trail Regional in Escanaba, MI. Yarbrough’s limit is about as good as it gets, considering three of those walleyes are under the 23″ slot limit.Two pros with Day-One weights in the high teens, Bill Hall, (second with 39.96 total) and Kim “Chief” Papineau, (third with 38.00 total) also pulled bags over twenty pounds, weighing in 21.04 lbs 20.72 lbs respectively.Barry Walker weighed 18.80 lbs (37.84 total) to slide into fourth.Scott Glorvigen, fifth, matched his Day One weight of 18.75 lbs with a 18.13 limit (37.06 total) on Day Two.Day One Leader John Schneider weighed two fish for 15.16 lbs (36.79 total) and fell to sixth.Chase Parsons holds seventh with a five fish limit weighing 18.84 lbs (36.47 total). Jim Carroll (8th, 22.07 lbs, 36.31 total), Chad Schilling (9th, 20.28 lbs, 35.59 total), and Steve Bohn (10th, 19.97 lbs, 35.18 total) complete the top ten.The majority of the field trolled crawler harnesses in the Michigan waters of Northern Green Bay and Big Bay de Noc, in areas up to 40 miles away from the launch site at Escanaba harbor.The day’s big walleye was caught by Mark Martin, and weighed 10.59 lbs.