Mooresville angler wins tourney
Alfred Kiesling of Mooresville won the the North Carolina Division tournament in the Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League on Saturday at Lake Norman.
Kiesling had five bass that weighed 17 pounds, 2 ounces and he picked up $5,032 for the victory.
Darrell Hager of Alexis was second with 13 pounds, 7 ounces and he earned $2,960.
Russell Corry of Rockingham caught a 6-pound, 3-ounce bass to win $980 in the biggest bass category. Co-angler Arthur Brown of Lincolnton caught a 4-pound, 14-ounce bass and won $490.
It was the first of five regular-season events.
Midway Marina in Terrell was host for the takeoffs and weigh-ins.
North Carolina Division anglers will visit Lake Wylie, S.C., on April 5 for their second regular-season event, followed by an event on Kerr Lake in Henderson, May 3.
The division’s fourth qualifying event will be held on High Rock Lake in Salisbury, June 21.
A two-day Super Tourn-ament, the division’s fifth and final event, will be held on Lake Norman in Terrell, Sept. 13-14.