Darren Clinton of Ada and Rick Matthews of Checotah teamed up to win the annual Lawter & Associates “The Last Bass” tournament Sunday on Lake Eufaula.
The anglers weighed in 12.84 pounds to nip Justin Windsor and Earnie Baxter, both of Noble, who weighed in 12.56 pounds. Clinton and Matthews shared $12,144 for winning the tourney.
The anglers from Noble earned $6,624 for second place. Finishing third was Scott Phillips of Park Hill and Michael Corbett of Wichita, Kan., with 12.36 pounds. Third place paid $3,312.
The big bass of the tournament was a 6.69-pounder that earned Dan Mahaffey and Kip Morrow of Tulsa $8,320. The tournament had 416 two-man teams entered this year.