Danny Haire, of Yadkinville, won the Pro Bass Fishing League tournament held April 8 on Kerr Lake near Henderson. Haire weighed in a five-fish limit of 18 pounds to top 76 other anglers. Haire also won the big bass award with a 5.9-pound Lunker Bass.
For his win, Haire earned $3,590, plus the big fish award of $385. In addition, Haire will earn $2,000 in sponsorship money from Ranger Boats, and a $1,000 bonus incentive from Mercury Marine. Total winnings add up to $6,590.
Haire caught his fish on a Carolina rigged plastic lizard. He dedicated this win to his greatest fan, his mother Pattie Haire, of Center Road in Yadkin County. This is Haire’s fourth professional win.