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Turner Wins Co-Angler Title on Pickwick

Athens, Al - Dan Tuner of Tupelo,MS weighed in 3 fish that weighed 9.65 pounds to win the Co-Angler division of the Weekend Bass Series Mississippi event on 2014-06-14 on Pickwick.

Dan said he caught his fish using a peanut butter and jelly football jig. Coming in second with a weight of 9.53 pounds and earning $454 was Randy Bateman. Randy stated he caught his fish dragging a green pumpkin jig. Ray Higginbotham  from Brooksville, MS and Brice Cohea from New Albany, MS tied for third. They both earned $255 for their efforts. Ray and Brice both stated that they dragged a big green pumpkin worm all day to catch their fish.

Rounding out the top 10 Co-Anglers were:

1 Dan L. Turner 3 9.65 250 $ 913
2 Randy Bateman 3 9.53 249 $ 454
3 Brice Cohea 3 9.40 248 $ 255
3 Ray Higginbotham 3 9.40 248 $ 255
5 Matthew Matt E. Wooten 3 9.11 246 $ 179
6 TJ Graham 3 8.58 245 $ 164
7 Gary L. Riles 3 8.37 244 $ 95
8 Preston Villers 3 8.05 243 $ 95
9 Jason McPhail 2 7.43 242 $ 181
10 Joe R. Marty 3 6.34 241 $ 0

The Co-Angler Big Bass was caught by: Jason McPhail 5.33 pounds

For more information about this event or other Mississippi events visit or contact the tournament manger Kristin Malott at 256-771-3709.


At the end of the season, the best WBS anglers from across the nation will fish the 2014 Ray Scott Championship, slated for Wheeler Lake in Decatur, Ala., from Nov. 12-18.

As a special Ray Scott Championship bonus, the Boater Division and Co-Angler Division champions will each receive entry fees and sponsorship into the one of two professional bass fishing series of the angler’s choice. The sponsorship includes entry fees into three professional events and sponsorship support. This sponsorship will put the champion within striking distance of one of two professional bass fishing championships.

At WBS events throughout the season, boater and co-angler competitors may also win hefty bonuses from such sponsors as Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Royal Purple, MotorGuide and T-H Marine. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.

About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers, the Weekend Bass Series, the American Fishing Tour or the American Couples Series, visit

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