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Tramel Takes Victory at Old Hickory

Athens, Al - Josh Tramel of Smithville, TN weighed in 5 fish that weighed 15.35 pounds to win the Weekend Bass Series TN Central event 2014-06-21 on Old Hickory .

Josh stated he used green pumpkin worms to catch his winning sack.  Craig Dowling, of Franklin, TN, placed second with a weight of 15.51 pounds.  Craig use of a shad crankbait and red worm earned him $939.  Third place went to Adam Wagner of Cookeville, TN.  Adam used a chartreuse square bill to catch a total of 14.46 pounds and earned him $650.  Matt won his big bass using a black and blue jig.

Rounding out the top 10 boaters were:

1 Josh B. Tramel 5 15.35 250 $1939
2 Craig Dowling 5 15.01 249 $ 939
3 Adam M. Wagner 5 14.46 248 $ 650
4 Matt Underhill 5 14.43 247 $ 649
5 Mickey L. Beck 5 14.17 246 $ 386
6 James D. Barlow 5 12.78 245 $ 353
7 Danny H. Boggs 5 11.72 244 $ 320
8 James Nuckols Jr 5 11.71 243 $ 287
9 Matt R. Stanley 5 11.60 242 $ 191
10 Greg Barnes 5 11.39 241 $ 191

The Boater Big Bass was caught by: Matt Underhill 5.12 pounds

For more information about this event or other TN Central 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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