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George King gets a late start but finishes on Top

Athens, Al - George King of Highland Falls NY weighed in 3 Fish weighing in at 11.26 pounds to win the Co-Angler division of the Weekend Bass Series New York event on 2014-06-28 on Chautauqua.

This feels pretty good (George King said) It is has been a long time since I won a tournament. As you know Joe we got a late start. As we started to go thru boat check my boater partner Mr. Harold Miller Jr. started to pull up his trolling motor and the rope broke. We were able to get it repaired with some help from you and your staff. We lost about an hour of fishing but Harold knew of a good spot. we spent all day at that one area and caught a lot of fish. We just kept going over the same spot and caught fish all day long.

Rounding out the top 10 Co-Anglers were:

1 George E. King 3 11.26 250 $ 885
2 John Ringel 3 10.55 249 $ 417
3 Danny L. Bush 3 9.75 248 $ 279
4 Michael R. Black 3 9.72 247 $ 275
5 Joseph Vacanti 3 9.14 246 $ 175
6 Jeremy M. Limerick 3 9.06 245 $ 91
7 Bradley S. Ammerman 3 8.39 244 $ 91
8 Charles A. Angelo 3 8.32 243 $ 76
9 John Jenkins Jr 3 8.17 242 $ 0
10 Marc Gervais 3 8.12 241 $ 0

The Co-Angler Big Bass was caught by: Michael R Black 4.02 pounds

For more information about this event or other New York events visit or contact the tournament manger Joe Angelone at 256-777-6152.

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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