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Powers Takes Victory at Kentucky Lake

Craig Powers of Harriman, TN weighed in 5 fish that weighed 22.98 pounds to win the Weekend Bass Series Kentucky event 2014-07-12 on Paris Landing .

Craig stated he caught his winning sack with a swimbait.  Todd Ruth, of Waverly, TN came in second. Todd stated that he used a spook to catch 22.76 pounds.  Todd walked away with $957 for his efforts.  Third place went to Brent Anderson, of Kingston Springs, KY.  Brent earned $635 by using a stripe king spinner bait to catch a 22.14 pound sack.

Rounding out the top 10 boaters were:

1 Craig Powers 5 22.98 250 $1921
2 Todd Ruth 5 22.76 249 $ 957
3 Brent Anderson 5 22.14 248 $ 635
4 David Gnewikow 5 20.23 247 $ 442
5 Jeffery D. Archie 5 20.00 246 $ 378
6 George Taylor 5 17.92 245 $ 345
7 Lawrence D. Newton 5 16.61 244 $ 313
8 Gary Singleton 5 16.48 243 $ 192
9 Ronny Webb 5 16.11 242 $ 192
10 Brian Hatfield 5 14.93 241 $ 192


The Boater Big Bass was caught by: Richard Trembly 5.59 pounds


Gunter Wins Co-Angler Title on Kentucky Lake

EJ Gunter of Bon Aqua, TN weighed in 3 fish that weighed 15.69 pounds to win the Co-Angler division of the Weekend Bass Series Kentucky event on 2014-07-12 on Paris Landing .

EJ won his winning sack and big bass using a wobble head football jig with a 10 inch worm.  David Carroll of Manitou, KY came in second place earning $478. David used a peanut butter & jelly color jig dragging the bottom of the lake. Coming in third was Robby Hand of Clarksville, TN. Robby caught his fish by fishing on ledges throwing a jig and earning $318 for the day.

Rounding out the top 10 Co-Anglers were:

1 EJ E. Gunter 3 15.69 250 $1057
2 David B. Carroll 3 14.58 249 $ 478
3 Robby Hand 3 13.41 248 $ 318
4 David A. Widman 3 12.89 247 $ 221
5 Daniel T. Mercer 3 12.65 246 $ 189
6 David Ruckdeschel 3 11.79 245 $ 173
7 Al Turner 3 10.80 244 $ 157
8 Brendan P. Murphy 3 10.57 243 $ 96
9 Grant D. Davis 3 10.36 242 $ 96
10 JoJo Walsh 3 10.19 241 $ 96

The Co-Angler Big Bass was caught by: EJ Gunter 6.37 pounds

For more information about this event or other Kentucky 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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