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Eddy Morgan Secures North Carolina Co-Angler Win

Athens, Al - Eddy Morgan of Denver, NC weighed in Six fish weighing 18.19 pounds to win the Co-Angler division of the Weekend Bass Series North Carolina event on 2014-08-30 on High Rock.

Eddy Morgan mounted two solid nine pound days to capture the North Carolina Co-Angler championship on High Rock Lake.  His 9.03 pounds led on day one and he sealed the win with an additional 9.16 pounds on the second day.  Said the 52 year old from Denver, NC "I had two fantastic boaters for this event who will be friends forever.  We had a great time fishing and they let me fish patterns that I knew would help me contend for the lead.  Throughout the two days I caught eleven or twelve keeper fish.  Two of them came on spinner baits and the remainder hit shakey heads fishing shallow water around docks"

Rounding out the top 10 Co-Anglers were:

PL Name Fish Total Points Payback
1 Eddy Morgan 6 18.19 500 $1418
2 Doug S. File 6 14.98 498 $ 700
3 Orlando Giles 6 14.32 496 $ 464
4 George V. Baucom 5 13.20 494 $ 323
5 Tod A. Haynes 6 12.75 492 $ 276
6 Eric E. Vangeloff 6 12.43 490 $ 252
7 Samuel A. Thomas 6 12.27 488 $ 143
8 Jim Venable 6 11.70 486 $ 143
9 Robert E. Green 6 11.65 484 $ 143
10 Charles Wood 5 11.60 482 $ 0

The Co-Angler Big Bass was caught by: Ed Parker 5.35 pounds

For more information about this event or other North Carolina events visit or contact the tournament manger Gary Conner at 256-230-5617.

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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