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2014-09-06 00:00:00

Nathan Holland Wins Co-Angler Title in Oklahoma Two Day on Grand Lake

Athens, Al - Nathan Holland Ada, OK weighed in six fish weighing in at 19.35 pounds to win the Co-Angler division of the Weekend Bass Series Oklahoma event on 2014-09-06 on Grand.

"I had two good partners both days that helped me catch my fish. We fished both sides of the bridge and I caught almost everything on a shaky head with a watermelon red Senko on it. We fished in all depth ranges out to about 25 feet of water on any type of structure we could find. Docks, rocks, wood, anywhere you could find structure," said Holland.

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2014-09-06 00:00:00

Kevin Apple Wins Two Day Event and AOY on Grand Lake

Athens, Al - Kevin Apple, Broken Arrow OK weighed in 10 fish that weighed 26.49 pounds to win the Weekend Bass Series Oklahoma event 2014-09-06 on Grand.

"I caught all of my fish junk fishing both days. Anywhere from 6" to 20 feet deep on everything from spinnerbaits and crankbaits to jigs and plastics. The moving baits were a shad pattern and the plastics and jigs were green pumpkin," said Apple.

Kevin Apple took also AOY honors for the 2014 season of the Oklahoma divsion.  Apple accumulated a total of 1456 points throughout the year to secure the AOY title.


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2014-09-06 00:00:00


Craig Carns Scores Come From Behind Win at Maryland Championship

Athens, Al - Craig Carnes of Lancaster, PA weighed in 5 fish weighing 15.45 pounds to win the Co-Angler division of the Weekend Bass Series Maryland event on 2014-09-06 on Potomac.

After a meager catch of only 5.67 pounds on the first day, 40 year old Craig Carns was able to catch 9.78 pounds on Sunday to capture the win.  "We fished structure on the first day concentrating on rock piles and pilings with plastics.  On day two I drew a boater that wanted to concentrate on the bite in the grass.  We started with chatter baits and finally switched to frogs as the wind laid down a little.  After only two fish on the first day I was able to land six keepers on Sunday, culling a couple of times, and adding the big fish of the tournament."


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2014-09-06 00:00:00


Brett Page Comes Out on Top at Potomac Championship

Athens, Al - Brett Page of King George, VA weighed in 10 fish that weighed 28.44 pounds to win the Weekend Bass Series Maryland event 2014-09-06 on Potomac.

28 year old Brett Page was able to adapt to the changing conditions and caught a limit each day.  "I started fishing over the grass with the morning higher tides and switched to harder structure as the tides got low.  My primary bait was a Texas rigged Senko fished in the grass and on pilings and docks."

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2014-09-06 00:00:00

Carroll Wins Co-Angler Title at Kentucky Two Day

Athens, Al - David Carroll of Manitou, KY weighed in 6 fish that weighed 21.20 pounds to win the Co-Angler division of the Weekend Bass Series Kentucky event on 2014-09-06 on Kentucky.

"I caught my fish using a black/blue jig on Day One and on day two, I caught my fish using a green pumpkin worm on a shaky head," said Caroll.  Along with this victory, Carroll secured the Co-Angler of the Year title for the Kentucky Division.

Robby Hand of Clarksville, TN placed second. He brought in 5 fish that weighed 16.71 pounds. Robby caught his fish throwing a plum worm off of ledges for both days.

Placing third was Phillip Tidwell of Dyersburg, TN. Phillip caught 6 fish that weighed 16.70 pounds.

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2014-09-06 00:00:00

Boss Wins Two Day Event on Kentucky Lake

Athens, Al - Sam Boss of Paducah, KY weighed in 10 fish that weighed 34.02 pounds to win the Weekend Bass Series Kentucky event 2014-09-06 on Kentucky.

"On Day One, I caught fish using a spinnerbait off of ledges. On Day 2, I caught fish using and 11" worm," said Boss.  With this victory, Sam Boss also won Angler of the Year for the Kentucky division.  Boss accumulated 1480 points throughout the season, putting 22 points between himself and the closest angler. 

Second went to Ronny Webb of Dyersburg, TN. He caught a total of 10 fish for both days that weighed 31.37 pounds. Ronny used a jig both days to catch his fish.

Harry Barber Sr. of Earlington, KY finished in the third place spot. Harry caught a total of 10 fish that weighed 30.34 pounds. Harry caught his fish using a green pumpkin jig with a Strike King trailer.


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2014-09-06 00:00:00


McGlohorn Wins Co-Angler Title at Lake Hartwell

Athens, Al - Dan McGlohorn of Pomaria, SC weighed in 6 fish that weighed 14.41 pounds to win the Co-Angler division of the Weekend Bass Series South Carolina event on 2014-09-06 on Hartwell.

" I caught a few of my smaller fish on a drop shot and a big one on top water both days.  I just happened to cast right on top of the five pounder and caught it.  I had great partners both days and they put me all over the fish.  We were at the mouth of the Senica river, not too far away," said McGlohorn.

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2014-09-06 00:00:00


Burroughs Wins at Lake Hartwell

Athens, Al - Jason Burroughs of Hodges, SC weighed in 10 fish that weighed 21.44 pounds to win the Weekend Bass Series South Carolina event 2014-09-06 on Hartwell.

"I caught all of my fish on top water out deep from mid-lake to the Seneca river. Yesterday it was super tough with it being calm and still but today with a little wind and power generation the fish bit better. I lost about a four pounder while my co-angler had a five pounder on.  We hooked up at the same time but mine came off as he landed his." said Burroughs.


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2014-09-03 00:00:00

Robert Knobb Wins June Royal Purple Drawing

Robert Knobb of Belvidere, TN was the winner of the June monthly drawing of the Royal Purple Royal Treatment program.  Robert was a level IV member of the program at the time of the drawing.  He won a gallon of Royal Purple TCW-III, a quart of Royal Purple Max Gear gear lube, a Royal Purple hat, an ABA entry fee worth $200, a one year ABA membership, and an ABA Freedom Pass.

2014 Royal Purple Royal Treatment monthly winners include:

January: Scott Dean of Terrell, TX

February: Mark Cannon of Salem, AL

March: Bryan Waldon of Falkner, MS

April: Brett Stearnes of Joplin, MO

May: Dustin Scoggins of of Quinian, TX

June:  Robert Knobb of Belvidere, TN

July:  Keilan Lord of Centre, AL

August: Gary Singleton of Dickson, TN           

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2014-08-30 00:00:00

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"


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