Tramel Catches Smallies
to Win Tennessee Central Event
Josh Tramel of Smithville, TN won
the Tennessee Central division event of the Weekend Bass Series at Old Hickory
on April 12, 2014. Josh brought 26.92
pounds of smallmouth to the scales to win $2,233 for first place and $249 for
his 6.58 pound Big Bass. Josh didn’t say
much other that he caught his limit using an umbrella rig. John “Bubba” Graves of Mount Juliet, TN
finished second with 15.85 pounds earning $1,110 for his efforts. John caught his fish using a 3/8 ounce Pro
Rocker Mean Mouth Lures Jig with a 7’0 MH All Pro rod and 25lb P-Line C21. Third place and $735 went to Anthony Nash of
Quebeck, TN for catching 15.30 pounds on a green jig.
place co-angler for the event was Hunter Bouldin of Rock Island, TN. Hunter caught 11.61 pounds on a War Eagle
spinnerbait and a Spot Remover to win $1,078.
Second place went to John Sturdivant of Obion, TN with 9.22 pounds
earning him $524 and $117 for his 5.48 pound Big Bass. John said he used a white spinnerbait with
silver blades to secure his catch. JR
Shrum finished out the top three with 9.12 pounds winning $348. JR caught his bag of fish on a speed craw.
Complete results can be found at http://www.americanbassanglers.com/BWS/results/777.pdf.
Tennessee Central event will be at Old Hickory Lake on June 21, 2014 launching
from Sanders Ferry in Gallatin, TN. For more
information on the Tennessee Central division of the Weekend Bass Series
contact tournament manager Kristin Malott at (256) 771-3709.
finish the season in the top 40 points rankings will have opportunity to
advance to the WBS Regional Championship to compete for two new Triton Boats at
Lake Chickamauga in Dayton, TN on September 26 & 27, 2014. Anglers can advance from the WBS Regional
Championship to the Ray Scott Championship on Lake Wheeler in Decatur, AL
November 12–15, 2014 to compete for a $100,000 first place boater cash prize
and a $50,000 first place co-angler cash prize.
Anglers can also cash in on contingency programs such as Triton Gold,
Atlas Awards, Royal Purple Awards, and Mercury/Motorguide bonus money.
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