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McKamey, Oliver of UCF WIN FLW COLLEGE FISHING SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE OPENER ON CRESCENT LAKE

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Here's the word from our friends at FLW Outdoors:

BUNNELL, Fla. (Jan.

Knight has solid day to begin 2016 Opens season on Kissimmee Chain

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Wet weigh in today. Brad Knight busted a big bag to start the Open with a slight lead over his friend Wesley Strader. Here's the official release from B.A.S.S.:

Brad Knight of Lancing, Tenn., takes the lead on Day 1 of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open #1 held on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes out of Kissimee, Fla. Knight brought 22 pounds, 11 ounces to the scales at Thursday's weigh-in.

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Kissimmee, Fla. — Team tournament partners Brad Knight and Wesley Strader got one big fish on the Kissimmee Chain and are neck and neck in the pro division after the first round of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open Thursday.

Knight holds the lead with a 22-pound, 11-ounce limit that included a 9-6 bass, while Strader is in second place with 21-9.

Details on Lambert's Costa FLW Series win on Okeechobee

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Jason Lambert boxes another bass enroute to winning his first Costa FLW Series tournament. photo courtesy of FLW Outdoors

 

Lambert follows through, wins Costa FLW Series on Okeechobee

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Jason Lambert maintains his lead, wins Costa FLW Series on Lake Okeechobee. photo courtesy of FLW Outdoors

 

Lambert leads Costa FLW Series after wet, windy Day 2 on Okeechobee

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Jason Lambert leads as anglers head into final round of first Costa FLW Series tourney of 2016. photo courtesy of FLW Outdoors

Cherkas leads tough Day 1 at Costa FLW Series on Okeechobee

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Peter Cherkas of Des Moines, IA leads the Costa FLW Series on Lake Okeechobee. photo courtesy of FLW Outdoors

 

FLW gives details on Kapiton's MASSIVE 31-pound Okeechobee bag!

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Kapiton is all smiles. Photo courtesy of FLW Outdoors

 

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (Jan. 11, 2016) – Professional angler George Kapiton of Inverness, Florida, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 31 pounds even Saturday to win the first FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Gator Division tournament of 2016 on Lake Okeechobee, presented by Navionics. For his victory, Kapiton earned $9,000.

B.A.S.S. Reschedules First Central Open Because Of Heavy Rains, Flooding

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The official word from B.A.S.S.:

 

Because of heavy rains, major flooding and unsafe navigational waters in the Atchafalaya Basin, B.A.S.S. — working with local officials — has elected to reschedule the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open to fall 2016.
 

Kapiton captures first Gator BFL of year on Okeechobee

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George Kapiton, photo courtesy of FLW Outdoors

 

George Kapiton of Inverness, FL won the first Walmart Bass Fishing League tournament of 2016 in grand style today! He put an even 31 pounds of Okeechobee bass on the scale for 2-pound, 1-ounce edge over runner-up Mike Surman of Boca Raton.

His top prize payout, coupled with contigency bonuses from Ranger and Mercury, totaled $6,000.

It took 13 pounds, 5 ounces to get a check in the 230-boat field. Kyle Monti claimed that last paying spot - 69th.

Matt Surman placed 178th with a limit that weighed just 7-15 but it earned him the Evinrude bonus of $300.

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