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ASHLAND, Ky. - Mike Cullop one the latest tourney of the Tug Valley Bass Anglers held its sixth tournament of the 2014 season on the Ohio River at Ashland, Ky. 29 anglers competed in the event.

The Ohio River has been fairly stable for the last month and was in great shape for the tournament. The water was normal elevation and stained with a slow current.

Weather for the tournament was good with partly cloudy skies, light winds and an air temperature around 85 degrees.

The fishing was a little tough even for the river, with the stable water conditions it was expected to fish a lot better.

The main pattern for this tournament was to fish top water in the morning then switch to soft plastic lures and crankbaits fished around any hard cover and grass in 1 to 6 feet of water on the main river. Lures that imitated bait fish were the top producers. Total fish weighed in was over 40 lbs.

The top finishers are as follows.

1st —Mike Cullop - (5 fish) 5.80 lbs.

2nd — Michael Salyer - (3 fish) 5.51 lbs.

3rd — Lacy Edmiston - (2 fish) 4.21 lbs.

4th — Kevin Runyon - (2 fish) 3.41 lbs.

5th — Justin Cullop - (1 fish) 3.02 lbs.

6th —Gerry Adkins - (2 fish) 2.61 lbs.

7th — Chris Stepp - (2 fish) 2.60 lbs.

8th —Zach Bowman- (1 fish) 2.44 lbs.

9th — Joe Collins - (1 fish) 2.02 lbs.

10th — Brandon Staten —- (1 fish) 2.01 lbs.

Thanks to our sponsors McDonald’s, Elliott Supply & glass, Borders Sporting Goods, TMK Security, Perry Distributors, Fat Boy’s ATV Lodging, K & K Steam Cleaning, Freedom Outdoors, Muncie’s Auto Recycling, Robinson Repairs, City Insurance, NOVA Construction, Trey K Electric, Jerraco Drilling Supply LLC, Atlas Copco, Roadtested Tire and Auto Center, Vip Fuels LLC, United Rentals, Don’s Street Machine, Extreme Sounds, Thoroughbred Steakhouse, SKS Security Solutions, Great Outdoors Marine.

For more information about the Tug Valley Bass Anglers check out their web site at

www.tugvalleybassanglers.com and also join them on Facebook.

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