Tug Valley Bass Anglers Cave Run Lake Tournament


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MOREHEAD, Ky. – On June 14th the Tug Valley Bass Anglers held its fifth tournament of the 2015 season on Cave Run Lake. 25 anglers competed in the event.

Steve Cullop and Brandon Staten tied as the winners of the most recent tournament.

Cave Run Lake in Morehead Ky. was at summer pool with lightly stained to stained water on the entire lake and a water temperature around 80 to 85 degrees.

Weather for the tournament was great with mostly sunny skies, moderate winds and an air temperature around 85 to 90 degrees.

The fishing was good, with almost every angler weighing fish. The fish were caught in 10 to 15 feet of water on the main lake as well as in the pockets and creeks.

The main pattern for this tournament was to fish soft plastic baits, worms or crawdad imitations around wood. Finesse fishing with small worms accounted for most of the fish weighed in. Total fish weighed in was 81.48 lbs.

The top finishers are as follows.

1st — Steve Cullop – (5 fish) 6.26 lbs.

1st —Brandon Staten – (5 fish) 6.26 lbs.

3rd —Michael Salyer – (5 fish) 6.02 lbs.

4th — Shawn Smith – (5 fish) 5.58 lbs.

5th —Rod Varney – (5 fish) 5.30 lbs.

6th —Keith Pacific – (5 fish) 5.25 lbs.

7th —Tommy Hopkins – (5 fish) 4.37 lbs.

8th — Johnny Webb – (5 fish) 4.15 lbs.

9th —Mitch Salmons – (5 fish) 3.85 lbs.

10th —Lynn Fields – (5 fish) 3.64 lbs.

Thanks to our sponsors The Elliott Companies, Freedom Outdoors Marine, K & K Steam Cleaning, Kermit Western Auto, Avizion Glass, VIP Fuels LLC, Perry Distributors, Muncie’s Auto Recycling & Auto Sales, Robinson Repairs, City Insurance, NOVA Construction, Hatfield McCoy Powersports, Trey K Electric, R.E. Rogers Funeral Home, Jerraco Drilling Supply LLC, Don’s Street Machine, Extreme Sounds, Great Outdoors, SKS Security Solutions.

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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