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Submitted PhotoShawn Smith is pictured with his winning catch from the recent TVVA tourney held at Cave Run Lake.
Submitted PhotoShawn Smith is pictured with his winning catch from the recent TVVA tourney held at Cave Run Lake.
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MOREHEAD, Ky. - On June 29th the Tug Valley Bass Anglers held its fifth tournament of the 2014 season on Cave Run Lake with 25 anglers competing in the event.

Cave Run Lake in Morehead Ky. was at summer pool with clear to lightly 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, light winds and an air temperature around 85 to 90 degrees.

The fishing was good, with every angler weighing fish. The fish were caught in 5 to 10 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 grass. Finesse fishing with small worms accounted for most of the fish weighed in. Total fish weighed in was 89.36 lbs.

The top finishers are as follows.

1st —Shawn Smith —- (5 fish) 7.96 lbs.

2nd —Brandon Staten —- (5 fish) 7.03 lbs.

3rd —MO —- (5 fish) 5.83 lbs.

4th —Lacy Edmiston —- (5 fish) 5.51 lbs.

5th —Zach Bowman —- (5 fish) 5.48 lbs.

6th —Johnny Webb —- (5 fish) 5.45 lbs.

7th —Steve Cullop —- (5 fish) 4.96 lbs.

8th —Justin Cullop —- (5 fish) 4.71 lbs.

9th —Mike Cullop —- (5 fish) 4.35 lbs.

10th —Lynn Fields —- (5 fish) 4.14 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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