Lew's hosts tournament for heroes

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Lew’s provided American Hero rod and reel combos to the 72 wounded warriors and disabled veterans who participated in the 2014 Reel American Heroes Foundation Tournament, appropriately held recently on the Potomac River near historic stretches not far from the nation’s capital.

Bassmaster Elite Series pros Tim Horton, Shaw Grigsby, Paul Elias, John Crews and Michael Simonton attended in support. Read More

Muscle Shoals angler Chase Murphy wins scholarship bass tournament on Pickwick Lake

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CHEROKEE, Alabama -- The next time Evan Isbell has a premonition about a fishing trip, his friends are likely to pay attention.

Isbell, a freshman at Muscle Shoals, had a hunch Friday night that he and his fishing partner, Chase Murphy, would catch plenty of big fish during Saturday’s Timmy Horton High School Bass Anglers Challenge fishing tournament on Pickwick Lake.

He was wright. Montgomery, a Muscle Shoals senior, won the the senior division of the tournament, and Isbell placed third in the junior division of the tournament that offered college scholarships as prizes

“We were tying on tackle about 9:30 Friday night when I started getting a really good feeling about the tournament,” Isbell said, “I told Chace that I thought we were going to have a good tournament, and then we did. I’m not sure why I had that feeling, but I hope get it again the next time I go fishing.” Read More

   

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