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Estes wins Bassbusters tournament

Wednesday, August 14, 2002

POPLAR CREEK -- The Bootheel Bassbusters held their seventh tournament of the year on Aug. 11 at Poplar Creek on Lake Barkley.

Mike Estes won the tournament with two fish weighing 7 lbs., 1 oz., including the tournament big bass, a 4 lbs., 10 oz., smallmouth.

Stan Pace was second with two fish weighing 5 lbs., 13 oz. Jim Davis was third with one fish weighing 4 lbs.

Mitch Allen won the club's "Lucky Drawing."

Kenny Dement remains in first place in the Angler-of-the-Year race with 607 points. Leven Cox is second with 506 points and Shannon Garrett is third with 475 points.

The club travels to the Fenton ramp on Kentucky Lake for their eighth tournament of the year on Sept. 8.

Anyone interested in joining the club should contact club president Leven Cox at (573) 471-2471 or vice-president John Bollinger at (573) 471-6190. Owning a boat is not required for membership.