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Cox takes first in BassBuster tournament

Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Pictured from left are: Leon MIller, Leven Cox and Mike Estes.
BUCKHORN BAY, Ky. -- The Bootheel BassBusters held their fourth tournament of the year, a two-day event, on June 11th and 12th on Kentucky Lake out of Buckhorn Bay.

Leven Cox won the tournament with 22 lbs. 4 oz. Leon Miller was second with 22 lbs. 3 oz. and Mike Estes was third with 21 lbs. 7 oz.

Mitch Allen took home the big bass honors on Saturday with a fish weighing 5 lbs. even while Mike Estes took Sunday big fish honors with a 6 lbs. even largemouth.

Leven Cox won the "Lucky Drawing" on Saturday while John Bollinger took the honors on Sunday.

Mike Estes moved into the lead in the Angler-of-the-Year race with 730 points. Leven Cox is second with 676 points and Mitch Allen is third with 669 points.

The club travels to Lake Barkley on July 17th for the fifth tournament of the year out of the Devil's Elbow ramp.

Anyone interested in joining the BassBusters should contact Club President Stan Pace at (573) 472-1816 of Vice-President Leon Miller at (573) 270-1831 after 5 p.m. Owning a boat is not required for membership.