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Miller is big winner in Bootheel BassBuster Tournament

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

LAKE BARKLEY, Ky. -- The Bootheel BassBusters held their eighth tournament of the year on September 17th on Lake Barkley out of the Devil's Elbow ramp.

Leon Miller won the tournament with three fish weighing 5 lbs. 12 oz. He also took home Big Bass honors with a 2 lb. 6 oz. fish and won the "Lucky Drawing."

Jim Sindle was second with two fish weighing 4 lbs. 2 oz. and Jimmy Davis was third with two fish weighing 3 lbs. 11 oz.

Overall, most contestants found the fishing very tough as the bass were in a transition period between summer and fall.

Ty Garrett leads in the Angler-of-the-Year race with 1,273 points. Mitch Allen is second with 1,262 points and Leon Miller moved into third with 1,089 points.

The club travels to Kentucky Lake on October 8th for a tournament out of KenLake Marina.

Anyone interested in joining the BassBusters needs to contact Club President Leon Miller at (573) 270-1831 or Vice-President Mike Estes at (573) 620

-2785 after 5:00 p.m.

Owning a boat is not required for membership.