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Oklahoma’s Ramsey wins All-American

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Ramsey’s rampage

Ramsey’s rampage

PADUCAH, Ky. – When Candace Ramsey got married just three weeks ago, she never dreamed her new husband could produce a wedding gift this big. Her groom, Wade Ramsey of Midwest City, Okla., walked away with $100,000 Saturday as winner of the 2005 BFL All-American – a pretty good paycheck when you’re a policeman by day. READ MORE »

Final day of All-American competition commences

Final day of All-American competition commences

PADUCAH, Ky. – In downtown Paducah on the Ohio River Saturday morning, the sky couldn’t make up its mind whether it wanted to be clear or cloudy. At the final takeoff of the 2005 BFL All-American, one could look to the left and see blue skies and white clouds and look to the right and see heavy gray skies and rain clouds. READ MORE »

Oklahoma’s Ramsey takes All-American lead

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Wade's world

Wade's world

PADUCAH, Ky. – Wade Ramsey was in 12th place after Thursday’s first day of BFL All-American competition on the Ohio River. Though he was only two spots out of the top 10, he was 3 pounds behind the leader. But now, with only one tournament day remaining, Ramsey finds himself at the top of the leaderboard – with a whopping 3-pound, 7-ounce lead. READ MORE »

Make way for McManaway

Make way for McManaway

PADUCAH, Ky. – After finishing second at last year's All-American, co-angler Aaron McManaway knew he wanted more. So he got to work, spending a year practicing with spinning tackle on the Ohio River. It paid off, as McManaway took home $50,000 as the 2005 All-American co-angler champion. READ MORE »

Muddy waters

Muddy waters

PADUCAH, Ky. – The sun shone brightly on the Ohio River Friday morning at the day-two launch of the BFL All-American, a marked change from yesterday’s clouds leftover from hard rains Wednesday night. Though more clouds are expected to roll in with even a possible thunderstorm this afternoon, the fishing outlook should be better today as the mud starts to roll out of several anglers’ fishing holes. READ MORE »

Alabama’s Crow takes All-American lead

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As the Crow flies

As the Crow flies

PADUCAH, Ky. – For Alabama boater Brent Crow, beginner’s luck is nothing new. In 2002, Crow finished second in his first-ever BFL event, a Choo Choo Division tournament held on Guntersville Lake. Now, in his first-ever All-American, Crow leads the field with a five-bass catch of Ohio River bass that weighed 11 pounds, 11 ounces. READ MORE »

All-American pressure

All-American pressure

PADUCAH, Ky. – The 42 pros and 42 co-anglers who made it through the rigorous 2004 BFL schedule to fish the 2005 All-American launched from the Paducah, Ky., city ramp this morning with the threat of rain looming overhead. Last night, torrential downpours soaked the city, temporarily flooding downtown streets near the launch ramp. As competitors zipped up their rainsuits for the day-one takeoff, most reported the rain was nothing more than a nuisance – not a fishing hindrance. READ MORE »

All-American pursuit

All-American pursuit

With seven qualifying regional championships complete, 42 pros and 42 co-anglers representing 24 Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League divisions and more than 30,000 anglers nationwide are now gunning for one of the most prestigious championship titles in competitive bass fishing – the BFL All-American. READ MORE »

Destination: Ohio River

Destination: Ohio River

The top qualifiers from the 2004 Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League Regional and Wild Card events will head to Paducah, Ky., June 8-11 to compete for $345,000 in cash and prizes in the 2005 BFL All-American. READ MORE »