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The greatest All-American hero

The greatest All-American hero

DAVENPORT, Iowa — It was said many times this week that fishing in the Walmart BFL All-American is a dream come true for a weekend tournament bass angler. Underscoring that sentiment is Adam Wagner, who completed his wire-to-wire victory Saturday on the Mississippi River with a three-day total weight of 36 ½ pounds. READ MORE »

Young American

Young American

DAVENPORT, Iowa — Jade Keeton of Florence, Ala., is one good son, not to mention a heck of an angler. He made his mom proud Saturday, winning the Co-angler Divison of the Walmart BFL All-American on her birthday. With his $70,000 top prize, getting a present shouldn’t be a problem. READ MORE »

Tennessee’s Wagner goes wire to wire to win Walmart BFL All-American

Tennessee’s Wagner goes wire to wire to win Walmart BFL All-American

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Adam Wagner of Cookeville, Tenn., finished in first place and took home $120,000 at the $1 million Walmart Bass Fishing League All-American presented by Chevy on the Mississippi River with a four bass weighing 11 pounds, 5 ounces for a three-day total of 14 bass weighing 36-8 in the Boater Division. READ MORE »

The last waltz

The last waltz

DAVENPORT, Iowa — Four one-day qualifiers. A two-day qualifier with extra standings points at stake. A regional. Two days of championship fishing against a field comprising the best of the best weekend anglers. That’s what the top-10 qualifiers had to tackle to make it to today: the grand finale of the 2009 Walmart BFL All-American championship. READ MORE »

Stickin’ to it

Stickin’ to it

DAVENPORT, Iowa — A good tournament fisherman finds a strong bite and capitalizes on it. A great fisherman consistently milks that pattern across multiple tournament days or adapts when the bite cools. Adam Wagner did both to not only hang on to, but expand, his lead on day two of the Walmart BFL All-American. READ MORE »

Tennessee’s Wagner holds on to lead in Walmart BFL All-American

Tennessee’s Wagner holds on to lead in Walmart BFL All-American

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Adam Wagner of Cookeville, Tenn., increased his lead in the $1 million Walmart Bass Fishing League All-American presented by Chevy on the Mississippi River with a five-bass limit weighing 9 pounds, 10 ounces in the Boater Division. He holds a lead of 5 pounds, 13 ounces over Steve Wagner of New Kent, Va., who is currently in second place with a total of nine bass weighing 19-6. READ MORE »

Making the All-American cut

Making the All-American cut

DAVENPORT, Iowa — Thunderstorms may be on the horizon Friday for the anglers competing on the Mississippi River this week in the Walmart BFL All-American. But you wouldn’t have guessed it by the calm, sunny conditions that greeted the competitors at this morning’s 7 a.m. takeoff on day two of the championship event. READ MORE »

Wagner walks tall

Wagner walks tall

DAVENPORT, Iowa — Thursday was tough for a majority of the field on the opening day of the Walmart BFL All-American. Only about 10 percent of the full field fishing the Mississippi River weighed five-bass limits, and many reported catching fish that were short of the 14-inch minimum. But walking tall by weigh-in’s end was first-place boater Adam Wagner, whose limit weighed 15 pounds, 9 ounces. READ MORE »

Tennessee’s Wagner takes early lead in Walmart BFL All-American

Tennessee’s Wagner takes early lead in Walmart BFL All-American

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Adam Wagner of Cookeville, Tenn., took the early lead in the $1 million Walmart Bass Fishing League All-American presented by Chevy on the Mississippi River with a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 9 ounces in the Boater Division. He is vying for the all important win, where he could earn as much as $140,000 and qualify for the $2 million Forrest Wood Cup presented by Castrol and BP, which will be held July 30-Aug. 2 on the Three Rivers in Pittsburgh, Pa., where they could win as much as $1 million – the sport’s biggest award. READ MORE »

All-American lowdown

All-American lowdown

DAVENPORT, Iowa — They’ve come from throughout the nation: the best 108 grass-roots bass anglers in the country, having scrapped their way out of any of 28 tournament divisions and scaled the wall of postseason regional competition to vie for the 2009 Walmart BFL All-American title on the Mississippi River. And the final battle for supremacy is just beginning. READ MORE »