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University Of Tennessee-Martin Wins Third Annual YETI FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky/Barkley Lakes

University Of Tennessee-Martin Wins Third Annual YETI FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky/Barkley Lakes

GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. – The University of Tennessee-Martin team of Matthew Lamastus of Hornbeak, Tennessee, and Dylan True of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, won the third annual YETI FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky and Barkley lakes Saturday with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 44 pounds, 4 ounces. The victory earned the club a $27,000 prize package which... READ MORE »

Kentucky Lake Open Top 10 Patterns

Kentucky Lake Open Top 10 Patterns

While the fortunes of other teams fishing the YETI FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky Lake rose and fell with the winds that whipped the lake last weekend, UT Martin’s steady performance earned it the championship with 44 pounds, 4 ounces. Still, it was no runaway, as several teams made it close and kept the Skyhawks’ Dylan True and Matthew Lamastus fishing their best. Here’s a look at how it played out for the rest of the top 10. READ MORE »

Top 10 Baits from the KY Lake College Open

Top 10 Baits from the KY Lake College Open

Strike King lures fished by Tennessee River locals from Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama dominated the 2017 YETI FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky Lake, with just a few exceptions. All the anglers dealt with changing weather and extreme wind shifts (and pretty nasty waves), as well as fickle fish that were staging to move up and spawn. The result was an up-and-down tournament for many in the field. Finesse options were popular among the 194 teams who competed, but most of the top 10 teams found their best success by cranking, fishing jigs and dragging Carolina rigs. READ MORE »

UT Martin Wins Kentucky Lake College Open

UT Martin Wins Kentucky Lake College Open

Dylan True and Matthew Lamastus entered the YETI FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky Lake with modest expectations, but the University of Tennessee at Martin team went home with a prize package valued at more than $30,000 as the tournament’s champion. READ MORE »

UT Martin Pops 25-15 at Kentucky Lake

UT Martin Pops 25-15 at Kentucky Lake

On a day when high winds made navigation a challenge, the anglers fishing the 2017 YET FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky Lake still hauled in an impressive overall catch that included seven limits of more than 20 pounds and 46 limits of more than 15 pounds. At the top of the pack is the University of Tennessee at Martin team of Dylan True and Matthew Lamastus, which weighed in 25 pounds, 15 ounces. True and Lamastus have a 1-pound, 12-ounce lead over Murray State University's Nick Montilino and Brock Spencer, at 24-3. READ MORE »

College Open Kicks Off on Kentucky Lake

College Open Kicks Off on Kentucky Lake

Finding fish in practice was one thing, but being able to return to them once the YETI FLW College Fishing Open began this morning on Kentucky Lake was the dilemma facing many of the nearly 390 collegiate anglers vying here for the title. A stiff northwest wind rode the coattails of a cold front that drifted across Kentucky Lake Wednesday and early Thursday morning, and, while the rain that accompanied it is gone, the wind was still huffing down the open lake as the first flight left at 6:30 a.m. Whitecaps splashing over the bow on a chilly April morning tend to slow boats down and make their occupants think twice about making long milk runs. READ MORE »

Cold Snap Might Dog College Anglers

Cold Snap Might Dog College Anglers

In these parts it’s known as “dogwood winter” and relates to any spring cold snap that coincides with the beginning of the annual dogwood bloom. Coincidence or not, the greening ridgelines that frame Kentucky Lake are peppered with blotches of white dogwood blossoms now. READ MORE »