Bass Fishing Team Set for Boat U.S. Bass Open Presented by Pepsi

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The Patriot Bass Fishing Team will set sail on day one of the 2012 Boat U.S. Bass Fishing Open presented by Pepsi tomorrow, June 23, at 5:30 a.m. The 90 boat field will compete for this year’s crown on the infamous Kentucky Lake in Paris, Tennessee.
Friday afternoon and evening consisted of a police escorted, 90 boat parade through the town of Paris, TN, a fish fry, and the tournament rules and meeting session. The Patriot Bass Team drew boat 20 tomorrow and will take off from the Paris Landing State Park at 5:45 a.m.

Representing the Patriot Bass Team will be Senior Trey Bledsoe and Sophomore Trent Newman as they try and catch the three largest bass a piece in this unique six-fish format.

“We found a lot of fish during practice but we hope that the ones we’re tracking will be big,” stated Newman.

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