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King claims number 2 spot

Posted by admin on May 10, 2012

kentuckyKing.jpegBringing in the day’s first 20-pound stringer was Zach King of Clarksville, Ark., who brought in five bass weighing 20 pounds, 11 ounces, good for second. King also has one of the day’s most interesting backstories, having spent a mere eight hours in practice for this tournament because of some recent surgery he had. “It’s the best day I’ve ever had fishing,” King said. “The good Lord blessed me today.” King’s day was so good, in fact, that he quit fishing at 10 a.m. after catching no fewer than 30 keepers. He let his co-angler fish while he hunted around for new spots, making up for his lost practice time. “I’m ledge-fishing in about eight feet of water, then catching deeper ones in about 20 feet of water,” King said. He said of the four schools of fish he found in practice, he hit only two of them today, primarily using a five-inch Top Shelf Magnum Deep Runner swimbait and a Strike King 6XD. >>> read more