BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – At 6-feet, 9-inches, Jasper, Ala.’s David Kilgore appears better suited for basketball than bass fishing. His victory at the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open presented by Allstate March 6-8 was an impressive slam dunk.
Kilgore lead the tournament from start to finish. His three-day tally of 54 pounds, 11 ounces of chunky largemouth and spotted bass earned him $6,741 and a Nitro Z9 powered by a Mercury 225 Pro XS. Even more important is an invitation to compete in the 2015 Bassmaster Classic. [..]
Matt Greenblatt would have loved to been competing in the 2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic, but as it turns out, the Florida pro managed to haul home the event’s biggest bass without ever making a cast when he was graciously presented a replica mount of the 10 pound 13 ounce giant he caught eleven months earlier at Falcon Lake to win Carhartt’s Biggest Bass of the year Award. [..]
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