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2014-06-30 00:20:52

Tennessee's Morgan Wins Angler Of The Year Title, $100,000 PARIS, Tenn., June 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rookie pro Skip Johnson of Goodells, Mich., brought the fourth-largest stringer of the entire tournament to the scale Sunday - a five-bass limit weighing 24 pounds even - to win the Walmart FLW Tour at Kentucky Lake presented by Evinrude. Johnson's four-day total of 20 bass weighing 88 pounds, 10 ounces gave him the win by a narrow 1-pound, 2-ounce margin over second-place pro Jason...

2014-06-29 00:20:43

Arkansas' Kelley Wins Co-Angler Title, $20,000 PARIS, Tenn., June 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boy Scouts of America pro Tom Redington of Royse City, Texas, brought a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 13 ounces to retain his lead after day three of the Walmart FLW Tour at Kentucky Lake presented by Evinrude. Redington now enters the fourth and final day of competition as the No. 1 seed in the event featuring 162 of the best bass-fishing anglers in the world casting for the top cash...

2014-06-28 00:20:52

Arkansas' Kelley Leads Co-Anglers PARIS, Tenn., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro angler Tom Redington of Royse City, Texas, brought five bass to the scale Friday weighing 24 pounds, 9 ounces to grab the lead on day two of the Walmart FLW Tour at Kentucky Lake presented by Evinrude. Redington now has a two-day catch of 10 bass weighing 46-15 and holds a 1-pound, 8-ounce lead over second-place pro Scott Martin of Clewiston, Fla., in the four-day event, hosted by the Henry County...

2011-06-19 19:18:00

MURRAY, Ky., June 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodwill pro and father of two Chad Grigsby of Maple Grove, Minn., caught a five-bass limit weighing 22 pounds, 13 ounces Sunday to earn a Father's Day win and $125,000 at the Walmart FLW Tour on Kentucky Lake presented by Kellogg's with a four-day catch of 20 bass weighing 73-3. The catch gave him the win by a solid 6-pound, 8-ounce margin over Kevin Snider of Elizabethtown, Ky., who caught a total of 20 bass weighing 66-11 and earned $33,287....

2008-08-26 00:00:22

By Bryan Brasher During the late 1980s and early 1990s, aquatic grass was prevalent all over Kentucky Lake, and fishermen could almost always catch a limit of bass targeting the grass with surface lures and floating plastics. But as the turn of the new millennium rolled around, the grass slowly disappeared - and so did the millions of fish that called them home. "TVA began some spraying and dropping of pellet-form herbicides in 1990-91 with a high emphasis on areas like boat ramps,...

2008-08-06 06:00:24

By Steve Vantreese, The Paducah Sun, Ky. Aug. 6--Kentucky Lake again is growing weedy, a cause for celebration or consternation, depending upon one's perspective. Multiple species of aquatic vegetation are growing in bays and, in some cases, on flats and ridges on the main body of the lake. They are seen toward the reservoir's northern end but grow more plentiful to the south, especially into Tennessee reaches. Rooted in the bottom, many patches of greenery reach toward or to the...

2008-07-12 06:00:16

By Steve Vantreese, The Paducah Sun, Ky. Jul. 12--U.S. Rep Ed Whitfield, R-Hopkinsville, said Friday he plans an August meeting in the Lake Barkley area to seek a consensus on water level management of Barkley and Kentucky Lake. The session is designed to bring together stakeholders in the water elevation manipulation: Lake Barkley-managing Corps of Engineers, lakes area business operators, property owners, sportsmen and those with conservation interests, Whitfield said in a statement....

2008-07-09 06:00:21

By Steve Vantreese, The Paducah Sun, Ky. Jul. 9--Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley managers are releasing more water to go with the downstream flow -- and against the wishes of some lakes area tourism interests. Tourism groups and business people continue to claim that lowering lake levels in early summer creates risky boating conditions and undercuts the lakes' value as a visitor attraction. Lakes managers, meanwhile, say the drawdown schedule best cares for the area's resources while...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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