Oklahoma and West Alabama anglers kissed their sisters in the 2014 Bassmaster College Classic.
In the first result of its kind on the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series, a tie ended the Bassmaster College Classic last weekend, held in conjunction with the Bassmaster Classic and also located on an Alabama lake. The University of Oklahoma’s Caleb Masters and Landon Dixon and University of West Alabama’s James Brumbelow and Andrew Warbington each claimed the trophy with duplicate 16-pound bags of fish.
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Sunday’s event was the fifth annual Bassmaster College Classic, and it was held on Lay Lake in Alabama. The winning anglers used pre-spawning movement hints to determine where they should fish, and utlized crankbaits among others to win the day.
The College Classic started at 6:10 a.m. and anglers fished until the weigh-in at 3:45 p.m., purposely earlier than the big weigh-in for the Bassmaster Classic later that evening.
Both the University of Oklahoma and the University of West Alabama have earned berths to next year’s Bassmaster College Classic in Greenboro, South Carolina.
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