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Kilgore Slam-Dunks on Smith Lake in BASS Open

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 …

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David Kilgore Leads Southern Bass Open on Smith Lake

David Kilgore of Jasper, Ala., was just hoping to survive the cold, rainy first day of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open presented by Allstate at Smith Lake. With a limit that weighed 1 ounce shy of 20 pounds, he did more than merely survive — he claimed the lead. “I caught them really well in practice last Sunday …

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