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Locals win Strike King tournament
Photo provided--Strike King national open fishing tournament winners are, from left, Warren County residents Charles Yancy and Jeff Stafford.
Two Warren County residents found themselves in first place in the 34th annual Kentucky Lake Strike King Open Bass Tournament.Local anglers Jeff Stafford and Charles Yancy won the prestigious tourney at Pebble Isle Marina in New Johnsonville, Tenn., on Saturday, June 11 with a winning weight of 24.83 pounds. Their catch of the day weighed 5.86 pounds and was caught by Yancy.This is billed as the granddaddy of tournaments on Kentucky Lake. There were 134 boats with top anglers vying for the championship.It was the second time the team of Yancy and Stafford has fished this tournament.