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Storms can’t drown out the 2014 Austin Peay State University Governor’s Bass Tournament

 

Austin Peay State University Sports Information - , APSU, Governors, Govs, Lady GovsParis Landing, TN – On Saturday, in spite of storming weather, several hundred fishermen in 227 boats gathered at the Paris Landing State Park Marina for the 20th Annual Austin Peay State University Governor’s Bass Tournament.

Last season’s tourney drew 282 boats—14 more than in 2012, despite entrants being forced to utilize the back entrance because of flooding. This year’s turnout was likely suppressed by the weather which resulted in a slightly lower turnout.

Brian Cook and Calvin Cothron, of Springfield, Tennessee were declared the winners of the 20th Annual Governors Bass Tournament with a 24.71 pound stringer of bass.

Brian Cook and Calvin Cothron, of Springfield, Tennessee were declared the winners of the 20th Annual Governors Bass Tournament with a 24.71 pound stringer of bass.

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Week-delayed 17th annual Governors Bass tourney set to cast off Sunday

 

APSU Governors Bass TournamentClarksville, TN – After a week’s delay, the 17th Annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament will cast off Sunday at Kentucky Lake, with boat launching from Paris Landing, Tenneesse, State Park.

The tourney originally scheduled for May 14th, was postponed as a result of extremely high waters and flooding resulting from recent rains.

For the first time in tourney history last year’s tourney was delay—two weeks—for similar water/rain-related reasons. The tourney still drew 269 boats.

Boats putting in at last year's APSU Governors Bass Tournament.

Boats putting in at last year's APSU Governors Bass Tournament.

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17th annual Governors Bass Tournament has been postponed until May 22nd

 

APSU Governors Bass TournamentClarksville, TN – The 17th Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament has been postponed until Sunday, May 22nd as a result of extremely high waters and flooding resulting from recent rains.

As a result, it means after the bass tourney successfully dodge storms and weather-related conditions for the first 15 years of its existence, the last two tournaments have been postponed. Last season’s torrential downpours and flooding caused that tourney to be postponed to Sunday, May 23rd. Last year’s tourney, despite the delay, still drew 269 boats.

Paris Landing Marina currently flooded from the high waters of Kentucky Lake.

Paris Landing Marina currently flooded from the high waters of Kentucky Lake.

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17th annual Governors Bass tourney just one week away

 

APSU Governors Bass TournamentClarksville, TN – The 17th annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament is one week away…and the current weather forecast is predicting a near picture-perfect day.

This year’s version will be held Saturday, May 14th, at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing, Tennessee, State Park. Last season’s tourney was postponed from May 8th to May 23rd, due to flood conditions that surrounded the area. Despite the two-week delay, the tourney still drew 269 boats. «Read the rest of this article»

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17th annual Governors Bass Tournament is just two weeks away

 

APSU Governors Bass TournamentClarksville, TN – The 17th annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament is just two weeks away.

This year’s version will be held Saturday, May 14th, at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing, Tennessee, State Park. Last season’s tourney was postponed from May 8th to May 23rd, due to flood conditions that surrounded the area. Despite the two-week delay, the tourney still drew 269 boats.

Despite recent heavy rains, this year’s tourney looks promising.  APSU again is hopeful of approaching the 300-boat total—the record of 333 was set in 2009.

Boats heading out at the start of last years Governors Bass Tournament.

Boats heading out at the start of last years Governors Bass Tournament.

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Governors Bass Tournament just weeks away

 

APSU Governors Bass TournamentClarksville, TN – The 17th annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament is just one month away.

This year’s edition will be held Saturday, May 14th, at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing, Tennessee, State Park. Last season’s tourney was postponed from May 8th to May 23rd, due to flood conditions that encased the area. Despite the two-week delay, the tourney still drew 269 boats.

This year, APSU again is hopeful of approaching the 300-boat total—the record of 333 was set in 2009.

The start of last year's APSU Governors Bass Tournament.

The start of last year's APSU Governors Bass Tournament.

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17th annual Governors Bass Tourney just around the corner

 

APSU Governors Bass TournamentClarksville, TN – The 17th annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament is just around the corner.

This year’s edition will be held Saturday, May 14th, at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing, Tennessee, State Park. Last season’s tourney was postponed from May 8th to May 23rd, due to flood conditions that enveloped the area. Despite the two-week delay, the tourney still drew 269 boats.

Sam Lashlee and Jeff Davis won the 16th Governors Bass Tournament last year at Paris Landing State Park.

Sam Lashlee and Jeff Davis won the 16th Governors Bass Tournament last year at Paris Landing State Park.

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