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June 25, 2014

Big rewards for noodlers

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — The results are in for this past weekend’s big Okie Noodling Tournament in Pauls Valley.

Crowds of folks were again drawn to the local Wacker Park for the annual event held throughout Saturday, June 21.

Biggest Fish ($1,500 and trophy) - Ramey Webb, Ludlo, Mo., Weight 69.90 pounds.

Smallest Fish (trophy) - Bobby Gutherless. Anderson, Mo., Weight 3.26 pounds.

Lake Tawakoni and Okie Noodling Tournament Big Catch Winner ($1,000) - Jimmy Millsap, 52.80 pound fish in Texas tournament and 64.02 pound fish in Oklahoma tournament.

Top Female Noodler ($200 and trophy) - Kelly Millsap of Texas, 62.64 pound catch. She also got last year’s top catch with a 72 pound fish.

Female Noodler Runner-Up ($100 and trophy) - Colby Morrow of Eucha, Okla., Weight 50.90 pounds.

Top Youth (18 and under) Noodler, ($200 and trophy) - Sellor Lane, Eucha, Okla., age 13, Weight 56.54 pounds.

Youth Noodler Runner Up ($100 and trophy) - Tanner Forshey of Temple, Okla., age 15, Weight 51.02 pounds.

1st Place in the Natural Division (400 and trophy) - Ramey Webb of Ludlo, Mo., Weight 69.90 pounds.

1st Place in the Scuba Division ($400 and trophy) - Tim Suchy of Waynette, Okla., Weight 62.88 pounds.

2nd Place in the Natural Division ($300 and trophy) - Dakota McBride, Weight 66.84 pounds.

2nd Place in the Scuba Division ($300 and trophy) - Tom Lane of Eucha, Okla., Weight 58.04 pounds.

3rd Place in the Natural Division ($200 and trophy) - Winner: Jimmy Millsap of Texas, Weight 64.08 pounds.

3rd Place in the Scuba Division ($200 and trophy) - Don Brewer of Oklahoma City, Weight 52.54 pounds.

4th Place in the Natural Division ($100 and trophy) - Derrick Chumley of Hugo, Okla., and Skeeter Standerfer of Priceton, Texas.

4th Place in the Scuba Division ($100 and trophy) - Dustin Nelm of Tecumseh, Weight 49.42 pounds.

5th Place in the Natural Division ($50 and trophy) - Terry Morrow of Eucha, Okla., Weight 51.52 pounds.

5th Place in the Scuba Division ($50 and trophy) - Tony Norton of Ratliff City, Weight 45.78 pounds.

6th Place in the Natural Division (trophy) - Douglas Harper of Collinsville, Okla., Weight 51.40 pounds.

6th Place in the Scuba Division (trophy) - Marion Kincaid of Peru, Kansas, Weight 44.33 pounds.

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