Locals Not a Factor
Of the pros who finished in the top 10, the only “local,” by any standards, was Todd Hollowell, who lives in Indiana but has fished Kentucky Lake extensively in his career, including when he lived in nearby Murray, Ky., while attending Murray State University. That’s surprising only because Kentucky Lake is usually generous to its local anglers.
Also, the top 10 featured anglers from nine states plus South Africa. No state produced two top-10 finishers, and Jason Abram was the only top-10 angler from a state that Kentucky Lake passes through. He lives in Piney Flats, Tenn. – six hours by car from the Paris Landing takeoff site.