BassWestUSA - July/August, 2009, Page 10

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“A Columbia Derby”- After 42 miles of big waves and underwater hazards, an hour restrained behind steel and concrete, followed by a descent of more than 80 vertical feet. 17 chariots, propelled by 3900 horses anxiously await the opening of the gates; the Lockmaster’s buzzer a signal. The freedom to stomp on the accelerator; and finally, to fish.

McNary Lock and Dam, The Columbia River - Umatilla, Oregon – 7:30 AM May 13, 2009 at the Bassmaster Federation Nation Western Divisional.

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