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2014 KBF State Team

The 2014 KBF State Team will travel to the Host State of Alabama to compete in the Southern Division Championship during the week of June 1 thru June 6 on Lake Neeley Henry.  

2014 State Team Angler

2014 Team Members who had to Withdraw from Team Competition:  Kaoru O`Bryan, Barry Ward, & Tim Tester.

Replacements were:  Ken Davis, Mark Cooper, & Rodney Bridgeman.   Team Alternate was John Romans.

2014 State Team   Co-Anglers

 

Team Member Profiles can be viewed below:

Name: _Kaoru O`Bryan______              a1 Kaoru O`Bryan

Age: ______52________

 Hometown:  ___Crestwood, KY___

 Occupation:  ____Home Remodeling/Pro Fisherman___

 Southern Divisional Status:  Boater ___X_____  

 Family:  wife Brenda   daughters  Eileen & Rachael   grandchild  Kendall

 Favorite Body of Water: ___KY  & Barkley Lakes

 Favorite Technique: ___Topwater, crankbaits, & spinnerbaits__

 State Team:  (list years on Team) 2004 &2014 

Federation Member since: ___2000

Club:  _____KBF Statewide Bass Club

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Name: _Brian L. Hickey_a2 Brian-Hickey
Age: __45

Hometown:  ___Cadiz, Ky__

Occupation:  ___VP of Operations – Ebonite International___

Southern Divisional Status:  Boater ____X____  

Family: ___Wife – Margaret___Son – Kaden_

Favorite Body of Water: __Barkley and Kentucky Lakes      

Favorite Technique: __Ledges, Jerkbaits, shallow cranking

State Team:  (list years on Team)  2003, 2010, 2012, 2013, & 2014

Federation Member since: ____1995

Club:  __Fish Hedz_Bass Club

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Name: _Donnie Tomlinsona3 Donnie Tomlinson
 Age: __69_

 Hometown:  ___Bedford, Kentucky

 Occupation:  ___Retired  Boilermaker

 Southern Divisional Status:  Boater ____X____  

 Family: ___Wife – Paulette___Son – Darrin

 Favorite Body of Water: __Barkley and Kentucky Lakes      

 Favorite Technique: __Ledge Fishing

 State Team:  (list years on Team) _7x__1997, 1998, 2000, 2010, 2012, 2013 ,2014__

Federation Member since: ____1990

Club:  __KBF Statewide Bass Club

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Name: _Wes Cole                                                                                                Wes Cole

Age: ___64_____

Hometown:  ___Lexington, KY ___

Occupation:  _Pest Control Tech_____

Southern Divisional Status:  Boater ____X____  

Family: _single_

Favorite Body of Water: _Barren River Lake_

Favorite Technique: _deep water and ledge fishing__

State Team:  (list years on Team) __2014___________

Federation Member since: __5___

Club:  __ KBF Statewide Bass Club

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Name: _Michael Boggsa5 Michael Boggs

 Age: _______38____

 Hometown:  ___Minford, OH _____

 Occupation:  __Maintenance Coordinator @ Marathon Petroleum Ashland KY __

 Southern Divisional Status:  Boater ____X____  

 Family: ____wife Melissa_____son Nicholas__

 Favorite Body of Water: __Lake St Clair___ 

 Favorite Technique: ________Flippin’__

 State Team:  (list years on Team) __2008 & 2014 

TBF Nationals Contender 2009  (11th Pl)_

 Federation Member since: _______2002___

Club:  __ KBF Statewide Bass Club ___

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Name: _David W Sowersa6 David Sowers

Age: _44

Hometown:  _Richmond  KY______

Occupation:  _Small Business Owner__

Southern Divisional Status:  Boater ___________X____  

Family: __wife  Tena     son  David    daughters  Katie & Brittany

Favorite Body of Water: _Lake Cumberland_ 

Favorite Technique: __Deep Water Worm fishing___

State Team:  (list years on Team) __1st Time    2014__

Federation Member since: ___2009_____

Club:__KBF Statewide Bass Club __

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Name: _Kenny Davis_____alt1 Ken-Davis

Age: _65________

Hometown:  _Cincinnati, OH___

Occupation:  _Painting Contractor_

Southern Divisional Status:  __1st Alternate__

Favorite Body of Water: _Kentucky/Barkley

Favorite Technique: __Spinnerbait___

State Team:  (list years on Team) __1999  2004  2012  2013, 2014  _

Federation Member since: ___1998___

Club:  __Team Buckeye______

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Name:  Rodney Bridgman____                                                                                             Rodney Bridgman

Age: 47_________________

Home:  Monticello, KY______

Occupation:   Retired/Army__

Southern Divisional Status:  2nd Alternate

Favorite Body of Water:   Lake Cumberland__

Favorite Technique:  Crankbaits___

State Team:    2007, 2012, & 2014 __

Federation Member since:   2002___

Club:    Lake Cumberland Bass Club__

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Name: __John RomansJohn Romans

Age: _____65

Hometown:  __Carrollton, KY

Occupation:  ___Retired   Dow Corning  Enviromentalist

Southern Divisional Status:  3rd Alternate

Family: ___wife  Diana (boss),    son  Christian

Favorite Body of Water: ____Ohio River

Favorite Technique: ___crank___

State Team:  (list years on Team) __Conservation Director   numerous times_

Federation Member since: ____1995___

Club:  ___Three Rivers Bass Club___

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Name: ______Kenneth Chad Ricec1 Chad Rice

Age: _________37_______

Hometown:  __________Grayson,  Ky____

Occupation:  __Capital Projects Supervisor  Marathon Petroleum   Ashland KY_

Southern Divisional Status:  Non Boater  __X_____

Family:  __wife  Heather    son  Logan    twins Laney (girl)  Levi (boy)__

Favorite Body of Water: ___Kentucky Lake____ 

Favorite Technique: _____Flippin/Pitchin____

State Team:  (list years on Team) ____2006 & 2014___

Federation Member since: ____1996____

Club:  _____ KBF Statewide Bass Club___

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Name:   Barry Wardc2 Barry Ward

Age:           46

Hometown:   Louisville KY

Occupation:  Lead Technican

Southern Divisional Status:      Non Boater_

Family:    wife Christine    children  Macy & Tate__

Favorite Body of Water:     Ohio River_

Favorite Technique:    Pitchin_____

State Team:   2009, 2011, 2013, & 2014

Federation Member Since:   2003___

Club:   KBF Statewide Bass Club_

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Name: ______Shawn Milligan Shawn Milligan

Age: __49___

Hometown:  __________Louisville, Ky___

Occupation:  __Logistics Co ordinator____

Southern Divisional Status:  Non Boater  __X_____

Family:  _fiancee’  Theresa   son  Alex,  daughter  Madison 

Favorite Body of Water: _Ohio River 

Favorite Technique: _Pitchin & Flippin 

State Team:  (list years on Team) ________2014_

Federation Member since: _joined KBF in Spring of 2012

Club:  _____KBF Statewide Bass Club__

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Name: ______Steve Wormleyc4 Steven Wormley

Age: _________52______

Hometown:  __________Lancaster Ky

Occupation:  ______Electrical Engineer_

Southern Divisional Status:  Non Boater  __X_____

Family:  __Wife: Deborah  Daughters: Angel, Sarah  Son: Daniel____

Favorite Body of Water: ___Barren and Douglas_

Favorite Technique: _____Jig_____

State Team:  (list years on Team) ____2014___

Federation Member since: ____2012_____

Club:  _____KBF Statewide Bass Club___

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Name:    Tim Tester_____c5 Tim Tester

Age:     58____

Hometown:    Hardinsburg, KY__

Occupation:    Electrician__

Southern Divisional Status:     Non Boater

Family:    wife   Brenda

Favorite Body of Water:    Kentucky Lake

Favorite Technique:    Carolina Rig

State Team (list years on Team):     1st Time   2014

Federation Member since:     2004

Club:    KBF Statewide Bass Club

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Name: _Adam Fugate______c6 Adam Fugate

Age: _39__________________

Hometown:  _Erlanger, KY

Occupation:  _Maintenance_

Southern Divisional Status:  Non Boater __x___

Family:    Fiancé-Caitlin  Daughters-Maddi and Laken__

Favorite Body of Water: _Kentucky/Barkley_ 

Favorite Technique: __Finesse_____

State Team:  (list years on Team) __2013__2014__

Federation Member since: ___2008____

Club:  __Team Buckeye___

 

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