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Phillips fishes his way to victory in BFL event at Lake Wateree
STEVE PHILLIPS REELED IN a tournament-best 19 pounds and 12 ounces of bass to win last Saturdays Walmart BFL event on Lake Wateree.
Steve Phillips of Lugoff weighed a five-bass limit totaling 19 pounds, 12 ounces Saturday to win the third Walmart Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division tournament of 2014 on Lake Wateree. For his victory, Phillips earned $4,977.“I was kind of surprised to win,” said Phillips, who has now won three BFL tournaments on Lake Wateree. “I thought it would take more like 21 pounds to win.