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First Black Gold Win for 2009!

Posted: 1/26/2009

Triton owner Russ Osborne is the first angler in 2009 to take home a Triton Black Gold $5,000 contingency win. He is also eligible for an additional $2,000 from Mercury Outboards.

Orlando angler, Russ Osborne has become the first Triton Black Gold $5,000 contingency winner and is also eligible for an additional $2,000 from Mercury Outboards with his dominating win over 66 other Pros on the Harris Chain of Lakes this weekend in the first event for the Florida, Division 6 anglers of the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series operated by American Bass Anglers. With arctic cold moving into the area on Friday, the Florida Strain Bass in the system were hard to find, with only 8 Boater limits being weighed in. Russ knew it was going to be a tough bite, but was confident that the fish he found in practice would not move far from their bedding areas. Concentrating on heavy grass cover, Russ flipped his way to an 18.31 sack that bested his closest competition by almost 3 pounds. His weapon of choice being a Black/Blue jig with a Net Baits craw trailer.