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Chapman Wins Cabela's Top Gun Championship

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August 14, 2005

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Kansas' Chapman Wins Inaugural
Cabela's Top Gun Championship
- Beats Japan's Namiki By Less Than a Pound -

FT. WORTH, Texas -- Kansas' Brent Chapman won his first major title in bass fishing today by winning the inaugural Cabela's Top Gun Championship. Held here on Eagle Mountain Lake, the tournament fielded the top 25 professional bass fishermen in the world according to the State Farm World Rankings.

Today was the final day of competition, and with the day's cloudy weather the event became a big-weight shootout. Japan's Toshinari Namiki had the heaviest five-fish limit of the day (12.31 pounds), bbt fhekT,btheay