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Goin' around 'The Bend'

Updated: April 4, 2011, 4:12 PM ET
By Deb Johnson | B.A.S.S. Communications

James Niggemeyer will always have an unusual story to tell of competition on Toledo Bend.

In March 2009, Niggemeyer triumphed there in a rare overtime fish-off for first place in the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open. He sweated it out, spending up to 30 minutes on a single bedding bass before the ticking clock pushed him to the next spot. But in 3 1/2 hours, he ended up with more weight than Jerrel Pringle did, and their tie was broken in Niggemeyer's favor.

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