Alleged Cheater Charged in Kayak Fishing Tournament

Alleged Cheater Charged in Kayak Fishing Tournament
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Texas angler Brent Taylor has been charged with fraud in a fishing tournament and possession of marijuana (less than two ounces) after the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department discovered he was allegedly cheating in local kayak bass fishing tournaments. This particular incident occurred on Decker Lake.

Because kayaks do not have livewells, these tournaments are typically won by an angler amassing a greater total catch length than other participants. When an angler catches a bass, he or she takes a photo of the bass on an approved bump board and sends it to tournament officials. This process allows the bass to be released immediately after recording the length.

TPWD claims that Brent Taylor used the cut tail of a bass and placed it further back on his actual catch, covering the cut with his hand, making the bass appear longer than it actually was.

A cut tail was discovered in the man’s kayak

Game wardens discovered a cut tail in Taylor’s kayak. He initially…

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