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Local fisherman wins FLW fishing tourney on Lake Hartwell

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Casey Ashley wins FLW tournament (Courtesy: FLW/ Twitter) Casey Ashley wins FLW tournament (Courtesy: FLW/ Twitter)
Ashley lands at the top of the board (Fox Carolina) Ashley lands at the top of the board (Fox Carolina)
SENECA, SC (AP/FOX Carolina) -

Local angler Casey Ashley has won the Walmart FLW Fishing Tournament at Lake Hartwell.

Ashley, a native of Donalds, caught 20 fish weighing a total of 58 pounds 3 ounces during the four days of fishing.

Ashley took home a trophy and a $100,000 cash prize.

Two other Upstate anglers finished in the top 20 in the professional class.

Anthony Gagliardi of Prosperity caught 18 fish weighing over 44 pounds to land in seventh place.

Barton Aiken of Greenville came in twelfth place with 10 fish weighing over 31 pounds.

The FLW is heralded as the world's premier bass fishing tournament circuit.

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