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Green, pro bass fishing ambassador, dies

Posted: May 14, 2014 at 4:01 a.m.

Bass fisherman Ricky Green, who qualified for the Bassmaster Classic 14 consecutive times and held the record for the largest bass caught in a Classic for almost 30 years, died Sunday.

Professional bass fishing lost one of its pioneers Sunday when Ricky Green of Hot Springs died in Houston, Texas, from complications following lung transplant surgery.

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