Walmart Bass Fishing League - Gator
Kissimmee River (Feb. 20, 2010)
Boater James Burdett of Mulberry, Fla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 26 pounds, 14 ounces Saturday to win $4,763 in the BFL Gator Division tournament on the Kissimmee River.
David Crews of Winter Haven, Fla., weighed five bass for 21-9 to take second place and $2,381 in the Boater Division; in third was Steve Boyd of Orlando, Fla., five bass, 20-9, $1,585; fourth place belonged to Dean Harcourt of Palm Bay, Fla., five bass, 19-5, $1,111; and in fifth was Billy Bowen Jr. of Ocala, Fla., five bass, 18-1, $953.
Rounding out the top 10 boaters in the BFL Gator Division event on the Kissimmee River:
6th: Dave Sheffield, Davie, Fla., 16-5, $873
7th: Darrell Cranor, Lakeland, Fla., 15-9, $794
8th: Gary Simpson, Gainesville, Fla., 14-15, $714
9th: Wayne Loring, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 14-9, $635
10th: Luke Smith, St. Cloud, Fla., 14-7, $556
Calloway winning co-angler
Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers in the BFL Gator Division event on the Kissimmee River:
2nd: David Bozeman, Ocala, Fla., 13-7, $991
3rd: David Iglesias, Crystal River, Fla., 13-7, $991
4th: Michael Chadwick, La Belle, Fla., 12-12, $556
5th: Ernie Brunetti, Venice, Fla., 11-5, $476
6th: Bruce Bozman, St. Cloud, Fla., 10-5, $437
7th: Ron Buck, Port Saint Lucie, Fla., 10-3, $397
8th: Charles Kilgore, Merritt Island, Fla., 10-2, $357
9th: Luke Campbell, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 9-15, $318
10th: Christopher Gilbert, Jacksonville, Fla., 9-13, $278
The next BFL Gator Division tournament is scheduled for March 13 at Harris Chain in Tavares, Fla. The top 40 anglers and 40 co-anglers from each of the five division tournaments will qualify for the Oct. 21-23 Regional Championship on Lake Seminole in Bainbridge, Ga., where boaters will fish for a new Ranger 198VX powered by a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard plus a Chevy pickup and co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.