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    Lake Okeechobee (April 17, 2010)

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    Crosnoe gets BFL win on Lake Okeechobee

    Boater Robert Crosnoe of Inverness, Fla., earned $4,385 as winner of the April 17 BFL Gator Division event.
    Wells winning co-angler
    17.Apr.2010

    Boater Robert Crosnoe of Inverness, Fla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 24 pounds, 12 ounces Saturday to win $4,385 in the BFL Gator Division tournament on Lake Okeechobee.

    Rounding out the top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Jeff Simms, Punta Gorda, Fla., five bass, 23-0, $2,193

    3rd: Don Demott, Boca Raton, Fla., five bass, 22-8, $1,463

    4th: David Givens, Hernando, Fla., five bass, 22-1, $1,023

    5th: Brandon Medlock, Lake Placid, Fla., five bass, 21-9, $877

    6th: Thadeus Ragan, Miami, Fla., five bass, 20-3, $804

    7th: Larry Crossman, Okeechobee, Fla., five bass, 19-10, $731

    8th: Dennis Andersen, Wellington, Fla., five bass, 18-9, $658

    9th: Russ Reynolds, Boca Raton, Fla., five bass, 18-7, $585

    10th: Allan Cagle, Deltona, Fla., five bass, 18-6, $512

    Wells winning co-angler

    Co-angler Lucky Wells of Winter Haven, Fla., earned $2,193 as winner of the April 17 BFL Gator Division event.Lucky Wells of Winter Haven, Fla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 23 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday to win $2,193 in the Co-angler Division on Lake Okeechobee.

    Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Mike Calloway, Titusville, Fla., five bass, 19-8, $1,096

    3rd: Albert Hayden III, Dade City, Fla., five bass, 17-12, $730

    4th: James Sloan, Cooper City, Fla., five bass, 15-15, $512

    5th: Rick Browning, Plantation, Fla., five bass, 15-10, $439

    6th: John Trudel, Lighthouse Point, Fla., five bass, 15-9, $402

    7th: Bruce Bozman, St. Cloud, Fla., five bass, 15-6, $365

    8th: Donnie Van Dyke, Okeechobee, Fla., five bass, 14-7, $329

    9th: Tyler Brinks, Fort Myers, Fla., five bass, 14-5, $292

    10th: Charles Kilgore, Merritt Island, Fla., five bass, 13-10, $256

    Coming up

    The next BFL Gator Division tournament is scheduled for May 8 at Lake Okeechobee in Okeechobee City, Fla. After the fifth Gator Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 21-23 Regional Championship at Lake Seminole in Bainbridge, Ga., where boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger 198VX boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard and a Chevy pick-up, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.

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