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Walmart Bass Fishing League - South Carolina
Lake Wateree (May 22, 2010)
King crowned champ of BFL event on Lake Wateree
Boater Wayne King of Sumter, S.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 21 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday to win $3,804 in the BFL South Carolina Division tournament on Lake Wateree. Under cloudy skies, King fished around docks in shallow grass, using a jig with a Zoom trailer to sack his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 boaters:
2nd: Timmy Thompkins, Myrtle Beach, S.C., five bass, 19-10, $1,902
3rd: Shane Lineberger, Lincolnton, N.C., five bass, 18-7, $1,267
4th: Michael Maxfield, Hanahan, S.C., five bass, 18-1, $888
5th: Jeremiah Jensen, Columbia, S.C., five bass, 17-6, $761
6th: Glenn Altman, Marion, S.C., five bass, 16-4, $697
7th: Brian Holder, Gastonia, N.C., five bass, 15-12, $1,634*
8th: Bernie Davis, Charlotte, N.C., five bass, 15-11, $571
9th: Maurice Freeze, Concord, N.C., five bass, 15-10, $507
10th: Joel Page, Little Mountain, S.C., five bass, 15-5, $444
*includes a $1,000 Evinrude bonus
Moore winning co-angler
Kenneth Moore of Fort Mill, S.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 4 ounces to win $1,902 in the Co-angler Division on Lake Wateree. Moore was using topwater swimbaits in shallow grass to bag his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Scott Sellers, Anderson, S.C., five bass, 13-5, $951
3rd: Michael Stephens, Gastonia, N.C., five bass, 12-9, $634
4th: Scott Peavy, Lugoff, S.C., five bass, 12-7, $444
5th: Travis Osborn, Summerville, S.C., five bass, 11-13, $380
6th: Jeff Rikard, Leesville, S.C., five bass, 11-1, $349
7th: Daniel Jordan, Hartsville, S.C., five bass, 10-15, $317
8th: Derrick McLeod, Sumter, S.C., four bass, 10-5, $285
9th: William Canzater, Blythewood, S.C., five bass, 10-3, $238
9th: Bryan Waddell, Taylors, S.C., five bass, 10-3, $238
The next BFL South Carolina Division tournament is scheduled for Sept. 11-12, a Super Tournament, at Lake Wylie in Lake Wylie, S.C. After the fifth South Carolina Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 14-16 Regional Championship at Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, Ala., where boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger 198VX 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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