Walmart Bass Fishing League - LBL
KY/Barkley Lakes (June 5, 2010)
Boater Billy Schroeder of Paducah, Ky., caught a five-bass limit weighing 22 ½ pounds Saturday to win $4,830 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the BFL LBL Division tournament on Kentucky-Barkley lakes. On what turned out to be a hot day, Schroeder used a ½-ounce jig in 10 to 15 feet of water near the Danville Bridge area on Kentucky Lake to bag his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 boaters:
2nd: Brent Stevenson, Benton, Ky., five bass, 22-0, $2,415
3rd: Steve Swiantek, Cedar Hill, Tenn., five bass, 21-5, $1,609
4th: Phillip Bates, Bon Aqua, Tenn., five bass, 21-1, $1,127
5th: Ray Barga, Gilbertsville, Ky., five bass, 19-15, $966
6th: Kevin Snider, Elizabethtown, Ky., five bass, 19-14, $885
7th: Gary Edwards, Milton, Ky., five bass, 18-9, $805
8th: Matt Robertson, Central City, Ky., five bass, 18-8, $724
9th: Keith Amerson, Bethel Springs, Tenn., five bass, 17-12, $644
10th: Ivan Maxwell, Tunnel Hill, Ill., five bass, 16-5, $563
David Mouser of Elizabethtown, Ky., caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 15 ounces to win $2,415 in the Co-angler Division on Kentucky-Barkley. Mouser used crankbaits and a football-head jig in 12 to 20 feet of water near Paris, Ky., to catch his sack.
Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Dennis Taylor, Fulton, Ky., five bass, 16-15, $1,207
3rd: Jason Nall, North Vernon, Ind., five bass, 15-10, $806
4th: Michael Stearns, Makanda, Ill., five bass, 14-5, $563
5th: Greg Profitt, Lexington, Ky., five bass, 13-1, $483
6th: Colby Schrumpf, Highland, Ill., five bass, 12-13, $443
7th: Rodney Childerson, Pocahontas, Ill., five bass, 12-6, $402
8th: Patrick Byrd, Cloverdale, Ind., five bass, 11-12, $342
8th: Jason Lindsey, Benton, Ky., five bass, 11-12, $342
10th: Brent Wasson, Bowling Green, Ky., four bass, 10-5, $282
The next BFL LBL Division tournament is scheduled for June 20 at Kentucky-Barkley lakes in Gilbertsville, Ky. After the fifth LBL 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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