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    Bishop bags BFL win on Columbus Pool

    Boater Gene Bishop of Madison, Miss., won the May 8 BFL Mississippi Division event to earn $3,879.
    Hester winning co-angler
    08.May.2010

    Boater Gene Bishop of Madison, Miss., caught three bass weighing 12 pounds, 14 ounces Saturday to win $3,879 in the BFL Mississippi Division tournament on the Columbus Pool of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway.

    Rounding out the top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Michael Adams, Ocean Springs, Miss., five bass, 10-15, $1,940

    3rd: Kellis Higginbotham, Brooksville, Miss., three bass, 10-11, $1,293

    4th: Danny Walden, Columbus, Miss., four bass, 9-11, $905

    5th: Daniel Robertson, Brandon, Miss., five bass, 9-8, $776

    6th: Yancy Windham, Reform, Ala., three bass, 8-13, $711

    7th: Dennis Kirby, Lakeland, Tenn., three bass, 8-9, $647

    8th: Lloyd Pickett Jr., Bartlett, Tenn., three bass, 7-15, $582

    9th: Jason Frederick, Booneville, Miss., two bass, 7-11, $517

    10th: Tommy Nichols, Fayette, Ala., four bass, 7-8, $453

    Hester winning co-angler

    Keith Hester of Columbus, Miss., won the Co-angler Division of the May 8 BFL Mississippi Division event to earn $1,940.Keith Hester of Columbus, Miss., caught three bass weighing 8 pounds, 15 ounces Saturday to win $1,940 in the Co-angler Division on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway.

    Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Ronny Davis, Jackson, Miss., three bass, 7-11, $970

    3rd: John Breeden, Brandon, Miss., three bass, 7-7, $549

    3rd: Rickey Mckenzie, Flowood, Miss., two bass, 7-7, $549

    5th: Sammy Vaughan, Tupelo, Miss., four bass, 6-5, $388

    6th: Freddy Mccrory, Eupora, Miss., three bass, 5-13, $356

    7th: Timmy Ming, Louisville, Miss., two bass, 5-10, $323

    8th: Daniel Snellgrove, Flowood, Miss., three bass, 4-14, $291

    9th: Louie Parkman Jr., Brandon, Miss., three bass, 4-12, $259

    10th: Andrew Harris, Jackson, Miss., one bass, 4-4, $226

    Coming up

    The next BFL Mississippi Division tournament is scheduled for June 5 at Lake Ferguson in Greenville, Miss. After the fifth Mississippi Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 7-9 Regional Championship at Lake Barkley in Kuttawa, Ky., 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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