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    Lake Ferguson (June 5, 2010)


    McCulley makes grade on Lake Ferguson

    Boater Brad McCulley of Courtland, Miss., won the June 5 BFL Mississippi Division event on Lake Ferguson to earn $3,289 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus.
    Callahan winning co-angler

    Boater Brad McCulley of Courtland, Miss., caught a five-bass limit weighing 21 pounds, 15 ounces Saturday to win $3,289 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the BFL Mississippi Division tournament on Lake Ferguson. Under cloudy skies, McCulley traveled about 40 miles up the river and used topwater baits around bushes to bag his limit.

    Rounding out the top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Lloyd Pickett Jr., Bartlett, Tenn., five bass, 19-9, $1,644

    3rd: Terry Bates, Greenville, Miss., five bass, 18-10, $932

    3rd: Kevin Brumfield, Madison, Miss., five bass, 18-10, $932

    5th: Calvin Buchanan, Tupelo, Miss., five bass, 17-15, $658

    6th: Jim Phillips, Greenwood, Miss., five bass, 16-4, $603

    7th: Chris Bowers, Pearl, Miss., five bass, 16-3, $548

    8th: Philip Atkins, Columbus, Miss., five bass, 15-4, $493

    9th: Bill Jarvis, DeKalb, Miss., five bass, 14-6, $438

    10th: Roger Stegall, Iuka, Miss., five bass, 14-3, $384

    Tim Callahan of Houston, Miss., earned $1,644 as the co-angler winner of the June 5 BFL Mississippi Division event.Callahan winning co-angler

    Tim Callahan of Houston, Miss., caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 11 ounces to win $1,644 in the Co-angler Division on Lake Ferguson. Callahan used a War Eagle jig in green-pumpkin around bushes two miles up Lake Ferguson to sack his limit.

    Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: David Pigford Jr., Belle Chasse, La., five bass, 16-6, $822

    3rd: Ronnie Quick, Brandon, Miss., five bass, 15-15, $549

    4th: Eddie Gibson, Scott, Miss., five bass, 13-14, $384

    5th: Larry Chastain, Laurel, Miss., four bass, 13-2, $329

    6th: Keith Hester, Columbus, Miss., five bass, 12-14, $301

    7th: Jason Ezell, Lucedale, Miss., four bass, 12-10, $274

    8th: Curtis Seale, Madison, Miss., five bass, 12-6, $247

    9th: Jason Griffin, Benton, Miss., five bass, 11-9, $219

    10th: Preston Davis, Bartlett, Miss., four bass, 11-8, $192

    Coming up

    The next and last BFL Mississippi Division tournament for the 2010 season is scheduled for Sept. 18-19, a Super Tournament at Ross Barnett Reservoir in Brandon, 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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