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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Mississippi

    Ross Barnett Reservoir (Sept. 18-19, 2010)


    Denson lands win on Ross Barnett Reservoir

    Boater Shannon Denson of Brandon, Miss., earned $5,329 as winner of the BFL MIssissippi Division Super Tournament on Ross Barnett Reservoir.
    Wheat winning co-angler

    Boater Shannon Denson of Brandon, Miss., caught a 10-bass limit weighing 31 pounds, 2 ounces Sept. 18-19 to win $5,329 in the BFL Mississippi Division tournament on Ross Barnett Reservoir. Denson was using topwaters and crankbaits to catch his limits.

    Rounding out the top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Mark Gwin, Tupelo, Miss., 10 bass, 29-3, $2,664

    3rd: Jimmy Carruth, Brandon, Miss., 10 bass, 27-8, $1,777

    4th: Homer Hutzel, III, Brandon, Miss., 10 bass, 25, $1,243

    5th: Gene Bishop, Madison, Miss., 10 bass, 23-10, $1,066

    6th: Philip Atkins, Columbus, Miss., 10 bass, 23-8, $977

    7th: Chuck Koski, Brandon, Miss., 10 bass, 23-0, $888

    8th: Alfred Williams, Jackson, Miss., eight bass, 21-15, $$799

    9th: Lloyd Pickett, Jr., Bartlett, Tenn., nine bass, 21-15, $710

    10th: Justin Atkins, Columbus, Miss., nine bass, 21-2, $1,622*

    *Includes $1,000 Evinrude bonus

    Wheat winning co-angler

    Wesley Wheat of Toomsuba, Miss., earned $2,664 as co-angler winner of the Sept. 18-19 BFL Mississippi Division Super Tournament.Wesley Wheat of Toomsuba, Miss., caught eight bass weighing 20 pounds, 14 ounces Sept. 18-19 to win $2,664 in the Co-angler Division. He was using plastics in the main lake to catch his fish.

    Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Tim Callahan, Houston, Miss., seven bass, 17-12, $1,332

    3rd: Edwin Burchfield Jr., Dundee, Miss., nine bass, 16-7, $889

    4th: Ronny Davis, Jackson, Miss., nine bass, 15-14, $622

    5th: Matthew Johnson, Columbus, Miss., six bass, 15-1, $533

    6th: Tyler Wood, Collinsville, Miss., nine bass, 14-14, $488

    7th: W.K. Luckett Jr., Ridgeland, Miss., five bass, 10-10, $444

    8th: Jimmy Tisdale, Ellisville, Miss., four bass, 9-13, $400

    9th: John Breeden, Brandon, Miss., five bass, 9-11, $355

    10th: Ansel Davis, Tylertown, Miss., five bass, 8-13, $311

    Coming up

    The top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings from the Mississippi Division have now qualified for the Oct. 7-9 Regional Championship on Lake Barkley in Kuttawa, Ky. 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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