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    Weiss Lake (March 27, 2010)

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    Tucker takes top BFL honors on Weiss Lake

    Boater Terry Tucker of Gadsden, Ala., earned $3,879 as winner of the March 27 BFL Bama Division event on Weiss Lake.
    Bethea best co-angler
    27.Mar.2010

    Boater Terry Tucker of Gadsden, Ala., caught a five-bass limit weighing 23 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday to win $3,879 in the BFL Bama Division tournament on Weiss Lake. The sun was shining and the wind was blowing while Tucker bagged his limit by fishing crankbaits and flipping a jig in the midlake area.

    Rounding out the top 10 in the Boater Division:

    2nd: Marty Wilson, Centre, Ala., five bass, 20-3, $1,940

    3rd: Adam Brown, Attalla, Ala., five bass, 17-6, $1,293

    4th: Billy Brindle, Calhoun, Ga., five bass, 17-1, $905

    5th: Kevin Pace, Russellville, Ala., five bass, 14-5, $776

    6th: Wayne Boyd, Cedar Bluff, Ala., five bass, 13-4, $679

    6th: Keith Buterbaugh, Douglasville, Ga., three bass, 13-4, $679

    8th: Bradley Jones, Silver Creek, Ga., five bass, 13-2, $582

    9th: Andy Kilgore, Kingston, Ga., five bass, 12-10, $517

    10th: Josh Stracner, Vandiver, Ala., five bass, 12-5, $453

    Bethea winning co-angler

    Co-angler Joe Bethea Jr. of Deatsville, Ala., earned $1,940 as winner of the March 27 BFL Bama Division event.Joe Bethea Jr. of Deatsville, Ala., caught a five-bass limit weighing 11 pounds, 11 ounces to win $1,940 in the Co-angler Division on Weiss Lake. He was swimming a jig in the midlake area to catch his limit as well.

    Rounding out the top 10 in the Co-angler Division:

    2nd: Hal Murk, Sharpsburg, Ga., five bass, 11-10, $970

    3rd: Eric Reidinger, Acworth, Ga., five bass, 10-14, $646

    4th: John Ware, Ashland, Ala., three bass, 10-4, $453

    5th: Larry Sharpe, Lanett, Ala., three bass, 10, $388

    6th: Tommy Gaston, Pell City, Ala., five bass, 9-5, $356

    7th: Randy Gardner, Wetumpka, Ala., four bass, 8-6, $323

    8th: Hulan Mattox, Alexander City, Ala., two bass, 8-3, $291

    9th: Billy Morris, Trussville, Ala., one bass, 6-14, $259

    10th: Scott Noles, Woodland, Ala., two bass, 6, $226

    Coming up

    The next BFL Bama Division tournament is scheduled for May 8 at Logan Martin Lake in Pell City, Ala. After the fifth Bama Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 2-3 Regional Championship at Lake Guntersville in Guntersville, Ala., where boaters will compete for a Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard and a Chevy pick-up, and co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.




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