Walmart Bass Fishing League - Bama
Logan Martin Lake (May 8, 2010)
Boater Mike Parrott of Alexander City, Ala., caught a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday to win $3,963 in the FLW BFL Bama Division tournament on Logan Martin Lake. He was throwing a jig in shallow water to bag his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 boaters:
2nd: Scott Canterbury, Springville, Ala., five bass, 16-0, $1,981
3rd: Marty Wilson, Centre, Ala., five bass, 15-4, $1,322
4th: Jason Nixon, Wetumpka, Ala., five bass, 14-13, $925
5th: Harry Barton, Sterrett, Ala., five bass, 14-11, $793
6th: Blake Nick, Adger, Ala., five bass, 14-10, $727
7th: Patrick Dobbins, Opelika, Ala., five bass, 14-8, $660
8th: Kyle Dorsett, Odenville, Ala., five bass, 14-4, $561
8th: K Kurosaka, Columbiana, Ala., five bass, 14-4, $561
10th: Chad Hall, Dora, Ala., five bass, 14-2, $439
10th: David Pollard, Carrollton, Ga., five bass, 14-2, $439
Marquis winning co-angler
Shawn Marquis of Columbus, Ga., caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 9 ounces to win $1,981 in the Co-angler Division on Logan Martin Lake. Marquis was using a shaky head on a Texas rig in green-pumpkin color in about 10 to 12 feet of water to catch his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Jerry Goodner, Cleveland, Tenn., five bass, 13-9, $991
3rd: Danny Moss, Glencoe, Ala., five bass, 11-15, $662
4th: Richard Folger, Acworth, Ga., five bass, 11-10, $429
4th: Silas Kennedy, III, Montgomery, Ala., five bass, 11-10, $429
6th: Gregory Nunnelly, Ohatchee, Ala., five bass, 11-8, $363
7th: Billy Parker, Harpersville, Ala., five bass, 11-4, $330
8th: Herbert Harrell, Alexander City, Ala., five bass, 11-1, $297
9th: Todd Radney, Oxford, Ala., five bass, 11, $264
10th: Roger Motes, Phil Campbell, Ala., five bass, 10-15, $231
The next BFL Bama Division tournament is scheduled for July 17 at Lake Neely Henry in Gadsden, 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. 21-23 Regional Championship at Lake Seminole in Bainbridge, Ga., where boaters will compete for a top prize 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.
About FLW Outdoors
FLW Outdoors, named after Forrest L. Wood, the legendary founder of Ranger Boats, is the largest fishing tournament organization in the world offering anglers worldwide the opportunity to compete for millions over the course of 189 tournaments in 2010. FLW Outdoors has also taken fishing mainstream with FLW Fantasy Fishing awarding the largest prizes in the history of fantasy sports. FLW Outdoors memberships are available featuring numerous benefits including Player's Advantage. For more information about FLW Outdoors and its tournaments, visit FLWOutdoors.com or call (270) 252-1000. For more information about FLW Fantasy Fishing, visit FantasyFishing.com.