Walmart Bass Fishing League - Buckeye
Indian Lake (June 12, 2010)
Boater Kent Smart of Dayton, Ohio, caught a five-bass limit weighing 11 pounds, 15 ounces Saturday to win $4,244 in the BFL Buckeye Division tournament on Indian Lake. Under partly cloudy skies, Smart was flipping green-pumpkin tubes in the game reserve to bag his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 boaters:
2nd: Dick Shaffer, Rockford, Ohio, five bass, 11, $2,122
3rd: Tony Newland, Belle Center, Ohio, five bass, 9-4, $1,413
4th: Randy Gross, Franklin, Ohio, five bass, 8-14, $990
5th: Sam Huggins, Springfield, Ohio, four bass, 8-13, $849
6th: Ken Barker, Middletown, Ohio, five bass, 8-10, $778
7th: Michael Manor, Sidney, Ohio, five bass, 8-9, $707
8th: Gary Ginter, Maplewood, Ohio, five bass, 8-7, $637
9th: Stuart Eversole, Middletown, Ohio, five bass, 8-4, $566
10th: Jason Schaurer, West Milton, Ohio, five bass, 8-2, $495
Tad Bosley of Ashland, Ohio, caught a five-bass limit weighing 8 pounds, 6 ounces to win $2,082 in the Co-angler Division on Indian Lake. Bosley was flipping green-pumpkin craws near the north end of the lake to catch his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Brent Jones, Okeana, Ohio, five bass, 8, $1,041
3rd: Tom Greenwood III, Maria Stein, Ohio, four bass, 7-12, $589
3rd: Daniel Shuga, Botkins, Ohio, five bass, 7-12, $589
5th: Jeff Sears, Dayton, Ohio, three bass, 7-9, $416
6th: Matt Randles, Gallipolis, Ohio, five bass, 7-5, $382
7th: Brent Wilkens, Liberty Township, Ohio, five bass, 6-12, $347
8th: Todd Kuipers, West Chester, Ohio, five bass, 6-11, $312
9th: Eddie Dean, Ashton, W. Va., four bass, 6-8, $278
10th: Brandon Good, Fort Jennings, Ohio, three bass, 5-15, $243
The next BFL Buckeye Division tournament is scheduled for July 24 at the Ohio River in Maysville, Ky. After the fifth Buckeye 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 Kentucky Lake in Gilbertsville, 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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