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    Ohio River/Tanners Creek (Sept. 25-26, 2010)


    McNaron best BFL boater on Ohio River

    Boater Clyde McNaron of Trenton, Ohio, earned $4,668 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus as winner of the Sept. 25-26 BFL Buckeye Division Super Tournament on the Ohio River.
    Asher winning co-angler

    Boater Clyde McNaron of Trenton, Ohio, caught eight bass weighing 12 pounds, 7 ounces Sept. 25-26 to win $4,668 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the BFL Buckeye Division tournament on the Ohio River at Tanner’s Creek. McNaron was fishing Tanner’s Creek with spinnerbaits to catch his bass.

    Rounding out the top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Michael Smith, Pickerington, Ohio, six bass, 11-8, $2,334

    3rd: Sean Wieda, Florence, Ky., nine bass, 11-7, $1,557

    4th: James Richardson Jr., Cincinnati, seven bass, 11-3, $1,089

    5th: Rickey Robertson Jr., Hamilton, Ohio, nine bass, 11-1, $934

    6th: Robert Scaggs Jr., Waverly, Ohio, five bass, 10-10, $856

    7th: Chris Combess, Cincinnati, seven bass, 10-8, $778

    8th: Forrest Smith, Pickerington, Ohio, nine bass, 9-14, $700

    9th: Charlie Crisp Jr., Catlettsburg, Ky., five bass, 9-11, $622

    10th: Dick Shaffer, Rockford, Ohio, seven bass, 9-9, $545

    Asher winning co-angler

    Luke Asher of Germantown, Ohio, earned $2,270 as the co-angler winner of the BFL Buckeye Division Super Tournament.

    Luke Asher of Germantown, Ohio, caught five bass weighing 7 pounds, 12 ounces Sept. 25-26 to win $2,270 in the Co-angler Division. He was fishing in Tanner’s Creek around rocks to catch his fish.

    Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Melvin McNeal, Circleville, Ohio, five bass, 6-14, $1,135

    3rd: Fred Parrott, London, Ohio, four bass, 5-11, $757

    4th: Gary Melson, Louisville, Ky., three bass, 5-2, $530

    5th: Kenneth Garrison, Hamilton, Ohio, four bass, 4-11, $454

    6th: Keith Humble, West Liberty, Ky., four bass, 4-7, $416

    7th: Dennis Akers, South Portsmouth, Ky., four bass, 4-3, $378

    8th: Brent Wilkens, Liberty Township, Ohio, three bass, 3-14, $341

    9th: Brian Parrett, Kettering, Ohio, three bass, 3-12, $303

    10th: Todd Lahey, Lawrenceburg, Ind., two bass, 3-8, $265

    Coming up

    All five events in the Buckeye Division are now complete and the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings in the division have now qualified for the Regional Championship scheduled for Oct. 21-23 on Kentucky Lake in Gilbertsville, 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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