Walmart Bass Fishing League - Buckeye
Ohio River/Tanners Creek (Sept. 25-26, 2010)
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, 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
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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