FISHING LEAGUE WORLDWIDE
Tournaments :: news
Walmart Bass Fishing League - Hoosier
Ohio River/Rocky Point (June 26, 2010)
McClain wins BFL tournament on Ohio River
Boater Frank McClain of Scottsburg, Ind., caught a five-bass limit weighing 9 pounds, 5 ounces Saturday to win $3,386 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the FLW BFL Hoosier Division tournament on the Ohio River. McClain was fishing the main river near wood and rocks using crankbaits to catch his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 anglers:
2nd: Ryan Deal, Haubstadt, Ind., five bass, 9-0, $1,693
3rd: Tim Puckett, Cross Plains, Ind., five bass, 8-13, $1,129
4th: Ronnie Smith, Walton, Ky., five bass, 8-0, $790
5th: Tony Young, Depauw, Ind., four bass, 7-6, $677
6th: Eric Snow, Clarksville, Ind., three bass, 7-3, $621
7th: Larry Sisk, Evansville, Ind., five bass, 6-12, $564
8th: Chris Cox, Clayton, Ind., three bass, 6-11, $508
9th: Mike Quinlin, Mooresville, Ind., five bass, 6-9, $451
10th: Chris Myers, Madison, Wis., five bass, 6-7, $395
Abrams winning co-angler
Danny Abrams of Greensfork, Ind., caught a five-bass limit weighing 5 pounds, 5 ounces to win $1,561 in the FLW BFL Hoosier Co-angler Division on the Ohio River. He also was fishing in the main river and was using a jitterbug to sack his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Nicholas Schuetz, Loogootee, Ind., three bass, 5-3, $781
3rd: Mark Dehart, Brownstown, Ind., three bass, 4-14, $521
4th: Kane Hackemack, New Albany, Ind., one bass, 4-10, $364
5th: Michael Twyman, Indianapolis, Ind., two bass, 4-8, $312
6th: Warren Houston, Martinsville, Ind., three bass, 3-15, $286
7th: Kevin Smith, Elberfeld, Ind., two bass, 3-13, $260
8th: Wes O’Hair, Knightstown, Ind., three bass, 3-11, $234
9th: Jason Murray, Sunman, Ind., four bass, 3-9, $208
10th: Coty Seals, Vincennes, Ind., one bass, 3-8, $182
The next BFL Hoosier Division tournament is scheduled for July 10 at Tanners Creek in Lawrenceburg, Ind. After the fifth Hoosier 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 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.