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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Hoosier

    Lake Monroe (Aug. 14, 2010)


    Bateman wins BFL tournament on Lake Monroe

    Boater Scott Bateman of Washington, Ind., won the Aug. 14 BFL Hoosier Division tournament on Lake Monroe to earn $2,985.
    Taylor winning co-angler

    Boater Scott Bateman of Washington, Ind., caught a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 15 ounces Saturday to win $2,985 in the FLW BFL Hoosier Division tournament on Lake Monroe. Under cloudy skies he fished wooded areas on the main lake with a 10-inch plastic worm in 2 to 4 feet of water to sack his limit.

    Rounding out the top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Rich Fye, Galveston, Ind., four bass, 13-9, $1,493

    3rd: Dick Shaffer, Rockford, Ohio, five bass, 13-8, $994

    4th: Dan South, Corydon, Ind., five bass, 13-3, $697

    5th: John Guidry, Bloomington, Ind., three bass, 11-2, $597

    6th: Eric Snow, Clarksville, Ind., three bass, 10-8, $547

    7th: Larry Sisk, Evansville, Ind., three bass, 10-7, $473

    7th: Ronnie Smith, Walton, Ky., three bass, 10-7, $473

    9th: Stu Moyer, Indianapolis, Ind., four bass, 10-4, $398

    10th: T.J. Edwards, St. Paul, Ind., three bass, 9-4, $1,330*

    10th: Kenneth French, Brookville, Ind., three bass, 9-4, $330

    *$1,000 Evinrude bonus

    Taylor winning co-angler

    Ryan Taylor of Muncie, Ind., was the Co-angler Division winner of the Aug. 14 BFL Hoosier Division tournament; he earned $1,489.

    Ryan Taylor of Muncie, Ind., caught a five-bass limit weighing 12 pounds, 11 ounces to win $1,489 in the Co-angler Division on Lake Monroe. He used a Monroe Special in the main lake in about 11 to 12 feet of water to catch his limit.

    Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Cory Gaff, Albion, Ind., three bass, 7-13, $744

    3rd: Nicholas Veselka, West Lafayette, Ind., two bass, 6-11, $497

    4th: Mark Dehart, Brownstown, Ind., two bass, 6-10, $347

    5th: Jim Rockhill, Muncie, Ind., one bass, 6-2, $298

    6th: Jeff McCarnan, Henderson, Ky., two bass, 5-2, $273

    7th: Jason Thornton, Corydon, Ind., one bass, 4-2, $248

    8th: Bob Scott, Clarksville, Ind., one bass, 4, $223

    9th: Clint Beck, Whiteland, Ind., one bass, 3-14, $186

    9th: Roger Crain, Louisville, Ky., one bass, 3-14, $186

    The next BFL Hoosier Division tournament is scheduled for Oct. 2-3 on the Ohio River at Rocky Point in Cannelton, 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 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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