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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., 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., 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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