Walmart Bass Fishing League - Cowboy
Red River (May 15, 2010)
Boater Dicky Newberry of Houston caught a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 7 ounces Saturday to win $3,679 plus a $2,000 Ranger bonus in the BFL Cowboy Division tournament on the Red River. He was flipping tubes and lizards behind docks to catch his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 boaters:
2nd: Aaron Johnson, Bossier City, La., five bass, 15-5, $1,840
3rd: Glen Freeman, Converse, La., five bass, 15-3, $1,225
4th: John Bowen, League City, Texas, five bass, 14-15, $859
5th: Don Williams, Keithville, La., five bass, 14-12, $736
6th: Mark Hay, Athens, La., five bass, 14-6, $675
7th: Mark Tullis, Conroe, Texas, five bass, 13-4, $613
8th: Doug Cheney, Shreveport, La., five bass, 12-13, $521
8th: Dean Lee, Longview, Texas, five bass, 12-13, $521
10th: Neal Gilmore, Magnolia, Texas, five bass, 12-11, $429
Whitaker winning co-angler
Warren Whitaker of Woodville, Miss., caught a five-bass limit weighing 12 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday to win $1,835 in the Co-angler Division on the Red River. Under overcast skies, he was using plastic worms near the lock in brush-covered areas.
Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Cary Jackson, Huntsville, Texas, four bass, 10-9, $918
3rd: Aaron Ponder, San Augustine, Texas, five bass, 10-3, $612
4th: Joe Nance, Pearland, Texas, five bass, 9-9, $428
5th: Myron Sims, Quitman, Texas, four bass, 8-14, $367
6th: Greg Ives, Spring, Texas, five bass, 8-13, $336
7th: Dennis Jones, Oakdale, La., five bass, 8-8, $306
8th: Kevin Hanson, Pineville, La., five bass, 8-5, $275
9th: Bill Fussell, Thibodaux, La., five bass, 8-1, $229
9th: Butch Stover, Kingwood, Texas, five bass, 8-1, $229
The next and final BFL Cowboy Division tournament of the season is scheduled for Aug. 28-29, a Super Tournament at Toledo Bend in Many, La. After the final Cowboy Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 14-16 Regional Championship at Lake Texoma in Denison, Texas, 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.
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.