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    Lake Eufaula (April 24, 2010)

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    Roberts outfishes field on Lake Eufaula

    Boater Elmer Roberts of Claremore, Okla., won the April 24 BFL Okie Division tournament on Lake Eufaula to earn $4,244.
    Duncan winning co-angler
    24.Apr.2010

    Boater Elmer Roberts of Claremore, Okla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 20 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday to win $4,244 in the BFL Okie Division tournament on Lake Eufaula. The cloudy, windy conditions helped Roberts bag his limit using spinnerbaits.

    Rounding out the top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Darren Hahne, Ottawa, Ill., five bass, 17-10, $2,122

    3rd: Chance Lawless, Durant, Okla., five bass, 17-9, $1,201

    3rd: Brad Smith, Hartford, Ark., five bass, 17-9, $1,201

    5th: John Wynn, Bentonville, Ark., five bass, 16-10, $849

    6th: Stephen Badley, Coweta, Okla., five bass, 16-9, $707

    6th: Tracy Mithcell, Springfield, Okla., five bass, 16-9, $707

    6th: Alton Wilhoit, Harrah, Okla., five bass, 16-9, $1,707*

    9th: Earl Clinton, Stilwell, Okla., five bass, 16-8, $566

    10th: Walter Andries, Coweta, Okla., four bass, 16-7, $495

    *Includes $1,000 Evinrude bonus

    Duncan winning co-angler

    Co-angler Damon Duncan of Kansas, Okla., won the April 24 BFL Okie Division tournament on Lake Eufaula to earn $2,122.Damon Duncan of Kansas, Okla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 3 ounces to win $2,122 in the Co-angler Division on Lake Eufaula. He and his partner were fishing near the dam in about 5 to 10 feet of water. He started the day with an Elk River Jig, but it wasn’t until he switched to a Baby Brush Hog that he got his kicker fish that helped him win the tournament.

    Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Don Benson, Eufaula, Okla., five bass, 15, $754

    2nd: Darin Comstock, Denison, Texas, five bass, 15, $754

    2nd: Jason Sandidge, Centerton, Ark., five bass, 15, $754

    5th: Randy Graham, Wagoner, Okla., five bass, 13-15, $406

    5th: Mike Hutchings, Eagletown, Okla., five bass, 13-15, $406

    7th: Kellen Davis, Mounds, Okla., five bass, 13-11, $354

    8th: Richard Vallis, Fort Smith, Ark., five bass, 13-10, $318

    9h: Jerome Potter, Colcord, Okla., five bass, 13-2, $283

    10th: Ken Coats, Tulsa, Okla., five bass, 13, $248

    Coming up

    The next BFL Okie Division tournament is scheduled for May 8 at Fort Gibson Lake in Wagoner, Okla. After the fifth Okie 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 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.

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