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Walmart Bass Fishing League - Ozark
Lake of the Ozarks (May 1, 2010)
Weast best BFL boater on Lake of the Ozarks
Boater Jason of Weast of Macks Creek, Mo., caught a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 7 ounces Saturday to win $3,889 in the FLW BFL Ozark Division tournament on Lake of the Ozarks. He was throwing crawfish baits to bag his limit.
Rounding out the top 10 boaters:
2nd: Tim Jeffries, Lake Ozark, Mo., five bass, 17-8, $1,944
3rd: David Mangelsdorf, Barnhart, Mo., five bass, 16-10, $1,297
4th: Chris Jackson, St. Clair, Mo., five bass, 16-5, $907
5th: Rick Lapoint, Springfield, Mo., five bass, 16, $778
6th: Randy Krull, Ballwin, Mo., five bass, 15-9, $713
7th: Tom Featherston, Laurie, Mo., five bass, 14-3, $615
7th: Kenneth Sheets, Festus, Mo., five bass, 14-3, $615
9th: Duane Hanzlik, Lake Ozark, Mo., five bass, 13-14, $519
10th: Mike Eutsler, Springfield, Mo., five bass, 13-8, $454
Lowery winning co-angler
Tommy Lowery of Ofallon, Mo., caught a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 14 ounces to win $1,944 in the Co-angler Division on Lake of the Ozarks. Lowery was using Baby Brush Hogs in 4 to 5 feet of water to catch his sack.
Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: Kevin Crady, Desoto, Mo., five bass, 14-11, $972
3rd: Michael Provaznik, Fenton, Mo., five bass, 11-8, $649
4th: Chris McQuarry, Springfield, Mo., five bass, 11-3, $454
5th: Mark Harper, Monett, Mo., four bass, 11-2, $389
6th: Pete Mathews, Shawnee, Kan., five bass, 11-1, $356
7th: Steven Sizemore, Ofallon, Mo., five bass, 11, $324
8th: Blasé Frick, St. Louis, five bass, 10-9, $275
8th: Warren Lichius, Eureka, Mo., five bass, 10-9, $275
10th: Bill Amis, Shawnee, Kan., five bass, 10-6, $215
10th: Dan Bowman, Osage Beach, Mo., five bass, 10-6, $215
The next BFL Ozark Division tournament is scheduled for May 22, at Table Rock Lake in Branson West, Mo. After the fifth Ozark 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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